Development Coordinator

Momentous Institute/Salesmanship Club of Dallas
Published
July 16, 2018
Location
Dallas, Texas
Category
Job Type
Downloadable File
State
Texas

Description

Reports to: Director of Development & Strategic Partnerships

Position Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Momentous Institute is seeking an experienced Development Coordinator to join our team.  Founded in 1920, Momentous Institute offers comprehensive education and therapeutic services to over 5,500 children and family members each year.  Our focus is on building and repairing social emotional health so families can achieve their full potential.   With an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and training, Momentous Institute offers a truly dynamic work environment.

The Development Coordinator is responsible for managing, coordinating, executing and documenting the following critical development functions:  gift processing, donor acknowledgements, data base coordination and assistance with collateral development.  Additionally, this position serves to provide administrative assistance to the Director of Development & Strategic Partnerships.  All tasks are designed to further the relationship between Momentous Institute, Salesmanship Club, donors and prospective donors.

Responsibilities:

Data Coordination

  • Maintain current organized records in database, on server and in paper files, including major gift and grant proposals, donor information, gift tracking and reporting.
  • Utilize Raiser’s Edge to manage all development data, including any data entry, data imports, generating reports, running basic analytics and generating mailing lists.
  • Ensure comprehensive and clean data entry and maintenance of data in Raiser’s Edge.
  • Work with the finance and golf teams on the regular, effective data import process from Archtics into Raiser’s Edge.
  • Work with communications and Innovation & Impact teams on effective design and data import processes through Blackbaud plug-ins into Raiser’s Edge.

Gift Processing

  • Ensure proper and prompt entry of donor gifts into Raiser’s Edge and maintain individual, electronic donor files.
  • Work with the finance team to maintain clear lines of communication about accurate gift entries and imports from Archtics into Raiser’s Edge.
  • Prepare acknowledgement letters and other correspondence; donations are to be acknowledged promptly in accordance with Gift and Grants Processing Procedures.  The Development Coordinator also provides input into internal gift processing procedures.

Project management

  • Work with Development staff to prepare final mailing lists for newsletters, annual reports, sponsorships, annual campaigns and other mass mailings.
  • Assist the Development Officer with coordination of collateral pieces for development-related events in collaboration with larger communications effort.

Administrative coordination

  • Work with Development staff to prepare final mailing lists for newsletters, annual reports, sponsorships, annual campaigns and other mass mailings.
  • Assist the Development Officer with coordination of collateral pieces for development-related events in collaboration with larger communications effort.

Administrative coordination

  • Work with Development staff to maintain coordinated calendars.
  • Assist the Director of Development & Strategic Partnerships with meeting preparation and follow up, scheduling, and other administrative duties as requested.  Assist with other fundraising projects as requested, including development-related events, major donor initiatives and prospect research.

Other duties

  • Complete other tasks as requested by Director of Development & Strategic Partnerships or Executive Director.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills including ability to edit and write clear, structured, articulate and persuasive communications.
  • Demonstrated ability to think conceptually, meet deadlines and manage multiple detail-oriented tasks in a highly professional and timely manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with a wide variety of personalities while managing rapidly shifting priorities.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge preferred.
  • Required interest and experience working with complex data systems.
  • Proven organizational, time management and project management skills.
  • Knowledge of fundraising sources, and familiarity with research and fundraising techniques and strategies, preferably demonstrated through at least two years job-related experience.

 Interested:

Applications are currently being accepted and the position will remain open until filled. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please send resume with subject line Development Coordinator Application to:

Jessica Trudeau Director of Development & Strategic Partnerships

jtrudeau@momentousinstitute.org

  • Momentous Institute maintains a policy of non-discrimination for all employees and applicants in every facet of the organization’s operations. Momentous Institute hires, trains, and promotes all qualified employees without discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, military status, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation.
  • All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background investigation, including a check of the National Sex Offender Registry.

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