Development Coordinator (50k/year)

Community Link
May 11, 2022
Saginaw, Texas
Job Type


A new position for Community Link, the Development Coordinator will serve as a key member of the development team and contribute to expanding Community Link’s work by increasing our resource base.

To achieve this, the successful candidate will lead and collaborate on Community Link’s giving campaigns, donor acknowledgement, and special events. The coordinator will support the director in managing grant research, writing and reporting requirements. This position will be responsible for effective and efficient use of resources and the donor management system (Bloomerang) to measure and achieve development goals. We seek a team member who can think strategically about the larger efforts of the organization, along with performing highly detailed and creative work.

Job Duties include:
Under the supervision of the director of development, the development coordinator will focus on four primary areas: giving, communications, stewardship, and events. The successful candidate will:


Giving, Stewardship, and Events:
• Maintain the donor database and oversee donor stewardship process
• Assist with any direct mail appeals

  • Assist in the planning and management of events including logistics, registration, marketing materials and sponsorships
    • Prepare reports and online surveys, annual reports, and other public development communications
  • Assist in identifying, securing and managing non-federal grants; work with program staff to ensure grant deliverables are met and reports are submitted as required
    • Maintain in-depth knowledge of and ability to communicate the agency’s mission, priorities and practice areas, and how these relate to fundraising goals



  • Creating communication tactics for new projects, events, and initiatives
  • Develop communication campaigns that raise awareness and promote our organization’s services to the target demographic/communities
  • Managing and overseeing the creation of marketing and communications deliverables
  • Executing digital fundraising and engagement campaigns via email, website, and social media
  • Creating and delivering monthly newsletters to internal and external stakeholders, notifying them of successful projects/initiatives and providing an outlook for the following month
  • Oversee all forms of social media and coordinate with various staff (volunteer coordinator, program coordinator, etc.)
  • Perform other duties as requested

• Bachelor’s degree
• Relevant experience in a development-related role with a proven track record in fundraising, donor relations and event management
• Knowledge of and experience in fundraising techniques and technologies
• Demonstrated skills to engage staff, board members, community partners/volunteers, and potential donors
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing
• Willingness to be part of a collaborative environment and work closely with colleagues
• Computer skills including:
o Microsoft Office Suite
o Bloomerang or other donor systems
o Zoom
o Social media platforms
o Internet based fundraising tools
o Basic design abilities

Application Instructions

Please send cover letter and resume to Trey Harper, Director of Development at No phone calls please.

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