Philanthropy Project Coordinator

North Texas Food Bank
September 9, 2021
8235 Douglas Avenue, Suite 200, Dallas, Texas
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North Texas Food Bank is a team of donors, volunteers, nonprofit partners and employees whose mission is to close the hunger gap in North Texas by providing access to nutritious food. We are seeking team members who embrace our mission and core values.

From paid medical insurance to flexible PTO to our employee assistance program, we work hard to ensure that every employee feels supported and encouraged to have a healthy balance between work and home life. Ultimately, it is that balance that makes for a happier and healthier team. To show our commitment to our employees we are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package as a significant addition to total compensation.

NTFB Benefits Offered:

100% paid medical, dental, vision, and life insurance

Flexible paid time off and 10 paid holidays annually

Automatic employer 403(b) contributions

Training and development opportunities

Life & disability insurance

Flexible spending accounts

Employee assistance program

Wellness events

Tuition reimbursement

Bonus eligibility

Employee recognition program

*Benefits will vary depending on the employment type and are subject to change at the discretion of NTFB.


PRIMARY PURPOSE: The Philanthropy Project Coordinator is responsible for successfully coordinating key fundraising campaigns and strategic processes that help the philanthropy team identify, cultivate, and steward major donors.



  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Special Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills as well as relationship-building skills
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with minimal supervision, self-directed, well organized, and able to meet deadlines while working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work as a collaborative team member within our fundraising program, supporting department goals
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred


  • Two or more years coordinating projects, executing strong communications pieces, and achieving organizational objectives
  • Preparing grant requests and/or writing grant reports preferred
  • Database management and reporting preferred; RENXT a plus
  • Knowledge of fundraising principles and best practices in fund development is preferred


Manage logistics of key fundraising campaigns, including:

  • Work closely with project management to ensure goals are met
  • Assist with events and activities such as recognition, special events, etc.
  • Set up and coordinate meetings, including comprehensive coordination with CEO and Chief External Affairs Officer
  • Coordinate calls and/or meetings with campaign committees
  • Database management of campaign activities in BBCRM/RENXT (Blackbaud)
  • Take meeting notes, compile, and distribute summaries as needed
  • Assist Director of Foundation Relations and Strategic Initiatives with standard process creation, implementation, management, and evaluation
  • Document actions during internal meetings, ensuring timely follow up

Support the Foundation Giving Team by managing day-to-day tasks, including:

  • Prepare acknowledgment letters, newsletters, impact reports, and other cultivation and stewardship materials
  • Gather information, write and compile into impactful and engaging reports and general correspondence
  • Create proposals and meeting materials
  • Enter interactions and opportunities in BBCRM/RENXT (Blackbaud)
  • Identify portfolio donors on event registration/attendee lists
  • Schedule meetings and manage calendars
  • Assist with donor requests as needed
  • Coordinate Affinity Group activities as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • The person in this position needs to adapt well in the face of work stressors, such as customer service complaints, compliance offenses, meeting deadlines, and competing programmatic priorities.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


  • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with open floor plan with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic)

The mental and physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all skills, duties, responsibilities, efforts, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, NTFB reserves the right to revise the job or to require other or different tasks be performed as assigned.

North Texas Food Bank is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected characteristics, including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

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