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Development and Communications Coordinator

Company: Kingsley House, Inc.
Date Posted: August 14, 2017

Duties and Responsibilities:

The purpose of the Development and Communications Coordinator position is to provide support and service in the Development Department for the following task:

The following list of duties is intended to offer examples of activities to be performed by the DCA and is not intended to be fully comprehensive:

  • Clerical and administrative support for the Development Department
  • Assume responsibilities within the Fund Development Department as directed by Chief Development Officer including but not limited to correspondence, donor data entry, donor reports and donor recognition
  • Development related communications and other donor relations.
  • Event coordination
  • Provide direct administrative support to the Chief Development Officer
  • Maintenance of Grants and Communications Calendar
  • Research prospect and grant opportunities
  • Work closely with the Chief Development Officer and Communications and Events Director with event planning and public relations
  • Work at major events as assigned, which may include weekends and evenings Work at major events as assigned, which may include weekends and evenings
  • Photographing programming and agency events
  • Run department errands when needed

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPECTATIONS OF EMPLOYEE:

  • Possess and apply excellent interpersonal, communication, verbal and written skills
  • Present in a professional manner, be able to perform independently and possess the ability to maintain strict individual (donor, participant, staff, volunteer) and agency confidentiality
  • Possess and apply knowledge of marketing, public relations, event management and development
  • Able to provide appropriate follow-up to current contributors and potential prospects
  • Be a self starter, detail oriented, organized, and open to continued professional development and opportunities to learn
  • Able to meet deadlines, well organized, and able to work under pressure of multiple deadlines; demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
  • Computer literate with specific proficiency in graphic design (including newsletters, e‑newsletters and advertisements), website management, database management, mail merges, e-mail merges, and MS Office Professional.
  • Maintain confidentiality with respect to participant, personnel and proprietary agency information.
  • Acts as a role model within and outside of the agency, including an ability to relate well and to collaborate with other agencies.
  • Adheres to agency policies and procedures.
  • Must maintain access to reliable transportation and maintain a clean driving record.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS & EXPERIENCES:

Bachelor's degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications or a related field with strong fund development and writing background; Minimum of five years proven experience within the field; Experience in Raiser's Edge and mass merging of letters and other printed materials, including use of Word and Excel; Experience in fund development.