PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY: The Development Coordinator assists in several key areas of development activities related to volunteer efforts, in-kind gift management, and data entry. The Coordinator is part of a strong Development Team and will collaborate and participate in various elements of fundraising activities.
REPORTS TO: Senior Manager, Individual Giving
EXEMPT STATUS: Exempt
UNION STATUS: Non-union
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Volunteer Management (70%)
- Collaborate with program staff and Development Team to maintain a comprehensive list of group and individual volunteer engagement opportunities throughout the organization. Performs audit as needed on offerings.
- Respond promptly to all volunteer inquiries.
- Conduct all tours and engagement efforts for corporate and community volunteers to create a pipeline of financial and in-kind contributions.
- Manage the recruiting, screening, interviewing, and training of new volunteers.
- Track and segment volunteers for communication and appeal purposes, maintaining metrics in the database for use with institutional and individual (employee) giving effort.
- Maintain pipeline strategy and systems for integrating volunteerism with donor cultivation and stewardship, including links with event management and integration with major donor prospects.
- Work closely with Senior Manager, Individual Giving to proactively solicit engagement support from prospects.
In-Kind Gifts (20%)
- Collaborate with program staff and Development Team to maintain a comprehensive list of in-kind needs throughout the organization. Performs audit as needed on offerings.
- Oversee the collection, processing, storage, inventorying, and distribution of in-kind donations.
Data Entry (10%)
- Provide seasonal donor database data entry support to Development Specialist.
- Help maintain Development Department electronic and paper filing systems.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Collaborating with the Senior Manager, Individual Giving, develop procedures and reports for evaluating progress and results.
- Other duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL & LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
- Ability to write clearly, speak persuasively, and listen attentively.
- Ability to think strategically and creatively, including the ability to initiate and set priorities.
- Excellent time-management and problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and with multiple constituencies.
- Strong team collaborative and interpersonal skills.
- Strong computer skills, including donor databases, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Flexibility to work some nights and weekends.
- Passion for Larkin Street’s mission and programs.
- Undergraduate Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent experience in lieu of the educational qualification.
BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE
- Proven superior research, writing, editing, and communications skills required.
- Success managing and implementing volunteer or donor programs.
- The ability to communicate, supervise and empower volunteers to be effective in their roles—experience with volunteers preferred
- Minimum of 1-2 years of work experience in a similar position for a nonprofit preferred.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) SharePoint preferred.
- Experience in Salesforce or other donor databases highly preferred.
- Ability to speak and present 1:1 and with groups.
- Ability to work independently and to complete tasks on time; solid project planning and time management skills.
- Ability to work with program, research and evaluation, and finance staff, and other development staff to represent Larkin Street’s programs effectively to the public.
- Team Player who can thrive in a fast-paced environment while maintaining grace.
- Flexibility to work extended hours as required.
- Starting at DOE
- Choice of Kaiser medical plans, plus dental and vision- (with coverage at no cost for one of the Kaiser and Dental plans as well as Vision for Employees only)
- Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible spending accounts
- Life Insurance
- Vacation (starting at three weeks, increasing to 5 weeks by year five)
- Sick time
- 11 Paid Holidays + Floating Holidays
- Employee Assistance Program
- Health Advocate Service
- Commuter Benefits Program
- Paid Sabbatical following five years of employment
- 403(b) retirement plan
Larkin Street reserves the right to revise job descriptions or work hours as required.
Larkin Street is an Equal Opportunity Employer