Location: Portland Metro
Closing Date: 6/30/2015
Industry: Fundraising, Nonprofit
Type: Full Time
The Development Coordinator will manage donor recognition and serve as the liaison between donors and NACF. The coordinator will collaboratively maintain donor records, and donor database reporting, including acknowledging, reporting and recognizing donors, and support moves management for staff, NLC and Board.
Develop and maintain an online donor relations management system, including organization of all contribution information, data entry and pledge management. Coordinate grant and proposal preparation and reporting, including organizing and maintaining grant and proposal timeline, drafting grant, proposal and funder reports and interacting with other staff and consultants as needed to obtain relevant information.
Organize all development systems, files, calendars, correspondence, plans and records and report on development activity as needed; Support internal and external development data reporting for the organization.
Coordinate and support donor and prospect research and cultivation strategies and actions for executive staff, Board, and NLC members.
Support implementation and evaluation of annual development and communications plans.
Maintain and update databases and spreadsheets; conduct database queries; prepare special and recurring reports containing specialized or sensitive information following supervisor’s general direction.
Research and write gift acknowledgement letters for the Foundation’s President.
Collaborate on logistics of NLC, including assembling and mailing welcome packets.
Collaboratively review and, as necessary, refine and develop donor benefits and recognition programs.
Periodically review collateral material to determine if updates are needed.
Collaborate with staff to develop messaging, collateral material and events that support donor relations initiatives.
• Work with communication staff members to develop and refine donor content on online community.
• As assigned. NACF reserves the right to assign additional duties and to add, delete or modify any essential or marginal job functions.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Baccalaureate degree from an accredited university
Three to five years of experience in a private-or-public sector fundraising organization
A strong strategic thinker able to coordinate multiple projects, sweat the details and manage shifting priorities with grace and good humor
Clear in setting expectations and flawless with follow-through
Highly collaborative; philanthropy and mission investing are team sports and we value flexible, adaptable people who can play many roles
The successful candidate will have the ability to represent the organization publicly and professionally, will have exceptional “people skills” that will be used to interface effectively with board members, colleagues, vendors, donors, and volunteers.
Proficient with Microsoft Office products, most notably Excel, Internet navigation and research
Experience with and functional knowledge of Raiser’s Edge, e-Tapestry, e-CRM or customer management database software systems.
Ability to handle sensitive information with discretion.
Excellent writing ability
Strong project management skills and attention to detail
Exceptionally strong customer service focus and orientation
A self-starter, comfortable working independently and with teams
Demonstrated knowledge of principles and techniques of development/fundraising including moves management
1. Knowledge and understanding of Native peoples and tribes, and social justice issues.
2. Knowledge and understanding of Native cultures and arts (Native Hawaiian, American Indian or Native Alaskan).
3. Experience working in business and private sector.
• Travel nationally is required and may include weekends.
• All activities must comply with NACF policies and procedures.
The above information has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work performed for this position. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of the employee assigned to this job. This job description does not constitute an employment contract. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
WVDO is proud to work with the Native Arts & Culture Foundation.
This is a weekly, nonexempt salaried position.
Annual Salary: $45,000-$49,000.
Applications may be submitted to www.wvdo-or.hiringthing.com. Please include a resume, cover letter and complete the screening questions.
Application Deadline: June 30, 2015.
Position is open until filled; candidates are screened as they apply.