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Development Coordinator - Northern California

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Development Coordinator is a nonprofit development and administrative professional who is responsible for assisting the Executive Director and other Chapter staff in creating successful fundraising campaigns and events, driving community engagement, and facilitating volunteer recruitment and management.  The Development Coordinator assists with finance and operations, communications, volunteer management, and event support.  The Development Coordinator works closely in partnership with the Executive Director to coordinate development activities including donor research, stewardship and gift processing in accordance with our policies and procedures.  This is a great fit for a passionate, hard-working, smart individual with an interest in nonprofits, fundraising, or operations.

Qualifications Required:

  • College graduate or equivalent experience required. Prior administrative or nonprofit work experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated track record of success managing multiple projects, providing excellence in customer service, building community through marketing, outreach, or communications, and working with donors/volunteers.  Experience in non-profit or business environment a plus.
  • Experience and applicable skills in project management, volunteer coordination, and/or administrative support
  • Self-motivated, results oriented professional with strong organizational skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.  Experience working with budgets and assisting with finance a plus.
  • An effective communicator, both written and oral.  Marketing experience a plus.
  • Must be computer literate (working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database management competencies).
  • Available to work occasional evenings and weekends.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Executive Director and national staff to manage financial/operations needs in the chapter, including gift entry and coding, budget tracking/prep, processing check requests, managing office equipment, processing mail and running reports .
  • Provide support for development functions in the chapter including prospect research, donor stewardship activities, gift processing and acknowledgments, donor record keeping, and assistance with appeal mailing(s).
  • Assist with volunteer recruitment, screening, recognition, and project management in collaboration with chapter staff
  • In partnership with the Executive Director, coordinate materials and activities for the Board of Directors including maintaining meeting invitations, tracking attendance, producing board packets and meeting minutes, and preparing Board Orientation materials.
  • Assist with preparation of annual chapter budget and monthly budget reports and serve as finance lead on chapter staff with national team
  • Maintain accurate and complete donor records and files for assigned fundraising events, programs and activities
  • Coordinate the production of collateral materials related to fundraising events programs and mission program activities.
  • Coordinate the communication for the chapter including writing/editing a monthly chapter e-newsletter, developing content for the chapter website, and assisting with social media.
  • Keep abreast of National Headquarters activities and properly utilize the resources available.
  • Be knowledgeable about Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and the foundation’s strategic plan and operations.
  • Assure the proper use, management, security and upkeep of CCFA facilities, equipment and documents.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

Physical Demands:  While performing duties of the job, incumbent is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. 

Work Environment:  Travel is required during weeknights and weekends.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be working remotely.


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