The Fundraising Coordinator will be responsible for providing grant writing, resource development, organizational development, and program planning support. Must be a clear, capable writer, share the mission of economic equality and social justice, and enjoy working in a fast paced environment.
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
General duties and responsibilities of the position are included in but not limited to the information listed below:
Draft and review grant proposals, grant reports, concept papers, letters of intent, award acknowledgements, staff bios, and other fundraising documents in conjunction with Coalition staff
Create, update, and compile all necessary attachments for proposals
Create and improve donor communication resources such as the annual report, brochures, or additional materials
Draft preliminary program budgets in collaboration with Operations Manager
Research potential foundation, government, corporate, and alternative funding sources
Research current trends and data to strengthen funding requests
Update Coalition data collection surveys, as appropriate
Organizational development and relationship building
Create fundraising plan and assist in strategy development
Assist in programmatic and organizational development to inform proposal writing
Work with Coalition staff to identify program priorities and develop metrics
Attend and prepare materials for meetings with foundation representatives
Craft and implement a direct individual donor mail/social media campaign
Organize and host fundraising events, as appropriate
Lead weekly Fundraising Meetings with Coalition Director and Operations Manager
Update and manage foundation submission planning spreadsheet, foundation submission tracking spreadsheet, and work plan
Maintain electronic and hard copy filing system for all fundraising related files
Provide Coalition ledger administrator with evidence of receipt of grants
Assist with supervising Fundraising Intern, as needed
Must have the ability to articulate the mission, objectives, and programs of the Office of Financial Empowerment, the Boston Tax Help Coalition, and the Office of Workforce Development.
Candidate should have an BA/BS degree with at least one year working in the development field, or a combination of education and work experience to equal three years
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong organization skills, with the ability to prioritize and work under strict deadlines
Ability to take initiative and work independently as well as within a team in a fast-paced environment
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Excel
Writing sample required with resume and cover letter
Normal office environment in an open space with high traffic; local travel to attend meetings/activities. Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.
Little or no exertion, should be able to lift 25 pounds; may spend extended periods at keyboard.