boston planning & development agency

  • FUNDRAISING COORDINATOR

    Job ID
    2018-1312
    Category
    Office of Financial Empowerment
    Grade Level
    G
    # of Hours
    35
    Salary Range
    $37,100 - $46,400
  • Summary

     

    boston planning & development agency 

     

     

     

    TITLE:          FUNDRAISING COORDINATOR

     

    DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:  OWD/BTHC

     

    SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    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:

     

    Writing

     

    • 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

    • 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

     

     Administrative

     

    • 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.

     

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • 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

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    Normal office environment in an open space with high traffic; local travel to attend meetings/activities.  Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.

     

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Little or no exertion, should be able to lift 25 pounds; may spend extended periods at keyboard.

     

    SCOPE: N/A

     

     

    **BOSTON RESIDENCY IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT**

     

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