The mission of the Global Livingston Institute is to educate students and community leaders on innovative approaches to international development and empower awareness, collaboration, conversations and personal growth.
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Title: Development Coordinator
Job Summary: The Development Coordinator is involved in all aspects of fundraising for the Global Livingston Institute (GLI) including working with foundations, corporations, and individual donors. This person will work closely with the community to grow the GLI donor network locally, nationally, and internationally, and will coordinate with the Executive Director and CEO to ensure that GLI has a pipeline of grants and funds to support the day to day operations and strategic planning efforts of the organization. They will also provide key office support in close coordination with the Executive Director.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
The Development Coordinator will work with the Executive Director, CEO, and Board of Directors to ensure that each member is engaged in some level of resource development. They will serve as the lead on coordinating donor appreciation and outreach, the donor database, and manage our grants calendar. They will also write and coordinate signatures on all thank you letters, deposit all checks, track all received and incoming gifts, and supply donors and foundations with all necessary documentation to process gifts. They will be responsible for thoroughly understanding the GLI’s operating budget and program budgets and will work closely with the senior management team.
This position will attend key community events and work with the Executive Director, CEO, and Board of Directors to advise and coordinate their fundraising efforts. They will also be the lead in planning and coordinating the annual GLI fundraising event in the Fall, which includes identifying a venue, setting an attainable fundraising goal, regular check-ins with the GLI team and board, reaching out to potential table sponsors, tracking all guest invites and responses, overseeing gifts, determining table seating, and following up with all guests and donors.
The Development Coordinator will work with GLI staff and partners to submit grants and proposals year-round to foundations and individuals to support GLI programs. This will include maintaining a grant pipeline, researching new grant opportunities, submitting reports, and assisting at every stage of the grant writing process. Major fundraising initiatives include, but are not limited to: GLI trip scholarships for low income high school students, GLI’s HIV awareness Entusi Music Festival, workforce development initiatives, various community development initiatives, and operating costs. The Development Coordinator will provide monthly development updates to the Bookkeeper, Executive Director, and CEO.
This person will also provide key office management support for the Executive Director. This will include scheduling and calendar coordination, managing office correspondence, organizing weekly staff meetings, and more.
The Development Coordinator will make at least one annual trip to East Africa to assist with programming efforts and attend meetings with GLI staff and stakeholders in East Africa.
Qualifications: This person must think differently, think big, and work hard. They must have a passion for international development, social impact, East Africa, and travel. The Development Coordinator must be a strong writer, able to communicate efficiently, self-manage in many situations, be detail oriented, work in a fast-paced environment, and work well on a team.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to Ryan Grundy (firstname.lastname@example.org) by February 10, 2017.