Fund Development Coordinator
Job Details
Experienced
Collaborative for Children - HOUSTON, TX
Full Time
2 Year Degree
Day
Nonprofit - Social Services
Description

HELP GIVE HOUSTON’S YOUNGEST CHILDREN A BETTER CHANCE FOR EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT.

WORK AT COLLABORATIVE.

 

FUND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

LOCATION: HOUSTON, TEXAS

 

 

THE CHALLENGE:

It is clear from research that when children enter kindergarten ready to learn and possessing requisite socio-emotional and cognitive skills, they are more likely to be successful in their academic careers and beyond. Strong early childhood education matters.

 

Collaborative for Children matters. We meaningfully improve the quality and learning outcomes of pre-school aged children through those who are most influential in their lives. We use technology to make teaching more engaging and to allow hard and soft skills to stick. We believe strongly that early learning is the key to long-term success, not just in school, but also in life.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

To make our mission a reality, Collaborative for Children needs a stand-out Coordinator that has demonstrated experience in performing a host of above-and-beyond tasks for bosses and organizations.

Qualifications

 

THE POSITION:

Our Chief Development Officer needs a Rockstar coordinator who makes business happen. When you join the Fund Development team, some of the essential work and responsibilities you will manage and handle will include:

 

Database and Information Management

  • Enter, record and process gift/award contributions, contacts and records, as well as creating custom reports and dashboards in SalesForce database
  • Maintain all individual and organizational donor records, input and update biographical, geographical, professional, financial and other information in the SalesForce database
  • Maintain the performance, integrity, confidentiality and security of the CC SalesForce database, including duplication management
  • Generate and distribute donor acknowledgement letters

General Administrative Support

  • Provide logistics coordination for meetings including scheduling, reminders, materials/documents, refreshment arrangements, set-up and clean-up
  • Provide event support for annual luncheon and smaller events
  • Attend development meetings, notate and transcribe meeting minutes, prepare drafts and distribute approved, final minutes to members
  • Prepare, proof and edit general correspondence and reports as directed
  • Update rosters and distribution lists, and maintain meeting attendance records
  • Inventory and monitor supplies and materials for special meetings and activities across departments, programs and projects
  • Respond and/or redirect incoming calls from donors or other CC constituents and communicate status to CDO in an accurate and timely manner, following up as necessary
  • Provide timely updates to CDO on project and task status
  • Assist in distribution of information to donors or partner agencies as directed, including mailings
  • Track, monitor and prepare expense and mileage reimbursement reports
  • Handle procurement tasks, including purchase orders and check requests
  • Manage and maintain information storage and retrieval process, including paper and electronic folders and files

 

THE PERSON:

We embrace diversity in backgrounds, talents, experience, interests and ideas. Attributes that resonate in our most successful employees include: passion for our mission, drive for results, high level of organization and detail orientation, resilience and authenticity. Other traits needed and desired for this position are:

 

THE MUST HAVES:

  • High school diploma or GED required; Associates degree or business training preferred
  • Minimum two years of experience with fundraising donor software, preferably SalesForce
  • Two years administrative support experience in a fast-paced office environment, preferably within a non-profit development department
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and email/communications/scheduling software (Outlook).
  • Exhibit high level of confidentiality related to sensitive donor / volunteer personal information and giving history
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, meticulous detail orientation, accuracy and completeness in record keeping, and documentation creation and editing in all assigned areas of responsibility
  • Possess critical thinking skills to grasp instructions quickly and to anticipate and take appropriate action in varying circumstances
  • Ability to balance time-sensitive priorities, multiple projects and tasks while maintaining a high level of quality
  • Resourceful and adaptable to change focus quickly
  • Possess aptitude for interpersonal relationship-building
  • Dedicated customer service orientation and responsiveness to internal and external customers (staff, donors, Board of Directors and clients)
  • Ability to communicate ideas and information clearly and completely, orally and in writing
  • Possess a sense of urgency and a willingness to be flexible as project and department requirements require
  • Ability to work with multi-cultural, diverse client base in an unbiased, fair manner
  • Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision and with a high degree of personal initiative
  • Possess good judgment in evaluating situations and recommending solutions
  • Commitment to working in teams as well as independently
  • Ability to balance time-sensitive priorities, multiple projects and tasks while maintaining a high level of quality

 

NICE TO HAVES:

  • Experience with SalesForce donor database

 

THE PERKS

  • Compensation: This is a Non-Exempt, Hourly, Full-Time position. Offer will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Paid bi-weekly.
  • Health and Supplemental Insurance: A $20/pay period medical option that includes $900/year employer contribution to a Health Savings Account (HSA).Other voluntary insurance options: Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D, Accident and Critical Illness. Employer paid insurance: STD, LTD, Basic Life/AD&D. First of month after hire eligibility.
  • Retirement Plan: 1:1 company matching contribution up to 6%
  • Generous paid leave time (Personal Time, Vacation and 8 holidays)
  • Section 125 Child Care: Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Professional Development: Collaborative values high levels of performance and service over time. We invest in developing our people and nurturing their career trajectory success through coaching and ongoing skills and leadership development.
  • Our Culture: mission-driven, family-friendly, inclusive, collaborative, fun

When you work at Collaborative you can make a difference every day. All of our staff play critical roles in executing our mission.

 

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY MAKES US STRONGER

Collaborative for Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free/smoke-free workplace. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, or any other protected class as set forth under applicable state, local and federal civil rights laws.

 

 

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