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Development Coordinator

Job Details

Corporate HeadQuarters - Washington, DC
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Nonprofit - Social Services


Equal Justice Works is the nation’s largest facilitator of opportunities in public interest law. We achieve this through creating Fellowship programs for lawyers and community organizers, hosting the largest national public interest law career fair, advocating for Public Service Loan Forgiveness, and supporting law students pursuing public interest law careers.

We bring together an extensive community of law schools, law students, lawyers, community organizers, legal services organizations, and supporters to promote a lifelong commitment to public service and equal justice. Following their Fellowships, more than 85% of our Fellows remain in public service positions, continuing to pursue equal justice for under-resourced communities across the country.


The Development Coordinator supports the Unit’s management, cultivation, and solicitation of donors. The position will help leverage the organization’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system to support data-driven approaches to fundraising. This includes compiling donations, researching prospects, performing regular data integrity checks within CRM, and assisting with the training of unit’s staff on CRM’s best practices. The position requires strong attention to detail, and a keen knowledge of the activities and procedures specific to the Institutional Advancement Unit. The Development Coordinator reports to the Manager of Development Operations and works closely with all members of the team on the implementation of the organization’s fundraising plans.



  • Maintain CRM donor records.
  • Assist in maintaining prospect pipelines.
  • Generate prospect reports.
  • Coordinate stewardship of donors.
  • Create fundraising reports.
  • Improve constituent data in CRM.
  • Lifting responsibilities of up to 20 pounds.
  • Other duties as assigned.





  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 1 to 2 years of experience.


  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).
  • Proficient in donor management software.
  • Excellent customer service and problem-solving skills.



Daily activities are conducted in a typical office environment. EJW currently adheres to a hybrid work model whereby employees who live within a reasonable commuting area are required to be in person in-office two times per week. 


The salary range for the Development Coordinator is $50,000 - $55,000 and is commensurate based on experience.  Health and well-being are a top priority at Equal Justice Works. They offer a comprehensive suite of benefits designed to support your total health and wellbeing, including 14 days of annual vacation leave; additional paid holiday leave the week between Christmas and the New Year; 16 weeks of paid parental leave for those w/EJW 6 months or more; excellent medical and dental insurance with Equal Justice Works paying 100% for employee premiums and 75% for dependent premiums; and a $1000 professional development stipend per year.


Visit to upload application materials. Interested applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter that describes their interest in and qualifications for this role. 


Finalists for this position will be required to satisfactorily complete a pre-employment background and reference check as a condition of employment.


Equal Justice Works is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. This employee is regularly required to sit, stand, bend, stretch and kneel for extended periods of time; frequently required to talk, hear, and use repetitive hand motions; and should possess the ability to push, pull, and lift to thirty pounds unassisted.

As a condition of this position, which is required to work at the Equal Justice Works office, and as a part of our continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees and visitors, EJW is requiring all employees that work in the EJW office to receive an FDA-authorized and/or approved COVID-19 vaccination.


Equal Justice Works is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspective, and skills and encourage people of diverse ages, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, disabilities, religions, races, ethnicities, socioeconomic statuses, work, and life experiences to apply.