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Qualifications and Requirements

The Development Coordinator must have:

  1. Minimum of an Associates degree required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  2. Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as within a dynamic team environment.
  3. Experience managing an organization’s online presence, including monitoring and operating websites and social media tools, i.e., Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
  4. Emotional maturity, willingness, to cooperate with the aims of the program, respect for children and adults, flexibility, patience, good personal hygiene, and physical and mental which does not interfere with responsibilities. 
  5. Must meet all child care licensing requirements per Virginia Code and regulations. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

  1. Provide high-quality customer service to donors through gift acknowledgements, pledge invoices, tracking recurring payments, and annual donation documentation.
  2. Maintain the donor database, to include data entry tasks, gift entry and tracking, updating constituent information, creating, and editing reports, compiling mailing lists, and major database clean up as needed.
  3. Provide support for both the Board’s development and ad hoc committees as needed
  4. Assist in the execution of yearly fundraising events, direct mail campaigns, Center tours, and special events; maintain guest attendance and assist with follow up communication as part of relationship management.
  5. Research and track grant opportunities. 
  6. Work with the Development Director to complete grant applications and meet budgeted grant funding goals.
  7. Cultivate resource partnerships and solicit in-kind donations to support the program. 
  8. Attend networking events, at least once a month, to increase professional network, cultivate professional relationships, and enhance DHCDC outreach. 
  9. Capture images and develop content that highlights our mission, events, and community at large for social media and other public relations outlets. 
  10. Provide administrative support, to include accounting documentation, answering phone calls, and general office tasks. 
  11. Attend staff training and meetings, and Board meetings as requested.
  12. Identify and respond to emergency situations according to DHCDC policy.
  13. Perform other duties as assigned by Director of Development and ED

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Requires ability to use abstract reasoning, problem solving, planning, and analytical skills with exemplary attention to detail.
  2. Requires strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively.
  3. Proven mastery of Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn new software programs. 
  4. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  5. Ability to present a positive image of the organization to members of the community. 
  6. Possess visual and auditory acuity within professionally determined normal ranges, with correction if needed. 
  7. Exemplary ability to operate a computer and office equipment, including, but not limited to, the telephone, fax machine, copier, and walkie talkie.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

  1. Requires the ability to be mobile (including, but not limited to walking, bending, squatting, crouching, twisting, kneeling, reaching, etc.)
  2. Must be able to lift 55 pounds to include children when necessary