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Coordinator, Development

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Company Name Ocean Conservancy
Contact Name Recruitment
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Marine Ecology Jobs with Ocean Conservancy. Ocean Conservancy educates and empowers citizens to take action on behalf of the ocean. From the Arctic to the Gulf of Mexico to the halls of Congress, Ocean Conservancy brings people together to find solutions for our water planet. Informed by science, our work guides policy and engages people in protecting the ocean and its wildlife for future generations.
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Coordinator, Development

LOCATION: Washington, DC
DEPARTMENT: Vice President, Resource Development
DURATION: Full-time

Learn More About the Position:
As an integral part of Ocean Conservancy’s Resource Development team, the Coordinator plays a central role in implementing annual giving strategy, both individual and collective; manages mailings and gift and grant acknowledgments; maintains accurate donor and foundation records; and provides support to the Resource Development team. The Coordinator reports directly to the Vice President of Resource Development.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Uses Raiser’s Edge database to create, update and maintain donor records. Ensures database accuracy.  Generates mailing lists and reports to facilitate donor activities. 
  • Manages all aspects of in-house major donor cultivation and appeal mailings including merging, printing, stamping, stuffing and uploading information from mailing into database.
  • Produces and tracks all gift acknowledgment letters, tax affidavits and welcome packets. 
  • Provides administrative support to the Resource Development team including making travel arrangements, producing reports from Raiser’s Edge, gathering background materials, preparing briefings, etc.
  • Conducts research on current and prospective donors, foundations and corporations
  • Assists with event planning including compiling invitation lists, mailing invitations, tracking responses, creating nametags, preparing background information and assisting with follow-up correspondence.
  • Assists with Corporate Relations, acknowledgement letters, filing and other tasks as needed.
  • Assists Director of Planned Giving in travel and expenses.
  • Produces and tracks grant acknowledgement letters for foundations and uses Raiser’s Edge database to create, update and maintain foundation records.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and fluency in mail merges.
  • Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge fundraising software or other comparable complex database. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including knowledge of correct grammar and syntax, as well as the ability to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences. Excellent proofreading and editing skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and function as part of a team.
  • Personable, productive and able to successfully manage multiple processes simultaneously without close supervision. 
  • A proactive problem solver who can bring the creativity, energy, discipline and commitment needed to help the annual giving team operate efficiently.
  • A high-level performer who remains attentive to details and adheres strictly to deadlines and deliverables.
  • Ability to accept and execute projects from multiple people and manage priorities accordingly.
  • Excellent written, verbal, visual/presentation and interpersonal communication skills.

Minimum of two years of administrative, fundraising, or related work experience; college degree required.

If you think you have what it takes to join Ocean Conservancy's team, please send a cover letter speaking to your qualifications and abilities along with your resume and salary expectations to: jobs@oceanconservancy.org and note your name and "Jobs Box #15-10" in the subject line.

Ocean Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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