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  • The Campaign & Special Event Coordinator is a highly flexible individual who works in close partnership with the President, Board Members, peers, and volunteers to ensure that all aspects of the Annual Campaign run smoothly. The Coordinator has primary responsibility for running the annual General Campaign including, but not limited to management of the fundraising database; creating, scheduling, coordinating and conducting workplace presentations; scheduling Special Events and Campaign committee meetings if chairs request assistance with this task, recording meeting minutes; ordering campaign collateral, prepping collateral, picking up and dropping off campaign packets, auditing, training volunteers and ensuring oversight of direct mailings, electronic cultivation and solicitation vehicles; gift processing; and donor stewardship. The Coordinator administers the annual campaign program under the direction of the President with an emphasis on increasing total annual giving overall. In conjunction with the Special Events Committee, the Coordinator is responsible for the overall planning, coordination, and management of all special event fundraisers. This includes attending and overseeing all Special Events. The coordinator works to optimize communications/new opportunities for fundraising success and provides valuable support for ongoing departments within the organization. This is NOT A REMOTE POSITION.

    Minimum Qualifications and Requirements

    • Experience with fund raising and event planning
    • Proficiency with customer/donor relationship management systems/software
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Able to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.
    • Strong written and personal communication skills
    • Ability to work well under deadlines and juggle multiple projects simultaneously
    • Must be well poised and possess a professional presence to interact with Board members, volunteers, and high-level donors
    • May include working some evenings and some weekends
    • Able to provide analysis and review of campaign and special events to help improve and grow the events
    • Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, English, Business Administration or similar