Job Title: Development Coordinator
Department: Development
Full Time or Part Time: Full Time, Hybrid
Permanent or Temporary: Permanent
Reports to: Development Director
Salary Range: $48,000 – $53,000 – depends on experience

Position Summary: The Development Coordinator carries out development strategies including outreach, solicitation, cultivation, networking, follow up and stewardship of potential and existing corporate sponsors (40%), donor cultivation through solicitation campaigns and fundraising events (40%), and support for the other activities of the development team (20%).

Essential Functions:

Primary Role(s)

  • Support all development programs, including membership, individual giving, corporate sponsorships, and strategic partnerships.
  • Assist with the development and execution of a comprehensive annual work plan including prospecting, cultivation, solicitations (telephone, mail and email), and stewardship.
  • In partnership with AFF Executive Director and Development Director, cultivate corporate relationships through in-person meetings, facility tours, coordinated cleanups, and general communication activities.
  • Maintain accurate prospect, donor, funder, and contact records in the database.
  • Develop peer and industry relationships that result in consistent brand penetration and new development opportunities.
  • Assist in data reporting and analysis for development activities
  • Collaborate with colleagues on events, including, but not limited to rentals, the annual fundraiser, member meeting, and holiday party.
  • Work alongside Communications and Grants teams to support efforts as needed.
  • Provide support to the Development Director.
  • Manage and assist Development volunteers with prospecting tasks.

Secondary role(s)

  • Represent AFF at public outreach events
  • Contribute to social media content creation.

Scope of Work: This position is largely sedentary in nature, however one must possess the ability to speak, hear, and write as well as the ability to use a computer and related software programs and lift up to 25 lbs. Travel in the local area will be required as is a car.

AFF Functions:

Professional Standards of Conduct

  • Exhibit teamwork and cooperation by sharing knowledge, coordinating duties with other staff, and demonstrating the willingness to assist others as needed.
  • Exhibit leadership by taking initiative, mentoring, and problem-solving.
  • Dress appropriately.
  • Use time wisely and meet deadlines.
  • Treat staff members, students, teachers, partners and visitors with courtesy and respect.
  • Initiate and respond positively to suggestions for improving service.
  • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing, including field study reports, data collection, newsletter articles, website and other documents. Assist in documenting AFF activities via digital images and video.
  • Maintain confidentiality of privileged and sensitive information.
  • Promote and support the values and mission of AFF in all outreach and visitor contact.

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Attention to detail, highly organized.
  • Proven ability to work independently to manage and meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical thinking ability.
  • Flexible, collaborative approach.
  • High level of computer proficiency including Google Drive including Docs, and Sheets, as well as internet-based research.
  • Experience with the Kindful database is a plus.
  • Familiarity with social media outlets.
  • Experience developing and implementing organization and tracking systems.
  • Familiarity with basic graphic design principles and experience with Canva is a plus.

Knowledge and Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous experience in development and/or fundraising preferred

HOW TO APPLY: Please email your cover letter and resume to with the subject line DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR