Development Coordinator

Development Coordinator supports a non-profit organization’s fundraising or membership programs. Solicits and acknowledges donations and maintains donor records. Being a Development Coordinator may arrange and attend meetings with donors and prospective donors. Typically requires a bachelor’s degree. Additionally, Development Coordinator typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Development Coordinator works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Development Coordinator typically requires 0-2 years of related experience.

Development Coordinator Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Development Coordinator to join our team.


  • Will largely work with student and patient sponsorship system (paperwork, reassignments, organization, etc.);
  • Manage the Chapter’s donor databases (CRM, big data, etc);
  • Contribute to the planning and execution of all campaign-specific special events;
  • Coordinate the functioning of the Chapter’s daily operations, projects, office volunteers, interns, and tasks;
  • Work with development and production team to track new sources for content development;
  • Work with Executive Director toward perfect Chapter Audits; no significant or technical violations;
  • Maintains office supplies inventory by checking stock and anticipating needed supplies;
  • Ensure that the confidentiality and security of all information under his/her supervision is maintained;
  • Oversee CRM and Event Management Platform (Greater Giving, Luminate Online) data input for events, membership, leadership, volunteers, and donors;
  • Support the strategic direction, purpose, and business needs of the Chapter;
  • Assist with other projects as assigned or requested;
  • Participate in regional & global M&BD team meetings & other initiatives as required;
  • Assist with generating potential client leads by monitoring key opportunity databases and attending to cold calls;
  • Perform prospect research on existing government RFPs, RFQs and other funding opportunities from foundations and corporations;
  • Maintain a mindset of innovation and improvement in the donor recognition process.


  • Must have a minimum of two years experience in a position that included management of others, sales, communications, nonprofit, etc;
  • Computer and Technology;
  • College degree and at least two years of development work, including donor database management;
  • At minimum, has a Bachelors Degree in Nonprofit Management, Public Administration, Business, Public Affairs, or any related field;
  • Demonstrate awareness and understanding of cultural and ethnic diversity of constituents, staff and community partners;
  • Comfortable with working in a virtual ‘team’ environment;
  • 3-5 years directly related office experience in a fast-paced environment;
  • Strong attention to detail and focuses on accuracy of fine print;
  • Flexibility with work schedule as position requires occasional evening and weekend hours;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to engage with individuals of all backgrounds and experiences;
  • Project management skills, including strong attention to detail;
  • Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors;
  • High competency in both written and spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin;
  • Ability to take initiative and be creative in thinking and solutions with donors;
  • A passion for serving youth and BUILD’s mission.