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Development Coordinator



Posted: 4/19/2017
Location: Portland Metro
Closing Date: open until filled
Industry: Event Planning, Fundraising, Nonprofit
Type: Part Time

Title: Development Coordinator
Status: One-year contract, 60% time, non-exempt position (25 hours per week), with possibility of permanent appointment

About this position
The Development Coordinator, working at REAP’s office in outer NE Portland, will take primary responsibility for coordination of REAP’s fundraising activities and systems, including periodic appeals, event sponsorship, grants coordination, and select special campaigns/initiatives. The Development Coordinator supports the Executive Director in donor and funder cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. (S)he also participates in other organizational activities and events when possible and appropriate.

Duties to be Performed
• Develop and track annual fundraising plan and goals in coordination with Executive Director
• Prepare for and support Executive Director in board Development Committee meetings
• Track, document, and report fundraising data
• Develop plans and systems for retention and advancement of existing donors and for identification of new donors
• Manage REAP’s periodic fundraising appeals
• Manage and evaluate REAP’s existing event sponsorship program
• Develop or support targeted fundraising initiatives as time allows; support the Executive Director in all fundraising efforts
• Participate in REAP events and act as a representative of REAP to the public
• Provide occasional administrative and office support as a part of the REAP team
∙Manage grant and annual campaign calendars and prospecting of new donors and funders
• Coordinate with REAP’s grant writer to identify grant opportunities, assemble grant proposals, and report back to funders regarding grants received, in close collaboration with the Executive Director

Qualifications (Required)
• Minimum 1-2 years experience in fundraising
• Demonstrated success in project management
• Comfort working with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Apps
• Database experience (especially with DRM or CRM software)
• Familiarity with social networking platforms and e-newsletter design
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
• Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and stay focused in a busy office environment

Further Qualifications (Desirable)
• Event planning and coordination
• Interest and experience in the non-profit education, social justice, or human development sectors

REAP Values and Work Environment
The REAP staff works together in a distributed fashion, due to our program work taking place in school settings. REAP staff are flexible, enthusiastic, and committed to the mission, but may not see each other in the organization’s office as often as the staff of most groups. The person in this position will work in the office more than most other staff members, but needs to be relatively self-sufficient and a self-starter.
REAP values equity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and encourage qualified candidates of all backgrounds, abilities, and orientations to apply.

Start date: May 15, 2017 (or when the position is filled)

Application Guidelines/Contact:
Application Guidelines/Contact:
Please submit a cover letter and resume in PDF format to Mark Jackson, Executive Director, at Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and in-person interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Those invited to interview will be asked to provide a writing sample. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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