Development Coordinator Position, Hudson Valley Community College

January 2, 2018

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   Bachelor’s Degree and two years of experience in fundraising, or a professional environment, nonprofit setting preferred, which should include a broad exposure to various components of an advancement operation including annual campaigns (unrestricted and restricted), leadership corporate giving solicitation, and a working knowledge of marketing, communications, event planning and social media required. Must demonstrate a proven track record of cultivating one-on-one relationships with potential donors, including soliciting and closing leadership-level annual and major gifts. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications, working knowledge of donor database software (Raiser’s Edge strongly preferred), first-hand knowledge of the local philanthropic and corporate community, experience managing board and community volunteers, and time spent in a foundation and/or development office required. Must be able to attend early morning, evening and weekend events and work with a team in a fast-paced environment.

DUTIES AND/OR RESPONSIBILITIES: The Development Coordinator reports to the Chief Advancement Officer/Executive Director Foundation and performs the following duties:

  • Meets established fundraising goals for annual, corporate and special campaigns, and Foundation events and develops a pipeline for leadership and major gift prospect/donors.
  • Conducts and average of 10-15 monthly face-to-face donor/prospect visits including four non-donor discovery visits with a focus on leadership-level annual gifts.
  • Develop on campus relationships to support philanthropic giving and program initiatives.
  • Cultivates, solicits, and stewards a large portfolio of alumni and non-alumni donors/prospects. Develops steady and increasing revenue streams for unrestricted and restricted gifts, including but not limited to challenge and matching gifts.
  • Working with the Alumni/Annual Fund Coordinator and develops support material for the implementation of the annual campaign strategy, including direct mail, telemarketing, electronic giving strategy, electronic communications/solicitations, timing, audience segmentation, tailored messaging, marketing inserts, etc.
  • Support the Scholarship and Operations Manager in prospect research for new donor engagement.
  • Develops strategy to engage and connect “corporate” alumni to the College and significantly increase alumni giving/participation rates.
  • Support to the Director of Grants in identifying grant funding opportunities for private and corporate support for campus program initiatives.
  • Assist the Advancement Team with planning and coordination of Foundation signature events; marketing efforts including direct mail, telemarketing, e-solicitations, and the Annual Impact Report.
  • Performs additional tasks as assigned to further advance the Mission of the College and Foundation.

To apply please visit our webpage at www.hvcc.edu/jobs and respond before the close date of January 26, 2018.

Hudson Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.