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Development Coordinator

Company: National Corvette Museum
Location: Bowling Green
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Development Coordinator assists in developing, establishing, and carrying out effective multi-year fundraising programs to support the on-going programs, projects, and activities of the National Corvette Museum (NCM). Specific roles of focus include furthering a culture of philanthropy at the Museum, building and maintaining donor relationships, and maintaining records from individuals, foundations, corporations, and others to support the Museum's mission.

  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward gifts through personal visits, phone calls, correspondence, and other campaigns and events.
  • Maintain personal contact with a range of constituents to provide information concerning gift and engagement opportunities to develop their interest and support.
  • Manage and track activity, collaborate in the development of gift agreements and stewardship.
  • Make recommendations for solicitation strategies to accomplish fundraising goals. Help create targeted appeals or specific strategies for departments, centers, or programs.
  • Research customer discrepancies and past-due amounts with the assistance of the accounting department and other team members.
  • General data entry in data management systems and monitoring of data for completeness and accuracy.
  • Process all event and campaign related data, ensuring accurate record-keeping and monthly reconciliations.
  • Generate reports as needed.
  • Coordinate logistical aspects of fundraising and other VIP events.
  • Maintain a high level of service by responding to inquiries both internally and externally in a knowledgeable and timely manner.
  • Assist with fundraising strategy, working closely with Marketing & Communications.
  • Prepare and/or assist with preparation of communication materials to aid in securing major gifts and to support donor engagement.
  • Ensure donors are thanked in a timely manner.
  • Ensure preparation of materials for charitable events, such as fundraising envelopes, bid sheets, gift bags, etc.
  • Responsibilities are not all inclusive, additional duties may be assigned
    • Associate degree.
    • Minimum of 1 year work experience in administrative office experience or project coordination experience.
    • Minimum of 5 years' experience in customer service and relationship cultivation. Preferred
      • Non-profit experience.
      • Project management experience.
      • Digital event production experience.
      • Design skills, preferably in Canva or similar.
      • Knowledge of email marketing basics.
      • Proficient in Microsoft SharePoint system.
      • Proven ability to respond quickly to changing ideas, responsibilities, expectations, and strategies.
      • Fundraising Certification or other nonprofit certifications.
        • Knowledge of federal guidelines regarding tax advantages for different types of contributions by potential donors preferred but not required.
        • Demonstrated ability to build strong customer relationships.
        • Exemplary communication skills and presentation skills and ability to demonstrate these at all levels.
        • High level of commitment to team, mission, and company values.
        • Knowledge of Blackbaud systems preferred but not required.
        • Experience in event planning, organizing, consultation and event management preferred. Proficient in using web conferencing software (Zoom, Microsoft Teams etc.).
        • An extremely organized, disciplined, self-directed, hands-on, and process-oriented individual.
        • Ability to work in a team environment and interact with all levels of NCM staff, volunteers and the public.
        • Willingness to work in an atmosphere requiring flexibility and change.
        • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks with attention to detail while meeting deadlines.
        • Unquestioned personal and professional integrity with assertiveness, presence, and confidence.
        • Commitment to continued professional growth and development.
        • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Advanced knowledge and skill with these programs are preferred. These skills are subject to testing.
        • Willing to travel as needed (approx. 5% of this role will be domestic travel).
        • Valid state driver's license required.

Keywords: National Corvette Museum, Bowling Green , Development Coordinator, Other , Bowling Green, Kentucky

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