Development Coordinator

Job Title

Development Coordinator

Job Description

The Development Coordinator is a full-time member of the Peel Compton Foundation Development team and reports directly to the Director of Development. The position works with the Development team, employees and external constituents to promote the PCF and its mission. S/he is responsible for executing Foundation events and fundraisers to audiences within the local community. S/he solicits vendors and sponsors for all foundation events and site programming.


• Create and execute theme and timeline for all PCF Foundation events
• Work collaboratively with members of the development team, and committee members to plan and execute the main fundraisers, on all PCF properties to achieve fundraising goals.
• Solicit donations and in-kind sponsorship’s for PCF programs, collaborate with internal stakeholders and communicate with sponsors
• Develop and maintain relationships with current and prospective funders and sponsors, as well as professional working relationships with teammates and staff members from other departments.
• Responsible for maintaining budget, planning event logistics, gathering ideas, and helping promote and market fundraising events
• Ability to problem solve on day of event
• Build and maintain relationships with all appropriate vendors and sponsors for a public or private event
• Coordinate with staff and attendants, attendees, and committee members, and help committee assess events and programs
• Writes and/or edits content needed for invitations and event notifications, including sponsorship materials and contracts.
• Reports regularly to the Development Committee concerning events and sponsorship strategies and initiatives.
• Supports and attends Foundation development team efforts.
• Performs other duties, as assigned by the Director of Development.
• Manage, track and report on event fundraising results to ensure organizational objectives are met
• Maintain records of donors, participants, and sponsor contacts in our Bloomerang system

Additional desired skills:

• Donor Database, Bloomerang
• Microsoft Office


• Must be a motivated, self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills and have the ability to tailor messages for different audiences
• 2+ years of experience in an event capacity or fundraising capacity
• Degree in Development, Marketing, Communications, or English
• Proficiency in computer software related to word-processing, presentations and spreadsheets
• Knowledge of donor content-management systems is preferred
• Familiarity with social-media channels (including Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram) is preferred
• Maintaining event support systems including databases, mailing lists, etc.
• Ability to meet deadlines, work well under pressure, respond positively to changing conditions and prioritize work appropriately
• Must be a team player, with excellent interpersonal skills and a commitment to relationship-building for the PCF both internally and externally
• Ability to work independently with little supervision

This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work to be performed. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it. The Peel Compton Foundation reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

Peel Compton Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment of any kind. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelors degree