Development Coordinator, Corporate and Foundation Relations - Office of Advancement

Washington D.C.
Oct 06, 2017
May 22, 2018
Full Time
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Development Coordinator, Corporate and Foundation Relations - Office of Advancement

The Development Coordinator supports a variety of development projects spanning multiple campuses, schools, and units in the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of foundation and corporate donors and constituents. Reporting to the Senior Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations (CFR), the Development Coordinator has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Drafts, edits, and formats proposal materials, briefings, correspondence, grant budgets and reports, donor acknowledgements, presentations and other documents.
  • Compiles and submits proposal packages.
  • Drafts and disseminates of RFPs and other time-sensitive funding opportunities.
  • Performs constituent research.
  • Updates databases and managing mailing lists.
  • Tracks gifts and generates reports.
  • Serves as a front-line representative of the Corporate & Foundation
  • Manages phone and email contact with external foundation and corporations. 


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3 years of office administrative support experience or equivalent combination of training and work experience, preferably in higher education or other non-profit setting
  • Superior organizational skills, exceptional attention to detail, and ability to complete tasks in a systematic manner
  • Flexibility and the ability to prioritize assignments and meet deadlines as a team player in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, especially strong, concise, and accurate writing and editing skills
  • Ability to use good judgment and ethical behavior in handling confidential material with sensitivity and discretion
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Professional and capacity for acquiring strong proficiency in CRM databases (keyboard minimum 50 wpm)
  • Preference for experience with website content maintenance and online applications for grant proposals and reports
  • Willingness and availability for overtime/weekend work as required to meet grant proposal deadlines and development events staffing

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