Elevate Jacksonville – Development Coordinator

Posted Aug 31, 2023 Jacksonville, Florida


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Expires Sep 29, 2023


The Development Coordinator will support focused efforts to provide the organization with sufficient and reliable funding to meet operational goals. This role is accountable for taking initiative to implement events as outlined in the annual development plan. The coordinator will generate fundraising income through campaigns targeting foundations, corporations, civic groups, and individual donors within the community. Provide writing support for foundation and corporate grant requests and acknowledgement of donor gifts. A key part of their success will be dependent on building authentic and trustworthy relationships with key stakeholders (the Board of Directors, Staff, and Donors).

Essential duties and responsibilities

● Working with the Executive Director and Program Director to maintain donor records, including regular updates to donor profiles including contact and giving history. ● Acknowledge all gifts (financial and in-kind) in a timely manner. ● Coordinate with the Executive Director on the handling of major and other strategic partners. ● Strategize and work with the Executive Director to develop a pipeline of prospects and set engagement goals. ● Ensure that messaging reflects organizational mission and vision. This includes printed and electronic materials. ● Seek opportunities to develop mutually beneficial relationships in the community. ● Identify, solicit, cultivate new and annual donors. ● Maintains detailed records of all donors including contact and giving history. ● Works collaboratively with the marketing company and Executive Director to develop and enhance promotion and recognition tools for all donors (print, email, social media, and website). ● Prepare monthly reports for the Board of Directors (NFG, Donor giving, Donor letters, etc.) ● Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required or as assigned.


Skills ● Strategic thinker with ability to take initiative. ● Detail oriented and able to maintain systems of accountability. ● Ability to multitask. ● Excellent verbal and written communication skills. ● Strong interpersonal skills and highly relational. ● Self-starter.

Education and Experience

Education ● Four-year college degree (or work equivalent) Experience ● Minimum 2 years of non-profit experience. ● Background in communication, including promotional and persuasive writing. ● Experience in planning and executing special events for diverse audiences. ● Proven ability to build and maintain relationships and work as part of a team.

Salary/Salary Range

Salary: Commensurate with experience; benefits provided

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter (to include salary range) to: search@elevatejacksonville.org


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