Junior Achievement of North Florida-Development Coordinator

Posted Jun 18, 2024 Jacksonville, Florida


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Expires Jul 19, 2024


Junior Achievement of North Florida (JA) is dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to own their economic success, plan for their futures, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA provides learning experiences for K-12 students that focus on work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy. Established in Jacksonville in 1963, the non-profit organization annually serves more than 25,000 students, with an emphasis on high-need communities throughout the region.

Join a winning team of people, who mobilize the community to inspire and prepare young people to own their economic success and believe in the power of their own potential.

The Development Coordinator is responsible for overseeing database management including gift and donor data entry, reporting and analysis of donations through BCRM, Qgiv and QuickBooks Online. The position will also assist in donor recognition, stewardship, development and implementation of events, community relations and any activities related to the development department. Reports to Vice President of Development.

The Development Coordinator is a full time, non-exempt role. Work schedule is M-F 8:00am – 4:00pm. Monday – Thursday in office. Remote Fridays.

Essential duties and responsibilities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Record Keeping and Data Entry • Manages gift processing, including processing donor data from source documents, updating, and editing donor database files and performing other information-handling functions. • Generate and track donor acknowledgement letters, solicitation letters, and other sensitive correspondence. • Manage mailing lists; including renewals, invitations, direct mail correspondence, mail merges and other administrative responsibilities as assigned. • Database clean-up, maintenance, and constituent record updates • Responds promptly to and resolves revenue-related customer service inquiries from external and internal customers. • Reconcile revenue monthly with President and outsourced CFO. Data Management • Leverages constituent data for the advancement of the organization’s goals and explores new opportunities for capturing information or more efficiently managing relationships. • Develops and performs daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual audits to ensure accuracy and data integrity. Special Events • Supports Special Events Manager in execution of events. • Manages Qgiv system in support of special events. Prospect and Donor Research/Meeting Support • Prepares background information and does research for select donor meetings. • Assembles folders for meetings and keeps materials up to date. • Assist with special projects and perform other duties as assigned


COMPETENCIES • Accountability: Acts with a clear sense of ownership; takes personal responsibility for decisions, actions, deliverables, and failures; establishes clear responsibilities and processes for monitoring work and measuring results. • Integrity and Ethics: Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, authenticity, taking responsibility for own actions, and consistently telling the truth. • Interpersonal Communication: Chooses a communication behavior that is both appropriate and effective for a given situation; understands and manages own emotions, as well as recognizes and positively influences the emotions of others  • Results-Oriented: Plans, schedules and organizes professional schedule to achieve goals within or ahead of established time frames • Teamwork and Collaboration: Successfully builds and maintains collaborative relationships to work effectively together as a team through shared responsibility, respect, and empathy to complete shared goals for a common good. WORKING CONDITIONS/EQUIPMENT USE • Work is performed indoors in a typical office environment - not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions. • Valid driver license with proof of insurance for business related travel • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends • Must be able to lift up to fifteen (15) pounds • Frequent use of office machines to include telephone, computer, and printer This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related duties required by their supervisor. This document does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship. Must meet employment requirements including being able to pass a background check. Junior Achievement of North Florida, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Education and Experience

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED • High School Diploma or equivalent. • At least three (3) years of experience in fundraising administration or similar field • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software • Enthusiastic about the Junior Achievement mission and purpose • High energy and the ability to function effectively with a minimum of daily direction and support. Can solve problems and make decisions independently in a creative and effective manner • Excellent people skills demonstrating an ability to establish a positive relationship with staff, Board, community volunteers, donors, etc. • Well organized, meticulous, and have strong critical thinking skills, this entails the ability to analyze circumstances, evaluate outcomes and makes choices in the best interest of the development department and organization • Deals with confidential information daily and must respect the nature of the data. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills PREFERRED • Associate degree or higher. • Advanced skills and knowledge of non-profit software. • Non-profit and/or youth development experience.

Salary/Salary Range

$22-$24/hr Full Time Non-Exempt Role

How to Apply

Submit resume to careers@janf.org no later than July 19, 2024.


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