Location: New York, NY
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/27/2021
Expire Date: 12/27/2021
Job Categories: Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
The Development Coordinator position at the JDRF Greater New York City Chapter provides an opportunity to be involved in numerous Chapter programs and projects. This motivated individual supports, organizes, implements, and expands a variety of development and communication activities that build links to volunteers, donors and the T1D community. The Development Coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director and Senior Staff team to help grow the Chapter’s revenue through both Peer-to-Peer (i.e. walk, cycling, running programs) and Signature Events (i.e. gala, golf programs) fundraising channels. The Coordinator will also manage and enhance the Chapter’s communication strategies and platforms, including social media, email, e-newsletters and more. This position will be hybrid in nature with the opportunity to work remotely as well as have access to JDRF’s New York City office.
Understands, supports and maintains the vision, mission, priorities, and guiding principles of JDRF.
Provides support for chapter’s development and engagement activities including fundraising, relationship building, events, volunteer and donor development.
Partners with members of the Senior Staff team on key JDRF initiatives including walks, galas, community and donor engagement projects and more.
Coordinates the Chapter’s communications efforts via social media, mass market email, e-newsletters, blog posts, etc. Includes content creation, editing, and planning. Creates and maintains Chapter’s communications calendar.
Coordinates the Chapter’s donor stewardship initiative – pulls donor reports, performs prospect research
Works in collaboration with Chapter staff to manage volunteer inquiries, recruitment and assignments.
Ensures timely and accurate daily usage of our Salesforce CRM database to document activities with donors and volunteers.
Utilizes key information and data management systems to drive fundraising and constituent relationships – including Luminate Online, Greater Giving, OneCause, Microsoft Dynamics, and more.
Engages with JDRF constituents, volunteers and staff in a professional, customer focused manner consistent with the JDRF Core Values of being passionate, innovative, collaborative, respectful, trustworthy, appreciative, and results-oriented.
2 years’ fundraising and/or event planning experience is preferred
Must be a self-starter while also being collaborative, a quick learner and an amazing team player.
Multi-tasking is a must! Ability to move seamlessly between and among projects.
Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills. Active listening, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint).
Ability to quickly learn and develop expertise in utilization of in-house information management systems (Salesforce CRM, Luminate Online, Greater Giving).
Ability to develop presentations, reports, and business correspondence.
Ability to interface with all levels of staff and volunteers.
Ability to demonstrate flexibility and an ‘all hands-on deck’ demeanor.
Ability to travel within the chapter footprint required. Occasional evening and weekend work required as needed.
College degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Our mission is to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications. To accomplish this, JDRF has invested more than $2.5 billion in research funding since our inception. We are an organization built on a grassroots model of people connecting in their local communities, collaborating regionally for efficiency and broader fundraising impact, and uniting on a national stage to pool resources, passion, and energy. We collaborate with academic institutions, policymakers, and corporate and industry partners to develop and deliver a pipeline of innovative therapies to people living with T1D. Our staff and volunteers in chapters across the United States and our six international affiliates are dedicated to advocacy, community engagement, and our vision of a world without T1D. For more information please visit jdrf.org or follow us on Twitter @JDRF. JDRF supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. JDRF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. To protect the health and safety of our employees, all new hires are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by September 7, 2021. The only potential exception to this rule is for applicants who cannot be vaccinated due to a disability or sincerely held religious belief.