Seeking Development Coordinator

Position Description

Development Coordinator

KAC is seeking an experienced Development Coordinator to join the Development team. As the Development Coordinator, you will be responsible for project management of fundraising events and managing the annual fund campaign. You will work closely with staff, board members, and volunteers to identify prospective donors and help the Development team better understand donor interests and potential for greater involvement. This position reports to the Development Director and works closely with them to implement the annual strategic fundraising plan

Key Responsibilities

  • Annual Fund support, including:
    o Run database reports, manage communication plan, merge content, and track results for four direct-mail and email campaigns.
    o Process all donations and send gift acknowledgement in a timely manner.
    o Manage donor database.
  •  Gala Event support, including:
    o Plan and implement event logistics, adhering to event timeline and budget.
    o Coordinate event marketing material (ie. print, web, email, and social media).
    o Event volunteer management.
    o Process all donations and sending gift acknowledgement in a timely manner.
  •  Other duties, including:
    o Assist the Development Director with grant research, written proposals, and completing report requirements.
    o Coordinate donor events throughout the year.
    o Other related duties, as assigned.

Desired Skills & Experience

You communicate professionally (orally and in writing) and exercise discretion with a variety of constituents, including donors, funding organizations, businesses, staff, and board members.

  • You are adept at managing simultaneous projects, comfortable working independently, and display initiative.
  • You are highly organized and attentive to detail.
  • You have a good sense of humor, are open to receiving feedback, and can work flexibly in a dynamic office. You are proficient with Google Suite, Microsoft Office, and a Donor Database (or other CRM); ideally you also have experience with Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Benefit auction experience is a strong plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field with 2-4 years of related experience.


The position is for 20-30 hours/week, depending on candidate qualifications and availability. Compensation is $17 hourly. Additional benefits including a flexible work environment and staff are
invited to take one free art class per quarter.


Please send your resume and letter of interest to Amanda Reeves, Development Director:
Application submission encouraged before January 25, 2019.