Scope of Work
The Development Coordinator will support and contribute too many aspects of the IRC in Maryland’s development portfolio. Specifically, the Development Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the grant cycle: prospecting, writing, submitting, tracking awarded grants, coordinating renewal grants and the submission of all reports to donors. The Development Coordinator will also assist in tracking and managing the individual donor database by using and updating Salesforce.
This position will work out of two office locations (Baltimore & Silver Spring) and in close collaboration with the Executive Director, Finance Manager, Program Managers, and HQ Development staff to support the development of strategic partnerships. This position will report directly to the Development Manager.
- Maintain a broad and current understanding of the IRC’s local programs, U.S. resettlement system processes, and the IRC’s mission and brand.
- Assist Program Coordinators/Managers in procuring, researching and writing grant proposals.
- Track pending grant proposals and awarded grants through to make sure the organization is compliant and timely with all deadlines and reporting requirements.
- Coordinate individual donor cultivation by identifying potential donors, initiating contact, maintaining up-to-date records on contributions, completing donor acknowledgments, and entering data into Salesforce.
- Help organize major events such as World Refugee Day (annually) and other special events that highlight important causes, introduce IRC to a larger audience, and attract potential partners and donors.
- Help to create content for the main IRC site, newsletter, printed materials and appeals by identifying client success stories and preparing promotional pieces that strengthen partnerships both local and national.
- Assist with the In-kind donation program in partnership with Matching Grant staff to ensure that “match” requirements are met and in compliance with IRC regulations.
- Research and identify strategic partnership opportunities, draft support documents, schedule and facilitate introductions and other duties as needed.
- Create training materials to educate staff on how to be strategic in communications, external relations, and volunteer management.
- Represent the IRC externally, as appropriate to the occasion.
- Participate in strategic office-wide initiatives such as strategic planning;
- Other related duties as assigned.
- Undergraduate degree, preferably in English, Communications, or Marketing; or equivalent experience.
- Minimum of 2 years of increasingly responsible professional experience, a portion of which should include: program management, fundraising, event planning, proposal writing/editing and other resource development activities.
- Outstanding communicator both written and oral, high level of organization, able to juggle competing priorities, Patient individual who can work effectively with a large team; with the proven ability to promote productivity and efficiency in a fast-paced environment.
- Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a multicultural environment.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
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