Development Coordinator

International Rescue Committee

Job Overview:

The Development Coordinator serves as a member of the Resource Development Department and works closely with the Development Manager, collaborating to develop of short-term and long-term initiatives and strategies to drive the organization forward, develop sustainable solutions to organizational challenges and reach strategic goals. This includes leveraging individual, corporate financial and in-kind donors to support the organization’s fundraising efforts and material engagement in developing and implementing IRC Wichita’s strategic plan. The Development Coordinator reports to the Development Manager.

Major Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

· Coordinate the planning and execution of donor cultivation events and outreach activities through a range of strategies including annual appeals, major donors, grants, corporate and individual appeals, social media and special events.

· Support Do-it-Yourself crowdsource fundraising and other special giving events with community and civic groups.

· Write content for IRC’s monthly e-newsletter and ensure that there is a consistent presence on social media platforms.

· Coordinate accurate record keeping and reporting, including entering donations into Salesforce, monitoring and maintaining quality of data and records in the system, and generating and analyzing reports as needed.

· Correspond with current and potential donors, including generating donation acknowledgments.

· Plan, develop and oversee outreach activities that will raise awareness of IRC in Wichita, build community and effectively communicate IRC’s mission, goals, and programs.

· Conduct research to identify potential new foundations, faith-based groups, civic, corporate and individual donors and partnerships.

· Develop and maintain list of grant opportunities; contribute to proposal development as needed.

· Lead and collaborate with the Wichita Advisory Committee to bring client and migrant voice to IRC programming.

· Coordinate and oversee the Strategy 100 process and development in collaboration with the Executive Director and Development manager.

· Comply with all policies, procedures and protocols of the agency.

· Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:


· Undergraduate degree or combination of related education and experience may be substituted;

Work Experience:

· 3+ years of related professional work experience ideal. Demonstrated experience in non-profit event planning and execution and/or in a sales and marketing position;

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

· Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills;

· Able to work in fast-paced, deadline driven, collaborative environment;

· Proficient in Microsoft Office suite;

· Proficient in spoken and written English;

· Valid driver’s license; current insurance and access to reliable personal vehicle and a willingness to use it in performance of job duties.

Working Environment:

· Standard, professional office environment most of the time at IRC’s office in San Diego;

· Travel in and around the service delivery area;

· Work outside of traditional office hours may be required.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires new hires to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for any in-office or hybrid positions. All IRC US offices require full vaccination to attend any in-office functions (e.g., meetings, trainings).

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days depending on role and tenure, medical insurance starting at $120 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with immediately vested matching, disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.

How to apply

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