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Development and Communications Coordinator

Posted: 07/31/2022

Job Title: Development and Communications Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Development Hours: M – F and occasional weekends/evenings

Pay Range: $30 – $40 an hour FTE Benefits: 401(k), Medical Reimbursement

Job Summary
The Development and Communications Coordinator serves a critical role in the organization by supporting the Development team with event planning, fundraising coordination, and assisting with donor cultivation efforts while working out of the Vancouver office.

Summary of essential job functions:

  • Cultivate and grow lower tier donor relationships.
  • Produce fundraising reports and analytics for Leadership and Development Team
  • Maintain donor database software (Little Green Light and Salesforce), continually updating records to ensure accurate and up-to-date information, and generating reports.
  • Process donations and generate timely acknowledgements for all gifts.
  • Plan and coordinate fund-raising and stewardship events in alignment with organizational goals, including creating innovative new development opportunities.
  • Manage grant process to include grant reports, submission deadlines, rejections and annual grant calendar.
  • Attend outreach events as needed and outlined in the strategic plan.
  • Steward communications calendar and facilitate action items, as needed. Support various communications initiatives by: cataloging story pipeline, archiving photos, collecting media consent forms, and more.
  • Sourcing and posting of social media content. Responsible to find the stories, pictures and any additional content that is published. Collaboration with NWFB entities on a daily/weekly basis a must.
  • Oversee special projects as related to community engagement, volunteers and outreach in


  • Collaborate/communicate interdepartmentally as needed.
  • Assist on the Vancouver sales floor and with the Hope staff as necessary to promote an understanding of the Furniture Bank to the Vancouver community. 1-2 hours per day.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Proficient in Excel, Word, data reporting, Constant Contact, Adobe and other design platforms.
  • Ability to build relationships and work with volunteers, staff, clients and the community.
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to work well independently and on a team.

Development Communications Coordinator-Vancouver 2022-05-01

Education and Experience:

  • BA/BS and/or experience in development work
  • Previous experience with GM24 preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Prolonged periods of time on your feet
  • Able to lift 50 lbs.

Development Communications Coordinator-Vancouver 2022-05-01

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30.00 - $40.00 per hour