Development Coordinator

We are seeking a full-time Development Coordinator to join the No Barriers Team.

This Full-Time position will support local and national fundraising efforts with a focus on corporate, individual and fundraising event revenue generation. In addition to departmental administrative duties, this position will support local fundraising initiatives and help develop business and individual relationships that support our work. This position will be located in Fort Collins, CO.

About the Position

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duty Category 1:  Fundraising Support

  • Supports the fundraising needs related to Corporate, Individual and Fundraising Event initiatives including, but not limited to: calling past participants and donors; fulfilling donor recognition efforts; assisting in mass marketing of events; supporting direct mail needs.
  • Works with Marketing Team and Chief Development Officer on donor communications including Annual Report
  • Manages 3rd party events

Duty Category 2:  Data Management and Reporting 

  • Supports data entry needs; acknowledgment process and reporting needs of the organization.
  • Assists in the management of online giving platforms (including Community Funded, Classy, Text to Pledge, etc.)
  • Assists in the management and coordination of inventory for the online store and donor rewards
  • Supports strategy for donor communications including creating of segmented donor lists
  • Supports activities and organizes thank-you phone calls and mailings by engaging staff and volunteers. 

Duty Category 3:   Other fundraising duties

  • Reconciles income reporting monthly with Finance
  • Coordinates/provides support for in-person prospecting events as assigned, such as salon events held by board members and donors
  • Provides on-the-ground execution of Colorado area special events including the solicitation and securing of local teams; in-kind donations; fund-a-vet/fund-a-youth efforts

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to positive organizational culture through intentional and identifiable actions
  • Work effectively across all departments to ensure knowledge and alignment of funding needs and opportunities
  • Support employee engagement, stewardship and recognition efforts for individuals and donors from across the organization

Supervisory Duties:

  • While this position does not supervise staff, the position does require engagement with high-level donors, partners, local businesses, and volunteers, and requires successful communication and relationship skills for managing cross-departmental projects
  • Position will provide volunteer support in executing annual giving fundraising projects including mailings, thank you phone calls to donors and other project production

Qualifications:

Knowledge, skills, and ability—

  • Exceptional organizational and administrative skills with astute attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively with local business leaders; volunteers; staff; and deliver engaging presentations that result in the activation of community members.
  • Enthusiastic approach to the work and a proven desire to work within and across teams
  • Proven ability to work both independently and as a part of a dynamic and fast-paced team
  • Proven ability to communicate professionally and effectively both in writing and in person with a variety of constituents 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once with significant attention to detail
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to engage in planning discussions and balance both short term and long term growth goals overall
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • Ability to manage within identified budgets and timelines
  • Experience working successfully with a variety of constituents, high-level volunteers, partners, and team members 
  • Ability to work independently, self-starter who is self-motivated and task-oriented 

In addition, the Annual Giving Manager will demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Fast- paced and energetic work style— driven for success with a positive attitude that energizes others
  • Project Management—identifies and thinks through all necessary steps of a project, sets appropriate deadlines, moves seamlessly between prioritized tasks, identifies required participants and holds self and others accountable to outcomes and deadlines
  • Analytical Thinking—takes into account and analyzes various points of view and data to form a perspective appropriate for execution of a plan that is in line with organizational priorities, including the identifying or anticipating problems and implementing of solutions
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking – is able to effectively build partnerships that meet the needs of the community and of No Barriers

Education or formal training—

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field related to public relations; business; events; or nonprofit management or applicable experience in relevant field

Experience—

  • Experience managing projects where a high degree of organization and attention to detail is essential
  • Superior customer service skills to a variety of constituencies in person, over the phone, in writing, over email, and in social media
  • Experience working in a professional office environment
  • Nonprofit fundraising or applicable experience required
  • Experience specific to independent work with donors, companies and service organizations.

Physical activities–

  • Possible moving of boxes that contain program materials (not a requirement)
  • Possible travel to domestic or international destination that includes activities such as walking for extended periods of time, carrying luggage and gear, riding in boats, engaging in service projects (that may include painting, light construction or planting), and hiking (possibly at high altitudes)

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

Location

  • This position is based at the No Barriers headquarters office in Fort Collins, CO
  • This position will be able to work with direction and show initiative to work independently to execute on work plans 
  • Limited national travel is required

Compensation

  • Fully-paid health care for employee
  • Flexible schedule, paid vacation, holiday, and sick time
  • Company match to retirement plan

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

How to Apply

Please send current cover letter and resume to jobs@nobarriersusa.org. Include the job title in your email subject line. 

About No Barriers

No Barriers USA (No Barriers, NB) is a dynamic and growing nonprofit organization providing transformational expeditions, retreats, events and tools that empower people to embrace a No Barriers Life and unleash their potential to contribute their best to the world. No Barriers serves a variety of populations, including youth, wounded veterans, caregivers, and adults with disabilities. No Barriers offers unique, life-changing educational experiences, programs, and resources to these populations around the country. 

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