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FUND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

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Employer
Minnesota Council of Churches
Posted
Friday, March 21, 2014
Closes
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Location
Minneapolis, MN
Employment Status

Further information

Minnesota Council of Churches

Purpose: Coordinate the fund development components of the Council with the executive and program staff. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Foundation and Corporate Donors

  • Coordinate grant seeking efforts
  • Track program fund development grant work: track relationships, monitor timelines, and submit proposals
  • Maintain electronic and print copies
  • Track foundation relationships in database
  • Prepare Executive Director (ED) and program staff for visits
  • Identify and research potential funding partners and strategize with executive and program staff around engagement

Individuals

  • Track all donations in database
  • Coordinate speedy and accurate gift acknowledgement
  • Customize acknowledgements, as needed
  • Keep up-to-date the list of individual donors
  • Create accurate notes for donors and prospects as gifts are received or contacts are made
  • Carry out prospect donor research
  • Assist ED in tracking of MCC employee giving campaign
  • Working with the communications manager, consultant, and executive staff coordinate Give to the Max Day campaign

Direct Appeals

  • Working with the communications manager, consultants, and executive staff coordinate direct mail campaign timelines, approximately 3/year
  • Prepare mailing lists for such appeals and for annual report

Minnesota Council of Churches Foundation

  • Work with the ED and the Administrative Assistant for Ecumenical Leadership to support the work of the MCCF Development Committee

Congregations

  • Track congregational involvement with MCC, assist others to retain contacts in database
  • Work with the communications officer and executive staff, coordinate ‘asking’ strategies for financial support, both individually and through direct mail to congregations
  • Prepare fund appeals to congregations for programs and general support

Denominational Members

  • Prepare fund appeals to MCC members for fairshare
  • Track contributions with Controller
  • Prepare and send acknowledgement letters

Database

  • Work with the database assistant in the advancement of the database to meet fund development needs
  • Ensure speedy and accurate tracking
  • Ensure accurate records for donors and prospects

Other duties as assigned.

ACCOUNTABILITY

Reports to Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of two years of experience in fund development;
  • Project coordinator skills;
  • Strong knowledge of FileMaker or equivalent, Microsoft Excel and internet access skills;
  • Strong written communications;
  • Critical thinking, curiosity and initiative;
  • Exceptionally accurate and detail oriented, but also capable of problem solving;
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Familiarity with and sensitivity to the constituency of the MCC including diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds;
  • Commitment to strict confidentiality of donor information. 

Work Environment and Conditions:

Normal office conditions and office hours. This position works out of the MCC’s office at 122 West Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis.

Compensation: This is a regular, 20 hour/week, non-exempt position. Benefits include vacation, sick leave, holiday pay, and pro-rated medical insurance based on MCC’s personnel policies.

POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED

APPLICATION AVAILABLE AT http://www.mnchurches.org/about/employment.html

SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATION TO

Minnesota Council of Churches * 122 West Franklin Ave #100 * Minneapolis  MN  55404

Phone: 612-230-3204 * FAX: 612-870-3622 * pat.sample@mnchurches.org

The Minnesota Council of Churches is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Minnesota Council of Churches