Georgia Organics is a dynamic and team-driven nonprofit connecting organic food from Georgia farms to Georgia families. Since 1997, the organization has served as a statewide leader in the good food movement to grow healthy foods, farms, and families.
Job Description: The Development Coordinator is a full-time, 40-hour per week position that supports Georgia Organics in its fundraising and donor relationships. Our donors include individuals, foundations, corporations, and government donors. The Development Coordinator reports to the Development Director and engages with all staff to foster an organizational culture that honors the vital role donors play in advancing the organization’s mission. Specific duties include the following. Assists in acquiring new members and donors and stewards relationships. Conducts prospect research. Edits proposals, reports, and other written materials. Prepares gift acknowledgement letters. Maintains up-to-date files in the database, paper files, and internal share drive. Administers donor database including updating donor information and designing and generating reports and queries. Maintains a calendar of upcoming grant proposal deadlines. Executes direct marketing campaigns including e-mail and paper-based mailings to donors and constituents. Writes content for website and social media. Drafts correspondence. Coordinates special events. Assists Development Director and Program Directors with grant writing. Tracks success against annual and multi-year fundraising targets. Prepares development reports for the management team and board of directors. May supervise projects carried out by interns and administrative staff. Other responsibilities as required.
Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree and two years of related professional experience. Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Excel.
Preferred Qualifications: Superior writing, editing, and web-based research skills. Ability to articulate the mission and programs of Georgia Organics in a clear and compelling manner. Strong interpersonal skills. Detail-oriented and proactive. Experience with database management (especially eTapestry), donor research, grants, email marketing/fundraising, member relations, public speaking, special events, other fundraising activities, and/or closely related functions are pluses.
Compensation: The salary range is $35,000 to $45,000 commensurate with experience and includes health insurance, retirement investment options, and generous paid time off.
How to Apply: By June 7, 2016, please email a cover letter describing your interest in Georgia Organics and how your experience has prepared you for this particular role; a resume; and a writing sample, all as one PDF file to email@example.com. Include “Development Coordinator” in the subject line.