The Development Coordinator provides administrative support to the Carey Business School Development and Alumni Relations Office and serves to advance the Carey Business School's fundraising efforts by fostering a culture of donor-focused stewardship and relationship building throughout the institution. The Development Coordinator is charged with directing the comprehensive stewardship program, including donor fund reporting, stewardship events, and all other donor relations activities. This position reports to the Director of Campaign Operations.
Responsibilities include processing gifts and pledges; drafting and preparing correspondences, briefings and stewardship reports; reviewing annual giving mailing and phone-a-thon schedules; organizing and submitting invoices and travel reimbursements; coordinating, executing and staffing events; management of School's pledge reminders process, performing donor prospect research; maintaining data in ALADIN, the Development and Alumni Relations database; and other duties as assigned.
The primary duties and responsibilities of the job:
Report generation, production, and distribution
Personalize stewardship materials for donors
"Give to Carey" website maintenance
Oversee account structure for incoming gifts
Liaise with finance department and central development office
New Donor support
Management of student worker(s)
Operations office administration
High School Diploma/GED required. Bachelor's degree preferred. Three years related experience required. Directly related experience with fundraising and stewardship related activities strongly preferred. Familiarity with the Johns Hopkins Institutions, JHU administrative and financial systems, and the ALADIN database are preferred. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula (30 undergraduate degree credits/semester hours or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.)
Knowledge and Skill:
Proven administrative skills in calendaring, email and print correspondence and record keeping.
Exceptional organizational skills and customer service.
Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with external constituents, alumni, students and school leadership.
Superior writing and editing skills, including the ability to draft original materials, such as correspondence, invitations, briefings and minutes.
Skilled in handling multiple deadlines, rapidly changing situations, and managing multiple projects.
Ability to support all levels of a tightly integrated team, while also executing routine projects autonomously.
Strong research skills, including the ability to determine when and what research is needed and identify and leverage relevant resources.
Ability to gather data, interpret and compile in to readily understood formats/reports/spreadsheets to support projects or discussions at meetings.
Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, a proactive work style, attention to detail, and the ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
A high degree of professionalism, discretion, diplomacy, and confidentiality.
Expertise in MS Office Suite skills - especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
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