We’re Hiring – Development Coordinator

May 24, 2019 9:47 am Published by Leave your thoughts The Central Sierra Historical Society & Museum is now accepting applications for the position of Development Coordinator. To apply please e-mail your resume, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation to Lisa Monteiro at lisa@sierrahistorical.org.   Job Title: Development Coordinator Reports to: CSHS Board of Directors Classification: Full-time, salary with performance-based bonuses Wage: Dependent on Qualifications (Range $40,000 – $60,000) Benefits: Negotiable   Description: The Development Coordinator is responsible for leading and overseeing all organizational fundraising efforts. Working closely with the Development Committee, Board of Directors, Board of Trustees and Museum Manager, they will create and develop strategic plans for reaching the organization’s fundraising goals including but not limited to giving programs, events, grant writing, donor relations and cultivation, marketing, new campaigns, and media communications. Responsibilities:
  • Develop, oversee, and implement annual fundraising strategy directed toward individual donors, corporate giving, sponsorships, events, grant writing, and marketing
  • Collaborate with Board of Directors and Trustees on identifying and writing grants; assist with grant compliance and reporting
  • Cultivate and grow a network of individuals, companies, families, corporations, government agencies, politicians, schools, etc.
  • Create and implement a major gifts program, capital campaigns, and an endowment
  • Manage communication with Board of Directors finance committee
  • Lead all written and digital marketing efforts
  • Work with Board of Directors and Museum Manager to implement a communication strategy that supports fundraising goals
  • Develop metrics to assess the effectiveness of current fund-raising strategies
  • Identify and prioritize funding needs
  • Work with Membership Coordinator to manage donor database; track and acknowledge individual donations
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications & Requirements:
  • Passion for and commitment to the Central Sierra Historical Society’s mission and guiding values
  • Bachelor’s degree or experience, knowledge, and skills that will enable you perform and excel in required responsibilities
  • Experience in fundraising, grant writing, and best practices
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated record of success in generating significant contributions
  • Experience with donor database management, specifically Donor Perfect
  • Superior written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, project management, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a collaborative team environment
  • Creativity and vision for growth
  • Valid California Driver’s License


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