• Development Coordinator

    Posted: 07/01/2021

    Position Summary
    The Development Coordinator assists with the successful facilitation of the school’s fundraising effort to support its programs, services, and capital needs and to secure its longevity. The position will report directly to the Development Director. This is a full-time, exempt salary, and benefits-eligible position. Hours include regular office hours, Monday-Friday with occasional weekends and holidays.

    Position Responsibilities
    • Establishes and maintains positive relationships with potential and existing donors
    • Facilitates accurate gift recordings and gift acknowledgments using a CRM database
    • Creates accurate constituent queries and reports using a CRM database
    • Creates digital and print mailing lists using a CRM database
    • Facilitates in-kind donations, including coordinating item receipt/distribution and gifts recording and acknowledgments
    • Ensures ongoing gift revenue reconciliation with the Finance Department
    • Facilitates annual charitable solicitation licensing in all applicable jurisdictions via contracted vendor
    • Accurately maintains fundraising-related financial and legal records
    •Provides departmental administrative support, including purchase orders facilitation and invoice payments, office organization, mail, print materials restocking, etc.
    • Assists with producing special events including auctions, donor cultivation events, donor appreciation celebrations, and other internal and external events

    Education and Experience Requirements
    • Associate degree from an accredited college or university required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Minimum 1 year of related experience
    • Proficiency with a constituent relationship management program or other database; Raiser’s Edge preferred
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office’s program suite

    Position Skills/Aptitudes
    • Strong interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence
    • Extraordinary attention to detail, well-honed time-management skills, and organizational prowess
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently
    • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
    • Ability to simultaneously conduct numerous projects
    • Proven commitment and ability to meet strict deadlines

    Physical Demands
    The position requires the employee to be able to walk unaided up and down hills and over uneven terrain, bend, stoop, and have use of fine and gross motor skills. The employee is frequently required to use hands to handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls and to speak clearly and effectively. Ability to work standing and lift up to 40 pounds. Must be able to work holidays and occasional weekends.

    Please submit the following materials by e-mail to jobs@folkschool.org or by USPS to:

    Human Resources Manager
    John C. Campbell Folk School
    One Folk School Road Brasstown, NC 28902

    1. Interest statement that details your relevant experience and knowledge/skills
    2. Resume
    3. Contact information for three references, two must be professional references

    Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    John C. Campbell Folk School is an EEO Employer. EEO employers are committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.