Donor Relations Coordinator

Posting Date: 02/08/2019
Job Category: Fundraising/Development/Grantseeking
Organization: Volunteers of America Michigan
City Position is located: Southfield
Position Description (include how to apply):

Under the supervision of the Director of Development and Communications, create and produce content, assist in publishing and participate in other department initiatives. The Donor Relations Coordinator will support the creation and implementation of strategic initiatives and processes to advance VOAMI’s visibility, increase brand awareness, strengthen impact, engage the community and lead to long-term sustainability.

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities

Donor Relations

  • Build and maintain a personal portfolio of 60 – 80 prospect
  • Raise pre-determined amount of new money per fiscal year with annual increases pursuant to the development budget
  • Monitor progress toward fundraising goals to ensure goals are met
  • Work with Director of Development and Communications to qualify new leads through direct mail, online-giving and research efforts
  • Develop and maintain an ongoing 12 – 24 month engagement and cultivation plan that will both enhance and work in partnership with current and future initiatives and events
  • Support Director of Development and Communications in coordinating fundraisers, including setting up and preparing for donor meetings, sponsorship solicitations, guest list management and tracking pledges 

Communications and Relationship Development

  • Coordinate the execution of marketing campaigns

Adopt A Family 

  • Maintain and supervise the processes, procedures and technical systems associated with the Adopt A Family program

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in non-profit administration, communication, marketing, public relations, or related field
  • 3+ years experience in fundraising or communications environments
  • Experience with fund development and grant writing; proven track record of achieving fundraising targets 

Applicants must apply on our website at

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