The Advancement Coordinator will play a critical role in advancing the mission of Jill’s House through a multi-faceted approach involving fundraising events and donor care. S/he will have exposure to a broad scope of fundraising responsibilities including donor communications, operations, annual fund, etc. The Advancement Coordinator will work closely with Jill’s House investors to cultivate a joyful spirit of service and tangible impact as a liaison to the overall fundraising efforts.
- Manage all aspects of the Jill’s House Annual Giving program, including securing and fostering new donor relationships, and maintaining existing, non-major donor relationships.
- Working with the Community Relations Coordinator, develop donor communications throughout the year to aid in annual fund efforts directly correlated to events and scheduled appeals.
- Steward and develop the Jill’s House Celebration Circle, including all efforts to secure new donors and further develop relationships with existing donors.
- In coordination with the Community Relations Coordinator, plan, implement, promote and track all aspects of the annual Giving Day campaign.
- Manage the Jill’s House recurring giving program.
- Assist with the pursuit of new donors as necessary.
- Perform analysis of existing, and research on potential donors and donor groups.
- Track data on: volunteers who donate, and donors who become volunteers; event return-on-investment; and National Program advancement efforts.
- Coordinate additional aspects of the advancement program as needed.
- Cultivate a community of mission-driven investors centered on the vision, mission, and values of Jill’s House.
Desired Skills and Qualifications
- Enthusiasm for the mission of Jill’s House.
- Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills with keen attention to detail and experience crafting professional, external-facing communications.
- Joyful and outgoing spirit with a desire to cultivate strong and intentional relationships for the betterment of the mission.
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a team on a variety of projects simultaneously, manage his/her time effectively to meet deadlines, and gracefully navigate competing priorities.
- A fervent personal faith in Jesus Christ, and a desire to fulfill roles and responsibilities in a manner that reflect His love and service.
Education and Experience
- A bachelor’s degree required.
- Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in event and nonprofit management.
- Understanding and experience in nonprofit fundraising management and reporting.