Development and Raiser’s Edge Coordinator

The Development and Raiser’s Edge Coordinator will be responsible for a variety of projects related to gift processing, grant management, individual giving, major gifts, corporate partnerships and special events. The position will require the ability to remain flexible and adaptable regarding work assignments. This position reports to the Chief Development and Business Relations Officer.

  • Conduct all data entry including new donor information, donor updates, prospects, donor contacts and membership data entry
  • Generate gift acknowledgements and administer stewardship components of gift process
  • Provide database support for annual fundraising, memberships, special events, and special campaigns
  • Collaborate with the Associate Director of Special Events and Corporate Relations to administer external donation requests
  • Maintain electronic and physical donor files
  • Develop standard and non-standard queries and reports
  • Conduct prospect research and provide donor profiles to fundraising team
  • Coordinate the logistics of direct mail and other fundraising campaigns including segmentation of file, trend analysis, list exports, and coordination with printer, mail house and outside consultants
  • Train appropriate staff and volunteers in data entry standards, running basic queries and report generation, as needed
  • Manage office supply orders for Development staff
  • Analyze current Raiser’s Edge procedures and make recommendations for optimization of donor database
  • Research prospective donors and share with team for donation solicitation
  • Cultivate and develop relationships with emerging professionals
  • Participate in professional development activities to enhance knowledge and skills, including reading fundraising periodicals, journals and e-newsletters, attending professional development conferences, and other related activities.

Special Events:

  • Administer gift process of sponsor payments and acknowledgements,
  • Assist with auction logistics & solicitations; acquire in-kind donations,
  • Assist the Associate Director of Special Events and Corporate Relations with the acquisition of sponsorships (new and old)
  • Assist with the management of event volunteers/staff
  • Collaborate with the Associate Director of Special Events and Corporate Relations to execute the Museum’s Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash, Something’s Brewing and gala after party events.
  • Evening and Weekend Hours as required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least one year of experience with Raiser’s Edge
  • Great research and data management skills required

Please send resume and cover letter to Elaine at eblattner@miamichildrensmuseum.org with the subject line Development and Raiser’s Edge Coordinator.