The Development Coordinator for the School of Public Affairs (SPA) is responsible for coordinating and executing events and activities in support of SPA fundraising campaigns. The Development Coordinator provides administrative support to the SPA Development office and serves as a liaison to the SPA Dean’s Office and other internal offices as needed. The Development Coordinator will also serve as a liaison to the Annual Fund and Stewardship and Donor Relations teams on the regular solicitation, recognition, and engagement of current donors. This position is also responsible for processing donations for the School of Public Affairs and managing the logistics for SPA Development focused events. Additionally, the Development Coordinator assists the SPA Development team by providing research on donors and prospects in preparation for meetings, as well as for campaign and event briefings.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution
Demonstrate a strong attention to detail, ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines, and the ability to analyze and articulate reasons for giving
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Familiarity with customer relationship management software, knowledge of gift processing procedures, research, and data management
Internal Number: 14623
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