Development Coordinator

6 days left

Atlanta, GA
$30,000 to $40,000 annualized, commensurate with experience
Oct 04, 2019
Oct 28, 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Willingness to Travel
Not willing to travel

HOF is accepting applications for the role of Development Coordinator. This position works with the Director of Development to manage and expand HOF’s membership program and execute the annual development plan. Membership program management includes member acquisition and cultivation; program benefits benchmarking and evaluation; and strategy development to ensure the program’s ongoing effectiveness and growth through engaging membership campaigns. Other development-related duties include grant management, sponsorship solicitation and fulfillment, communications with donors, and cultivation and recognition events.

Role and Accountabilities:


• Develop and execute an annual membership plan, with targeted strategies for acquisition, retention, and upgrades to expand current membership and meet annual budget

• Serve as the primary point of contact for all HOF members

• Coordinate regular outreach campaigns via direct mail, email, and phone

• Develop enhanced member benefits, including special members-only programs and events

• Work with Administrative Coordinator to ensure memberships are recorded and member cards and benefits are distributed in an accurate and timely manner

• Help conceive, set, implement, and evaluate strategies that grow HOF’s base of support.

• Develop compelling member benefits and engagement opportunities, including members-only events

• Coordinate production of and generate copy for all membership collateral materials


• Coordinate donor mailings for fundraising campaigns and special events

• Plan and execute donor cultivation and recognition events, including donor programming at special events

• Identify and research new government, corporate, foundation, and private funding prospects

• Establish a grant management system to ensure timely reports, acknowledgements, proposals, and stewardship

• Work with Director of Development to craft compelling letters of intent, grant proposals, and donor reports

• Track and collect quantitative and qualitative data on programs and activities

• Produce reports and lists, as needed

• Support the Director of Development with prospect research and donor relations

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


• Exceptional verbal and written communication

• Customer service mindset

• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with a diverse group of professionals

• Ability to work within a complex institution with all levels of leadership, staff, volunteers, members, and donors

• Flexible, works well under pressure and deadlines

• Curious, motivated, and willing to self-learn

• Strong administrative and organizational skills

• Experience with database programs, especially SalesForce

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs–Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

• Self-starter with demonstrated improvement of administrative processes, ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

• Must be available to work additional evening and weekend hours at special events and programs


• Experience with Square or other point-of-sale systems

• Familiarity with Mailchimp, Click & Pledge, and Eventbrite platforms

• Knowledge of Oakland’s history, events, etc.

The person in this position ascends/descends stairs to access office space and resources and may occasionally lift boxes and equipment up to 15 pounds.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should email their letter of interest and resume to 

Position Classification:

This position is full-time. Salary is $30,000 - $40,000 annualized, commensurate with experience.

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