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Senior Development Coordinator

Hands On Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia / Possible partial remote
Closing date
Apr 24, 2024

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Focus Areas
Philanthropy / Social Responsibility
Job Function
Development / Fundraising
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Experience Level

Job Details


We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced fundraising professional who shares our passion for service and our civic pride. At Hands On Atlanta, we mobilize the community to tackle our city’s most pressing needs. With over 40,000 volunteers, 150+ nonprofit partners, and a diverse array of programs, we’re making Atlanta a more engaged and equitable community for all.

Some things you should know

  • We have a storied, 35-year history of serving the Atlanta community

  • We are a team of fun, community-minded service nerds

  • We like to work hard and aren’t afraid to roll up our sleeves when necessary

  • We enjoy a highly-collaborative, hybrid (both in-office and work from home) work environment

Job Description

About the position

We’re seeking a Sr. Coordinator of Development who knows fundraising inside and out. You’ll be diving into grant writing, individual giving and even some event planning. Got creativity? Great! We need it for sharing our impact through emails, reports and newsletters. You’ll be working across departments, researching and cultivating relationships, meeting big goals, and helping lead the charge in donor recognition and stewardship.

This position reports directly to the Director of Development, who is a member of the Hands On Atlanta Senior Leadership team. 

Role & Responsibilities

  •  Fundraising Knowledge – Familiarity with fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to the Atlanta nonprofit sector. Ability to develop and execute impactful annual fundraising campaigns, maximizing donor engagement and lasting support.

  • Grant Management – Ability to craft winning proposals and oversee the full grant lifecycle with precision.

  • Communication Skills – Excellent written and verbal communication abilities for grant writing, donor stewardship and team collaboration.

  • Tech Savvy – Experience working with donor databases (Salesforce experience a plus).

  • Organization Skills – Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines without dropping the ball.

  • Team Player – Experience working collaboratively across departments and groups, driving toward shared goals.

Preferred Experience

You might describe yourself like this…

You’re a relationship builder and love the details.  As far as you are concerned, anything worth doing is worth doing right.  You stay focused and nothing falls through the cracks on your watch. You volunteer for new challenges without waiting to be asked.  You’re going to take ownership of the time you spend with us and truly make a difference.

The fine print

·       Full-Time

·       Office Location:  384 Northyards Blvd - The Gathering Spot

·       Warehouse Location:  970 Jefferson Street

·       Must live in the State of Georgia, in close proximity to Atlanta

·       Education Level: Bachelor's Degree +

·       Experience Level: 2+ years

·       Valid GA driver’s license required

Equal Opportunity Employer

Hands On Atlanta provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hands On Atlanta complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Atlanta
  • Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: > 2 years
  • Possible partial remote



Atlanta is the most civically engaged and equitable community in the world.


We mobilize the Atlanta community to tackle our city’s most pressing needs.

Company info
(404) 979-2800
384 Northyards Blvd NW
United States

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