Sr. Development Coordinator - WC

1 week ago
Job ID
Woodbourne Center
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


The Woodbourne Center, a Nexus Family Member, supports and cares for children and their families who have become involved in the child welfare system, the juvenile justice system, and mental health programs, and gives children new coping skills, a foundation in education, and a positive self-outlook. Family-centered, trauma-informed, psychiatric residential programing addresses harmful sexual behaviors and emotional and behavioral issues. Treatment Foster Care is also offered through the site.




The Senior Development Coordinator will be responsible for managing a portfolio of donors and major giving prospects; conducting personal visits for identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship purposes; developing strategies for cultivation and solicitation of donor prospects as well as timelines for gifts; outreach activities; grant writing; and database management.

Executes a solicitation strategy to identify new donors and reach fundraising goals. Accountable for cultivating relationships with individuals and organizations, including corporations and foundations to meet annual fundraising goals. Partner with the Corporate Creative Services/Communications and Development staff to develop, distribute and maintain development and public relations materials. Provide site fundraising/development support activities including gift processing and acknowledgement, donor recognition and stewardship, and database management. Create and maintain donor contact records; run queries, reports, and exports following established Raiser’s Edge protocols. Lead, coordinate and promote special fundraising events with a focus on growth in funds and contacts (e.g. volunteer committee, invitations, pre-and day-of event details, donor follow up strategy, financial reporting, etc.). Secure speakers for charitable events and community meetings, to increase awareness of charitable, nonprofit, or political causes. Support Nexus’ diversity efforts and ensure appropriate representation in all communications.


Bachelor’s degree in communications, human services, or related field required, plus a minimum of 5 years job-related experience in fundraising/development;

  • Prefer experience with donor relations, event planning, and/or volunteer management within fundraising;
  • Requires superior writing, editing, and grammar skills; prefer solid presentation skills.
  • Requires strong computer skills and the ability to use Microsoft Office software.
  • Prefer training and/or experience in Raiser’s Edge or related donor management software.



Must be able to sit at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.

  • Must have visual acuity conducive to extensive computer monitor work.
  • Must be able to twist, bend, and stretch in a manner conducive to the execution of daily activities within an office environment.
  • Travel up to approximately 10% annually via air and ground transportation.
  • Must be able to drive to community outreach events, as needed, using one’s own vehicle.



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