ASHG seeks a Development Coordinator to work in collaboration with the Associate Director of Organizational Advancement to enhance the Society’s fundraising efforts. This position is responsible for assisting with implementation of the Society’s fundraising and donor stewardship plans, providing support for the Associate Director of Organizational Advancement, and performing administrative operations for the department. The position will interact with members, donors, and senior staff.
Duties and Responsibilities
Research and identify donor and funder prospects and coordinate strategies for collecting leads and qualifying prospects (e.g., wealth screenings).
Assist with carrying out fundraising appeals to members and other key donor segments, including direct mail, email, and social media campaigns.
Collaborate with Associate Director to cultivate prospects through verbal and written communications, including phone/video conversations, letters of inquiry, and proposals.
Donor Stewardship (40%)
Craft stewardship communications pieces, including thank you letters, newsletters, and annual report.
Serve as first point of contact for donors and funders and liaise with staff to ensure timely execution of donor/funder contractual commitments and invoicing.
Assist with qualitative and quantitative program outcomes and impact measurements and reporting.
Assist with planning and executing fundraising and stewardship events, including the awards reception and corporate partners events.
Maintain fundraising and donor stewardship records in Salesforce CRM, including prospect engagement plans and correspondence, fundraising campaigns, and contribution records.
Support the Associate Director of Organizational Advancement by helping to schedule prospect/donor meetings and coordinating follow-up and action on other donor/funder engagement activities.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required, with 2 years of experience in fundraising and/or communications preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel).
Experience with Salesforce or other CRM preferred.
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
ASHG is a dynamic professional community of human genetics researchers, clinicians and other specialists who work at the leading edge of discovery, generating new genetic knowledge and translating it rapidly to improve human health and well-being. A non-profit founded in 1948, ASHG has 7,500 members worldwide; hosts more than 8,000 attendees annually at the world’s largest genetics and genomics meeting; publishes influential, innovative, and field-leading journals; and undertakes a growing array of public outreach, education, policy and advocacy programs throughout the year. ASHG is a dynamic and healthy organization with 26 staff, an annual budget of approximately $7 million, and substantial reserves.
ASHG offices are located in Rockville, MD near White Flint Metro in new office space with free parking, onsite fitness facility, and dining options. [Note: ASHG is currently working remotely until further notice.] We offer a work environment with a great mission, collegial team, and professional trust and respect. We also offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including flexible schedules and a telework policy; a generous 403(b) pension plan; and excellent vacation, ...medical and dental plans.
ASHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds.