The Development Coordinator will be a member of the development and marketing team. Under supervision of the development director, the development coordinator serves as the Lincoln Sustainable Team Leader and is accountable for the overall coordination and implementation of the annual sustainable funding plan and timeline. Articulates and supports the vision, mission, goals and core values of the Nebraska FFA Foundation and its sustainable funding program. This individual will increase fundraising capacity and be a touchpoint to the Nebraska FFA foundation with all partners.
Specific responsibilities include
The Development Coordinator will take on personally all tasks needed to fulfill each element of the sustainable funding plan, which includes events to connect the public with the work of the Nebraska FFA Foundation. Attend annual Benevon® workshops with team and any other required trainings or conferences. Coordinates Pipeline Team meetings and ensures team is prepared for coaching calls. Serves as an ambassador and tour guide for most Mission True Blue events. Makes follow-up calls to all Mission True Blue guests in conjunction with executive director and/or development director. Ensures that all data is captured in Your Cause® donor database tracking system. Develop, recruit, manage, motivate and mentor a network of volunteers with a wide range of responsibilities and commitments. Schedule, coordinate and serve as a key presenter for public introductory events and insure all involved participants are well-prepared. Assist development director with a thorough donor cultivation, acknowledgement and stewardship system and maintain consistent contact with donors and volunteers.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Agriculture Sciences and Natural Resources, Agriculture Education, Agriculture Communications, Education, or Marketing; and experiences related to training, sales, account management, community development and fundraising.
- Ability to understand and explain decisions and recommendations.
- Ability to reason, judge, compare, calculate, evaluate and critique such information as written materials, numerical data, responses to customer needs and/or other related activities.
- Ability to complete work in an acceptable timeframe and manage a variety of detailed tasks and responsibilities simultaneously and with accuracy to meet deadlines, goals, and objectives to satisfy internal and external customer needs related to the job.
- Ability to operate a telephone and respond to calls and in person inquiries. Ability to move about the office with occasional reaching and bending.
- Ability to successfully interact with and represent the organization to staff, board members, customers, and the public at all levels.
- Ability to use the computer and various software that is related to carrying out essential responsibilities of the position. This involves reading the screen and keying/typing information.
- Ability to travel by auto or commercial transportation to carry out essential responsibilities.
- Ability to work from foundation office in Lincoln, Nebraska.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license from the state in which you reside.
Requirements of the job include the ability to do the work, with or without reasonable accommodations. It is the Foundation’s policy to make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Leadership retains the right to add, subtract or change responsibilities of the position at any time. The Nebraska FFA Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. This is a full time salaried position, exempt from overtime pay. Salary based on experience and includes benefits. May 2019 graduates may apply. Please apply by sending your cover letter, resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for application is December 1, 2018.