Development Coordinator – Digital Fundraising

  • Washington DC
  • Nov 25, 2020
Full time Social Media Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

OPENS: 11/24/2020
CLOSES: 12/10/2020
Position Title: Development Coordinator – Digital Fundraising
Location: Washington, D.C. / National Headquarters
Reports to: Director of Corporate Development

Organization: The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is a non-profit organization and serves as the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with over 1,000 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit

Position Description:
The Development Coordinator is responsible for coordinating gift processing and digital fundraising donor services through email solicitation and online campaigns. This includes creating online fundraising campaign strategies, content materials, and marketing for each campaign. Manages tracks digital fundraising revenue streams from start to finish. Responsible for maintaining and implementing a data system to track donations and donors. Assists with the preparation of reports and benchmarks. Maintaining relationships with existing sponsors, targeting, and creating new relationships with potential sponsors to maintain and/or increase donor contributions and fundraising for the organization. Execute and displays excellent customer service with all sponsors and/or potential sponsors. Executes contractual agreements and collections commitments. Works closely with the Director of Corporate Development to set performance benchmarks and targets across all fundraising channels and for digital deliverables for Corporate Sponsors and Community Partners.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Project manages and tracks digital fundraising revenue streams, including creating online fundraising campaign strategies, coordinating content creation, copy, graphics, webpages, surveys, and other materials for each campaign.
• Design and implement outbound email appeals from start to finish to solicit funds and engage donors and prospects—segment based on numerous criteria, including giving history and stage of the donor life cycle.
• Establish and maintain a digital campaign calendar to plan and implement all aspects of the program, from preparation to launch and reporting. 
• Manage content of new and ongoing assets, including donation forms, crowdfunding campaigns, welcome series, and other elements of the digital user experience.
• Assist with the development of an emerging new acquisition program focused on email acquisition and fundraising conversion on multiple platforms.
• Input individual donor information in the fundraising CRM system
• Work closely with Social Media Manager to coordinate fundraisers.
• Assists in the creation and further development and of development materials as required
• Provides other administrative support assigned, including but not limited to developing presentations and report generation
• Assist with individual and corporate prospect research and wealth screening as requires
• Works closely with the Director of Corporate Development to set performance benchmarks and targets across all digital fundraising channels and deliverables for Corporate Sponsors and Community Partners.
• Evaluates and reports on monthly project accomplishments and budgets.
• Drafts correspondence and acknowledgment letters for CEO Signature.

Other Duties: Please note this job description does not cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Excellent skills in oral and written communication
• Ability to manage responsibilities independently
• Ability to work effectively with potential donors at high levels of corporations
• Ability to cultivate positive working relationships internally and externally
• Detailed Oriented
• Working knowledge of fundraising and development for nonprofit organizations
• Experience with digital fundraising internet tools, using social networks and online communication
• Knowledge of database software
• Excellent customer service

Minimum Qualifications Include: LULAC is looking for an experienced professional with the following qualifications:
• Masters or bachelor’s degree in marketing or associated field
• Three to five years’ experience in fundraising with emphasis on digital fundraising
• Knowledge of a wide range of donor engagement and solicitation strategies
• Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel, Power point, and an expierence in database management.
• Ability to communicate fluently in Spanish and English

Work Status: United States Citizen or Permanent Resident Required

Salary Range: $ 42,000-$45,000
Commensurate according to years of experience. All employees must meet a 6-month probationary period. Continuation of this position after one year is dependent on the successful candidate meeting jointly determined performance goals.

• Accrual of 4 hours of sick time and 4 hours of vacation time per pay period.
• 10 Paid Federal Holidays
• Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance available for enrollment
• Retirement Plan

How to Apply: Candidates should submit their resume demonstrating qualifications, education and work experience required for the position. All applications must be submitted electronically to by 5:00pm EST on the closing date. Any questions may be directed via email to the Human Resource Officer at

LULAC is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. LULAC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote, and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. LULAC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.


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