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We're Hiring: Development Coordinator

Nov 18, 2022

EdVestors advances equitable, meaningful education that prepares every Boston student to activate their power and shape their future. EdVestors invites nominations and applications for the position of Coordinator, Development and Events. Reporting to the Development Manager, the Development Coordinator is an integral part of the EdVestors’ development team, composed of the SVP for External Relations, Development Manager and Development Coordinator. The Coordinator will be responsible for the daily administrative functions of EdVestors’ funding base, database administration and special events. The Coordinator will support the team in gift acknowledgement, database management, prospect research, grant writing, and communications. The Coordinator will play an important role in helping to raise over $5 million annually to support EdVestors’ education grantmaking, program activities, and operations.


Development Administration

  • Assist SVP for External Relations and the development team in administering gift acknowledgment, tracking of funds, and communications with the internal team.
  • Update and maintain Salesforce database, including existing reports and identification of new reports that are helpful in stewardship and forecasting.
  • Work closely with the Finance team to maintain financial record keeping related to incoming donor funds, audit reports, gift processing, and forecasting based on donor capacity and history.
  • Provide analysis of donor data and assist the SVP for External Relations in preparing for board presentations.
  • Prepare materials for donor meetings and special events, etc.
  • Identify and research foundations, corporations, and potential individual donors.

Event Planning

  • Plan, coordinate, and implement EdVestors’ major annual events, including the School on the Move Prize Ceremony and the Education Showcase.
  • Coordinate other donor-related events throughout the year such as breakfast events, receptions, and other donor cultivation activities.
  • Manage logistical details, and prepare outreach materials and lists for events.
  • Coordinate event volunteers and systems, such as registration, donation platforms, etc.


  • Support Development Manager in report writing, donor and prospect mailings, event invitations, and annual appeals.
  • Support the Strategic Communications Manager to develop collateral materials, and regularly update website content related to development.


  • Take part in EdVestors activities related to organization-wide or other fundraising events.
  • Undertake other duties or special projects as assigned.

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