Development Coordinator (Foundation Partnership)


Job Description


Work Location : US - Atlanta, GA Type of Post : Not Applicable Other Possible Location : Funding : APPROVED Expected Travel : up to 10% Type of Contract : Language Requirement : ENGLISH Application Deadline : Employee Duration : Full-Time

Foundation partnerships and the resources they generate are integral to CARE's mission to save lives, defeat poverty, and achieve social justice. From smaller foundations contributing catalytic funding to large donors like the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that share CARE's aspiration to leverage learning to achieve results at scale, these partnerships span sectors and geographies and require unique strategies for cultivation, stewardship, and growth. As one of nine members of the Foundation Partnerships team, the Development Coordinator will provide an integral support function which includes research and Analysis, Knowledge Management, and multifaceted Coordination &Logistics. This role provides operational support for team leadership and relationship managers, allowing them to focus on external Fundraising, donor relationships and strategy, while feeling confident that the research, support and logistics functions necessary for excellent donor stewardship & internal coordination.


Research and Analysis

Under the guidance of team leadership, the Development Coord. will support formative research and analysis for the Foundation Partnerships team. This will include updating and creating research profiles, & evaluating trends/opportunities within foundation philanthropy. The Development Coordinator will closely monitor foundation partners & prospects through tracking grant allocations & strategy changes. This position will also develop/contribute to original team research products. Coordination and Logistics

The Dev. Coord. will be responsible for coordination & logistical support, including event/retreat planning & donor meeting support. This includes working with various types of vendors/procurement processes and more. Office Management duties will entail ordering supplies, equipment, preparing and facilitating visitor arrangements, and troubleshooting issues and inefficiencies. This position will also assist with expenses, budgets and provide specific administrative support to team AVP and ED. Knowledge Management

With direction from team leadership, this position will be responsible for ongoing knowledge management across an array of essential platforms for CARE. This includes maintaining internal and external websites and continuous updating and organization of both the SharePoint and Teams sites for the team, as well as identifying new content and strategic resources for cross-team use. The Dev. Coord.will serve also serve as the key team resource for Salesforce and other donor tracking mechanisms.


Bachelor's Degree At least three years' experience in a related role supporting senior staff and team members. Excellent writing, editing, and organizational skills. Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills. Ability to effectively meet deadlines, manage multiple responsibilities and priorities, and achieve results under pressure. Initiative-driven problem-solver who can work independently and efficiently under general direction. Project and Event Management experience. Experience working as part of a remote team. Advanced computer skills, including with Word, Powerpoint, Sharepoint, Excel, Teams and other Microsoft Office applications, as well as Zoom.

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