NPH USA is dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean by supporting the Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos network of homes for orphaned, abandoned and disadvantaged children. We provide a loving family, security, education, health care, and leadership development opportunities to children in nine countries.
The Midwest Region Development Coordinator’s primary role is to conduct event planning and coordinate of regional events. Secondarily, the position also supports the Regional Development Team in their goals to increase the current level of giving from existing donors and secure giving from new donors for NPH. The Development Coordinator is expected to engage in various fundraising activities including event fundraising, child sponsorship drives, associate board events, and third party events under the oversight of the Regional Director.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
Gala and Other Events Administration (70%)
Lead the event planning, execution and follow-up to assure that the events are successful and that event attendees are followed up with according to plan.
Recruit and manage event committees and volunteers to assist with planning and operation.
Coordinate post-event communication process (i.e. thank you notes, calls, emails, etc.) to assure that we have followed up with all event attendees.
General Administrative (20%)
Answer regional phone calls and emails.
Monitor/order office supplies and marketing materials for regional office.
Manage relationships with and payment of office and event vendors.
Input and extract donor related information in Salesforce and serve as regional expert on the database, regularly running reports and generating lists.
Coordinate in-house mailings to donors as needed.
Support Midwest Regional Board, attend meetings, take minutes.
Other administrative duties as assigned.
Manage Young Professionals Board
Recruit and manage regional office volunteers and interns
Identify and remind LYBUNTS in the $360-$1000 range not being managed by RD and DM.
Conduct donor research
Serve as the regional liaison between third party trip groups and the National Trips Coordinator
As needed, assist with Midwest Region directed trips to NPH homes
Qualifications / Requirements / Other
Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred
Previous experience coordinating events preferred
Self-motivated, with demonstrated ability to develop a plan and see it through to completion with minimal oversight.
Excellent relationship building and communication (oral and written) skills. Previous donor/customer/client service experience required.
Minimum of 1 – 2 years of previous development/fundraising/sales experience.
Strong organizational and project management skills with ability to juggle multiple priorities and pay close attention to details.
Strong analytical skills with ability to work effectively with a team-driven, mission-oriented business.
Passion for the mission of NPH and for the development profession.
Spanish fluency is a plus.
Compensation commensurate with previous experience and achievement of targets.
The Development Coordinator reports to the Regional Director, who reports to the VP of Development. This role supports much of the work initiated by the Development Manager and Regional Director. Total staff size of national organization is approximately 30; local team size is 3.
How to Apply:
Submit resume and cover letter. Please no phone calls or outside agencies. NPH USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity in the workplace and encourage applicants from all backgrounds.