Feet in 2 Worlds (Fi2W) seeks a Development Coordinator to support the Executive Producer and Advisory Board with fund-raising from foundation and individuals. The Development Coordinator position is a part-time, six-month appointment with the opportunity to extend for the right fit, pending funding.
Over the past four months, Fi2W has engaged a Development Consultant to develop a plan for fund-raising to support the project, including foundation grants and individual giving. Fi2W now seeks a Development Coordinator to support implementation of the plan by managing proposals to foundations and coordinating a crowdfunding campaign. The Development Coordinator will work with the continued guidance of the Development Consultant and the support of Fi2Ws Executive Producer, Managing Editor and Advisory Board.
Monitoring and managing a spreadsheet of foundation prospects and deadlines
Coordinating introductions to foundations for the Executive Producer or Advisory Board members as appropriate
Preparing foundation grant proposals according to the guidelines of each individual opportunity
Coordinating the necessary attachments for grant proposals
Facilitating the successful and timely submission of grant proposals
Following-up on grant proposals
Supporting the development of a crowdfunding campaign as directed, including: researching and selecting a platform, drafting and editing copy; and coordinating the creation of a video
Developing a communications calendar for the campaign and organizing, segmenting, cleaning, and updating e-mailing lists to contact throughout the campaign
Sending all communications according to the calendar and conduct follow-up communications as necessary
Keeping Fi2W leadership frequently updated on the campaigns progress
Managing fulfillment of any perks and/or issuing all acknowledgements following the campaign
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