Development Coordinator

at International Rescue Committee
Published June 19, 2022
Location Wichita, KS, United States of America
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  


Job Overview:

The Development Coordinator serves as a member of the Resource Development Department and works closely with the Development Manager, collaborating to develop of short-term and long-term initiatives and strategies to drive the organization forward, develop sustainable solutions to organizational challenges and reach strategic goals. This includes leveraging individual, corporate financial and in-kind donors to support the organization’s fundraising efforts and material engagement in developing and implementing IRC Wichita’s strategic plan. The Development Coordinator reports to the Development Manager.


Major Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Coordinate the planning and execution of donor cultivation events and outreach activities through a range of strategies including annual appeals, major donors, grants, corporate and individual appeals, social media and special events.


  • Support Do-it-Yourself crowdsource fundraising and other special giving events with community and civic groups.


  • Write content for IRC’s monthly e-newsletter and ensure that there is a consistent presence on social media platforms.


  • Coordinate accurate record keeping and reporting, including entering donations into Salesforce, monitoring and maintaining quality of data and records in the system, and generating and analyzing reports as needed.


  • Correspond with current and potential donors, including generating donation acknowledgments.


  • Plan, develop and oversee outreach activities that will raise awareness of IRC in Wichita, build community and effectively communicate IRC’s mission, goals, and programs.


  • Conduct research to identify potential new foundations, faith-based groups, civic, corporate and individual donors and partnerships.


  • Develop and maintain list of grant opportunities; contribute to proposal development as needed.


  • Lead and collaborate with the Wichita Advisory Committee to bring client and migrant voice to IRC programming.


  • Coordinate and oversee the Strategy 100 process and development in collaboration with the Executive Director and Development manager.


  • Comply with all policies, procedures and protocols of the agency.


  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements:


  • Undergraduate degree or combination of related education and experience may be substituted;


Work Experience:

  • 3+ years of related professional work experience ideal. Demonstrated experience in non-profit event planning and execution and/or in a sales and marketing position;


Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills;


  • Able to work in fast-paced, deadline driven, collaborative environment;


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite;


  • Proficient in spoken and written English;


  • Valid driver’s license; current insurance and access to reliable personal vehicle and a willingness to use it in performance of job duties.


Working Environment:

  • Standard, professional office environment most of the time at IRC’s office in San Diego;


  • Travel in and around the service delivery area;


  • Work outside of traditional office hours may be required.


Interested candidates can send their CV

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