Development Coordinator, Eastern Region - 18005


World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Development Coordinator for the Eastern Region. Under the supervision of the manager, The Development Coordinator, East will support WWF’s expanding fundraising program in the eastern region by coordinating regional fundraising efforts.




  1. Fundraising & Event Support: Supports the work of the development team in the identification, cultivation and solicitation of donors capable of making significant gifts to WWF. Tracks progress using the CRM system, prepares regional communications and activity reports, prepares itineraries and plans donor meetings in coordination with support staff for program colleagues. In close coordination with the events management and travel teams, prepares and executes special donor events in the eastern region.
  2. Communications Support: Investigates donor inquiries and donor relations’ issues. Drafts correspondence on behalf of the regional team. Manages twice-yearly mail solicitation to major donors and National Council members.  Ensures proper handling of gift documentation for the team. 
  3. Report Preparation: Coordinates with Prospect Development and Development Systems staff to prepare reports, calculate statistics and interpret data using CRM system. Assists fundraisers in preparing proposals and presentations. Reviews, validates and inputs collected data. Reconciles data and coordinates with staff to resolve problems as needed. 
  4. Financial Accountability: Tracks budget items, reviews bills and invoices, and prepares check and/or wire requests. Compiles and reviews financial reports. Prepares expense reports, and handles travel arrangements for regional staff. Assists Senior Director in developing data and background information for budget process.
  5. Performs other duties as assigned



  1. Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of specific experience in donor relations required. Associate’s degree and 4 years of related experience is also acceptable.
  2. Ability to manage diverse activities and meet deadlines.
  3. Demonstrates flexibility to changing situations and priorities.
  4. Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to proof and edit documents.
  5. Demonstrated ability to professionally represent WWF to donors, Board and National Council members and the public.
  6. Ability to manipulate, analyze and interpret data. Experience using a CRM system a plus.

To Apply:

  • Submit cover letter and resume through our Careers Page,  Requisition #18005 
  • Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone

As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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