Development Coordinator

Austin Catholic High School25925 23 Mile RoadChesterfield, MI 48051
Admin / Clerical
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Position Description

The Development Coordinator under administrative direction of the Executive Director of Institutional Advancement, provides administrative coordination, data management, and support for the Institutional Advancement team which is comprised of development, admissions, alumni relations and marketing.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Supports the Executive Director, Institutional Advancement in all advancement and engagement activities.
  • Responsible for Donor Database Management, including processing for all gifts to ACHS. Duties include the accurate entry of data for donor and prospect records, and the productions of lists and reports.
  • Documents and enters pledges and gifts and produce acknowledgment letters within 48 hours from the receipt of gift.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of donor database and records. Assures integrity of data and records, deleting duplicate records, appropriate coding, etc.
  • Audits data entry for errors or incorrect codes.
  • Maintains appropriate records of batches, paper files, and other records related to contributions. Running the database through NCOA.
  • Provides support with fundraising activities, including annual fund, publications, reports, special events, donor tracking, and donor reporting.
  • Manages solicitation lists and invitations for annual fundraising/development events.
  • Assists with various fundraising activities including tracking event RSVPs and handling all incoming inquiries from attendees.
  • Serves as a liaison with other departments and provides administrative support to staff as needed.
  • Assist  with quotes for printing, editing documents, and posting to social media, video productions when needed.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.




Position Requirements:

  • College degree preferred or at least related 4-6 years’ experience.
  • Knowledge and experience working with a CRM database, including but not limited to: Raiser's Edge or Donor Perfect, preferred
  • Experience working in schools and/or the nonprofit sector
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite
  • Ability to work within deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal, communication, and writing skills
  • Ability to be flexible when required during events etc.
The Archdiocese of Detroit is an equal opportunity employer that does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital or other legally protected status. Job ID:105924