Development Coordinator

Finger Lakes Community College
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Public Relations & Advertising, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Development & Advancement, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Alumni Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time

Finger Lakes Community College is affiliated with The State University of New York (SUNY) and is currently recruiting for a Development Coordinator at our main campus in Canandaigua, New York.

Finger Lakes Community College offers competitive salaries, rich benefits and retirement options which include New York State Employees Retirement System, Teachers Retirement System and SUNY Optional Retirement Program.

Under the supervision of the Director of Development, this position is responsible for assisting in the planning and coordinating for all Advancement communications and executing this plan for both internal and external audiences. This includes annual solicitations, email communications, creating content for the Laker magazine, social media, and our Day of Giving marketing efforts. The Coordinator assists team with all aspects of fundraising, including donor relations, alumni strategies, annual, major, and planned giving.

Qualifications :

Educational Background: Bachelor’s Degree required.

Experience: One year’s experience in fundraising in an education setting preferred. Experience cultivating relationships with potential donors is strongly desired. Familiarity with marketing, social media, alumni, donor, and board relations preferred. Must have a working knowledge of word processing and database management (Blackbaud strongly preferred). Detail-oriented with excellent follow through skills. Ability to work independently within a small team.

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides support in developing and implementing objectives for Advancement programs with the goals of increasing annual donations, event revenue, and engagement opportunities for all audiences.
  2. Works collaboratively with Director, Assistant Director and external departments to develop a strategy for annual communications/solicitations; direct mail, phonathon and electronic communication including the timing, audience segmentation, tailored messaging, signatory, marketing inserts etc. Responsible to execute this strategy. Creates all direct mail appeals for each appropriate constituency. Works with vendor to ensure quality and timing of mailings.
  3. Assists in the planning and execution of alumni/donor relations events and activities including stewardship and cultivation activities, preparation of materials, and appropriate follow-up.
  4. Contributes relevant information for FLCC social media on behalf of the Advancement division to support fundraising and alumni engagement efforts and collaborate across college departments to leverage best practices in digital communications.
  5. Creates alumni and donor e-newsletters including written copy, design and layout, production and schedule emailing.
  6. Assists Director with developing and executing a plan for annual and long-term fundraising objectives including strategies for increasing new donors and renewing past donors.
  7. Performs other duties and special projects as assigned by the Advancement leadership and/or other duties as assigned by the Director of Development which are consistent with the responsibilities of the Director of Development and the Division of Advancement

Physical Requirements:

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description contains only qualifications that are required, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

    1. Ability to use computer for extended periods of time.
    2. Frequently moves boxes weighing up to 20 pounds across office for various needs.

The starting salary is $45,578.00 and will commensurate with experience.

Applicants interested in applying MUST submit the following documents via online:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover letter

Position will be posted until filled.

FLCC is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and strives to provide an environment that embodies these principles. We strive to attract talented personnel from diverse backgrounds and traditions, particularly of race and ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, culture, religion, worldview and physical and mental abilities. As such, applicants from historically under-represented groups are highly encouraged to apply.

Finger Lakes Community College does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission based on an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identification, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or any other category protected by law. The College adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in public institutions of higher education.

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