The supports Phoenix House Texas
fundraising efforts by implementing a comprehensive grant funding and
stewardship plan, in addition to developing proposals to high level donors. The
Development Coordinator will be responsible for (1) writing and submitting
grant applications to current and lapsed supporters; (2) writing interim and
final reports to funders, (3) researching new corporate and foundation
prospects (4) database management and (5) other development tasks as needed.
The Development Coordinator will be responsible for grant management process to
ensure that goals are achieved. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development
Coordinator will work closely with other members of the Development team in
creating acknowledgement letters, individualized funding proposals, content for
annual report, and other written communications as assigned. The Development
Coordinator will also assist the Development team by supporting fundraising and
donor cultivation events and providing support when needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Draft proposals
for funding from high level donors, corporations, foundations and government
resources to meet the annual campaign and special project goals.
- Work with the
Director of Development to develop comprehensive fundraising strategies by
identifying corporate, foundation, and government prospects and analyzing
funding history to identify possible increases or enhanced relationships.
conduct pertinent research as needed on current funding priorities to ensure
growth of potential relationships for ongoing support for PHT.
- Gather fundraising
materials, including PowerPoint presentations, brochures, and other materials
to present the case for funding.
- Draft, format,
proofread, and edit assigned written content for a variety of fundraising and
stewardship materials, annual reports, presentations, and other communications
geared towards existing and prospective donors, in collaboration with key team members.
- Regularly meet or
exceed internal deadlines for proposal submissions as part of a master schedule
- As a member of the
Development team, participate in the strategic planning process, support the
strategic initiatives of other departments and programs, and represent the
Development Department at meetings, as appropriate or necessary.
- Ability to work
flexible schedule - some travel could be required.
all required staff training sessions in accordance with Phoenix House Texas
and state licensing requirements, completes all training on time.
to and promotes the Phoenix House Texas Mission, Vision, and Values while
acting as a role model for others.
duties as assigned
- Bachelor's degree, preferably in English, Journalism or Communications,
or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
- Experience in fundraising environment preferred.
- Minimum 3 years of experience writing and editing in a professional
setting, 5 years of experience preferred.
- Must maintain a valid Drivers' License, have proof of automobile insurance,
and maintain a safe driving record based on Phoenix House Texas policy
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
written and verbal communication skills
organizational and planning skills
and enjoys working on a team.
in MS Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and particularly Excel)
- Ability to
understand and create budgets
attention to detail and a high level of accuracy is necessary
follow-up and follow-through skills necessary
proficiency using computers, printers, copy machines, and fax machines
- Ability to
creatively and effectively express PHT's mission and purpose
editing and proofreading skills.
ability to write clearly, concisely, and effectively is essential, as is the
ability to adapt writing style to a variety of audiences and publications
organizational and research abilities, with strong attention to detail and
accuracy, including experience conducting research using computer databases and
and basic knowledge of fundraising.
- Ability to
prioritize work, manage multiple projects concurrently, and meet deadlines in a
time constrained environment.
verbal and interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively with other staff,
including high-level administrators and faculty.
excellent written and verbal communication skills, and strong interpersonal
- High level
of poise and professionalism, including follow-through and attention to detail
with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
- Donor management system experience preferred - Raisers Edge or
Job location: Dallas, TX
Job code: 101