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Development Coordinator

The Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) is a dynamic, fast-paced, and intellectually stimulating non-profit organization, recognized nationally and dedicated to providing opportunities for women entrepreneurs and women in business to increase professional success, personal growth, and financial independence.  Located in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont, CWE has worked with more than 30,000 entrepreneurs since 1995.

The Development Coordinator (DC) position is based in Boston, Massachusetts.  The DC reports to CWE’s Development Manager and under her direction will support the development team in implementing strategies that ensure sustainability and organizational growth.  She/he will handle a wide range of administrative responsibilities including supporting all CWE events, maintaining the development database, and scheduling, travel, and communications needs of the CEO and the VP of Strategic Partnerships.  The DC maintains excellent working relationships with all CWE staff and stakeholders, and uses considerable judgment and initiative to determine the approach or action to take in non-routine situations.

Responsibilities include:

  • General office support including, answering phones, greeting visitors, and working on special projects as requested by the Development Manager.  
  • Manages the calendar of the CEO and VP of Strategic Partnerships and independently schedules appointments and follow up notices. Other duties may include supporting with travel arrangements and organizing expense reports.
  • Conducts research on donor prospects, assembles materials for cultivation and solicitation visits, and collects and enters notes on donor visits into the Development Database. 
  • Implements updates to Raiser’s Edge Database and Constant Contact mailing lists to ensure data integrity through accurate data entry and on-going clean-up projects.
  • Assist with mail merge, mailings, and mail list management.
    • Supports events by preparing invitation lists, managing RSVPs, helping to organize payments, and tracking live and silent auction tracking documents. Creates and print nametags and collateral for events in coordination with the Development Manager.
    • Writes, prepares, and sends pre and post event communications (thank you letters and acknowledgement letters) under the supervision of the Development Manager.
  • When appropriate, serve as a contact and liaison to staff, Board of Directors, donors, and other key stakeholders. 
  • Other administrative duties as assigned.

Desired Education, Qualifications, Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree,
  • Experience supporting an executive with responsibilities that include writing, administrative tasks, interactions with stakeholders, employees and directors, board members and/or owners,
  • Excellent business verbal and written communication,
  • Flexible, supports organizational change initiatives; is resilient,
  • Proven working ability to multi-task; gets results,
  • Takes initiative to ask questions in order to fully understand tasks assigned, the organization, and the needs of key stakeholders,
  • Decisive and displays good judgment,
  • Displays integrity, trustworthiness and maintains confidences
  • Interprets and follows varied instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form,
  • Detail oriented in all aspects of the position
  • Establishes and maintains relationships (internal and external)
  • Ability to occasionally travel (10%) within the CWE region
  • Knowledge of donor support software (e.g. Raiser’s Edge)
  • Working proficiency at an intermediate level in Microsoft Office Suite
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references in a Word document or pdf by January 31, 2020 to