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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, MA or Providence, RI.  The DC reports to the VP of Strategic Partnerships (VPSP) and under her direction will support the Development and Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) teams 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 VPSP.  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:

  • Administratively supporting the VPSP as she develops new development partnerships and will work on special projects as requested
  • Manages the calendar of the VPSP and independently schedules appointments and follow up notices
  • Manage travel arrangements and organizing expense reports for the department
  • Manage the invoicing and collection of WBENC corporate member dues
  • Manage Corp Volunteer Program
  • Conducts research on donor prospects, assembles materials for cultivation and solicitation visits, and collects and enters notes on donor visits into the Development Database. 
  • Update and create presentations in preparation for client meetings
  • May be asked to write, prepare, and send thank you letters and acknowledgement letters under the supervision of the VPSP.
  • When appropriate, serve as a contact and liaison to staff, Board of Directors, donors, and other key stakeholders.
  • Preferably has knowledge of Supplier Diversity
  • 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, and board members
    • Excellent business verbal and written communication,
    • Knowledge and experience creating presentations utilizing various presentation software
    • 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. NXT)
    • Working proficiency at an intermediate level in Microsoft Office Suite

How to Apply:  Please submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter to  This position will remain open until filled.

COVID-19 Policies:  We are currently allowing employees to work remotely, in response to the pandemic.  Our office space is available to employees if they choose to use it, provided they follow all CDC-recommended safety procedures.  We offer each employee a laptop to facilitate working from home.  We will resume in-person operations when it is safe to do so and will communicate with our employees as we learn more about the timeline for resumption of in-person work.