Finger Lakes Community College - Development Coordinator Email

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Name of Organization: Finger Lakes Community College
Title of Position: Development Coordinator
Starting Date: 11/08/2021
Salary Range (low): $45,000
Salary Range (high): $50,000
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Description of Responsibilities: 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. 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.

Essential Functions: 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. 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. 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. 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. Creates alumni and donor e-newsletters including written copy, design and layout, production and schedule emailing. 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. 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. Ability to use computer for extended periods of time. Frequently moves boxes weighing up to 20 pounds across office for various needs.

Benefits: 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.
Vacation and Holiday Policy (please specify how much PTO)
Medical, Dental, Health Insurance
Retirement Plan

Education: Bachelor’s Degree required

Experience/Personal Qualifications: 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.

Specific Requirements of Position:
Annual Campaigns
Newsletter Production
Computer - Database
Donor Research

Send Correspondence to:
Kelly Engert
3325 Marvin Sands Drive
Canandaigua, New York 14424
[email protected]

On-Line Application Link (if Applicable):

Include with Correspondence:
Cover Letter