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Development Coordinator

The Brookings Institution
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Aug 4, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Other Administrative
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Full Time
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The Brookings Institution

Equal-Opportunity Employer: It is Brookings policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all of its employees and applicants without regard to their actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, citizenship status, family responsibilities, gender identity or expression, genetic information, matriculation, political affiliation, veteran status, or any other prohibited basis of discrimination as required by law.

Development Coordinator


Job ID: 2021-2655
Type: Regular, Introductory
# of Openings: 1
Category: Development
1. Resident Employee



Ready to contribute to Brookings success?

The Development Coordinator will support the Economic Studies program's growing, exciting development program. Responsibilities include timely and accurate entry of fundraising data into Raiser's Edge, administrative and fundraising support, as well as scheduling meetings and coordinating event logistics and travel. The Coordinator will manage multiple assignments, manage systems, take initiative to learn new skills and problem solve, and will understand and anticipate team needs. The Coordinator will have a commitment to Brookings Institution's and the Economic Studies program's mission.

Data and Information (50%)

  • Manages, inputs, and tracks all fundraising data into Institution-wide Raisers Edge database and serves as the team's expert in the functions and opportunities in Raisers Edge.
  • Establishes and maintains tracking systems for prospects by both revenue source (foundations, individuals, and corporations) and program areas. Inputs data and maintains all development files in SharePoint.
  • Coordinates with Central Development on prospect research to identify potential new corporate, individual and foundation donor prospects.
  • Maintains daily records throughout opportunity lifecycles by inputting donor prospects, grant opportunities, calendar milestones, contacts, and funder lists.
  • Generates relevant reports from Raisers Edge for Dev and Finance meetings
  • Maintains donor lists for research portfolios, program initiatives, and Economic Studies Council.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Ready to make an impact? In this role, you will support Brookings values of collegiality, respect, inclusion, diversity and community, and bring the following qualifications:

Education/Experience Requirements:

Bachelor's degree required. Three years of professional administrative work experience in a fast-paced, challenging work environment required; experience in networking and organizing preferred. Proven ability to work with senior level executives, both internal and external. Must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.

Successful completion of a background investigation is required for employment at Brookings.

Brookings welcomes and celebrates diversity in all its forms. We welcome applications that reflect a variety of backgrounds based on ideology, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, first generation college goers, and other factors protected by law. Brookings is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace.


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