Development/Fundraising Coordinator

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Development/Fundraising Coordinator
(Individual and Corporate Donors)


$40,000 to $45,000 Annually

Benefits Offered

401K, Medical, Dental, Vision

Work Location
Boca Raton, Florida with an opportunity for hybrid remote work on occasion

Employment Type

Full-Time, Exempt

The Position

Do empathy and compassion drive you? Are you looking to create a direct impact on the coastal environment and sea turtles every day? Are you excited by the opportunity to raise funds for worthwhile endeavors? Then Gumbo Limbo Coastal Stewards has something for you! We have an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join our team as our Fundraising Coordinator. This position works with our teams to launch donor relations strategies that continue the growth of our donor community. With the benefit of mentorship and support of an experienced professional development consultant, this position will create processes to help cultivate new relationships with companies and individuals who support our organization so we may continue the important work of coastal conservation and supporting sea turtles in our care.


  • With the benefit of the development consultant’s leadership, design fundraising strategies for the approval of the CEO. Implementing the approved strategies, the coordinator will directly increase donor revenue year over year.
  • Design and implement fundraising strategies with the benefit of the development consultant’s leadership. Ultimately providing increased revenue from donors.
  • Maintain and manage our donor database and records for the CEO. Input donor activity, create queries, export mailing list, run reports, and rsvp tracking.
  • Work with the CEO and development consultant to ensure the successful planning, execution, evaluation, and continued enhancement of all donor engagement.
  • Responsible for ensuring that there is staff support of all fundraising initiatives.
  • Contribute to the design and project management of fundraising events.
  • Interact with recipients, donors, prospects, and other constituents in person, online, or by phone to learn about their experience with sea turtles, coastal conservation, and Gumbo Limbo Coastal Stewards.
  • Create and coordinate donor communications, track, and analyze results, and initiate appropriate follow-up actions in partnership with the development consultant.
  • Manage donor and supporter recognition, including sending thank you packages, personal notes, and other forms of recognition in a timely manner.
  • Provide excellent customer service by accommodating donors’ special needs and requests as appropriate.
  • Work closely with our CEO, development consultant, Development Task Force, and Mar/Comm Team in developing engaging fundraising campaigns and assist with the process of communications, newsletters, annual reports, and other printed materials.
  • Respond to referrals of major gifts and planned giving prospects from the Development Task Force and other sources in a timely manner.
  • Monthly and quarterly reporting of fundraising performance.

The Essentials

  • Belief and support of the Gumbo Limbo Coastal Steward’s mission.
  • Commitment to transform the experience of donors.
  • Strong interpersonal relationship-building and communication skills.
  • Customer service skills to be applied when working with donors, volunteers, vendors, etc.
  • Growth mindset actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.
  • Excellent time management, prioritizing, and organizational skills.


Don’t think you have everything for this role but are still very interested? Please don’t hesitate to apply. We’d love to hear from you!

Please note, Gumbo Limbo Coastal Stewards goes through an incredibly intentional process for hiring new team members and will accept applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Thank you for your patience and interest in joining our mission.

Gumbo Limbo Coastal Stewards is an equal-opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000.00 - $45,000.00 per year


Dental Insurance
Health Insurance                                
Vision Insurance                                         

Microsoft Office Suite (Proficient)
Teleconferencing (Proficient)
Fundraising: 1-3 years (Preferred)
Curating a Donor Database (Preferred)  



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