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Development Coordinator

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
District of Columbia, United States
$60,000.00 - $65,000.00
Closing date
Feb 27, 2024

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Position Type
Fundraising, Donor Relations
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Employment Type
Full Time


The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is looking for a passionate, proactive, detail-oriented, and creative individual to help advance ACOG’s mission to improve the lives of all people seeking obstetric and gynecologic care, their families, and communities during these unprecedented times. This position offers a unique opportunity for someone who is interested in the grant making process, foundational fundraising practices, and writing for a variety of audiences. If you like working on both the macro and micro elements of grantmaking and fundraising, we want to talk to you!

Joining a team of three, the Development Coordinator is a key player in helping to increase financial support to ACOG and the ACOG Foundation by participating in a broad spectrum of fundraising and grantmaking duties from individual giving, foundation relations and corporate partnerships to grant issuance and oversight. Manage the fundraising database, generate reports, and serve as a key liaison for internal stakeholders and essential donor communications.

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• Assist department leadership with the annual ACOG Foundation grant making process including, but not limited to, conducting an initial vet of grant proposals, managing requests from applicants regarding the grant submission process, coordinating grant reporting, and ensuring proper grant oversight.
• Draft proposals and budgets to foundations for team leadership to review.
• Conduct research to identify individual, industry, and foundation donor prospects.
• Prepare backgrounders and briefs on foundations, corporations, and ACOG Fellows for ACOG leadership.
• Create PowerPoint presentations, program "one-pagers" and department-related marketing materials, including basic graphic design projects.
• Liaise with external stakeholders, providing exceptional customer service support.
• Collect, analyze, and report ACOG program outcomes to internal and external stakeholders including leadership and funders.
• Draft internal and external communications, including email content for fundraising campaigns, donor thank you letters, and social media postings.
• Manage donor database ensuring accuracy and consistency across constituent records.
• Record and reconcile donations upon receipt, ensuring the highest level of data and financial integrity in collaborating with Finance.
• Work with the senior director to conduct cost analyses and budget for major development expenditures.
• Liaise with Finance and Meetings teams to track financial expenditures for the department.
• Schedule travel and meetings for team members, as needed.
• Perform other duties as assigned.


• High School Diploma required. Bachelor's Degree preferred.
• 4 years of fundraising experience required.
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
• Donor software experience required. Blackbaud Raiser's Edge experience preferred.
• Excellent Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint skills.
• Ability to manage time and work independently.
• Advanced understanding of administrative procedures and systems such as reporting, recordkeeping, and filing.
• Ability to travel.


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