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Development Coordinator

Company: Frank Lloyd Wright Trust
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

The Development Coordinator works in all areas of the department including funding support, events, grants, philanthropic research, donor base management, and solicitation. Involved with planning and strategy for development and membership activities and initiatives. Coordination of Trust Wright Plus house walk and Wright Night benefit event, including planning, logistics, volunteer communications, and event evaluation in collaboration with others.DUTIES:1. Work with Trust development staff, communications department, guest services, retail, facilities team and volunteer co-chairs to effectively coordinate and execute annual Wright Plus spring house walk. Ensure timely completion of all necessary advance arrangements and logistics to ensure smooth operation of the day. Attend strategy meetings with key staff members and volunteer leadership.2. Working with other development staff, plan and coordinate Wright Night, the Trust s December annual benefit event, including invitation list, catering and set up, silent auction, and event execution.3. Assist with securing sponsorships, gifts, and grants in support of Trust programs and operations. Identify potential support agencies through on-line research. Participate in relationship building to expand funding support.4. Collaborate with department staff on a variety of activities including, membership mailings and renewals, member events, and other membership initiatives.5. Work to strengthen departmental donor and member management through database efficiency. Conduct research and develop reports to assist with analysis of funding prospects, trends, and outcomes.6. As a team member of the Trust, demonstrate positive interpersonal skills that promote open communication and respect for all positions, maintenance of confidentiality and contribute to the success of the organization.7. Perform other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor s degree. Two-three years of experience preferred. Previous experience in a development office desirable. Strong administrative, writing, research, and interpersonal skills. Well organized, detail-oriented, proactive, and self-directed. Outgoing and poised personality. Experience with events and catering. Knowledge of Oak Park/River Forest area useful. Must be computer literate. Ability to travel to all Trust s sites as required.ENVIRONMENT:Administrative offices are located in a downtown historic building. Oak Park and Hyde Park Trust sites are located in multi-level work areas not accessible to the mobility impaired. Position requires frequent and regular computer and phone use as well as travel to off-site locations. Workplace is a smoke- and drug-free environment. Equal opportunity employer.HEALTH AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS/INSTRUCTION:Employees advised on OSHA standards through required signage and administrative updates compliant with federal and state law.DISCLAIMER:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time offSchedule: 8 hour shiftWork Location: One location

Keywords: Frank Lloyd Wright Trust, Oak Park , Development Coordinator, Other , Oak Park, Illinois

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