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Position:     Development Coordinator 

Reports to: Managing Director 

FSLA Status:     Exempt 

Location:    Richmond, VA

Salary:        60k

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Birth In Color RVA Foundation(BIC) is a 501(c) birth, policy, and advocacy non-profit focused on raising awareness surrounding maternal health and reproductive justice and providing services for Black birthing people. We want to change the narrative of Black maternal health, not only in Virginia but around the world. BIC’s mission in reproductive justice is inclusive of improving access to quality abortion care through direct service provision, purposeful litigation, and advocacy and strategic communications.     



The Development Coordinator, reporting to the Managing Director will have strategic and operational responsibility for creating and overseeing the implementation of a national campaign of fundraising and development for BIC, including major gifts, individual/corporate donations, special events, federal, state, and foundation grant solicitation, and solicitation of in-kind resources. 



Collaborate with CEO, Managing Director to develop and execute BIC’s annual fundraising plan 

Secure financial support from individuals, foundations, and corporations  

Develop and maintain a major gifts program including the identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors  

Create and execute a strategy for a large, sustained base of annual individual donors including directing an annual giving campaign

Create and execute a strategy for pursuing and securing federal, state, and foundation grants 

Create and execute an evaluation and reporting strategy for all grant-funded activities

Serve as a key member of BIC leadership team influencing and driving strategy, relationships, and best practices to accomplish mission and financial goals  

Manage Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems to support cultivation, management, and communication of donors 

Lead planning and execution of special fundraising events  

Oversee stewardship activities, ensuring a high-touch response to partners and donors, including drafting of fundraising appeals and newsletters  

Collaborate with the team to develop a digital fundraising strategy  

Support the CEO and Managing Director with the management and engagement of BIC Board  

Maintain a monthly dashboard report of key performance metrics for the organization and prepare other reports as needed  

Maintain gift recognition programs  

Make public appearances to share information about BIC with communities 

Perform other duties as assigned 

Education and General Requirements

The Development Coordinator will be thoroughly committed to the mission of Birth In Color. All candidates should have proven leadership and relationship management experience. Demonstrable experience and quantifiable successes/qualifications include: 

At least 1 year of development/fundraising experience with a proven track record of increasing donor bases and corporate support in a nonprofit organization  

Enthusiastic leader capable of working well with diverse donors and communication skills to encourage donor support BIC’s mission  

Proficiency with Customer Relation Management (CRM) databases, 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills 

A commitment to Black maternal health provision and supportive of reproductive justice framework and reproductive health.

Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, and enthusiasm 

A strategic, innovative perspective with the ability to work both collaboratively and independently. 

Certification Fundraising Executive (CFRE) credential is preferred, but not a requirement

Outcome-driven approach to activities, with the ability to respond to changing circumstances and priorities  

Knowledge and experience using social media platforms to expand the reach of an organization 

Experience with the Microsoft Office suite of programs, including Excel, Power Point, Access and Outlook. 

Remote working is a negotiable option.

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