Position: Development Coordinator
Reports to: Managing Director
FSLA Status: Exempt
Location: Richmond, VA
Email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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.