The Development Coordinator supports the Deputy Director of Economic Studies and the broader Economic Studies (ES) team in meeting the program’s fundraising goals. The Coordinator helps to organize solicitations, manages the program’s development-related events and scholar briefings, monitors donor and prospect activity, assists with stewardship activities, and is responsible for data entry and information tracking. The Development Coordinator will liaise with several colleagues throughout Brookings, including the research programs and Brookings’ central development, communications, and finance offices.
Coordination of Donor and Prospect Activity (40%)
Donor Stewardship and Events (35%)
Administrative Support (25%)
Required: Bachelor’s degree; Minimum of three years of professional and/or related experience; Excellent communication, database and spreadsheet skills, including the ability to enter and manipulate data. Preferred: Interest in public policy and economics; familiarity with fundraising in a non-profit environment; experience planning high-level meetings and coordinating event logistics
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, administrative, and communication skills required. Must be attentive to detail, proactive, discreet and dependable. Must be able to exercise good judgment, take initiative, function independently and work in close cooperation with others. Must be able to coordinate a variety of tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines and consistently follow up on details. Must be a positive team player and demonstrate professional demeanor and attire, and communicate in a clear and polite manner in person and on the phone. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and the capacity to quickly learn other types of software, including Raiser’s Edge is required. Excellent grammar, spelling, proofreading, and editing skills, and the ability to research information and compile it into a concise briefing.
Brookings requires that all applicants submit a cover letter and resume. Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document when you apply.
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Brookings is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or other factors protected by law.