The Institutional Advancement Coordinator provides key support to the Interim Vice President for Institutional Advancement (IVP), Director of Development for Strategic Initiatives, and senior development team in support of Institutional fundraising goals. Uses judgment to provide proactive administrative and fundraising support, including managing schedules, coordinating travel, and ensuring professional and high-level donor relations throughout the giving cycle. Responsible for coordinating planning in preparation for the annual International Advisory Council (IAC) meeting and assisting with special projects like Study Tours and Board of Trustees meetings.
Administrative Support (30%)
International Advisory Council Coordinator (30%)
Fundraising and Donor Stewardship Support (20%)
Special Projects (20%)
Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum three years of professional relevant administrative experience required (preferably in a Development Office and/or nonprofit organization). Experience working with high-net worth individuals is highly preferred.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, computer, and communication skills required. Excellent grammar, spelling, proofreading, and editing skills, and ability to research information and compile it into a briefing. Must have acute attention to detail, and be discreet, dependable, and work quickly. Must have the proven ability to exercise excellent judgment and initiative while maintaining confidentiality. Professional demeanor and high level of comfort working with high-profile individuals. Ability to interact politely with the public, as well as internal constituents, and have an excellent phone manner. Must be able to function independently and in close cooperation with others. Must be able to coordinate a variety of tasks simultaneously and consistently follow up on details. Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and the capacity to learn other types of software, including Publisher, Adobe Pro and Raiser’s Edge.
Brookings requires that all applicants submit a cover letter and resume. Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document when you apply.
Successful completion of a background investigation is required for employment at Brookings.
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.