The Development Coordinator will provide support and coordination, writing and research support, and event coordination to the Global Economy and Development program (Global) development team. The Development Coordinator will also assist with the identification, cultivation, and stewardship of supporters, in addition to assisting with all aspects of administration and communication between Global and the central development office (DEV).
Development Support and Coordination (40%)
Writing and Prospect Research Support (30%)
Event Coordination (30%)
Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum three years coordination and administrative experience required, preferably in a fundraising function within an international, non-profit organization. Familiarity with research-oriented work environments preferred. Interest in international economics, international development policy, and poverty issues also preferred.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, administrative, and communication skills, required. Strong writing capabilities, including exceptional grammar, spelling, proofreading, and editing skills. 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 highly attentive to detail, discreet, and dependable. Proficiency in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite, including database and spreadsheet skills in MS Excel, required. Must be able to exercise good judgment, take initiative, function independently, and work in close cooperation with others. Familiarity with Raiser's Edge, or similar constituent relationship management software, preferred. Must be currently authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.
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.