The Donor Relations and Special Events Coordinator works closely with the Assistant Director of Donor Relations and Special Events and other members of the Central Development Office to create and implement sound strategies to cultivate and steward prospects and donors at all levels, including events and special stewardship and recognition plans for donors. Assist with a range of donor correspondence and communications. Manage routine stewardship and select special stewardship activities. Report on recognition and stewardship activities to senior staff.
Event Support (60%):
Donor Recognition and Stewardship (30%):
Writing and Communications (10%)
Bachelor’s degree required. Must have a minimum of two years’ experience working in a fundraising setting. Must be legally authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing, proofreading, and administrative skills. Strong attention to detail. Ability to meet deadlines and manage competing demands. Ability to take initiative and work independently as a dependable team player. Must demonstrate experience in manipulating data and producing reports from Raiser’s Edge, or other relational database. Excellent Raiser’s Edge and Microsoft Office skills. Professional demeanor and ability to handle confidential information appropriately.
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.