Jun 20, 2019

Development Coordinator

  • City Year
  • San Jose, CA, USA
Full-time Administrative Development and Fundraising

Job Description

City Year San Jose/Silicon Valley is seeking a detailed and process-oriented Development Coordinator to support the Development Department’s day-to-day operations and external relations. The Coordinator will collaborate with members of the department to plan projects and coordinate activities. The ideal candidate for this role will have prior project management experience, a “can-do” attitude, and knack for solving problems. This position reports to the Managing Director, Development.

Job Description


Event Planning:

  • Lead the planning and execution of all aspects of service projects, including logistics, programming, budget, team management, communication, and fundraising
  • Collaborate with site leadership and staff to maximize attendance and revenue
  • As part of event team, manage guest RSVPs, registration, and donor recognition

Marketing and Communication:  

  • Lead and coordinate site based communications and Social Media plan
  • Oversee the school site specific social media accounts to ensure excellence is represented
  • Prepares and executes Development related mailings of invitations, thank you’s, reports, and speaker briefings for Development events
  • Other marketing duties as assigned in the Adobe Suite and Microsoft Publisher

Support Managing Director, Development:

  • Manage and track upcoming stakeholder meetings through organized pipeline meetings
  • Assist the director with any necessary preparation as assigned
  • Support relationship management by building relationships of their own

Volunteer Engagement Programs:

  • Plan and execute projects designed to engage volunteers to deepen their investment in City Year. Including in-school activities and AmeriCorps member professional development activities

School Visit Program:

  • Collaborate with programmatic staff, to lead, plan, and coordinate school tours for donors and prospective donors

Organizational Initiatives:

  • Support AmeriCorps member recruitment, including phone calls and interviews
  • Attend professional development sessions as available


  • Enjoys planning and executing complex, time-bound, logistical projects
  • Flexible and adaptive
  • Diplomatic communicator, team player, critical thinker, problem solver
  • Project management experience


  • Strong interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills
  • Relationship management experience
  • Passionate about social justice, diversity, and nonprofit management

Compensation and Benefits

Full time employees are entitled to compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits for full time employees include health insurance with Flexible Spending Account, paid vacation, holidays, parental leave, 401K, and more.

City Year is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workforce. Individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, including persons with disabilities and veterans.

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