Rebuilding Together Richmond Development Coordinator
Rebuilding Together Richmond (RTR) is a local nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving affordable homeownership through home rehabilitation services. We bring volunteers and skilled contractors together to repair the homes of low-income families across the Greater Richmond region at no cost to the homeowner. We have improved nearly 1,400 homes during our 27 years of service.
We seek to hire a Development Coordinator to join our small, high-performing team.
As the Development Coordinator, you will work closely with the Executive Director and Board to support the organization’s growth and strategic response to the increasing demand for home repairs in the Greater Richmond region. The coordinator will assist in managing a portfolio of donors and sponsors, identifying funding opportunities, supervise special events, and managing funding proposals to private and corporate foundations
This is an outstanding opportunity for a proactive and strategic thinker with proven planning, implementation, and superior writing skills to join a determined team in creating safe homes and communities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Grant Management: 35%
• Assist Executive Director in grant writing efforts.
• Increase support from private and corporate foundations and government grants.
• Identify new grant opportunities through research and networking.
• Meet annual grant fundraising goals.
• Ensure timeline and accurate report deliveries to funders.
Special Events: 35%
• Coordinate annual partnership lunch, 5K race, benefit auction, and volunteer appreciation night.
• Support the board and staff with event sponsorship management and solicitation.
• Responsible for supervising the solicitation of auction items and in-kind donations.
• Manage marketing and communications for the event, including ticket sales.
Individual Giving: 15%
• With the Executive Director, implement strategies to increase both the number of individual donors and average giving levels, including donor recognition activities and correspondence.
• Manage two direct mail campaigns annually. Write and develop effective donor material.
• Utilize Salesforce effectively to manage donor data and communication.
• Analyze the performance of appeals and campaigns; present findings quarterly to Executive Director.
Marketing and Communications: 15%
• Build and maintain an annual social media calendar to promote the organization’s year-round work and reputation as a reliable provider of community revitalization activities.
• Draft Annual Report and monthly newsletters, showcasing accomplishments with stories and data.
• Write regular press releases, blog posts, and media alerts.
• Periodically make presentations to community partners, such as businesses, faith communities, and government agencies.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• A passion to help people in need and working in the nonprofit sector. • Bachelor’s degree preferred; significant work experience also considered. • At least two (2) years experience in nonprofit fund development and/or sales experience. • Must possess excellent written/communication skills as well as organizational, planning and outreach skills. • Significant attention to detail and follow-through; ability to work on multiple tasks in a busy work environment. • Ability to be flexible and adaptable and maintain professional decorum under stress. • Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently. • Competency using Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Eventbrite, Constant Contact, Facebook, Instagram, and database management systems. • Must be willing to work occasional weekends throughout the year. We offer flexibility to accommodate these obligations. • A valid Virginia’s driver’s license, proof of insurance and a willingness to drive throughout the Greater Richmond region.
Part/Full Time: Full Time
Salary: The salary range for this full-time, exempt position is between $36,500 – $42,500 depending on experience.
Benefits: Benefits include personal leave, paid holidays, flexible work schedule, reimbursement for health insurance and more.
How to apply: Send cover letter that includes salary requirements, resume, and a minimum of three references to careers@RebuildingTogetherRichmond.org by July 24, with an email subject line of “Development Coordinator”. No phone calls. Interviews will start upon receipt of resumes.
Job Classification: Communication/Public Relations/Marketing, Community Relations/Corporate Responsibility, Fund Development