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Fundraising and Marketing Coordinator

Fundraising and Marketing Coordinator

Planning Office Non-Profit and Social Services Marketing

Classification:  Full Time, Exempt

Reports To:  Executive Director, Wyoming Valley Children’s Association

Job Description:  The Fundraising and Marketing Coordinator is responsible for leading and executing fundraising initiatives and events and assist the Executive Director in increasing community awareness of Wyoming Valley Children’s Association’s mission and programs.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Develop and execute WVCA’s annual fundraising plan
  • Secure financial support from individuals, corporations and foundations
  • Develop and track proposals for grant requests and corporate fundraising
  • Manage Donor Perfect, the organization’s donor database, by being responsible for all data entry, gift processing and reports
  • Cultivate, develop and maintain ongoing relationships with current and potential donors
  • Oversee and seek to grow all of the organization’s special events including the annual Walk-a-Thon and Gala
  • Serve as the lead and point of contact for all special event committees
  • Recruit and train volunteers for special events
  • Create and execute a strategy for growing donors and identifying new grant opportunities
  • Work with the Executive Director to create and execute the organization’s development plan and preparing for a centennial campaign  


  • Maintain the organization’s website and all Social Media outlets in order to promote the mission and work of the organization and to keep supporters informed of the latest activities
  • Prepare and submit press releases as needed and serve as the organization’s point of contact for all media outlets
  • Work with the Executive Director to create and execute an annual marketing plan
  • Release online quarterly newsletters and work with the Executive Director to develop an annual report


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations or communications preferred
  • Previous experience in fundraising and/or marketing
  • Excellent verbal and communication and interpersonal skills
  • Great organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines
  • Proficient computer skills including:  Microsoft Office, website software and Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Constant Contact)
  • Previous knowledge of managing a database preferred
  • A proven track record in growing revenue and advancing the mission of an organization


  • Healthcare coverage including vision and dental
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Excellent vacation and sick leave
  • Long term disability and Life/AD&D insurance
  • Tuition assistance available
  • Tuition discount for children enrolled in WVCA’s programs
  • Flexible and healthy working environment

The information above is not comprehensive of all duties/responsibilities performed by this position.  This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.  The Executive Director and Board of Directors has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

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