Development and Database Coordinator

Girls Inc. recognizes that it is essential for the organization to include the values of diversity and inclusiveness as part of our strategy to achieve our vision and mission. We are committed to recruiting and hiring a diverse staff that represents the population of girls we serve.

The Development and Database Coordinator plays an important role in ensuring the organization meets the annual financial goals as established by the CEO and Board of Directors. The Development and Database Coordinator is responsible for the following functions: manages the gift transactions and reports from the fund development database; supports overall donor stewardship goals; assists in fundraising events; assists in direct mail appeals; and generally supports the Development Team.


Essential Functions

  • Manage the fund development database (Blackbaud/Raiser’s Edge): monitor and update database to ensure that donor records are accurate and up to date; process/manage gift transactions; acknowledge donors and contributions; and prepare reports and queries from database as requested.
  • Respond to external inquiries and donor correspondence by phone, email, and mail in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate stewardship of donors, including the preparation of acknowledgement letters for all gifts as well as assisting with donor segmentation.
  • Assist with fundraising events; providing support including the coordination of mailings, creation of materials, and seeking recognition for events.
  • Updating and maintaining donor records, and tracking revenue and related reports in
  • Raiser’s Edge.
  • Liaising with the finance department to ensure accuracy in data and donation collection.
  • Overseeing donations, pledges, and company matches; composing acknowledgements and thank-you correspondences.
  • Assist in developing annual and individual appeals.
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with donors through friendly and efficient customer service.

Other Responsibilities

  • Implement a process to efficiently receive donations via a variety of methods and options.
  • Support Girls Inc.’s mission of empowering young girls and women to be “strong, smart and bold”; and actively engage in development and program information provided by
  • Girls Inc. National, including participation in conferences and workshops.
  • Accept other responsibilities as assigned/necessary to support the effective functioning of the Development Team.
Work Schedule: 

8 hour shift

Day shift

Monday to Friday



  • Raiser’s Edge (BlackBaud) experience required.
  • Minimum of 2 years of related fundraising experience, including donor stewardship.
  • Proficient and knowledgeable with technology including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to facilitate cooperative work with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective internal and external-facing relationships.

Desirable Skills and Qualities

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to see organization’s needs from all perspectives.
  • Ability to analyze, formulate, integrate, plan, organize, delegate, coordinate, manage, communicate both written and orally.
  • Ability to think conceptually and creatively.
  • Ability and commitment to solve problems and make improvements,
  • Ability to travel on occasion.
  • Ability to occasionally accommodate a flexible work schedule.
  • Willingness and ability to participate in learning opportunities as appropriate.
  • Willingness and ability to participate in agency-sponsored events, Annual Meetings,
Salary and Application Information: 

Compensation: $33,500 to $39,300/year, depending on experience 

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Responsible to: 
Director of Development