The Donor Relations Coordinator will serve as an integral member of a nine-member development team at a time of growth. The Coordinator will design, manage and execute engaging events, meetings, programs and special communications to grow and cultivate CLF’s donor and volunteer base. The Donor Relations Coordinator will work closely with all members of the development team and reports to the Vice President for Development. This is a full-time exempt position based in Boston, MA.
Lead execution of all Development-led events to further engage and cultivate new and existing relationships. Specific responsibilities will include:
Work with development team, CLF staff and volunteers to evaluate potential event and create event calendar;
Set event planning timelines and communicate appropriately, often on behalf of VP for Development;
Lead event planning meetings
Send follow-up action lists
Project manage all communications materials – invitations, interpretive materials, take-aways, follow-up letters, etc. — with Communications department;
Monitor and track event expenses and revenue, work on event budget and process invoices;
Develop a staffing plan;
Track RSVPs and create event lists (basic querying) in Raiser’s Edge;
Communicate event status to appropriate staff and volunteers (# of RSVP's, event timeline, staff assignments);
Work with prospect research staff to ensure research and briefings are completed in a timely manner;
On-site event management;
Lead event follow up strategies and implementation
Other duties related to events as assigned.
Support the Annual, Major, and Planned Giving Programs through special stewardship communications, events and programs;
Other duties as assigned.
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Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) protects New England’s environment for the benefit of all people. A nonprofit, member-supported organization, CLF uses the law, science and the market to solve the region’s most challenging environmental problems from climate change to ocean conservation to transportation. Every day, CLF advocates stand up for New Englanders — in statehouses, courthouses and boardrooms, regulatory hearings and community gatherings — to forge innovative paths to environmental progress and economic prosperity for all in our region. To that end, CLF works with communities of color, and also communities that are economically or otherwise disadvantaged, which often suffer disproportionately the impacts of environmental degradation. CLF is committed to representing New England’s diversity in our staff, volunteers, boards and membership and creating a positive, inclusive workplace culture where all can thrive. People of color are encouraged to apply.
Bachelor’s degree, as well as 3-5 years of development experience or related event management experience required;
Experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred;
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and written communication skills. Work requires consistent attention to detail, high level of productivity, and a solution-oriented performer who can be responsive to both staff and donor issues;
The ability to prioritize and manage several projects at various stages of completion. Good problem-solving skills;
Experience and a high degree of proficiency working with the Microsoft Office suite;
Willingness to travel to state offices within New England and willingness to perform occasional nighttime and weekend work;
An understanding of environmental issues and a background in environmental studies or advocacy are a plus;
Experience and success working with communities of color and low-income communities highly desired;
Strong work ethic coupled with the ability to be flexible in a dynamic work setting;
Good sense of humor.
Send your resume titled “your last name-first initial-resume” (e.g. “SMITH J RESUME”) and a
detailed cover letter titled “your last name-first initial-cover” (e.g. “SMITH J COVER”) to
email@example.com. Please make “Donor Relations Coordinator” the subject of your e-mail. No phone calls please.
Additional Salary Information: Salary and Benefits
CLF offers a competitive salary, an extensive benefits plan, and an open and accepting work
environment where differences are highly respected.
JOB OPENING!CONSERVATION LAW FOUNDATIONGRANT WRITERCLF, New England’s leading environmental advocacy organization, has an immediate opening for a Grant Writer. This highly motivated individual will work with the Foundation Giving Manager to secure $2.5 million in annual support. In addition, this individual will assist both the development and communications staff with creating consistent and ti...mely messages for CLF’s advocacy to foundations, individual donors, and the general public.The Conservation Law Foundation works to solve the environmental problems that threaten the people, natural resources, and communities of New England. CLF's advocates use law, economics, and science to design and implement strategies that conserve natural resources, protect public health, and promote vital communities in our region. Founded in 1966, CLF is a nonprofit, member-supported organization. Please see our web-site at www.clf.org for more information about CLF.Responsibilities for the Grant Writer include, but are not limited to:•Conceptualizing, writing, and editing funding proposals to foundations to meet yearly revenue goals;•Strategic message development with the Director of Foundations, development and communications staff, and advocates;•Stewardship in the management of grant tracking activities;•Foundation prospect researchQualifications: Bachelor’s degree, excellent writing and interpersonal skills, ability to manage several writing projects, and demonstrated success in a deadline-driven environment. Team player and leadership ability required. Two + years foundation fundraising experience combined with a journalism/communications background. Knowledge and understanding of the Web are required.Competitive salary, excellent benefits. Will consider part-time employment options. Please mail cover letter, resume, writing sample and references to: Marisa P. Carter, Human Resources Coordinator, Conservation Law Foundation, 62 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110. No phone calls.