Development Coordinator

  • Salary:
    negotiable / YEAR
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Project Management
  • Deadline:


Job Overview:

The Development Coordinator serves as a member of the Community Engagement team and works closely with the Development Manager, collaborating to develop of short-term and long-term initiatives and strategies to drive the organization forward, develop sustainable solutions to organizational challenges and reach strategic goals. This includes leveraging individual, corporate financial and in-kind donors to support the organization’s fundraising efforts and material engagement in developing and implementing IRC Silver Spring’s strategic plan. The Development Coordinator reports to the Development Manager.

Major Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct research to identify potential new foundations, faith-based groups, civic, corporate and individual donors and partnerships.
  • Maintain grant management tracking, proposal calendar, and donor tracking system. Contribute proposals and donor reports as needed.
  • Correspond with current and potential donors, including generating donation acknowledgments.
  • Maintain Salesforce/donor database records to accurately reflect donor cultivation, solicitation, and giving history. Organize annual fundraiser(s), appeals and other special events, as assigned
  • Capture annual program outcomes across resettlement, youth, immigration legal services and economic empowerment programs in one-pagers and other donor facing materials.
  • Become a subject matter expert on IRC’s business development standards and sub-ward management system.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:


Undergraduate degree or combination of related education and experience may be substituted;

Work Experience:

3+ years of related professional work, at least one year in grants management ideal.

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Able to work in fast-paced, deadline driven, collaborative environment;
  • Great organizational and administrative skills;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite;
  • Proficient in spoken and written English;

Working Environment:

  • Standard, professional office environment most of the time at IRC’s office in Silver Spring;
  • Travel in and around the service delivery area;
  • Work outside of traditional office hours may be required.

Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget. Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Professional Standards: The IRC and IRC staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Global Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Equality and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days (depending on role and tenure), medical insurance starting at $145 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus a 3-7% base IRC contribution (3 year vesting), disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.