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Part Time Development Coordinator

Why CCFA: Are you up for a challenge? Do you greet each day with renewed enthusiasm and seek ways to improve the lives of others? Do you want to work for a world class organization where creativity and thinking outside the box are not only welcomed but encouraged and expected? CCFA is a dynamic organization that serves over 1.6 million IBD patients and we need your help in mobilizing resources to find a cure. We’re growing and we’re seeking strong leaders. Could that be you?

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Development Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Area Executive Director in the preparation and coordination of an overall comprehensive fundraising plan that includes an array of fundraising strategies that generate revenue in support of CCFA’s mission including, but not limited to;  special events and corporate/foundation giving.  The Development Coordinator works closely with the Executive Director to develop the annual work plan and coordinate the activities that ensure the success of the fundraising initiatives in accordance with CCFA’s policies and procedures.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:


  • Send out monthly e-news to Iowa/Nebraska Chapter and Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter constituents
  • Send out evites and e-blasts as necessary
  • Create local marketing materials and online graphics as needed

Social Media

  • Schedule Facebook posts for the Iowa/Nebraska Chapter and Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter pages
  • Schedule Twitter posts for MN chapter
  • Respond to inquiries on social media platforms
  • Interact with constituents on FB & Twitter (retweets, likes, etc)
  • Create Facebook event pages for both the Iowa/Nebraska and Minnesota/Dakotas Chapters (to help promote/share events)
  • Run monthly social media reports for chapter pages, Take Steps pages, and Team Challenge page
  • Seek out blog post opportunities and keep blog active throughout the year
  • Coordinate local patient spotlights for social media, etc

Website Management

  • Add/Delete events and content, as needed

Financial and Development Support

  • Reconcile Minnesota bank statement monthly
  • Track outstanding revenue
  • Submit gift adjustments, as needed
  • Deposit checks
  • Enter gifts into PHIA batches
  • Process credit cards
  • Submit check requests and complete new vendor forms
  • Send out gift acknowledgements
  • Merge duplicate records in PHIA
  • Database management
  • Maintain accurate and complete records and files for assigned fundraising events, programs and activities and routinely review the status of each with the Development Manager.
  • Perform all other duties and tasks required to support new and/or proposed fundraising events, programs and activities.
  • Keep abreast of National Headquarters activities and properly utilize the resources available.
  • Be knowledgeable about Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and the foundation’s strategic plan and operations.
  • Assure the proper use, management, security and upkeep of CCFA facilities, equipment and documents.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • College graduate or equivalent experience.
  • Not-for-profit fundraising, within a health-related organization preferred.
  • Demonstrated track record of success using a variety of fundraising techniques including special events, major gifts, foundation solicitation, direct mail and other revenue enhancement strategies preferred.
  • Applicable skills in planning and budgeting, volunteer development and supervision.
  • Strong marketing skills.
  • Self-motivated, results oriented professional with strong organizational skills.
  • An effective communicator, both written and oral.  Marketing and public relations preferred.
  • Must be computer literate (strong MS Office skills, graphics and digital media software/platforms).
  • Available to work occasional evenings and weekends.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

Physical Demands:  While performing duties of the job, incumbent is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear.

Work Environment:  Travel is required during weeknights and weekends.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be working remotely.




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