Tech Impact is a nonprofit whose mission is to empower communities and nonprofits to use technology to better serve our world. We provide affordable technology services, support, and training to hundreds of nonprofits across the nation. ITWorks is our proven and award-winning 16-week technology training program, which prepares young adults for a career in technology. www.techimpact.org, www.itworks.org
The DC Development Coordinator reports to the Development Director. Primary responsibilities are grant writing, reporting, research, tracking, and acknowledgement; and Washington, DC-area funder cultivation. This individual will also oversee Washington, DC-based events.
This position is located primarily in our Washington, DC office with occasional travel to our Wilmington, Delaware office, our headquarters in Philadelphia, and some local or regional travel as needed to support our programs and events.
Compensation and Benefits
This is a full-time, exempt position with full benefits and a salary commensurate with experience.
Specific Job Responsibilities
- Serve as local point of contact for current regional (Washington, DC) based funders
- Research and cultivate new regional funding opportunities
- Oversee grant calendar for DC-based funding:
- Prepare grant applications, reports, and budgets; and track/summarize outcomes data
- Maintain Salesforce database for grant awards, individual and in-kind donations, and matching gifts
- Prepare grant and donation acknowledgements and other correspondence
- Attend local Association of Fundraising Professional events and other nonprofit community events
- Annual Celebration of Technology/Technology Innovation Awards Event (November)
- Oversee event planning and execution
- Coordinate and supervise event volunteers, including Technology Innovation Awards judges
- Solicit Technology Innovation Awards nonprofit applicants and manage application process
- Manage vendor relationships, and oversee public relations, advertising and collateral design and production
- Assist in cultivating and securing event sponsorships
- Assist with other local events, including NTEN Happy Hours and nonprofit education workshops, and special projects
The ideal candidate will possess a depth of knowledge and familiarity with the regional Washington, DC nonprofit and funder landscape. They will have the ability to think independently and creatively, plan and meet deadlines while multi-tasking, and exercise sound judgment and diplomacy. This individual will be organized and detail-oriented, energetic, team-oriented, and results-oriented.
- A minimum of 3 to 5 years of nonprofit fundraising/development experience, preferably in the Washington, DC region, including 2-3 years of grant and report writing experience, is required.
- Excellent technical and persuasive writing skills and oral communication skills are required.
- Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office software, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and experience with CRM databases such as Salesforce.com, is required.
- Experience with funder research and cultivation is required.
- 1-2 years of event management experience is preferred.
- A bachelor’s degree is preferred.
- Some government grant writing and reporting experience is preferred.
How to Apply
All candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and current writing sample to [email protected].