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Montana Audubon
Helena, MT, United States
15 days ago
Montana Audubon
Helena, Montana, United States
15 days ago


Summary of Position

The Development Coordinator is a fulltime position (flexibility to convert to a part-time position for the right candidate) who coordinates all fund development activities, working with the Executive Director and the Development Committee to promote a culture of philanthropy throughout the organization. Duties include providing support to the Executive Director in major donor cultivation and solicitation, grant research and writing, overseeing annual fund activities such as appeal letters, email solicitations, and monthly giving program, and planning and coordinating special events.

Major Responsibilities

  • Manages an annual Major Donor cultivation calendar for the Executive Director to ensure successful donor connections via timely phone calls, emails, letters/cards, and visits based on mutually agreed upon strategy for annual giving and recognition of
  • Coordinates grant research by office staff, and submits proposals for special funding from private and public funding
  • Oversees the foundation and grants program wherein relationships are well-maintained, and timely, accurate grant proposals and reports are written and prepared for program-specific and operational grants.
  • Help develop a comprehensive planned giving program to expand current endowment values and encourage estate
  • Act as the event planner for Montana Audubon, coordinating with staff to ensure fundraising elements of all Montana Audubon events are consistent and
  • Develop materials designed for members, donors, foundations and
  • Provide guidance for staff responsible for the database system, data entry and gift
  • Maintain a system of donor information management, including both electronic and confidential hard copy filing
  • Ensure that all development activities are integrated by use of an annual
  • Review development activity effectiveness on a bi-annual basis and adjust if
  • Works with Accounting Specialist to review monthly revenues and reconcile bookkeeping system and donor database


  • Completion of a 2-year or 4-year degree
  • A combined 2+ years of professional experience in development, communications, administration, or related
  • Experience in grants including identifying sources, relationship building and experience writing LOIs, grant proposals and reporting
  • A commitment to conservation and the mission of Montana Audubon
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple deadlines and stay within budget
  • Proficient computer skills, experience with donor databases, and proven experience tracking performance
  • Possesses an even temperament, sense of humor, ability to take direction, and exercises good judgment and
  • Willingness and desire to be a team player within a collaborative work culture and uniquely skilled in delegating duties to staff in a non-supervisory
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to work occasional evenings, weekends, overnights and willingness to travel statewide and regionally as

Job Information

  • Job ID: 57778032
  • Location:
    Helena, Montana, United States
  • Position Title: Development Coordinator
  • Company Name: Montana Audubon
  • Job Function: Fundraising/Grantwriting
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Associates Degree
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $30,000.00 - $35,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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