Fund Development Coordinator

Title: Fund Development Coordinator

Job type: Full time

Experience level: Two years

Education Minimum: Bachelors (Graduate Degree preferred)

Reporting to: Executive Director

Travel Required: Occasionally, in-state

Location: Queens, New York (applicant required to be authorized to work in the US)

Starting Date: June 2017

Compensation: Aligned with NGO sector and experience

About CAIR-NY

The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) is seeking a qualified Development Associate. CAIR-NY is one of the fastest growing chapters of CAIR, the largest Muslim advocacy and civil rights organization in the United States. We are seeking individuals interested in working in a fast-paced environment and on the front lines of the fight for the civil rights of Muslims. The Development Coordinator will be responsible for assisting the Executive Director in all aspects related to meeting and exceeding the organization’s financial goals.

Responsibilities

  • Formulate an annual fundraising plan and report;
  • Mailing list management;
  • Develop grant proposals for foundations, corporations and government funding sources;
  • Strengthen and maintain grant and individual donor tracking system;
  • Assist in coordination of events such as annual gala, other fundraisers, and community festivals.
  • Coordinate social media fundraising;
  • Establish innovative funding campaigns;
  • Expanding number of subscribers;
  • Develop fundraising training for board members, staff, and volunteers; and
  • Other activities as needed.

Skills

  • Strong research skills and analytical skills;
  • Strong writing skills;
  • Highly creative;
  • Grant writing experience;
  • Ability to take initiative and work as a team;
  • Event planning experience;
  • Experience with contact relationship management software;
  • Business entrepreneurship experience; and
  • Artistic or design experience.

Qualifications

  • At least two years of high quality performance work with increasingly greater responsibility in professional career focused on program development, fundraising, social services, marketing and media or related field;
  • Bachelor’s degree (graduate degree preferred);
  • Driver’s license preferred;

 

Application

To apply, please send resume/CV and a writing sample to info@ny.cair.com, with Development Coordinator in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Share this page

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn

What They Say About CAIR?

Khizr Khan
Khizr KhanGold Star father who received international attention following his speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention
Read More
“Since November 8 I have been to many communities throughout this country. I have seen the direct result of CAIR’s work. I have talked to the communities. I have spoken to the communities where [CAIR] offices exist. The morale of the Muslim community in those communities is much higher than where [a CAIR] office does not exist yet.”
New York Times
New York Times11/17/2016
Read More
Two-time Pulitzer prize winner Nicholas Kristof advised readers to “sign up on the Council on American-Islamic Relations website, volunteering to fight Islamophobia.”
Robert Reich
Robert Reich12/18/2016
Read More
Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich listed CAIR among other organizations he wants to benefit from a “freedom concert” he proposed to be held concurrent with the 2016 presidential inauguration ceremony.
Actor Lucy Lawless
Actor Lucy Lawless11/14/2016
Read More
Ash vs. Evil Dead and Xena: Warrior Princess tweeted, “We’re helping by donating to @NAACP @HRC @PPact @CAIRNational and fearless news organizations.”
Previous
Next