Job Posting: Development Coordinator

Position Title: Development Coordinator 

Position Type: Full-time, Exempt 

Position Pay Range: $60,000 – $70,000 Annual Salary 

Reports to: President & CEO  

Direct Reports: None 

Location: Seattle-Hybrid. We anticipate this position will need to be in our Seattle office a minimum of 2 days per week, as some critical aspects of this position can only be performed in the physical office.

To Apply: This position is open until filled, but priority will be given to applications received by Wednesday, February 28, 2024. Please send a cover letter and resume to with subject line “Development Coordinator”. 

About Us: Washington Women’s Foundation (WaWF) is a strong and inclusive collective of informed people who identify as women who work together to influence community transformation. Through our collective philanthropy model, WaWF leverages the resources of individuals to make large-scale, high-impact grants, benefiting nonprofit organizations throughout Washington state. Since 1995 our members have invested more than $22 million into our community. Through educational programming, events, and committees, members connect, learn, and transform themselves, even as they work to bring greater racial and gender equity to our state. 

WaWF is an equal opportunity employer committed to having a staff that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), immigrants, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community. 

Job Summary: The Development Coordinator will play a crucial role in supporting our organization’s fundraising and membership efforts and overall development strategy. This role requires a combination of administrative, project management, and customer service skills. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, proactive, personable, and self-motivated. 

Position Duties: 

  • Donor Relations: Support the cultivation and stewardship of WaWF members and donors. Assist in the development of donor and member communication materials, such as appeal letters, renewal notifications, and thank-you notes. Support the Sr. Manager, Community Experience & Culture with donor recognition activities and events. Manage the Foundation information email and phone line.  
  • Database Management and Finance Reporting: Enter all contributions and other data as assigned into the Raiser’s Edge Database and maintain accurate and up-to-date records, ensuring robust data integrity. Generate deposit allocation reports, monthly reconciliation reports, and other reports as needed for the Finance Department from the database. Assist during annual audit. 
  • Communication and Donor Reporting: Prepare regular reports on fundraising activities, donor engagement, and revenue projections. In collaboration with various colleagues, project manage and distribute on-going electronic and printed communications, including general website management, monthly e-newsletters, special announcements, event invitations, the Annual Report and WaWF Giving Guide. 
  • Board Liaison: Serve as a contact for the board of directors, coordinating all board meetings (virtual and in person), managing the meeting calendar and invitations, taking minutes for the board meetings and board committee meetings (Governance, Finance), and helping prepare all board and board committee meeting materials. Manage Board Dropbox account and access. 
  • Administrative Support: Provide exemplary administrative support to CEO, including assisting with scheduling meetings and helping craft correspondence. 
  • Other Duties as assigned: While the above summarizes this position’s primary duties and responsibilities, the employee may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated here. 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Committed. To the mission, model, and work of WaWF 
  • Diplomatic. Able to work effectively with members, colleagues, and volunteers, all of whom may have different communication and work styles 
  • Collaborative: Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills.  
  • Organized. Strong organizational and multitasking skills with a high capacity for attention to detail. 
  • Communicative. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Discreet. Able to hold executive, donor, foundation, and board information in the strictest confidence, as needed. 
  • Curious: Experience with or high interest in thoroughly learning The Raiser’s Edge & The Raiser’s Edge NXT, WordPress, and Canva.  
  • Knowledgeable. Previous experience in office management, development, hospitality, or related fields preferred.  
  • Proficient: Zoom, Microsoft Office 365. 


  • Up to three weeks paid vacation first year of employment, with one quarter of a week accrued monthly; 
  • 12 paid holidays; 
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance for employee and any dependent children up to age 21 covered at 100%; 
  • Up to 2 weeks earned of sick leave per year, accrued monthly; 
  • Retirement Plan: After one year of employment, employer contributes 3% of annual salary to SEP-IRA; 
  • Matching Gifts: Match up to $500 annually for charitable contributions; 
  • Transportation: Orca Card with $99 per month allowance. 

WaWF is committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment. WaWF does not discriminate on the basis of class, race, color, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, political ideology, age, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability. Excepting any undue hardship, WaWF will provide reasonable accommodation upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  

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