Position:  Development Coordinator, ASGCT
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Job Id:  12027
# of Openings:  1

Development Coordinator, ASGCT
CLIENT ASSOCIATION: American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy
REPORTS TO: Senior Manager of Development, ASGCT
The Development Coordinator is responsible for supporting and advancing the Society’s career development grant program and the development and fundraising efforts of the Society including solicitation efforts, communication, logistics, and relationship cultivation with donors and potential donors.
  • Under the direction of the Senior Manager of Development, assist with the implementation and communications for the career development grant program and assist in the coordination of other grant and award programs administered by the Society.
  • Support the career development grant cycle by coordinating the RFP process, managing communication with grant applicants, and assisting in the confirmation and award disbursement for accepted grant recipients.
  • Assist the Senior Manager of Development and Executive Director in carrying out the annual fundraising campaign in line with the Society’s strategic plan, focusing on improving existing efforts and creating new sponsorship opportunities.
  • Support the development and fundraising efforts of the Society in outreach and communication with donors, tracking and reporting, preparing and submitting donations for processing, executing sponsorship logistics, and maintaining files and systems to track all development activities.
  • Coordinate the Annual Meeting exhibits, including set up of exhibits system, monitoring booth purchases, ensuring booth package benefit administration and serving as a resource for exhibitor needs.
  • Support the ASGCT e-newsletter advertising sales and logistics.
  • With the Senior Manager of Development, support appropriate committees including scheduling conference calls, taking minutes and serving as a resource to volunteer members.
  • Provide support for the volunteers and leadership involved in the career development programs and fundraising activities.
  • Answer donor calls and emails with an excellent customer service attitude.  
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications:  Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and communications skills.  Highly motivated with the ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize to meet multi-faceted and sometimes rapid deadlines.  Acute attention to detail and a high level of accuracy on outputs.  Able to work successfully in a team environment.
  • Education:  Bachelor’s Degree desired. 
  • Experience:  Zero to three years of relevant work experience, ideally including fundraising, grant administration, and familiarity with nonprofit organizations.
  • Up to 2 weeks per year
  • Some evening and weekend work required
  • Occasional lifting, up to 50 pounds required

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