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Job Title: Development Coordinator (Arizona)

Part-time/contract - 10 hours per week 

Application deadline extended: Open Until Filled; Job start: TBD

Salary: based on experience

AISF Development Coordinator Job Description

Development Coordinator

Reporting to and in partnership with the Advisory Committee, the Development Coordinator will effectively implement existing funding plans to ensure organizational health, and will spearhead development efforts as AISF continues to grow as a collectively-led organization. A new position in the organization, the Development Coordinator will have the opportunity to build on current development procedures, and to expand and execute a fundraising strategy to broaden organizational capacity. 


The desired candidate will have demonstrated skills in the following: 

  • Strong interpersonal and writing skills to solicit donors, help in branding the organization, and engage the public on the mission and values of the organization

  • High level communication skills to effectively work with stakeholders, staff members, leadership within the organization and volunteers for the organization in a management capacity.

  • Consistent attention to detail and an ability to execute tasks, short-term plans and long-term goals

  • BA (required), MA (a plus), especially in business, finance or program administration or equivalent experience

  • Knowledgeable and experienced in fundraising techniques, including community outreach, relationship building with donors, staff, volunteers, and past program beneficiaries, and grant writing and major gift fundraising

  • Experience in fund development, preferably in the nonprofit field

  • Knowledge of donor databases and/or other fundraising technology a plus


  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus but not required


Depending on the strengths of the candidate and the priorities of AISF, responsibilities would include:

  • Develop and execute an annual development/fundraising plan for AISF, to include: 

    • Growing a major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of donors

    • Securing financial support from foundations and allied institutions

    • Cultivating and maintaining relationships with all major donors

    • Creating and executing a strategy for a sustained base of individual donors

    • Developing and nurturing relationships with past program beneficiaries

    • Overseeing creation and promotion of organizational publications 

    • Securing speaking opportunities to share information about the organization with the community

    • Planning and executing fundraising activities for the organization

  • Oversee fundraising database, including data entry and gift processing

  • Overseeing organization of fundraising research, events and activities

  • Developing and tracking proposals and reports for all foundation, institutional and individual fundraising

  • Produce materials geared towards fundraising and train volunteers in fundraising efforts

  • Work closely with staff, volunteers and organizational leadership

  • Perform other related duties as requested


AISF office:  Address 225 E 26th St, Suite #3, Tucson, AZ 85713 or remotely, as the pandemic and organizational COVID-19 policy dictates.


10 hours per week, either in-person or remote; additional hours can be adjusted to address key goals and timelines.


Competitive/commensurate with experience and other qualifications.


Email resume and cover letter to alianzaindigena@gmail.com

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