Fundraising Coordinator

Terms: 25 hours per week
Position Duration: March – August 2019 with option to renew
Apply By: January 25th, 2019

Job description

No More Deaths/No Mas Muertes is seeking a coordinator to support our fundraising efforts. The Fundraising Coordinator will build capacity and explore new strategies to raise funds in support of NMD’s mission, as well as maintain systems of organization, manage communications and complete administrative tasks as directed by and with the support of the Fundraising Action Working Group.


The fundraising coordinator will work with the Fundraising Action Working Group (FRAWG), media/publishing teams, and NMD working groups to:

  • Write fundraising appeals for email, print newsletters and social media. Create fundraising content for social media
  • Set timelines, solicit content from working groups, and coordinate the publication of print newsletters (2-3 per year), and monthly eblasts. Produce mail lists for print newsletter, coordinate publication with printer
  • Prepare and update fundraising materials (phone banking resources, donor thank you letters, brochures, presentation kits for individuals fundraising for NMD)
  • With the fundraising team and working group coordinators, write grants and grant reports and track grant deadlines
  • Support event organizing, tabling, and outreach efforts by volunteers
  • Respond to inquiries on the NMD fundraising email account and phone line on a timely basis
  • Explore and complete fundraising-related outreach to new groups and communities of supporters, including providing support for external fundraising events (other cities)
  • Administrative tasks, including setting twice/month FRAWG agendas and notifications to members, facilitating FRAWG meetings, recording meeting notes and distributing to FRAWG; other administrative tasks as assigned by FRAWG
  • Maintain merchandise inventory and manage ordering additional inventory; manage calendar for eblasts, newsletters, tabling, events
  • Download online donations and coordinate data entry/thank you letters with volunteers. Recruit additional volunteers as needed for data entry. Enter weekly deposits in database and send thank you letters. Enter donations from various outside employee giving campaigns. Assist as directed with making deposits.
  • Attend FRAWG, Personnel, Finance, Spokescouncil & General meetings of NMD. Participate in the budgeting process for FRAWG and as well as the organization
  • Participate in the budgeting process for FRAWG and as well as the organization
  • Track income and donor trends through reports from database
  • Cultivate relationships with major supporters

Desired skills

  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Familiarity with and support for NMD’s work and mission
  • Strong organizational skills, experience facilitating meetings
  • Experience with Salesforce database, (entry and reporting) or similar CRM
  • Social media skills
  • Fundraising experience
  • Grant making experience and/or experience writing direct fundraising appeal letters and emails

Contract conditions

  • Monthly salary of $1192
  • Ongoing support from working group
  • Reimbursement of expenses for supplies, postage
  • Review of position at six-months for renewal

Thanks for your interest in this position!

To Apply, please send résumé and cover letter to