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Senior Development Coordinator

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Senior Development Coordinator will play an instrumental role in garnering support from funders to sustain the vital programming of the IWMF. The ideal candidate will have a proven ability in grantwriting and successful track record of securing grants in the six- to seven-figure range. The Senior Development Coordinator will also support the creation and implementation of original campaigns and strategies that will engage current donors, attract new donors and convert both into regular contributors to our mission. This position will assist in the IWMF's donor outreach throughout the year, identifying creative opportunities for engagement. This may include drafting social media messaging, organizing events, and implementing other creative funder outreach strategies as well as representing the IWMF in the community and at networking events. The Senior Development Coordinator is a multi-faceted position with growth potential.


路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Serve as steward of existing grants by tracking existing grants, including funder payments, reports and other deadlines

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Lead grant proposal and report writing, working closely with the program team and assuring that the IWMF meets guidelines and funder expectations

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Research and identify new foundation opportunities, co-author letters of inquiry and concept papers in collaboration with programs team

Donor Engagement

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Serve as main point of contact for entry- and mid-level donors, stewarding and cultivating them as prospects for major donors; support the design of targeted campaigns for this donor group, in collaboration with communications team and oversight from Director of Development

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Manage broad communications to funders with oversight from Director of Development and Executive Director

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Conduct research to identify funder prospects


路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Assist with coordination of the Courage in Journalism Awards events fundraising with Director of Development and Executive Director

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Manage logistics of cultivation events, including liaising with external partners and creating internal work plans (preferably using Asana)


Occasional scheduling, correspondence, administrative tasks


Three to four years of progressive relevant work experience. Previous fundraising experience essential. Must be eligible to work in the United States. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Skills and Values

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Cultural competence and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Self-starter who is organized, flexible, able to successfully manage multiple complex projects, programs and priorities simultaneously

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Effectively manages up to anticipate the needs of your supervisor

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Ability to work independently and as part of a team; assists with implementation of cross-departmental initiatives

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Experience working with high-level internal and external contacts in a diplomatic and professional manner

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Positive, solutions-oriented approach a must

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Fluency in English, including excellent written and oral communications skills

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Passion for IWMF鈥檚 mission; exemplifies the values and culture of the organization, upholding current policies and procedures

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Exhibits enthusiasm and entrepreneurial spirit; ability to motivate others and a sense of humor required

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Knowledge of the news media and development industry a plus

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Donor Database/CRM management experience preferred (Salesforce, Donor Perfect, Raiser鈥檚 Edge or similar)

Employment Type

Full-time. IWMF headquarters are located in Washington, DC. Preferred work location in New York or Washington, DC.

IWMF staff works remotely.

Targeted Starting Date: February 1, 2024 or earlier

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