Careers Posted on August 4, 2017 | Careers

Development Coordinator

The Goldwater Institute is seeking a qualified and dynamic individual to join our team as a Development Associate. The Development Fundraising Coordinator will perform day-to-day reporting on fundraising efforts and oversee our organizations database. The successful candidate will be analytical in spirit and excited to assume ownership of assignments, as well as detail oriented and comfortable working with data-focused applications.

Essential Responsibilities & Accountabilities

The Development Fundraising Coordinator will work closely with our Development Team to ensure strategic plans for donor interaction are fulfilled.  Specific responsibilities will include facilitating mass mailings, business reporting, supporting the major gifts team, database management, and other projects as identified.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and a minimum of two years of database management or business reporting experience.
  • Experience with SalesForce, Raisers Edge or other fundraising database preferred.
  • Understanding of relational database systems.
  • Experience with development or non-profit institutions preferred.
  • Experience training on database or application of policies/procedures preferred.
  • Experience assisting development officers with prospect management preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Access, Excel, and other Microsoft Office programs.
  • Exposure to QuickBooks
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the Goldwater Institute mission

Goldwater pays a competitive salary, based on experience, and provides excellent benefits: health insurance, health savings account, 403 (b) employer match, long-term disability insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, life insurance, PTO, and a voluntary dental and vision plan.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and salary expectations to  Local candidates only, no phone calls please.

The Goldwater Institute is an equal opportunity employer. The Goldwater Institute was established in 1988 as an independent, non-partisan research and educational organization dedicated to the study of public policy. Through its research and litigation the Institute promotes public policy founded upon the principles of limited government, economic freedom, and individual liberty,


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