Membership and Fund Development Coordinator

The Virginia Victim Assistance Network (VVAN), a 501(c)3 non-profit membership organization, seeks qualified applicants for a Membership and Fund Development Coordinator position. This is a full-time position that reports to the Executive Director.

The Membership and Fund Development Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining and growing the organization’s membership program and building greater financial sustainability. They will oversee all aspects of The Network’s membership program and activities, creating and implementing the fund development plan, and establishing new revenue streams.

This position is 100% telework based and includes some overnight travel within the state of Virginia for training, events, and stakeholder engagement.

The ideal candidate for this position is comfortable working virtually and independently, but also has a desire to join a close, supportive staff who share responsibilities and empower each other in their work. The Network’s culture is one of respect and open communication which values diversity and individuality.

Major Responsibilities

  • Strategic Planning:
    • Work with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and strategic plan consultants to create agency fund development plan.
    • Assist in training Board and other key players in agency fund development strategies.
    • Work with Executive Director, Membership Committee, and Fundraising Committee to set annual membership and fundraising goals. Provide monthly reporting to the Executive Director regarding progress.
  • Membership:
    • Maintain up-to-date membership database of 350+.
    • Respond to member requests for assistance with account management.
    • Create and manage new and existing member correspondence such as welcome letters, quarterly newsletter, and email announcements.
    • Develop marketing materials and messaging for renewals and new member solicitations.
    • Develop and oversee membership recruitment and retention strategies, programs, and events.
      Identify and implement new member benefits and services.
    • Form relationships with allied partners to explore reciprocal membership benefits.
    • Attend regional Victim/Witness Coalition Meetings.
  • Fund Development
    • Maintain and manage fund development calendar and correspondence.
    • Create planned giving and “Friend-raising” events and campaigns.
    • Identify and cultivate funding opportunities for direct services programs.
    • Participate in Program Committee planning of special events.
    • Create sponsorship materials for events and other programs.
    • Manage event and program sponsors/exhibitors including managing sponsor relations and deliverables.
    • Attend Annual Conference on Crime Victims’ Issues (in November) and other special events as requested.
  • Other:
    • Work with Executive Director and staff to create and publish annual report.
    • Work closely with staff on all financial, marketing, and brand management.

Education, Skills and Experience:

    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in non-profit management/development
    • Proven experience and success in fundraising, membership engagement, development, and recruitment.
    • Experience with grant procurement and management process.
    • Ability to work with a great deal of autonomy and semi-flexible schedule.
    • Exceptional organizational skills including the ability to handle multiple assignments.
    • Ability to work well with diverse groups of people and multiple partners.
    • Experience managing committees and subgroups.
    • High level of competency and comfort with financial management and CRM software as well as basic software proficiency including
    • QuickBooks Advanced, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace, Salesforce, Constant Contact, and Zoom. Experience with Wild Apricot membership platform a plus.
    • Excellent analytical, written, and oral communication skills with attention to detail.
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
    • Experience in strategic planning process and graphic design a plus.

This full-time position is 100% telework offering a semi-flexible work schedule. Salary range is $55,000 – $60,000 with generous stipend for benefits. Employment based on successful background check.

Apply for the position by emailing a cover letter and resume highlighting your qualifications to erin.jackson@vanetwork.org. Please type Membership and Fund Development Coordinator in the subject line. Application materials will be reviewed as received and will be accepted until the position is filled. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. To ensure full consideration, applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by Monday, October 17,2022.

The Virginia Victim Assistance Network (VVAN) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. VVAN does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.