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Fundraising Coordinator

The A-T Children's Project is a nonprofit organization that raises funds to support and coordinate biomedical research projects, scientific conferences and a clinical center aimed at finding life-improving therapies and a cure for ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T), a rare, fatal genetic disease that attacks children, causing progressive loss of muscle control, immune system problems, and a high rate of cancer. To learn more, please visit our website at www.atcp.org.

Hiring Company: A-T Children's Project
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Position Summary: More than just a job, this is an opportunity to play a high-impact role and make a significant contribution in our fight to find a cure for kids with A-T and to bring hope to their families.
We are looking for a full-time Fundraising Coordinator to join our team of four employees. The ideal candidate will be a proactive, high-energy individual who is detail oriented and has strong interpersonal and communication skills. The successful applicant must be able to work under pressure, managing concurrent projects in a fast-paced environment, while having a willingness and flexibility to lend a hand on projects big and small. The coordinator will manage our endurance events, other peer-to-peer fundraising programs, and volunteer-led events around the country from beginning to end, including: creating content for our web pages and flyers, sending recruitment emails, creating events on various on-line platforms; answering questions from potential participants, volunteers, and donors; reaching out to prior participants; coaching fundraisers; and, managing event logistics. The candidate will also be involved in other fundraising, awareness-generating and administrative activities such as donor relations, processing donations, social media postings, and other projects as needed. Because the A-T Children's Project is a relatively small, national organization, the candidate will be exposed to all aspects of nonprofit management.

Required Traits and Skills
• A belief in the organization's mission and strategy
• A sense of urgency and a passion to take on even the smallest task with care and attention
• Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office products
• A friendly and outgoing personality with the ability to nurture relationships with all people
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• A willingness to work under pressure in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• An ability to organize and prioritize work, and manage time wisely
• A capacity to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team
• An attention to detail and thoughtful problem-solving skills
• A willingness and ability to travel (1-4 nights at a time, approximately 2-4 times/year)

Required Education and Experience
• A bachelor degree is required.
• At least two years of experience in a non-profit environment is preferred.
• Experience with peer-to-peer fundraising, social media management, web content management, processing donations with Blackbaud products, graphic design, and grant writing/management are all pluses.

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Contact Name: Jennifer Thornton
Contact Email: jennifer@atcp.org
Other information
Please send a cover letter you have written for us representing your writing skills, a resume, and your salary requirements as soon as possible to Jennifer Thornton, Executive Director via email at jennifer@atcp.org.

Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.