Development Coordinator

Reference: JOB992
Employer: The Bradley Center

Job Overview:

The Bradley Center ( is a nationally recognized, regional behavior healthcare organization that provides comprehensive and caring services to children, youth, and families to promote the physical, social, emotional, and educational growth of children while keeping them safe.

The Bradley Center is committed to: advocacy for children with special needs; care and compassion; and focusing on the individual as a whole without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin.

This position promotes a professional and positive image for The Bradley Center through a thorough knowledge of the organization’s activities and ability to communicate its vision and mission to stakeholders.

Development Coordinator Responsibilities:

Data Management

  • Inputs donor and volunteer data into Donor Pro and creates financial and activity reports.
  • Analyzes data to create reports and make recommendations that have far reaching impact on the organizational direction of the Development Department.
  • Independently generates the reports necessary to make organization-wide fundraising decisions, and therefore, plays a pivotal role in raising funds.

Volunteer Management

  • Actively recruits new individual, group, and corporate volunteers and manages relationships with current volunteers.
  • Schedules, coordinates, and oversees all volunteer activities including evening activities, corporate volunteer days, and special events.
  • Actively works to turn volunteers into donors.
  • Provides leadership for volunteer and donor recognition events.

Writing and Marketing

  • Writes thank you letters, grant proposals, appeals, and other Development Department documents.
  • Manages Bradley’s Facebook page, relevant sections of Bradley’s website, and other social media.
  • Creates content for and manages a monthly internal and external newsletter.

Event Leadership

  • With the Director of Development and Event Leadership Team, plans, coordinates, and executes special events to raise funds and promote visibility.
  • Provides leadership for the Holiday Gift Drive and Holiday Gift Shoppe.
  • Networks with key volunteers and community members to host third-party fundraising events.


  • Supports all Development Department functions including managing appeals, thank you letters, accurate data entry, and filing.
  • Manages calendars for the Development Department and the Director of Development.
  • Provides follow up for meetings with the Director of Development.
  • Develops and maintains a system for receiving, storing, and distributing all in-kind donations.
  • Manages other Development Department programs including the Pittsburgh Technical College birthday program, Beverly’s Birthdays program, holiday programs, Tickets for Kids and others.

Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and three to five years’ experience in fundraising/development and/or volunteer recruitment and support;

Experience in data entry, managing a data base, and generating reports;

Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

Strong planning and organizational skills;

Ability to work with diverse groups and build strong relationships;

Highly organized and efficient; able to work on multiple project simultaneously;

Ability to work a flexible schedule including some nights and weekends.


Reports to:       Director of Development

Status:              Full-time, Exempt

To apply, please visit the careers page on our website at

The Bradley Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Posted January 25, 2018