Adoptions Together
  • Calverton, MD, USA
  • 35,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time


The Development & Communications Coordinator is responsible for providing administrative support to the Development Department and for coordinating the agency's social media efforts.  This position is full-time and is based in the Calverton office of Adoptions Together.


Qualifications and Education Requirements

Minimum three years of general administrative support. Non-profit development experience preferred.  Bachelor's Degree preferred.


Preferred Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of products and knowledge of Photoshop or other similar programs.
  • Comfort and familiarity with a fundraising database, and the capacity to gain additional working knowledge of a fundraising database, fundraising resources and fundraising research.
  • Excellent interpersonal and telephone skills. 
  • High level of organization.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy.  Ability to write well, proofread for others and to proofread and edit own work.
  • Ability to think and work independently, take initiative, prioritize and problem solve.
  • The ability to give and receive suggestions in a healthy way.
  • High level of confidence to voice opinions and enough self-awareness to hear the comments of others.
  • Flexibility, a sense of humor, and the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • The ability to showcase the agency in a professional manner internally and externally in the office with staff and visitors, as well as at events and out of office meetings.


Additional Notes

Each employee is required to complete (and maintain as necessary) a physical exam to include a TB test, a criminal background check in identified jurisdictions, Child Protective Services Registries check in identified jurisdictions, and orientation training.


Role and Responsibilities

  1. Serve as the primary interface for the fundraising database, including but not limited to, entering data running reports, developing and maintaining tickler system, and processing thank you letters.
  2. Coordinate agency's presence in social media, including managing the agency's Facebook and Instagram accounts; responding to and commenting on social media on behalf of the agency; creating and posting blogs; and event related marketing (as needed).
  3. Design print material for development campaigns, including but not limited to:  events, quarterly cards, annual appeals, and annual reports.
  4. Track annual appeal and other campaign results and provide reports of campaign progress to Development Director.
  5. Develop and schedule e-marketing materials and campaigns as they relate to development.
  6. Design and execute quarterly card mailing in March, June, September and December.
  7. Assist in the preparation of the annual appeal and annual report under the direction of the Development Director and wider Development team.
  8. Oversight of the low-level donor campaign, including monthly donor campaign.
  9. Support key events as assigned and needed (may include direct solicitation for auction items, developing power point presentations of sponsors, etc.).
  10. Other duties as requested by supervisor.
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