Advancement Coordinator

KCETLink

Los Angeles, CA

DESCRIPTION

Under the direction of the Executive Director, Advancement, and working closely with the Foundations Manager, the Advancement Coordinator will provide support services to KCETLink’s Foundations and Major Gifts teams. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB – DEMONSTRATED ABILITY TO: 

Advancement Department Coordination 

  • The Advancement Coordinator will perform general administrative duties for the department, which may include: 
  • Drafting internal and external correspondence (e.g. processing acknowledgement letters) 
  • Updating grants and major donors reports; streamlining department systems 
  • Managing calendars, scheduling meetings, reserving rooms, and preparing materials 
  • Making arrangements and managing logistics for department events 
  • Organizing, photocopying, scanning, filing, invoicing, purchasing, and expense reporting 
  • Researching foundations and donors; tracking key individuals on social media 
  • Performing other duties, as requested 

Foundations Support 

The Advancement Coordinator will perform general grant support duties, which may include: 

Requesting, compiling, and organizing materials for applications (e.g. financial statements, budgets, letters of support, staff lists, work samples, and other relevant documents) 

Maintaining a portfolio of active and pending grants 

Major Gifts Support 

The Advancement Coordinator will perform general major gifts support duties, which may include: 

  • Searching and updating records in Microsoft Excel and fundraising databases (e.g. Team Approach, Raiser’s Edge, and Sales Force) 
  • Assisting with donor mailings  

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS/ DEMONSTRATED ABILITIES: 

  • Independently motivated with minimal instruction 
  • Excellent communicator; personable and collaborative in team environments 
  • Skilled writer and organizer; attentive to details 
  • Deftly prioritizes responsibilities; executes tasks efficiently 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Minimum of 1 – 2 years’ experience as an administrative assistant 
  • Experience in fundraising, public media or other nonprofit organizations preferred 
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends is required 

 

OTHER: 

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation 
  • The position is located in Burbank, with periodic travel to other locations; if driving, the successful candidate must have a valid drivers’ license, access to a reliable car, and sufficient car insurance to protect KCETLink 

 

HOW TO APPLY

Submit a cover letter and resume to: HR@KCET.org. 

KCETLink hires without regard to without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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