Coordinator, Individual Giving


Los Angeles Campus 


The Coordinator, Individual Giving is responsible for providing support to the Director, Individual Giving and collaborates with the Director, National Advancement in prospect research and event support. In addition, the Coordinator works closely with the Senior Manager, Individual Giving to manage the member customer service and benefit fulfillment processes. The Coordinator is an integral part of the Individual Giving team for the Institute, supporting a rapidly growing national program of donors from general membership ($60+) through major gifts ($25,000+).


  • Provide support to the Director, Individual Giving in the oversight of the Individual Giving department, including coordinating staff meetings/events and updating notes in Raiser’s Edge, maintaining Moves Management prospect information in the database and assisting on special research projects and proposals.

  • Assist in identifying and tracking viable prospects for Premiere Circle and Major Gifts programs. Manage the agenda and follow-up for Major Gifts meetings.

  • Coordinate mailings for Premiere Circle acquisition campaigns, special appeals and renewals on a monthly basis. Assist in strategies and track results.

  • Assist the Director, Individual Giving in tracking department expense budgets.

  • Prepare and track purchase orders and vendor invoices to ensure prompt payment.

  • Respond to member queries and concerns through the 1.800 phone line and emails on a daily basis.

  • Maintain membership benefit fulfillment on a weekly basis, coordinating and trouble-shooting with outside fulfillment house.

  • Prepare incoming gifts from the daily mail for gift processing.

  • Generate and distribute weekly gift receipts for all departments for acknowledgment.

  • Create and track acknowledgments in Raiser’s Edge for Membership, Premiere Circle,

    Major Gifts and Thesis/Directing Workshop for Women productions.

  • Create queries and exports, donor pipeline management and reports, append and update Wealth Engine data for donors, etc. within Raiser’s Edge.

  • Support the Individual Giving and National Advancement offices with donor prospect

    research briefings, profiles and lists as needed using Wealth Engine and Prospect Generator, amongst other resources.

  • Assist at various AFI events as needed, including AFI FEST, AFI Life Achievement Award

    and summits of the AFI National Council.

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 


For consideration for, please send resume to: 
American Film Institute
Attn: Human Resources
2021 North Western Avenue 
Los Angeles, CA 90027-1657

Cover letter and resume may be submitted via e-mail to hrinfo@AFI.com