Job Description

Job Title: Development Coordinator
Job ID: 11171984
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Monday thru Friday 9-5
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Cancer Centers
Department: AACI Shared Services
Location: 3708 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213


As a Development Coordinator, you will be responsible for the coordination and execution of support opportunities and initiatives with a focus on identifying, cultivating, securing, and stewarding both active and prospective donors.

  • Assists the executive director in developing, managing, staffing and implementing fundraising activities in support of various association meetings, programs, and the association's overall fiscal year goals.
  • Works with the executive director, director of programs, and events staff to understand the funding needs of each event and program, and works with colleagues toward realizing those goals
  • Supports all fundraising activities associated with the association, providing necessary oversight and guidance for the events and programs as needed.
  • Drafts grant proposals and collects collateral materials.
  • Maintains relationships with current fundraising organizations and/or individuals while looking for and developing opportunities to build new partnerships.
  • Coordinates and manages all assigned activities and fundraising initiatives and attends events as appropriate/required.
  • Assists with all other stages of department specific fundraising initiative planning and execution as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, advertising, public relations, communications, liberal arts, journalism, business or related field and 2 years of experience (Strongly preferred)
  • 6 years of experience in Development, communications, business, special event management, volunteer management, corporate community relations or related field.  
  • Experience with development and/of fundraising in a health care, education or community non-profit setting preferred
  • Ability to independently manage projects and events from concept to completion. 
  • An understanding of how to develop strategic goals and define metrics for program areas.
  • Ability to develop and manage an overall development budget. 
  • Strong organizational and project management skills. 
  • Ability to respond quickly to changing priorities. 
  • Capacity to work independently and as part of a team to fulfill goals of the department.
  • Adept at developing and providing compelling presentations to prospects - public speaking experience helpful.  
  • Strong written, verbal, interpersonal and problem-solving skills and the ability to work with many different people such as donors, volunteers, members, vendors and staff. 
  • Ability to present a professional image of the association and articulate mission and values of the association.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and to meet deadlines. Team oriented; works well within group situations. 
  • Willingness to work evenings/weekends when needed.
  • Ability to work professionally in a deadline-driven environment. 
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills, with excellent attention to detail, accuracy, and pacing.
  • High level of enthusiasm, initiative, motivation and self-direction. 
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $20.30 to $33.86 / hour

    Union Position: No

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