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Development Coordinator

  • Job ID: 586729412
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Department: CHP Miracle Network
  • Location: 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $21.91 to $37.83 / hour


Responsible for the coordination and execution of various campaigns and initiatives with a focus on identifying, cultivating, and stewarding both active and prospective donors.


  • Coordinates and manages all assigned activities and fundraising initiatives and attends fundraising events as appropriate/required.
  • Maintains relationships with current fundraising organizations and/or individuals while looking for and developing opportunities to build new partnerships
  • Assists with all other stages of department specific fundraising initiative planning and execution as needed.
  • Supports the fundraising activities associated with some of the following: community groups, individuals, organizations, and schools, providing necessary oversight and guidance for the events and campaigns as needed.
  • Works with the director, Foundation colleagues, and hospital personnel to understand the funding needs of various divisions and programs, and works with various Foundation teams toward realizing those goals
  • Assists the director in developing, managing, staffing and implementing fundraising activities in support of various hospital divisions, programs, and the Foundation's overall fiscal year goals.



  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, advertising, public relations, communications, liberal arts, journalism, business or related field and 2 years of experience
  • OR 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.

R E Q U I R E D S K I L L S & A B I L I T I E S

  • 1. 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. Experience working with volunteers and volunteer boards.
  • 2. Ability to develop and manage an overall program budget and an events 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.
  • 3. Adept at developing and providing compelling presentations to large groups - 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, trustees, vendors and staff. Ability to present a professional image of the hospital and articulate mission and values of the hospital.
  • 4. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and to meet deadlines. Team oriented; works well within group situations. Willingness to work evenings/weekends when needed.
  • 5. Ability to work professionally in a deadline-driven environment. Excellent organizational and time-management skills, with excellent attention to detail, accuracy, and pacing.
  • 6. High level of enthusiasm, initiative, motivation and self-direction. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications.

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