Join Our Sunny Squad

Thank you for your interest in working at Project Sunshine! We currently have the following open position:

Development Coordinator
Type: Full Time
Reports to: Director of Development

Position Description
The Development Coordinator will join a passionate, energetic, and collaborative Project Sunshine team to assist with all aspects of fundraising activities and provide support to the Development Department.

Donor Communication and Engagement:

  • Draft development communications, including appeals, acknowledgements, and general donor correspondence
  • Manage the operations, communications, and service activities for our popular & fast‐growing “Family Service” group
  • Communicate directly with donors and serve as day‐to‐day Development contact for all inquiries
  • Coordinate cultivation and solicitation mailings
  • Manage stewardship contact lists
  • Develop and manage fundraising toolkits for Project Sunshine volunteers
  • Manage our online fundraising platform (Classy) and all related donation pages
  • Conduct peer organization research to ensure PS stays innovative and relevant

Event Management:

  • Assist with planning and logistics of all events (whether in‐person or virtual), including our annual golf outing: overseeing timeline, communications, and mailings; tracking sponsorship & ticket sales; liaising with donors, participants, and celebrity guests; managing honoree logistics; and coordinating vendors
  • Coordinate and implement sponsor benefits/recognition
  • Set up and maintain online event registration platforms

Database Maintenance:

  • Update, add, and maintain donor and prospect constituent coding in Salesforce
  • Manage the timely acknowledgement of gifts
  • Assist with creation of donor lists and reports as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree & 2+ years of experience, preferably in a nonprofit setting
  • Event planning experience a plus
  • Experience with Salesforce or other fundraising databases required
  • Strong verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Detail‐oriented, highly organized, and flexible
  • Ability to work individually and collaboratively to meet goals
  • Experience with Microsoft Office including fluency with Word, Excel, and Outlook required
  • Expertise with web‐based tools and searches
  • Enthusiasm for Project Sunshine’s mission

To Apply
Please email your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to with
“Development Coordinator” in the subject line.


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