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Conexión Américas

Development Coordinator

Conexión Américas


Job Summary

Conexión Américas seeks qualified candidates for the position of Development Coordinator.  The successful candidate will support an integrated approach to fundraising and external relations at Conexión Américas. The Development Coordinator supports the organization’s fundraising development initiatives, including activities around data management, in-kind donations, stewardship and logistical and administrative support for organizational culture and community engagement activities.

Job Responsibilities

Resource Development

  • Work with the Director of Development and Strategic Growth to:
  • Lead data administration related to donor information including data input, data cleaning, data actualization, and donation tracking and reporting.
  • Lead management of fundraising platforms.
  • Lead donor stewardship efforts including donor appreciation and thanking donors.
  • Provide support on grant writing and reporting, as needed.
  • Lead the tracking, documentation and solicitation of in-kind donations.

Event Planning and Support 

  • Provide logistical support for special events including annual fundraisers such as Cafecito, Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration & Awards Ceremony and Festival Familiar.


  • Provide administrative support to activities related to organizational people and culture activities such as supporting the planning and implementation of team building staff events and professional development opportunities.

Community Engagement 

  • Serve as a representative for Conexión Américas to build and strengthen relationships and expand our supporter base.
  • Lead and support the planning and coordination of messaging and activities/events to create and maintain a favorable public image for the organization and raise awareness of issues critical to our mission.
  • Work closely with the Marketing and Communications team and other organizational programs to coordinate and implement communication activities and press strategy, to ensure they are aligned with organizational campaigns and messaging.
  • Provide tours of Casa Azafrán.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends, as needed
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in nonprofit fundraising, external relations, communications or related field
  • Experience and very comfortable working with data systems, Google Sheets/Microsoft Excel and data management
  • Exceptional written, oral communications and public speaking skills
  • Ability to effectively build and nurture relationships with diverse individuals
  • Command of Spanish language preferred, but not required
  • Capacity to be a “tough-minded optimist,” always acting to solve problems with energy and a positive attitude required
  • Enjoys working in fast-paced work environments
  • High attention to detail
  • Must have access to reliable transportation
  • Willing and able to provide hands-on logistical support during event planning.
  • Self-motivated, well-organized and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Flexibility, creativity and capacity to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Must pass background check
  • Strong understanding of Latino culture and Latino issues in the US preferred

Additional Information


Full-time salaried position with health insurance, PTO – holidays, vacation, and sick days.

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter, resume and references to Ariel Safdie, Interim Director of Development and Strategic Growth, via email to No phone calls or in-person inquiries, please.

Please include the following email subject header: Application Development Coordinator- FIRST NAME, LAST NAME


  • Date Posted: November 8, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Fundraising / Revenue Development
  • Service Area: Community Development