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YMCA of Middle Tennessee

Development Coordinator

YMCA of Middle Tennessee


Job Summary

Consistent with the Christian mission and vision of the YMCA of Middle TN, under the direction of the Director of Annual Giving, the Development Coordinator is a key member of the Association Philanthropy YMCA team. S/he will provide staff leadership for the Annual Giving Campaign and year-round efforts for the YMCA of Middle Tennessee with a focus on major gifts support. Working in a team environment s/he will help develop and implement the annual fundraising plan and work to accomplish goals therein.

Job Responsibilities

  • Model the YMCA core values: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility
  • Model and puts in practice behavior that supports inclusion and diversity
  • Support moves management processes in Raisers Edge (opportunities and actions) gathering/entering updates
  • Assist with managing prospect assignments, implementing established prospect clearance processes amongst multiple YMCA centers and campaigns
  • Assist with prospect research and screenings collaborating with cross functional teams as needed
  • Prepare reports and develop basic PowerPoint presentations for staff and volunteer meetings and trainings
  • Support corporate sponsorship program ensuring the accurate and timely delivery of sponsorship benefits
  • Provide support as needed for the community campaign effort and/or other fundraising events and initiatives in our YMCA centers
  • Provide administrative support for the philanthropy department including but not limited to supporting special events, scheduling meetings, reserving meeting space/virtual meetings, managing RSVP’s, coordinating catering, taking and distributing minutes
  • Provide leadership support to key Association leadership groups such as the Philanthropy Impact Team, Annual Giving Campaign Chair/Vice Chair, and the Association Annual Giving Center/Program Chairs/Co-Chairs


Passion, enthusiasm, and commitment to the mission and cause of the YMCA

An enthusiastic personality with the desire to serve members, volunteers, guests, participants and staff to create a culture of service

Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community

  • Must present a professional image and possess conflict resolution skills, and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative
  • Must be detail oriented and highly organized with the ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other software programs, as well as the ability to use most office equipment is required
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends on special occasions
  • Experience with Raisers Edge or other similar CRM software programs preferred
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Four year college degree in a related field or comparable work experience in nonprofit development, administration, and/or event coordination
  • Minimum two years working in a non-profit environment or related field

Additional Information


  • Benefits package including generous paid time off
  • Participation in Y Retirement plan and 403 (b) savings account upon eligibility
  • Free membership at all 14 wellness center locations
  • Discounts on youth programs, summer camps and sports instruction

How to Apply

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  • Date Posted: July 12, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Salary Range: Starts at $17.00 per hour, depending on experience
  • Working Hours: Monday - Friday, typically 8am - 5pm, occasional evenings/weekends for special events or projects