Development Services Coordinator

Location US-IL-Chicago
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Imagine the opportunity to bring your talent to a high-performing organization making a meaningful difference in the lives of men, women and children all across Chicago. We are one of the nation’s premier, nonprofit organizations dedicated to feeding hungry people while striving to end hunger in our community. We are dynamic, mission-focused, innovative, values-driven, diverse, focused, impactful and energetic. We believe in inspiring change and know change only happens when everyone has a voice and a place at the table. It starts by unleashing the joy and potential in each other and the people we serve.


The Development Services Coordinator is responsible for data entry and support to the Development team.


  • Work with Development Services Team to ensure timely, accurate data entry and generation of donor acknowledgement letters, particularly during high volume periods.
  • Respond to Donor inquiries via email and telephone.
  • Ensure that our donors remain apprised of the positive impact that their gifts have for the organization and the community we serve.
  • Update donor database regularly to incorporate new information.
  • Work with Manager, Development Services to ensure the accuracy, integrity, and confidentiality of the database including gift processing, data input and output, end-user training and support.
  • Assist in planning and coordinating successful cultivation, recognition and donor relations events designed to increase support and awareness of the Food Depository.
  • Work with external providers of data, data processing and output services.


  • Advanced proficiency with Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge required, including gift batch processing, and use of the Gift, Action, Event, Prospect and Volunteer modules; experience with Luminate Online and Raiser’s Edge NXT preferred.
  • Attention to detail is critical.
  • Must work well in a team atmosphere.


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