The Denise Louie Education Center

Development Coordinator – Seattle

Start date: ASAP

Start date: ASAP

Location: Seattle, WA

Position: $18.30 – $23.00 p/hr. 40 hours per week. Plus full health/retirement benefits.

Since 1978, the Denise Louie Education Center has provided high-quality multicultural early learning and family support services to ensure that Seattle kids will be ready to succeed in school and life. We believe that children from low-income families deserve to grow up in high-quality learning environments and we strive to close the “opportunity gap” so that all children can enter kindergarten ready to be successful.

Denise Louie Education Center is seeking a Development Coordinator who has a BA, other fundraising or non-profit credentials a plus. This individual loves children and is
passionate about our mission to promote school and life readiness by providing multicultural early learning services to children and families, especially those who need our services the most.

To apply, please complete the Employment Application by clicking below. You will be asked to provide current and prior work experiences, education, references, resume, cover letter, and any other important documents.


Specific Job Qualifications for this Position

  • Bachelor’s Degree, other fundraising or non-profit credentials a plus.
  • At least 1-2 years fund development, event management, grant writing or marketing experience.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • May have to work beyond the designated 40 hours a week for special events.

Job Duties

  • Manage donor stewardship process through timely acknowledgement phone calls, emails, thank you cards and letters.
  • Gather content from programs, donors, volunteers and draft monthly e-newsletter to be sent out the first week of the month to staff and to the general public (Constant Contact).
  • Coordinate posts/updates for agency’s website, Facebook page, LinkedIn Group, Twitter on a bi- weekly to monthly basis.
  • Provide support to the Director of Development from administrative support to events.
  • Collect, manage and track donor data; generate reports (Greater Giving and Little Green Light database) in a timely manner.
  • Compile all the needed information for grant application submission a week before due date.
  • Plan and coordinate annual auction from event logistics, procurement to volunteer management; ensuring a smooth pre- and post-event.
  • Lead and coordinate staff appreciation and wellness.
  • Support all fundraising events, including 3rd party fundraisers.
  • Provide quarterly reconciliation in partnership with accounting department.
  • Draft agency’s annual report.
  • Provide as needed website update (slider updates).