Coro is seeking a dynamic, highly organized part-time Development and Communications Associate to provide support for our fundraising team. This position is part time with flexible hours, and ideal for undergraduate or graduate students looking for a paid opportunity to gain fundraising and communications experience at a vital New York City non-profit organization. To apply for this position, please send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@coronewyork.org.

Responsibilities include:

Development Support

  • Process all gifts and pledges in Salesforce, including copying, scanning and filing all checks and documents.
  • Generate acknowledgments and receipts
  • Assist staff and volunteers in planning and executing alumni and fundraising events, including registration, marketing, managing run-of-show, and maintaining an organizational events calendar.
  • Other administrative support as needed.

Salesforce Database Administrator

  • Update alumni and donor contact information in Salesforce
  • Create customized reports and lists for program and development staff
  • Troubleshoot Salesforce issues and train staff on Salesforce protocol as needed

Communications Support

  • Maintain and regularly update email lists for communications (e-newsletters, appeals, event invites, and recruiting)
  • Write and schedule social media posts, produce other content (photos, videos) for Facebook and Twitter.

Key Capabilities:

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to respond to changing priorities while adhering to deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills and sense of humor with the ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Creative, flexible, open-minded, and ready to learn new skills.
  • Prior experience with data management software, such as Salesforce (preferred)
  • Proficient with WordPress (preferred)
  • Knowledge of design software a plus.
  • Interest in nonprofit and public service sector
  • Interest in leadership development, New York City politics and public affairs.