Development Coordinator

EMPLOYER: The Opportunity Alliance



The Opportunity Alliance is seeking a Development Coordinator to join the team in our Development and Communications department.  Come join our team and help make a difference in our vibrant community!

The Development Coordinator helps The Opportunity Alliance meet its mission by managing all department operations and donation processing, receipting, acknowledging, and pledge management activity.

The Development Coordinator works with the rest of the Development and Communications team to raise funds to support vital community programs, increase awareness of the Agency’s impact on 20,000+ Mainers each year, and engage foundation and corporate partners in TOA’s vision.

This role will work closely with the VP of Development and Communications to set goals and strategy for the department.

This is a part-time position starting at 20 hours/week with the opportunity for some remote work.


High School Diploma required. Experience with data entry required. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills are essential to be effective in this position. Ability to maintain confidentiality of donor records and information is absolutely required. Demonstrated computer proficiency is a requirement. Ability to conduct online research necessary.


Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred. Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge (or similar database) preferred. Strong organizational skills, an ability to manage multiple tasks and work as part of a team as well as experience organizing fund raising events preferred. Excellent writing, planning, organizational and public speaking skills preferred. Ability to work collaboratively within a team. Proficiency with data entry, Microsoft Word, Excel; facility with database management preferred. Contracts that have Rider D: Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background, child protective service check & sex offender check. Must not be on the state or federal suspension and disbarment list. Normal office conditions such as sitting, with occasional standing, walking, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, typing and lifting up to 10 pounds. Driving may be necessary to attend meetings and trainings but is not a primary and essential job responsibility.