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Development Coordinator



Development Department

Full-time Position w/ Benefits

The Development Coordinator will be responsible for fulfilling three main goals for the organization: Aid in the expansion of MOSI’s financial resources by increasing and diversifying the donors’ base; provide technical support to the organizational fundraising strategy and fundraising plan; and, provide technical and administrative support to the current fund raising activities.


  • Prepares fundraising and administrative materials including, but not limited to, sponsorship proposals, year-end appeals, and correspondence for Director of Development’s signature, meeting notices, agendas, letters, various development reports, schedules and lists.
  • Assists with fundraising plans that help to increase contributions from all sources, including foundations, individuals, and corporate gifts.
  • Assists with the procurement of “in-kind” food and beverage donations and/or sponsorships for special events.
  • Assesses, analyzes and evaluates fundraising programs and specialized projects for major events.
  • Serves as the point person for the planning and execution of special events, keeping track of event budget, and working closely with the Volunteer Program Manager on coordination of volunteers/interns.
  • Identifies potential donors through research and event networking.
  • Maintains personal and Department Director’s donor records; solicits and acknowledges in-kind donations.
  • Attends board, committee, staff and other meetings as needed, either as recording secretary or team member.
  • Types memos, prepares purchase requisitions, payment requests and other forms and documents; utilizes computer skills in preparing quality reports, charts, and graphs.
  • Assists in the planning of MOSI’s special events, along with cultivation, marketing and recognition functions; this includes annual galas and other events.
  • Works with Executive Assistant to the CEO to coordinate schedules of executive and development office meetings.
  • Assists the Director of Development in the management of his schedule/calendar; arranges meetings, schedules appointments and handles calls from both internal and external sources.
  • Coordinates meeting arrangements, refreshments, room reservations, etc., for board meetings, senior management meetings and committee meetings as requested.
  • Prepares agendas, notices, minutes and resolutions for meetings as requested. Creates and maintains database and spreadsheet files.
  • Work closely with MOSI Data Collection Staff to organize and prioritize large volumes of information regarding recent and past sponsorships/donations
  • Other duties as assigned to meet business needs.



  • Strong analytical and organizational skills. Attention to detail a must.
  • Proficient in working with Windows, MSOffice suite of products
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Valid FL Driver’s license and ability to travel
  • Considerable knowledge of procedures, functions, and specialized terminology of the museum
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and meet deadlines as needed
  • Ability to maintain confidential information with discretion
  • Ability to perform repetitive motions required for computer entry
  • Physical ability to stand for 2-4 hour periods at a time for event coordination
  • MOSI is open 363-365 days a year. Employee will be required to work some special events which may fall on holidays, evenings, and/or weekends.