Development Coordinator

Location: Washington, DC

Salzburg Global Seminar: the institution and its work
Salzburg Global Seminar is an independent non-profit organization founded in 1947 to challenge current and future leaders to shape a better world. Our multi-year programs aim to bridge divides, expand collaboration and transform systems. 

We convene outstanding talent across generations, cultures and sectors to inspire new thinking and action on critical issues, connecting local innovators with global resources and fostering lasting networks and partnerships for creative, just and sustainable change. Over 36,000 Fellows from more than 170 countries have come together through our work.

Salzburg Global thrives by empowering people of all backgrounds, and an increasingly diverse range of organizations and initiatives, to have greater impact across the world. Our team needs to understand complex challenges and emerging issues, develop insights, set strategy, create tangible goals, build alliances and business opportunities, and above all, translate vision into action and results. If you have an outstanding track record, entrepreneurial flair and are hungry to put your skills to work, think of Salzburg Global as your platform to drive high-impact change.

Position description: 
The Development Coordinator will be an integral member of the Washington, DC based team, working across the Development and President’s Office to provide general office support for day-to-day operations as well as special events. Normal office hours are 9:00am – 5:30pm. Limited work in the evenings and weekends may be necessary.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the planning and execution of the fall Cutler Lecture series, the winter Salzburg Cutler Fellows Program, and regional and international Campaign events;
  • Conduct research regarding potential institutional donors, summarize findings and make recommendations regarding follow up;
  • Research and provide draft briefing documents to prepare executives for external meetings and fundraising calls;
  • Draft letters and correspondence on behalf of the President and Campaign teams;
  • Assist with drafting grant reports to be submitted to foundations, government agencies, and corporation in the US and globally;
  • Provide assistance to the President, CFO, and Assistant to the President ahead of and during the Board meetings by specifically helping prepare the Board reports and books (editing, formatting, copies), presentation formatting, graphics development, note-taking at meetings, and event logistics;
  • Administrative tasks as required, including but not limited to scheduling meetings, hospitality of office guests, mail, ordering supplies, kitchen duties, preparing and executing mass direct mailings, preparing shipping labels; and
  • Data entry for Raiser’s Edge (RE7) and other list-management software, including clean-up of RE7 ahead of an upgrade to “the cloud”; input of wealth screening completed through iWave; entering in contact reports for President and Campaign team.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in an office setting, including internships;
  • Excellent writing and internet research skill
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • Proficiency with Raiser's Edge or other fundraising databases and Adobe Suite products highly desired;
  • Enthusiasm for the global mission of the organization;
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment with rapidly shifting priorities; and
  • Ability to take initiative and exhibit resourcefulness.

The Development Coordinator will report to the Development Manager, Campaign and Donor Relations.

Salzburg Global is an equal opportunity employer that seeks qualified candidates from all backgrounds. This is a 9 month, 32 hrs/week contract position paid at $14/hour to begin in July 2019 and end in April 2020. 

How to apply:
Please send a cover letter and a resume to Human Resources with the subject line "Development Coordinator." Applications can also be mailed to:

Human Resources
1250 H Street, Suite 1150
Washington, DC 200005

Resumes will be reviewed as they are received. No phone calls please.
Salzburg Global is an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled/Affirmative Action Employer that seeks qualified candidates from all backgrounds.