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Development Coordinator

Woodwell Climate Research Center
Falmouth, MA 02540
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Woodwell Climate Research Center (Woodwell) conducts science for solutions at the nexus of climate, people, and nature. We partner with leaders and communities for just meaningful impact to address the climate crisis.


Woodwell Climate Research Center seeks a Development Coordinator to be part of a growing, dynamic Development Team. Working closely with the Director of Annual Giving & Donor Engagement and the Senior Associate for Development Operations, the Development Coordinator will be a key member of our development operations and database management team. This role will assist with gift processing and donor acknowledgment, input, maintain, and generate donor data as needed using Raisers Edge, and provide support for events by generating invite lists and tracking RSVPs. The ideal candidate will be highly organized with exceptional attention to detail and have previous experience using a database like Raisers Edge for data analysis.


  • Create and maintain donor files, update donor records to ensure research, actions, and touchpoints are accurately entered into Raisers Edge, and assist with data cleansing and reconciliation.
  • Build and run reports and queries using Raisers Edge to create mailing lists, identify prospects and analyze and evaluate campaign results.
  • Prepare donation checks for deposit and assist with gift processing as needed.
  • Support the donor acknowledgment process, including compiling materials for new donor welcome packets, organizing and distributing letters to staff for signature, and assembling and mailing letters.
  • Assist with prospect research as needed, researching prospective donors, foundations, and corporations and write biographies for event briefings.
  • Support the Development team with the preparation and execution of external events, including creating invite lists, managing RSVPs, and generating name tags for attendees.
  • Order and manage stock of high-end donor gifts and other swag as needed for Development purposes.
  • Order and maintain name tags for recurring Development events.
  • Maintain Development files on the internal server.

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree, or equivalent experience
  • At least two years of development/fundraising experience
  • Experience with Raisers Edge/Raisers Edge NXT
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and Google Applications (Docs, Sheets)
  • Possess a strict sense of confidentiality, discretion, and respect for information privacy

Application review will begin ongoing.

Desired Start Date: January 1, 2023, or sooner.

Classification and Compensation: This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position, the annual salary range is $48,000 - $ 55,000 dependent on qualifications/experience. Woodwell offers a generous benefits package and work life balance.

Location: Falmouth, Massachusetts or Hybrid.

Application Instructions: To apply, please send your cover letter addressing your experience and qualifications in relation to the responsibilities of this position, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references as a single PDF to our careers portal. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Please type DC22 on all correspondence.

Please visit Woodwell's website to learn more about Woodwells work.

Located on a 10-acre campus near the village of Woods Hole, the Woodwell Climate Research Center (Woodwell) is a private, non-profit research center. Woodwell is a leading source of climate science that drives the urgent action needed to solve climate change. Woodwell has 100+ staff members and is excited to welcome new employees to this work.

Woodwell is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information. Woodwell is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Woodwell


Climate change is the greatest challenge of our lifetimes. Woodwell Climate Research Center (Woodwell) understands that the climate crisisfrom causes to consequencesis inextricably linked with persistent social injustice. Effectively addressing either requires addressing both. The climate crisis demands that we bring to bear all of the knowledge, expertise, innovation, and creativity that we can collectively muster, and those who have been marginalized and disproportionately impacted must be heard.

The work Woodwell doesthe questions we ask, the ways we seek answers, and the strategies we put forwardis stronger when shaped by a diversity of knowledge, perspectives, and experiences. We strive to welcome, respect, and amplify differing voices. We value individuals as they are, with all their differences in race, age, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, language, and mental and physical abilities.

Woodwell acknowledges that our organization, and the scientific community more broadly, have a long way to go in living up to these ideals. We approach the work of improving our organization with the same ambition and commitment to systemic change that we bring to addressing climate change.

We will inevitably make mistakes, but we will continue to listen, learn, and do this critical work. We understand that this work requires an ongoing commitment from each and every one of us. We are actively engaged in building and sustaining an equitable and inclusive culture within our organization, and in fostering greater diversity in climate science.


Posted: 2022-11-09 Expires: 2022-12-10

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