Job Description:

Coordinator, Foundation & Government Development

Full-time, Regular

Reports to: Director, Foundation & Government Development

We’re looking to hire a Coordinator for our Foundation & Government Development team. As our coordinator, you’ll provide fundraising administrative support to the team as we work to secure unrestricted and restricted grants.

In an average week, you can expect to:

Provide fundraising administrative support such as:

  • Recording keeping for The Better Angels Society.
  • Preparing letters of inquiry, proposals, grant acknowledgement, and interim/final reports to funders.
  • Reconcile department financial statements and work with Director to develop the department budget.
  • Contribute ideas for the department’s fundraising strategies.

What success looks like:

  • After 60 days, you’ll be seamlessly working through your daily tasks and start to anticipate what is coming next.
  • After 120 days, you’ll have started to contribute new ideas for our fundraising strategies and for our department overall.

You must have:

  • Knowledge of office procedures.
  • Familiarity with philanthropic giving.
  • Excellent organizational, project planning, and time management skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Minimum two years administrative office experience, preferably in a non-profit, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

You should have:

  • College degree.
  • Interest in public broadcasting and fundraising.

About us:

Founded in 1961, WETA is Washington, DC’s leading public broadcasting station. As a PBS and NPR member, we not only serve the DC metro area with our local programming and classical radio station, but also the nation with Washington Week, PBS NewsHour, and our partnerships with Ken Burns and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Our staff comes from very diverse backgrounds, but we all have one thing in common; we believe in our mission and the service we provide to the public.

WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer.  WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.





Job Location: 
Arlington, VA
United States
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Job Type: 
Full time
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