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Development Coordinator

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  • Full Time
  • Boston, MA
  • 60,000 USD / Year
  • Salary: 60,000

Website Boston Public Market Association

Market on a Mission

The Boston Public Market Association (BPMA) seeks a Development Coordinator who will report directly to the CEO and who shall be responsible for organizing and executing fundraising efforts for our   nonprofit organization.  As part of a collaborative team at a small non-profit organization, the Development Coordinator shall work closely with the CEO, Director of Marketing as well as the Development/Fundraising Committee of the Board of Directors to build relationships with organizations and individuals and secure key philanthropic support.


Specific Responsibilities Include:

Identify a strong prospect list of individuals and organizations, both locally and nationally, of potential funders and donors;
Communicate and meet with prospective donors, with CEO and/or organization stakeholders/board members as appropriate, to network and solicit financial support for the organization;
Develop strong relationships with prospective donors including individuals and organizations and maintain those relationships on an ongoing basis;
Identify potential sources of public and private grants, and prepare and submit relevant grant applications;
Working with the marketing team, help to develop materials effective for potential funders and donors, and assist with planning and executing any Market events which have a fundraising component;
Work with the CEO to develop fundraising goals, and report to the CEO and Board of Directors Development Committee updates on activities and progress towards fundraising goals;
Maintain effective database of fundraising prospects and activities.


Qualifications/Required Skills:

1-3 years of experience in Development/Fundraising;
Knowledge of successful fundraising practices and strategies;
Self-motivated and ability to work independently to drive measurable success;
Demonstrated ability to work on a small collaborative team;
Some knowledge of fundraising databases and software;
Interest in working in a nonprofit setting with a diverse group of community stakeholders;
High caliber written and verbal communication skills.


Compensation, Benefits and Work Environment:

This is a full – time salaried position at a compensation of approximately $60,000.  Benefits include health care and dental care, vacation and personal days, commuter pre-tax accounts and a collaborative work environment.  This position requires 3 days per week in office but with a flexible approach given the needs of the employee and BPMA.  All employees of BPMA are required to show proof of full vaccination against covid-19.

Application Instructions:

Please submit your resume with a cover letter to Cheryl Cronin, CEO at no later than November 30, 2022.


About the Boston Public Market Association:

The Boston Public Market Association is a not for profit 50l(c)(3) organization that operates the Boston Public Market, a permanent year round marketplace for locally sources groceries and specialty agricultural products as well as locally produced food.  As a “Market on a Mission” BPMA’s opportunity and mission is to Celebrate the bounty of all New England has to offer, Celebrate, deepen and cultivate a diverse community around food, Nurture and support local food growers, producers and entrepreneurs, some of whom experience barriers to participation and Educate everyone about the importance of a resilient and equitable food system, local sourcing and nutrition.  BPMA works towards its mission by, in addition to operating the Market, holding festivals, educational activities, events and finding creative and innovative ways to engage with our community.  The Boston Public Market Association is committed to recruiting and fostering a diverse community, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from all.

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