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Coordinator, Development BWH Development Office

Primary Location MA-Boston-BWH Boston Back Bay
Work Locations BWH Boston Back Bay 101 Huntington Ave  Boston 02199
Job Development/Fundraising
Organization Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)
Schedule Full-time
Standard Hours 40
Shift Day Job
Employee Status Regular
Recruiting Department BWH Development
Job Posting Oct 13, 2022

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact on the lives of patients and families? Join the Brigham and Women’s Development team as we work together to support this world-class academic medical center and the hospital’s mission of a healthier world.  Here at the Brigham Development Office, we pride ourselves on being a passionate, mission-driven, community-minded organization supporting the philanthropic goals of the hospital.  
The Coordinator, Development is a junior-level position responsible for providing administrative support primarily for the Vice President of Development. The Development Associate will be a key member of a dynamic team focused on handling high-level activities in a complex environment.
At the Brigham, we are dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive community that encourages every employee to bring their authentic self to work. Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Development Office are focused on equity and ensuring equal access to employment and advancement opportunities. We seek to embrace the full spectrum of human diversity: race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, and national origin. We believe honoring all forms of human presence and expression enriches the Brigham community and enables us to understand and meet the needs of our diverse community more fully.
BWH Development Office offers excellent benefits, competitive salaries, and a hybrid flexible work schedule.
  • Handles calendars and assists in preparing for appointments, meetings, and presentations by anticipating, coordinating, reviewing, and coordinating related materials including PowerPoint and handouts.
  • Works closely with the leadership to handle high level internal and external relationships. Interacts directly with donors and other constituents, demonstrating good judgment and discretion and representing BWH Development with the highest degree of excellence.
  • Updates information in fundraising database including biographical information, fund designation, receipts, and acknowledgments as appropriate, producing queries, reports, and mail merges.
  • Writes, proofreads, edits, and reviews correspondence and other written materials upon request and interprets information necessary to draft responses as needed.
  • Ensures VP is prepared for all meetings and events.
  • Handles sensitive and confidential information.
  • Fields routine phone calls and takes accurate messages.
  • Arranges meetings with prospects, donors, volunteers, and hospital staff, this includes scheduling participants, securing meeting location, and making site arrangements. Prepares biographies, briefings, and agendas for meetings.
  • Preparing memos, letters, and other correspondence
  • Coordinates and actively participates in various projects in areas such as reporting, prospect assignment, and stewardship
  • Works with Gift Processing to provide gift booking details
  • Initiates and responds to routine correspondence
  • Prepares check requests, purchase orders, and submits bills for payment
  • Two years development experience preferred or related experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong proofreading ability
  • Superb organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent computer literacy and word processing skills using Microsoft Products
  • Team player
  • Flexibility in work style and the ability to multitask
  • Enthusiastic attitude and an appreciation for a fast-paced, professional environment
  • Sincere interest in philanthropy and advancing the hospital’s mission of patient care, teaching and research
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and work autonomously under pressure of multiple and sequential deadlines.
EEO Statement
BWH is an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives, and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.