Development Coordinator Atlanta

AJC | Atlanta, GA, United States

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Posted Date 3/12/2024

Founded in 1906, American Jewish Committee (AJC) seeks to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel, and to advance human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the world. Among Jewish advocacy organizations, AJC is the leader in the global arena. We are known for our unparalleled access to diplomats, government officials, and faith leaders in more than 100 countries. AJC’s Atlanta office is key to the success of AJC’s global mission, by engaging with diplomatic, political, corporate and civic leaders across the community.

Job Summary

The Development Coordinator will play a pivotal role in advancing AJC’s mission by providing essential support for meetings and events, gift processing, database management, external communications, and other administrative needs.

The ideal candidate should be organized, flexible, and a team player. The candidate must have professional judgment and be able to reliably handle multiple assignments in a fast-moving dynamic environment. As the first point of contact for many AJC donors, the Development Coordinator should care deeply about disrupting antisemitism, supporting Israel and the future of the Jewish people; ready to infuse an atmosphere of platinum service for AJC stakeholders into every aspect of their work. 

If you are passionate about advocacy, diplomacy, and Jewish issues, we invite you to join our team and make a positive impact on our community and beyond.

The Development Coordinator does all this while adhering to AJC’s core values: Respect, Teamwork, Integrity, Excellence, and Accountability.

Who You Are/What You Have

  • A highly organized administrator
  • A team player with a sense of humor
  • Driven to ensure accuracy of all data and content
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Find enjoyment building connections with others and learning new skills and topics
  • Adept at time management with the ability to manage several projects at one time
  • Skilled at new technologies including HubSpot, Raiser’s Edge or similar CRM platforms
  • Aligned with AJC’s mission and diplomatic style, with knowledge and passion for the organization’s key issues (Israel, world Jewry, human rights, international relations, foreign policy, and democratic institutions)
  • A bachelor's degree with 1-3 years of professional experience

Job Responsibilities


  • Provide administrative support for fundraising efforts, including timely processing of pledges and gifts, and tracking cultivation meetings; 
  • Handle transactions and communications related to pledges and gifts (with the utmost accuracy and discretion); 
  • Learn and become adept at extracting information and custom reports from Raisers Edge, AJC’s Development database.
  • Ensure contact information is kept up to date for both new and prospective donors. 
  • Distribute accurate lists to solicitors in both the Jewish and corporate communities.
  • Learn and strengthen use of information and custom reports from Raiser’s Edge.

Event Coordination:

  • Organize and manage project timelines for multiple events and initiatives.
  • Manage contracts for caterers, venues and other vendors.
  • Track registration and payments in coordination with other staff.

Office Administration:

  • Ensure accuracy of contact information of current and prospective donors.
  • Assist Regional Director and Development Director with meeting scheduling, agenda preparation and notetaking.
  • Submit expense reports on behalf of Regional director and Development Director.

Any other tasks as assigned by the Regional Director and Development Director.

What You’ll Do / A Day in the Life

  • Communicate with AJC Atlanta Board Members about upcoming meetings, programs and events.
  • Process pledges and gifts of donors.
  • Assist in facilitating follow-up from meetings.
  • Provide diverse administrative support, including managing calendars, and creating reports.

Please note that this is a small sample of activities that the Development Coordinator may perform; each day will vary.

How AJC Invests in You

  • Highly qualified, creative, and go-getter teammates
  • A supportive supervisor who is dedicated to your growth
  • Support and resources from our national office
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Opportunities for advancement and travel
  • Competitive health, vision, dental benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account options
  • Eligible for Jewish Community Professional Tuition Grant Program
  • 10 vacation days/paid time off (PTO) per year that increases with continued employment
  • Office closures for Jewish and US holidays
  • In office work schedule with flexibility
  • 403(b) participation, after one year of employment

AJC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The salary range for this position is $40,000 to $50,000, depending on relevant experience.

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