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Donor Relations Coordinator

Full Time

Greenville, SC - September 27, 2022

Contact Information

Name: Ava Smith
Phone: 18643264211


The Donor Relations Coordinator establishes, maintains, and grows connections between Homes of Hope and its local and state-wide community. Creating and strengthening donor relationships is central to the Donor Relations Coordinator position, with an emphasis on acquiring new donors and further vetting entry level donors. In addition, the Donor Relations Coordinator is responsible for managing our donor database and providing administrative support to the Resource Development Department.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Manages donor software system (Blackbaud)

  • Enters checks/wire transfers into database
  • Tracks and reports donor retention rate, first time gifts, donor birthdays, etc.
  • Generates weekly reports for RDD
  • Generates end of year donation receipts
  • Manages personal portfolio of donors and enters pertinent notes
  • Writes thank you notes, invitations, newsletters, emails, makes phone calls, etc.

- Serves the Resource Development Department by managing Solid Rock Club members

- Focuses on entry level donors while properly vetting higher wealth individuals

- Secures entry level sponsorships for Homes of Hope’s large annual fundraising events

- Develops relationships with strategic individuals and corporations

- Collaborates with the Public Relations team to plan and execute all fundraising events

- Occasionally represents organization at speaking engagements, community events, and tours

- Attends workshops and participates in webinars to increase knowledge and proficiency

- Maintains weekly awareness of housing development, construction and client impact

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • A passion for building relationships
  • Makes excellent first impressions
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Administrative mindset
  • Self-motivated and eager to take initiative
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team setting as well as independently
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent computer skills with experience using Microsoft Office programs
  • Must have a strong customer support orientation, demonstrated professional demeanor, and ability to maintain confidential information
  • Ability to think ahead and plan over a 1-2 year time span

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 3+ years of related experience
  • Donor software management experience

Working Conditions:

  • 65% in office; 30% outside appointments; 5% ability to work remote


  • Upon Start Date: In 2022, employee will get 1 PTO day for each month after the month of their start date (i.e. October start date=2 PTO days). These 2022 PTO days are available for immediate use.
  • Beginning January 1, 2023, employee will receive 16 PTO days available for immediate use.

Effective Immediately Annual Paid Holidays: 14 Days

After 60 days:

  • Homes of Hope HSA Contribution: $2,800 per year deposited into your account weekly
  • Homes of Hope SIMPLE IRA Contribution: 2% of Salary
  • Medical Insurance: 100% Employer Paid
  • Dental Insurance: 100% Employer Paid
  • Employee Assistance Program: 100% Employer Paid
  • Vision and Supplemental Insurance Options available for additional cost to employee to full-time employees
  • Optional Employee Paid FSA
  • All Benefits Assessed Annually

After 1 Year:

Up to 6 consecutive weeks of paid parental leave with up to an additional 6 consecutive weeks of unpaid parental leave.

Effective Immediately:

  • PTO-Number of days dependent on start date. If start in 2021, 16 days available January 2022.
  • Paid Holidays to include 1 week off at the end of December

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $45,000.00 - $50,000.00 per year


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

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