Reports to: Director of Development and Partnerships (DODP)

Status: Full-time, Non-exempt

Location: Fairfield, CA, Northern California

About the Position

We are seeking a full-time Development Coordinator to join our staff and become an integral part in supporting the objectives of International Bird Rescue. The ideal candidate will play a critical role in database management and be an independent, detail-oriented self-starter with excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal, and teamwork skills. This is an hourly, non-exempt position.

The Development Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the Raiser’s Edge donor database, including gift entry/acknowledgement, reconciliation, data analysis, data integrity, and reporting. This position supports the organization’s annual giving program, including the stewardship and development of relations with current, lapsed and prospective individual and corporate donors, as well as monthly recurring donors. Additional activities include workplace giving outreach and support for fundraising campaigns. This position also assists with donor recognition, special events, coordinating in-kind donations, and assisting the Director of Development and Partnerships with projects outlined in the Fund Development plan.

Duties and Responsibilities

Data Integrity and Donor Stewardship

  • Gift processing, reconciliation, and reporting
  • Email solicitations, donor appeals, bulk mailings, etc.
  • Donor acknowledgements and stewardship
  • Respond to donor calls and emails with questions about their donations

Special Events

  • Assist with pre-event, day-of logistics and post event follow-up for special events
  • As needed, work with event vendors and consultants

Other duties as assigned


  • Able to work accurately with numbers and data
  • Knowledge and experience with donor engagement principles and practices
  • Exceptional attention to detail and follow-through
  • Experience in CRM database management; Raiser’s Edge experience strongly preferred
  • Enthusiasm for learning new skills and solving workplace problems
  • Strong computer skills in general; proficient in data entry and spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and good people skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently, accurately, and in a collaborative team
  • Solutions-oriented self-starter with curiosity to make the work better and more efficient.
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to juggle priorities and meet multiple deadlines
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Verbal and written ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, community partners, volunteers, consumers and all levels of leadership and management

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Typically works in an office environment and uses a computer, telephone, and other office equipment as needed to perform duties. The noise level in the work environment is typical of that of an office.
  • This position works in an administrative building next to an animal care facility housing a variety of wild birds. Though all necessary precautionary measures are taken to ensure a safe working environment, while performing job duties the employee may be exposed to odors, noise, hazardous material (such as petroleum products during an oil spill), moving parts, radiography equipment, and there is risk of potential exposure to zoonotic diseases.


Bachelor’s degree and at least two years’ experience in non-profit fundraising, donor stewardship, and database management.


This position requires hands-on work at our San Francisco Bay-Delta Wildlife Center located in Fairfield, CA, conveniently located at the junction of routes 80 and 680. Some occasional work-from-home privileges may be granted in the future when conducive to the work requirements.

Compensation, Benefits, and Start Date

Hiring Range: $20.00 – $24.00 hourly; commensurate with experience

This full-time position offers a variable schedule, a fun and collaborative working environment, and a benefits package that includes generous vacation, health insurance, and other benefits.

About International Bird Rescue —

International Bird Rescue is a global conservation organization for birds in a changing world. Since 1971, Bird Rescue has responded to over 250 oil spills and other wildlife emergencies, caring for more than 160,000 birds on six continents. With crisis response centers in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Anchorage, the organization specializes in emergency preparedness and response, day-to-day aquatic bird care, and scientific research. Innovations are shared worldwide to inspire the next generation of wildlife specialists. Bird Rescue aims to give a voice to waterbirds through conservation, advocacy, and wildlife literacy that builds empathy and encourages action. For more information, please visit

To Apply

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We thank all applicants for their interest. However, due to the high number of applicants, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please DO NOT call the clinic in reference to this job.

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