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Health Care & Medicine
Development Coordinator
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Reporting directly to UCLA Stein Eye Institute's Director of Development (DOD), the Development Coordinator will provide support for annual giving and major-gift fundraising initiatives. Responsible for coordinating the annual giving program to support the goal of increasing donations and building the donor pipeline; help with coordinating mailings and other logistics as needed. Identify major-gift prospects through regular data analysis and the evaluation/monitoring of giving trends, as well as help with initiatives for alumni and planned-giving constituents as needed. Oversee the stewardship and impact reporting process by working with DOD and faculty to ensure donor reports are prepared and sent on schedule. Participate in, and assist with, routine writing assignments such as proposals, stewardship and impact reports. Prepare prospect profiles, briefing notes, and other correspondence; and, at times assist in creating marketing-related material for the promotion of SEI programs/research. Prepare reports and queries utilizing the CRM database program. Serve as contributing writer for Stein Eye Institute (SEI) newsletter as needed. Coordinate SEI mailings as needed, such as annual fund solicitations. Work with the DOD to develop stewardship activities to acknowledge and recognize donors as needed. Assist with gift processing, as well as review gift paperwork and other special projects as needed. Fundraising projects include, but are not limited to, participating in the process of developing strategies for cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding annual, planned, and major-gift donors. Participate in donor relations activities as needed.

Job Qualifications
Required: Must have at least one year of work experience in a professional setting (prerred two). Strong writing skills and knowledge of correct grammar and spelling to compose, edit, and prepare a variety of business correspondence to assist in the production of professional, clear, and compelling proposals and other solicitation materials, acknowledgments, reports, and routine business correspondence; and ability to evaluate and edit any of these documents for content, style, and format. The communications responsibilities for this position require close attention to detail, strong grammar and punctuation skills, knowledge of grammar rules, the ability to work on multiple projects, and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, often unpredictable environment. Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal supervision. Strong interpersonal skills to interact courteously and effectively with co-workers, volunteers, donors, faculty and their support staff, and key University officials, maintaining positive attitude and composure under pressure; to work as part of a large team with cooperative working relationships both at Stein Eye Institute and across campus. Excellent oral communication skills to gather and impart information and interact effectively with donors, co-workers, staff, faculty members, and senior administrators. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and prioritize assignments; provide proficient follow-up; and make effective timely decisions, despite tight deadlines and competing requirements. Strong ability to work effectively under conditions of heavy workload, frequent interruptions, distractions, and deadlines. Computer proficiency in order to operate personal computer and be able to use a variety of computer software in a Windows environment, such as Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc., to maintain and create complex databases, tables, reports, etc.; pull queries from CRM database. Skill in speaking effectively and persuasively to individuals and groups; ability to maintain confidentiality and to use discretion when responding to inquiries. Ability to work evenings and weekends to attend events and activities as needed.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.