Development Program Coordinator

  • Washington, DC
  • Aug 25, 2022
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description




OPENS: August 25, 2022

CLOSES: September 8, 2022 

Position Title: Development Program Coordinator Location: Washington, D.C. / National Headquarters Reports to: Director of Corporate Development 

Organization: The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is a non-profit organization and serves as the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with over 1,000 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. 

Position Description: The Development Program Coordinator is a vital member of the development team and is responsible for assisting in the stewardship of donors and other constituents primarily through written communications, including gift acknowledgment letters, proposals, and stewardship reports. Through their writing, the Development Program Coordinator highlights the importance and impact of donors’ philanthropy while deepening their engagement with LULAC. Reporting directly to the Director of Corporate Development, the Development Program Coordinator also works closely with the CEO, National Programs Manager, and the Policy and Legislation Director as well as colleagues across the department. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Write foundation and other program-focused proposals and reports (e.g., for individual or corporate donors interested in specific program areas) in a style that is consistent with other LULAC materials.
  • Ensure accuracy, timeliness, and personalization, and collaborate with team members to maintain data integrity of donor records and generate reports as needed.
  • Develop communications for key constituents, including stewardship reports, regular updates on activities and significant accomplishments and milestone acknowledgments on behalf of leadership. Gather and synthesize content and interview staff members as
  • Develop and edit development collateral and partnership
  • Oversee the product placement and administration of sponsored products at events; Assist in managing sponsor speaker logistics and sponsorship benefits for conferences and
  • Provide writing, editing, and proofreading services as needed
  • Development meeting reports for new and existing partners 
  • Contribute to the development of ideas and team goals to ensure best practices and innovations in donor relations and stewardship, particularly around significant fundraising campaigns.
  • Foster positive and professional working relationships with all staff 

Other Duties: Please note this job description does not cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in fundraising
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Thorough understanding of applicable local, state, and federal regulations, grant funding policies and procedures, and the ability to locate potential sources for funding.
  • Excellent organizational skills and meticulous with details
  • Experience in project management skills and ability to prioritize work and resources
  • Ability to interpret financial data and prepare budgets and financial grant reports
  • Ability to cultivate positive working relationships internally and externally with potential sponsors/funders. 

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required
  • At least three years of development or similar type of experience required
  • Ability to be fluent in all aspects of the Spanish language preferred but not required

Work Status: United States Citizen or Permanent Resident Required. 

Salary Range: $42,000-$45,000/year (Commensurate with years of experience) Commensurate according to years of experience. All employees must meet a 6-month probationary period. Continuation of this position after one year is dependent on the successful candidate meeting jointly determined performance goals. 


  • Accrual of 8 hours of sick time and 8 hours of vacation time per month
  • 11 Paid Federal Holidays
  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance available for enrollment
  • Retirement Plan 

How to Apply: Candidates should submit their resume demonstrating qualifications, education and work experience required for the position. All applications must be submitted electronically to by 5:00pm EST on the closing date. Any questions may be directed via email to the Human Resource Officer at




LULAC is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. LULAC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote, and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. LULAC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.