Donor Relations Coordinator - The Foundry Ministries

Bessemer, AL

The Foundry Ministries, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Donor Relations Coordinator. The Donor Relations Coordinator is responsible for supporting the needs of the Development and Marketing Department.

It is the duty of the Donor Relations Coordinator to hold to the mission, vision, and core values of The Foundry.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Serve as primary contact for updating, adding, and maintain donor and prospect records using donor database software
  • Upload online transactions
  • Assist with creation of donor lists and other gift reports
  • File all donation-related paperwork in organized and timely manner
  • Manage donation acknowledgement process by sending thank you notes and other specialized communications
  • Collaborate with team to track department expenses and budget reconciliation
  • Perform database maintenance and clean up as scheduled
  • Assist with scheduled time sensitive mailings
  • Provide support for special events and projects, including mailings, phone inquiries, in-kind gift tracking, and attendance
  • Order supplies and maintain departmental inventory
  • Keep current on updates and best practices for The Foundry’s current customer relationship management (CRM) software to document The Foundry’s interaction with current and potential donors



  • Bachelor of Arts or Science and/or experience in related field


  • Minimum two (2) years’ administrative support experience

Technical Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office/MAC applications
  • Ability to learn and use fund raising software


  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills and ability to pay attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects
  • Proficient in mail-merge, spreadsheets and Google Docs
  • Outgoing, self-starter, detail oriented, and creative
  • Proven ability to resolve issues in a calm and efficient manner
  • Servant leader
  • Quick learner and enjoys the challenge of taking on new assignments
  • Willingness to be a team player