Development Coordinator

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Reports to: Senior Director, Donor Development
Location: Fully Remote
Pay: $48,000 - $50,000 annually


For over 35 years, CureSearch for Children’s Cancer has been a driving force in pediatric cancer research. We fund research that drives new, more effective, and less toxic therapies to the clinic, and our scientific agenda has propelled us to the top in the pediatric cancer arena. Funding research with a clear path to clinical trial, our unique strategy accelerates the development of better treatments for the more than 15,000 children diagnosed each year. Our purpose-driven team collaborates in a remote, supportive, and connected environment. If you’re a proven leader looking to make an impact in a mission-driven organization, this position is for you!

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This position is full-time, exempt, and is a supporting role in the Donor Development department. This position reports to the Senior Director. The Development Coordinator position is a multidisciplinary position supporting various fundraising activities including donor prospecting and research, stewardship coordination and management, event sponsorship, grants and database management, workplace giving, and other activities related to revenue generation for CureSearch.

You’ll advance our mission by identifying potential funding sources, such as individual donors, corporations, foundations, and government grants, communicating with donors regularly, expressing gratitude for their support, and updating them on the organization's activities and impact. They ensure that donors feel valued and connected to the organization's mission, which can lead to continued support and potentially larger contributions in the future.


  • Conduct prospect research and prepare briefs & reports on individuals, foundations, corporations, and other sources of revenue as directed by the Senior Director of Development.
  • Identify and qualify new prospect leads for private and corporate foundations.
  • Manage an active grants calendar with application and reporting deadlines, ensuring timely submission to funders.
  • Coordinate and draft grant proposals in collaboration with the Senior Director of Development.
  • Manage an active stewardship calendar for individual, corporate, and foundation funders.
  • Coordinate and draft stewardship reports, Legacy Fund reports, and other donor reports as needed.
  • Responsible for managing America’s Charities giving program & similar workplace-giving applications.
  • Identify, qualify, and solicit sponsors for CureSearch’s annual scientific meeting (PEDS), volunteer Summit, and other events as needed.
  • Coordinate and draft sponsorship proposals for PEDS, Summit, and other events as requested.
  • Maintain prospect and donor’s records in NXT (CRM tool); generate and provide development reports as requested.
  • Monitor event recruitment and fundraising progress, analyze results, and make data-driven adjustments to meet event revenue goals.
  • Collaborate with the internal event team to ensure engaging signature event experiences for volunteers, participants, and sponsors.
  • Provide onsite and logistical support when needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (such as Nonprofit Management, Marketing, Communications, or Business).
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a nonprofit organization with a focus on development operations/fundraising
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Google Suite and Microsoft Office programs and computer/office equipment operation
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of fundraising best practices for nonprofit agencies and organizations.
  • Ability to proactively organize and coordinate activities with multiple deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in using fundraising software and tools


We offer an autonomous, flexible remote work environment with a welcoming, supportive, and connected team. We’re scattered across the U.S., but we feel like we’re sitting next to each other (when we need to be). We do our best work laughing and learning from each other.

CureSearch offers fair and competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous paid time off (vacation, sick, and float holiday time), summer Fridays, the week off between Christmas and New Year’s, wellness benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plan with an employer match after one year of employment. As a remote team, we also offer equipment and phone stipends.

The annualized salary range for this position is $48,000 - $50,000.

“Curesearch is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law. Curesearch is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women."


CureSearch is committed to providing all employees and applicants with fair and equal employment opportunities. Please apply if this is a role that will get you excited to come to work each day. Our team comprises purpose-driven and caring individuals with different professional and personal backgrounds. We support and learn from each other and hope to do that with you!

Curesearch for Children’s Cancer understands diversity strengthens organizational decision-making. We are working to diversify our team and strongly encourage members of traditionally under-represented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ-identified people, gender-nonconforming people, people with disabilities, veterans, and people who speak a language in addition to English.

If you'd like to learn more about us and this position, please submit your resume detailing your relevant experience to

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