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Development Coordinator

In this new position at Bearings, the Development Coordinator works closely with the Director of Operations and the Executive Director and oversees all day-to-day development operations. The ideal candidate for this position is:

  • A relationship builder; someone who loves winning others over and authentically finding ways to connect people's passions to the work of Bearings.
  • A detail-oriented planner and creator of systems.
  • An individual with excellent taste and a high standard of excellence for brand touchpoints, whether a postcard, an event or casual encounter with a stranger.
  • Has 2-4 years experience working in non-profit development.
  • Passionate about being part of work changing the lives of youth on Atlanta’s Westside!

The Development Coordinator will be responsible for creating and managing the donor journey, including: 

  • Managing donor and supporter digital and print communications, including social media activities, print pieces and website
  • Planning and implementing donor cultivation events
  • Managing donor database 
  • Building relationships with and soliciting donors

Duties include: 

Prospect Identification and Research 

  • Research donor prospects and plan cultivation journey 
  • Build relationships with and development ways to engage donor prospects in Bearings



    • Manage all digital marketing, including regular newsletters, targeted digital marketing and social media communication 
    • Oversee planning of donor cultivation events, working with volunteer teams and committees to produce events. 
    • Arrange tours and cultivation events for donor prospects 
    • Oversee planning of and attend community relations and awareness-building events (Streets Alive, etc.) 


    • Produce print and digital collateral (writing, design and production)
    • Assist senior leadership by ensuring organization has necessary communication pieces for donor solicitation meetings or events
    • Attend solicitation meetings with foundations, major donors, etc.
    • Write and submit grant applications


    • Maintain donor database
    • Oversee gift acknowledgement process
    • Build relationships with and help donors feel connected to the difference they’re making through their involvement in Bearings

    Please do not apply if you do not have non-profit development experience. 

    Interested candidates may send cover letter and resume to becky@bearingsbikeshop.org