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Development Coordinator, Southern Scholarship Foundation

Summary: Assists in the development and implementation of SSF’s fundraising strategies and tactics. Generates and supports financial resources and development for SSF by applying for grants, writing fundraising collateral, planning events, and supporting the cultivation of strong relationships with stakeholders, SSF partners, sponsors and the SSF Board. Manage donor database and fundraising platforms. Supplements other departments with event planning, coordination, and execution.

About Southern Scholarship Foundation: Through rent-free housing and cooperative living, Southern Scholarship Foundation supports students who lack financial resources, demonstrate excellent academic merit, and exemplify good character attend institutions of higher education. For more than 65 years, SSF has helped students achieve their dreams of attending their choice university at Florida Gulf Coast University, University of Florida, Santa Fe College, Florida State University, Florida A&M University, and Tallahassee Community College. While SSF does not provide monetary-based scholarships, we offer rent-free homes located near our partner institutions. We currently have 25 homes statewide and serve 453 students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Support Development Activities

  • Assist in planning and organizing Foundation fundraising events; including but not limited to timeline management, sponsorship prospecting, organizing logistics and coordinating volunteers.
  • Grant Development including: prospect research, writes proposals and reporting for both new and existing foundations.
  • Assists in performing prospect donor research and analysis for Major Donors.
  • Supports Director of Development with preparation of various mailings.
  • Assists in meetings arrangements and visits for Director of Development and/or President/CEO (alumni, Foundation, donors, etc.) including any meeting logistic preparation.
  • Supports development with donor communications and appreciation through thank you phone calls, thank you letters and annual sponsor letters.
  • Provides Quarterly reports for SSF Giving Communities.
  • Assists with House Champion communications and support.
  • Develops campaign materials in collaboration with Communications.
  • Coordinates the Young Philanthropy Society (YPS) Giving Community.
  • Responsibilities may require occasional evening and/or weekend hours.

       Administrative Support

      • Oversee the general office support activities (processing mail, keeping office presentable, etc.).
      • Answer incoming phone calls.
      • Greet and assist visitors of the SSF office.
      • Coordinate Federal Work Study students’ schedules and tasks.

      Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      Supervisory Responsibilities: May include Federal Work Study students.

      Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in English, Communication, Journalism, Business, Marketing, Social Work, Communications, or related field and one to two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

      Certificates and Licenses: No certifications needed.

      Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies, but not limited to: Use of Technology, Problem Solving, Customer Service, Communication, Teamwork, Leadership, Ethics, Strategic Thinking, Adaptability, Achievement Focus, Dependability, Initiative, Innovation, and Planning/Organizing. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

      Language Skills

      Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

      Computer Skills

      To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Office and Adobe Reader required, familiarity with donor management software and fundraising platforms is a plus.

      Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      The noise level in the work environment is usually low.

      The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

      Supervisor: Director of Development

      FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

      Location (on site): Tallahassee, Florida

      Benefits: We value our employees’ time and efforts. Their commitment to our success is enhanced by a competitive compensation of $35,000 - $38,000, depending on experience, and an extensive benefits package including 100% employer paid health insurance premiums, dental and vision for employees, short- and long-term disability coverage, employer retirement match, generous PTO and sick leave, winter holiday break, and paid major holidays.

      To Apply: Send your resume and cover letter to with ‘Development Coordinator’ in the subject line. Applications may also be submitted through LinkedIn or Indeed. Applications without a cover letter and resume will not be considered. For priority consideration apply on or before 11:59 PM Eastern, October 24, 2022.

      We’re an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

      Business Development ManagerConnect for More

      Position Overview:

      Connect for More, an established consulting firm specializing in building the capacity of nonprofit organizations, philanthropists and business leaders, is seeking to fill a new, exciting position designed to secure business partnerships in key target markets and business sectors.

      This position must cultivate, manage and maintain relationships with clients, partners, key internal and external stakeholders, community supporters, and others required to bring the consulting product line of services to their full potential. This position must also build relationships in the Connect For More’s core growth areas and services lines. This position requires skills in not only sales and relationship management, but also strategic thinking and a background in pitching and building new programs/partnerships.

      Candidates must be able to excel in client portfolio development, finding and tracking new leads, engaging past clients and emerging leads, assisting in enrolling the organization and its stakeholders into the concept, and maintain a sense of flexibility as programs/partners evolve.

      Successful candidates will have demonstrated experience with sales, fundraising, cause-based marketing and account management, with a strong preference for experience with social responsibility. Passion for our mission, creativity and bold, critical thinking are a must. Active roles in philanthropy, board service, civic activism and community leadership is a plus.

      Location: Virtual/Remote

      How to Apply: email your resume and cover letter to

      Application deadline: Open until filled

      Essential duties and responsibilities:

      • Client development: Research and prospect potential clients. Collaborate with key staff to identify and seek new funding opportunities that grow corporate partnership pipeline.

      • Conduct prospect outreach including warm lead development, past client engagement, failed prospective client development, and cold calling adhering to the business development best practices and moves management procedure.

      • Develop and maintain prospect cultivation strategy, communicating with Client & Contracts Manager frequently.

      • Evaluate ROI and potential of new clients and develop strategies to achieve success.

      • Keep data and records updated in order to demonstrate progress towards goal, provide leadership with insight into activities, prepare periodic reports.

      • Coordinate the on-boarding of new partners and clients with the Client & Contracts Manager.

      • Provide accurate and timely activity and pipeline reports and quarterly revenue forecasts.

      The ideal candidate must have:

      • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, Entrepreneurship or other relevant field.

      • Experience working with nonprofit business sector.

      • 5+ years of sales experience.

      • Goal and achievement motivated.

      • Proficiency with business writing, strong presentation skills, project management, business analytics and a command other presentation and program management software is essential, including the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

      • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including demonstrable skill in proposal writing, donor communications, and prospect research.

      • Strategic, growth mindset aligning continual growth with professional development curiosity.

      • Values alignment with helping others, helping society and maintaining family happiness

      • Work with diverse business sizes from grassroot/start-ups to multi-million dollar budgets

      • Demonstrated analytical skills to design, manage, and track client relationships.

      • Ability to set and maintain priorities, balance demands of multiple tasks, and meet deadlines.

      • Demonstrated ability to exhibit attention to detail.


      • Bilingual Spanish

      • Marketing or sales background

      • Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship, Communications, Marketing, Business

      • Diverse candidates

      • Experience working with funders and/or philanthropists

      • Nonprofit or For-profit board service 2+ years

      • Past expertise in private banking or wealth management

      • Florida home base (main office: Tampa)

      • Extensive Florida and/or Southeastern US Professional Network

      Compensation: Contractor, no benefits, 100% Commission, rates to be negotiated between 10-25% per client. Flexible hours, make your own schedule, work remotely. Cover reasonable expenses (travel, food, mileage). Quarterly performance reviews with President/CEO for commission to review compensation based on agreed upon performance goals.

      About Connect For More: At Connect For More, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your mission. We are proud to impact lives and organizations to equip our community to help others and society by providing confident thought leadership and fostering collaboration for positive change. Our diverse team also brings many areas of expertise into our consulting relationship, which enables us to examine each agency-identified issue from multiple angles and potential scenarios and to address issues comprehensively. We have proudly served our community for the last 12 years and look forward to continuing to provide excellence in leadership development; virtual & in-person facilitation; leadership development & coaching; organizational planning & management; virtual & in-person facilitation; philanthropic matching & advising.

      Our Big Why: 
      Connect For More impacts lives and organizations to equip our community to help others and society by providing confident thought leadership and fostering collaboration for positive change. We are committed to addressing inclusion & equity in all strategic work, empowering more than “just” diversity of thought and moving beyond tokenism for all nonprofit leadership, and continuing to create space to navigate tough conversations together. We are proud to be a woman-owned, women-led and Florida-based small business serving our community. as a convener, connector and collaborator.

      About Our Team: Our team consists of consulting professionals, subject matter experts, leadership coaches and support personnel who value helping others and society. We believe in authentic service founded in self-care, family happiness and a commitment to continual improvement. To learn more about our experts and their individual backgrounds please visit our website:

      Our Lines of Service:

      Leadership Development & Coaching

      Organization Planning & Management

      Virtual & In-Person Retreat Facilitation

      Education Connection Virtual Courses &


      Courageous Leadership Facilitation &


      Managing Courageously Leadership Books

      Interim Leadership Services

      Strategic Planning Processes

      Board Development & Engagement

      Executive Coaching & Strategic Support

      Connect for More is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, contractors, volunteers, and members of our community.