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The Museum has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and organised professional to join the passionate and dedicated Development and Friends team in the role of Development Coordinator.

The Development Coordinator will be responsible for the administration and coordination to support a range of initiatives across the Friends and Development teams. They will ensure efficient processing of donations and member transactions and supervise the Development officer responsible for the processing of transactions. They will be required to process more complicated transactions and manage the more complicated administration tasks. In addition, the Development Coordinator will be responsible for developing a range of communications across the Development and Friends team including the Friends Newsletter, social media posts as well as other correspondence.

They will maintain records and ensure the ThankQ database is accurate and kept updated. They will be required to run a range of reports from the database to compile lists for invitations and mail outs as well as undertake extensive analysis of data to identify trends. They will also be responsible for training members of the team and the wider Museum team to use ThankQ.

They will also be responsible for planning, coordinating and delivering a range of Friends and donor events. This will include management of the event from inception to evaluation and working across all business units of the Museum.

The key duties of the position include:

The successful applicant will be highly organised with a proven track record of successfully coordinating and managing a variety of administrative tasks. Additionally, you will have exceptional computer literacy and extensive experience with Microsoft Office products and customer-relationship databases; experience with ThankQ is preferred.

Resilient, results-oriented and proactive, you will be able to prioritise your workload to manage your time effectively and achieve outcomes within agreed and sometimes tight time frames.

In addition, you will have excellent attention to detail and be confident in a range of administrative duties, including managing correspondence, reports and numerous other forms of communication. You will be self-motivated, with a high level of judgement and discretion, coupled with well-developed communication skills.

These communication skills will extend to interactions with Friends and other key Museum stakeholders including donors. You will be able to work productively with a broad range of people from varied personal and professional backgrounds. A high level of sensitivity and professionalism is essential.

The successful applicant will possess exceptional written communication skills and have experience in creating targeted messaging to engage and inspire and ultimately secure donations.

As an integral member of the highly functioning Development and Friends team, you will also be expected to work independently and use your initiative to grow Development income to meet ambitious targets.

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