Job Description

About CRCL 

The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to unite people in action to achieve a thriving, sustainable Louisiana coast for all. CRCL unites business leaders, scientists, landowners, national and local conservation groups, government agencies, hunters, anglers, and a broad spectrum of concerned residents to advance a sustainable coastal Louisiana. The successful applicant will join a talented team and enjoy a high-energy, flexible work environment and work in direct partnership with the Restore the Mississippi River Delta (MRD) coalition. 

The role 

Reporting to the CRCL development director and serving as an integral member of the development team, the development coordinator is responsible for the management and tracking of the organization’s donation and giving records, and provides administrative support to the department. 


Primary duties include donor database management and maintenance of accurate donor records and gift history to facilitate donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities; grant administration and tracking support; active participation in fundraising events and biannual conference implementation; and general administrative support for the department. 




  • Primary staffer to maintain donor database including inputting donations, development activity and donor interactions as well as creating reports that will support department goals 
  • Lead and manage donor acknowledgment letters to ensure the timely receipt of all gifts 
  • Collaborate with other departmental teams to ensure donor recognition  
  • Support planning and execution of multiple fundraising/special events   
  • Conduct grants research, tracking and administration through delegated tasks 
  • Identify potential donors or sponsors through prospect research, and assist with donor correspondence as requested 
  • Assist with administrative tasks associated with multiple committee meetings including assisting with scheduling, agendas, meeting minutes, etc. 
  • Support the organization to advance the mission and strategic plan of CRCL 


Preferred qualifications 

  • An interest in, understanding of and commitment to the mission of CRCL 
  • Exceptional attention to detail, with strong written and oral communication skills 
  • Notable organizational skills with ability to prioritize and multi-task 
  • Discretion in handling of confidential information 
  • Highly proficient skills in Microsoft Office applications and overall aptitude for technology are required 
  • Experience with donor management database preferred 
  • Familiarity with basic accounting ideal, but not required 
  • Ability to work some weekends and evenings as required for special projects or events 
  • A bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent record of professional achievement  



Starting from approximately $40,000 with potential for growth over time.   

Generous health and retirement benefits and leave policy including parental leave.  



New Orleans (up to 3 days a week) and virtual  


Closing Date: October 31, 2023

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for references to [email protected] with “Development coordinator application” in the subject line.  

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Posted 9 months ago
New Orleans, Louisiana
Education Requirement
High School Diploma
Experience Requirement
Entry Level