Position Title: Development Coordinator

Position Description: Part-time position, 5-20 hours a week. Working remotely with meetings at least 1x a week.  Pay rate: $10.00 hourly. 

Organization Mission: Empower Playgrounds, Inc. (EPI) is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization.  Our project enhances educational opportunities for children in deprived villages in West Africa by providing renewable energy through electricity-generating playground equipment, smart LED lanterns, and hands-on science kits.  

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Assist in event planning for our upcoming fundraiser, which includes: 
  • Assisting in organization of marketing efforts for the event
  • Creating and maintain event budget and fundraising goals
  • Planning a detailed list of what needs to happen before the event
  • Meeting with various organizations we want to get involved
  • Assist in donor relations and donor record management
  • Assist in coordinating library book donations for new library project
  • Make updates to the website 
  • Conduct grant research and writing

Position Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work independently and decide next steps to be taken within a project without needing prodding or management 
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Proven track record of achieving and exceeding goals
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving and teamwork skills
  • Able to plan and follow-through on multiple projects at once
  • Working understanding of nonprofit work
  • Proven writing and editing skills (writing sample may be requested)
  • Experience in event planning
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Salesforce is a plus
  • Connections to Utah Public School System is a plus
  • Able to travel to South Salt Lake for a weekly meeting is a plus

How to Apply: Send cover letter –explaining why you would like to work for EPI, how this position will enhance your career goals, and what you can offer to our organization- and resume to crys@empowerplaygrounds.org

Closing Date: March 11, 2016