Development Coordinator
JDRF International

Portland, Oregon

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JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Our mission is to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications. To accomplish this, JDRF has invested more than $2.5 billion in research funding since our inception. We are an organization built on a grassroots model of people connecting in their local communities, collaborating regionally for efficiency and broader fundraising impact, and uniting on a national stage to pool resources, passion, and energy. We collaborate with academic institutions, policymakers, and corporate and industry partners to develop and deliver a pipeline of innovative therapies to people living with T1D. Our staff and volunteers in chapters across the United States and our five international affiliates are dedicated to advocacy, community engagement, and our vision of a world without T1D. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter @JDRF.

As a JDRF team member, you can look forward to interesting and challenging work, building strong relationships with fellow staff and our network of volunteers, and having a meaningful impact on the lives of everyone affected by this devastating disease. JDRF supports a diverse and inclusive workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Development Coordinator will play an integral role in the day-to-day execution of integrated fundraising efforts for the Chapter while supporting Outreach, Support and Educational programing in partnership with key volunteers. This leader will work closely with local Chapter leadership, regional teams and an outstanding group of volunteers to increase the reach and impact of JDRF in the Pacific NW chapter territory which includes Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.


  • Collaborate with local staff as well as national/regional staff resources to ensure the Chapter's growth and success.
  • Execute Walk Family Team acquisition, engagement and retention strategies to drive fundraising in support of T1D research through the Portland ONE Walk campaign.
  • In partnership with Signature Events staff, work to support the fundraising success of the Portland Hope Gala.
  • In partnership with Peer to Peer staff, work to support the fundraising success of the JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes.
  • In partnership with Community Engagement staff, engage and educate the OR/SWWA T1D community through the execution of Type One Nation Summit, JDRF's premier educational event.
  • Engage newly diagnosed families and individuals, T1D community members, healthcare providers and other stakeholders in chapter programs and activities to support and drive the JDRF Mission.
  • Develop and increase Chapter pipeline to drive volunteer engagement in Chapter campaigns including Portland ONE Walk, Portland Hope Gala and the Ride to Cure Diabetes.
  • Partner with the Market Director, Chapter staff and leadership volunteers to identify, recruit and develop additional committee volunteers, as assigned.
  • Maintain a solid understanding of JDRF's Mission and research therapeutics.
  • Engage with JDRF constituents, volunteers and staff in a professional, customer focused manner consistent with the JDRF Core Values of being passionate, innovative, collaborative, respectful, trustworthy, appreciative, and results-oriented.


Please include a cover letter with your application.
  • 1-2 years of fundraising experience, including events
  • Self-starter, with the ability to collaborate as a team player
  • Team player who can achieve individual objectives and support those of the entire chapter team.
  • Works well within a matrix structure where more than one individual is providing guidance, feedback, counsel and support.
  • Self-motivated and able to successfully work on projects independently
  • Strong verbal and written communication.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
  • Ability to create and manage processes that enhances efficiency of staff work while allowing for donor centricity.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Detail-oriented
  • Bachelor's degree or Associate's degree
  • Ability to travel within the chapter footprint. Occasional evening and weekend work as needed.

Target Salary - $52k - $54K

Essential Functions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and infrequently up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Additional information:

Requests for medical, religious, and other exemptions will be considered on an individual basis. JDRF will comply with all federal, state, and local laws.

JDRF supports a diverse and inclusive workforce.
JDRF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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