The Humane League (THL) is a global nonprofit ending the abuse of animals raised for food. THL fosters a high-energy culture of teamwork and mission-driven problem solving, and we have earned recognition as Top Charity from Animal Charity Evaluators for all of their rating periods. Over the past few years, we’ve grown to a staff of 90+ talented individuals dispersed across the country and around the world.

As the Development Coordinator, you will be accountable for retrieving, sorting, processing, and acknowledging donations. With our mail program undergoing rapid growth, it is more important than ever that these gifts are handled professionally and our donors receive our gratitude in a timely manner. The Development Coordinator sets the tone for our relationship with our donors and is integral to achieving our stewardship goals.

You are a great candidate for this role if you are an experienced donation processor, a critical thinker who is not afraid to propose improvements to existing procedures, and someone who takes pride in producing high-quality work. Your exceptional attention to detail, organizational skills, and reliance will greatly contribute to your success in this position. This position reports directly to the Director of Annual Giving.

This is a full-time, remote position. You must have reliable access to a vehicle and reside in a major metro area within a 15-mile radius of both a post office and PNC bank branch. This position requires occasional domestic travel, equivalent to approximately 2-3 trips per year, plus regular local trips to the post office and bank.

Conduct mail pickups from our PO Box and bank deposits multiple times per week

Sort, process, and enter all gifts received in the mail
Deposit donation funds through a combination of remote scanning and in-bank transactions
Accurately manage the acknowledgement process for all donors in a timely manner
Maintain the integrity of data within the donor database in legal compliance with our donor privacy policy
Coordinate employee giving, matching gift, and third-party online donation data entry and acknowledgements
Serve as the primary point of contact for third-party donation processors, including Network For Good, GiveDirect, Classy, Benevity, YourCause, and Facebook
Coordinate with Finance Operations to reconcile donations
Coordinate with other Development team members on various projects, as needed
Other duties as assigned.
Donation Processing: Experienced in processing non-profit donations. Fluent in fundraising-speak, with a solid comprehension of various types of gifts received and the unique requirements of each.
Attention to Detail: Hyper-awareness of the little things. An eye for inconsistency or inaccuracy, and the initiative to look into and resolve those issues.
Reliance: Ability to safeguard confidential information and perform with a high-level of discretion, professionalism, and integrity. Extreme reliability in handling money.
Project Management: Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and tasks through to completion in a fast-paced environment. Must be flexible and have strong planning and organization skills.
Problem Solving: Forward-looking thinker who anticipates needs, actively seeks opportunities, and proposes solutions with excellent decision-making capability. Must be self-directed.
Communication: Ability to write and speak clearly and effectively, and to interact with all staff, donors, volunteers, and the public in a positive, professional, and friendly manner.
Starting salary for this position is $39,100 or salary to commensurate with experience.

Employees enjoy full medical coverage, optional dental and vision packages, a 401(k) retirement plan, optional pet insurance, working from home, up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave for eligible employees, paid holidays, flexible vacation time, professional development, and the supportive environment at The Humane League!

At The Humane League (THL), animal welfare is at the forefront of our everyday work. As such, many of our staff are vegan by personal choice, and all of our THL-hosted events offer fully vegan menus. We welcome all mission-aligned candidates to apply, no matter where you are in your journey to end the abuse of animals raised for food.

The Humane League is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with laws and in furtherance of our commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

The Humane League is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please email People Operations (rhw@thehumaneleague.org) and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.