St. Louis Area Foodbank
  • 08-Jun-2018 to 01-Aug-2018 (CST)
  • Development
  • Full Time

Comprehensive Benefits Package

Community Relations Development Coordinator - Immediate Need!

Are you a dynamic individual who enjoys meeting new people?

Do you also have a passion to end hunger?

The St. Louis Area Foodbank (SLAFB) may be the perfect fit for you!

Established in 1975, the SLAFB has grown to become the bi-state's region's largest non-profit food distribution charity dedicated to feeding those in need. Comprised of a dynamic team of talented and compassionate individuals, employees enjoy working together to make a difference in the lives of the communities we serve.

SLAFB is currently seeking a community relations development coordinator to focus on fundraising events and cause marketing. The selected candidate will be an energetic individual willing to support a variety of efforts to build relationships with new and existing donors. Qualified candidate must be a highly organized self-starter who is driven to inspire others to support those in need.   

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in planning and executing Foodbank fundraising events, cause-marketing campaigns, virtual food drives and other third-party fundraisers.
  • Develop annual calendar of events, including individual project plans.
  • Conduct post-event analysis and generate accurate and timely internal event reports for development staff.
  • Partner with various departments to drive success of community fundraisers.
  • Attend relevant meetings and speaking engagements that help strengthen the Foodbank's fundraising efforts and visibility in the community.
  • Research prospective donors, compile files, coordinate and implement approved strategies for relationship building.
  • Develop and maintain databases for special event participants, vendors, sponsors, donors.
  • Compile and present special event status reports, including timelines and event reviews as requested.
  • Generate event correspondence.
  • Assist with tours, check presentations, data entry and mail processing.
  • Serve as secondary for data entry support.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university with emphasis in English, public relations, communications or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience working in a non-profit development department is required
  • Passion for the Foodbank mission and a desire to excel in fundraising and development work.
  • Strong public speaking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with attention to detail, ability to handle interruptions, maintain focus on tasks and produce accurate work
  • Effective communication skills (oral & written)
  • Ability to collect and analyze data to guide effective decision making
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse stakeholders
  • Must be able to pass drug screening and crimina background check

SLAFB offers competitive compensation, an extremely comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time-off, support for on-going learning and development, casual dress work environment and solid 403(b) retirement plan to promote financial security.

SLAFB is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.



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