Development Coordinator - The Bridge Center


Job Description


  • Create and manage a detailed Grant Calendar identifying request type (capital, program, operating), submission deadlines, reporting requirements and probability of success. Adherence to meeting deadlines and exceeding a focus/goal of $200,000 per fiscal year.
  • Adhere to and maintain an updated Events Calendar with monthly communication to fellow staff members to collaborate and report results during the staff meetings. 
  • Coordinate the planning, implementation and follow-up for all fundraising events including Comedy for Kids, Golf Classic, Wine & Cheese, etc. 
  • Develop and maintain event databases and registration information using GiftWorks, Constant Contact, MS Excel, and other data management resources. 
  • Manage all aspects of event committees and volunteer coordination, including but not limited to committee meetings, committee/volunteer assignments, event planning & timeline, and team/stakeholder/sponsor acknowledgement.
  • Coordinate event logistics, publicity, including public relations, advertising and collateral material design, production and distribution. 
  • Responsible for the development and fulfillment of the events and their budgets. 
  • Oversee procurement of live auction, silent auction, raffle prize and in-kind donation solicitations for each event. 
  • Coordinate logistics of event ticket sales and attendee registration.
  • Supervise event contractors and secure the appropriate estimates, contracts and receipts. 
  • Annually coordinate the development and implementation of marketing plans and materials, including brochures, fact sheets, flyers, emails, advertisements, posters, signage, postcards and direct mail. 
  • Coordinate maintenance and updating of website with internal team. 
  • Coordinate social networking with internal team
  • Enhance professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops as needed

Apply by: June 3 2017


Camp/Organization: The Bridge Center (ACA Accredited)

Location: Bridgewater, MA

Type of Position: Administrative

Time Frame: Year Round

Salary: $36,000-$45,000 annually based on qualifications



  • Demonstrated high level of organization and knowledge of event planning practices. 
  • Ability to perform responsibilities and adapt to changes in a highly interactive, dynamic environment
  • Ability to use computer to support workplace communications and accomplish work tasks
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher and Outlook; and the Internet.


  • Good working knowledge of developmental and physical disabilities in youth, teens and adults
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of therapeutic recreation programs.

This position requires the ability to perform work in a highly interactive environment.

Demonstrated ability to:

  • Maintain a high energy level. 
  • Be comfortable performing multi-faceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities.
  • Effectively communicate with a variety of audiences in various settings.



  • 1-3 years of experience in marketing/event management plus two years of college coursework and/or an Associate’s Degree (Bachelor’s degree preferred) OR 5+ years of experience in marketing/event management
  • Successfully complete pre-employment background checks (CORI/SORI)
  • A positive attitude and mature personality conducive to working effectively as a team player with diverse members, staff, volunteers, parents/guardians and other stakeholders
  • Responsible, dependable, tenacious, and problem solver
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Exceptional ability and aptitude to: o Collaborate to achieve The Bridge Center mission
  • Enact and uphold TBC values; and o Adhere to TBC Employee Policies & Procedures.


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Jackie Ross

<p>470 Pine Street <br />Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02324</p>