Development Coordinator

Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust

Opening posted: 05/20/2022 | Expires: 07/01/2022

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Reports to: Membership and Development Manager (MDM))

Mission: Caring for the lands and waters of the Damariscotta-Pemaquid Region by conserving special places, protecting water quality, creating trails and public access, and deepening connections to nature.

Position Summary: The Development Coordinator assists with all aspects of donation processing and database management, including reporting and mailing lists. The goal of these activities is to promote Coastal Rivers’ mission while broadening and deepening support for conservation of the Damariscotta-Pemaquid region

Hours: 35hours per week, over 5 days, with minimum 3 days on site at office

Compensation: $34,000 to $40,000, DOE.

Other Benefits:

  • Paid holidays, sick time, vacation, health insurance (vision and dental included), short and long term disability, life insurance, SIMPLE IRA match
  • Please inquire about our relocation bonus for details
  • Membership to local YMCA
  • Access to paid trainings to develop professional skills

Duties and Responsibilities:

Database and Donation Processing

Assists with processing, organization, and maintenance of donor data

  • Processes mail, updates donor records
  • Assists with processing of all donations including receiving, scanning, organizing, and depositing donations
  • Enter donation data in Salsa CRM (database)
  • Acknowledge donations through issuing receipts and cards
  • Prepare reports and queries (including mailing lists) in database
  • Assist on-site at events, and preparing for events with donor lists and materials
  • Collaborates with MDM on the database’s organization to ensure quality, security, and consistency
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Some college or associate’s degree
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Workspace
  • Minimum 3 years experience coordinating donor database or CRM
  • Meticulous attention to detail and organization
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to self-manage work
  • Ability to work on site at office in Damariscotta
  • Current on all vaccinations (including Covid) and willing to follow office health and safety procedures as needed
  • Enjoys working with data, doing research, solving puzzles, and working independently
  • Enjoys collaboration, is flexibly minded, and excited to learn

Application Deadline: open until filled

Contact: Steven Hufnagel, Executive Director,

How to Apply: Please submit as an attachment by email (subject line: “Development Coordinator”) a single PDF file containing, in order, 1) a cover letter, 2) a resume of no more than two pages, and 3) a list of three references with full contact information. No phone calls, please. References will only be contacted if the candidate is selected for a final interview.

Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.  We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to creating an inclusive culture where employees from diverse backgrounds can thrive and support our mission.