Southeast Regional Development Coordinator

  • No Barriers USA
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Feb 07, 2018
Part time Non-Profit

Job Description

What barriers do you face?

This question lies at the heart of our organization. Whether it be
in our personal lives or at work or in our communities, we all face
challenges. And we believe that what defines us is not what these
are, but how we choose to respond. No Barriers empowers people
of all walks of life and abilities to overcome obstacles, live a life of purpose, and give back to the world - all based on our ground breaking curriculum, the No Barriers Life.

Our programs are rooted in bringing the No Barriers mindset to life, in environments that lead to significant transformation. We host targeted events for Warriors, Youth, Women and people with different abilities as well as Corporate Leadership sessions.

Do you want to help us build community, content and experiences that change lives for the better?  This is part-time position (20-32 hours) is designated to raise revenue for No Barriers USA through community events, development activities and initiatives, primarily focused in the Southeastern part of the United States.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Duty Category 1:  Raise revenue for No Barriers by supporting community fundraising events, new initiatives and partnerships.

Duty Category 2:  Successfully support and execute fundraising events (including but not limited to existing golf events) and create new events that generate corporate support and individual giving.  These events require skill in logistics, donor relations and mission engagement.  

Duty Category 3:  Work with supervisor and local volunteer leaders to identify and engage community businesses, organizations, service organizations and foundations that can further the work of No Barriers.

Duty Category 4: Support the Development Department across all fundraising initiatives and efforts as needed.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to positive organizational culture through intentional and identifiable actions

  • Work effectively across all departments to ensure knowledge and alignment of funding needs and opportunities

  • Support employee engagement, stewardship and recognition efforts for individuals and donors from across the organization

  • Work effectively within budget and help manage the resources and expenses within the department

Supervisory Duties:

  • This is not a supervisory position, but does require engagement with high level donors, partners and volunteers and requires successful leadership skills for managing cross- departmental projects.


Knowledge, skills, and ability—

  • Experience in  community fundraising events and stewarding relationships with local businesses and individuals

  • Proven ability to work both independently and as a part of a dynamic and fast-paced team

  • Proven ability to communicate professionally and effectively both in writing and in person with a variety of constituents

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once with significant attention to detail

  • Strategic thinker with ability to balance short term needs with long term planning and growth over time

  • Excellent collaboration skills

  • Ability to manage within identified  budgets and timelines

  • Exceptional organizational skills and astute attention to detail

  • Experience working successfully with a variety of constituents, high level volunteers, partners and team members

  • Ability to work independently in a remote location

In addition, the SE Regional Development Coordinator will demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Fast paced and energetic work style— with a can-do and positive attitude that energizes others.

  • Project Management—identifies and thinks through all necessary steps of a project, sets appropriate deadlines, moves seamlessly between prioritized tasks, identifies required participants and holds self and others accountable to outcomes and deadlines

  • Strategic Thinking—takes into account and analyzes various points of view and data to form a perspective appropriate for execution of a plan that is in line with organizational priorities, including the identifying or anticipating of problems and implementing of solutions

  • Creative and Innovative Thinking - is able to effectively build partnerships that meet the needs of the community and of No Barriers

Education or formal training—

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field related to public relations; business; events; or nonprofit management

  • Professional development in any of the following areas is desirable:  fundraising; fundraising event management; donor development; portfolio management; project management; volunteer engagement


  • Proven experience in event management & logistics

  • Proven experience working with and engaging leadership volunteers and corporate executives

  • Experience working in a professional office environment

  • Nonprofit and fundraising experience preferred

  • Experience specific to independent work with donors, companies and service organizations.

Work Environment—

  • This is a remote working position that interacts regularly with with local Asheville No Barriers staff members/volunteers and the No Barriers headquarters office.

  • This position must be able to work independently and integrate into major donor and  professional corporate environments.

  • This position must be located in Asheville, North Carolina or a nearby community.

Physical activities--

  • Possible moving of boxes that contain program or other materials (not a requirement)

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.