Austin FC

Austin FC

Coordinator, Development


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Posting Date

Oct 28, 2022

Role description

Austin FC joined Major League Soccer (MLS) as the League’s 27th club in January 2019. In June 2021, Austin FC began play in the new, 100% privately financed, $260 million, state-of-the-art Q2 Stadium.4ATX Foundation is the nonprofit arm of Austin FC. Since its launch, 4ATX Foundation has been committed to using the power of soccer to build physically, socially and emotionally healthy communities. From getting people playing by providing soccer scholarships and donating equipment, to restoring and building new soccer pitches, to building the next generation of leaders through Verde Leaders, 4ATX Foundation increases opportunities for Central Texans to thrive.4ATX Foundation is seeking a driven and passionate Coordinator of Development who will join Austin FC’s 4ATX Foundation team. In this role, you will be responsible for coordinating the daily activities of the foundation’s development programs, overseeing match day and stadium fundraising initiatives, and assisting in the development of goals and strategies for all fundraising campaigns.The person who takes this role will have the opportunity to build the development function and grow with the organization. The position is based in Austin, TX. Austin has continuously been selected by U.S. News and World Report as a top city to live in the last six years, while Forbes placed it at the top of its “Cities of the Future” list.Are You Someone That:·        Is an independent and strategic thinker who is a strong team player and likes to take responsibility for project oversight?·        Wants to use the power of soccer to effect positive change in Central Texas?·        Works well in a fast-paced, collaborative and goal-based environment?·        Thrives in an innovative and creative environment?·        Understands the need to work on Austin FC matchdays including nights and weekends?You Will:·        Assist in the development and coordinate the execution of 4ATX Foundation’s development plan; and·        Oversee all match-day and stadium fundraising activities such as 50/50 raffle and Tours 4ATX; and·        Support stewardship of multi-year donors; and ·        Collaborate with the Austin FC marketing department to promote fundraising programs and initiatives; and·        Maintain an up-to-date, well organized CRM database; and·        Coordinate all aspects of fundraising events and activities, planning to execution to reporting; and·        Help secure financial support from individuals and foundations; and·        Assist in writing grant proposals and developing event opportunities; and·        Work directly with Executive Director and Development Committee to manage project workflow and oversee day to day milestones for projects; and·        Develop and track reports for individual, foundation and corporate fundraising; and·        Produce regular reports for the Executive Director and Board of Directors; and·        Work with the Executive Director and Gala Committee to provide administrative and organizational support for the annual gala; and ·        Connect with the Programs team to stay up to date on youth development programs and occasionally attend program events; and·        Fundraise for 4ATX Foundation programs that use soccer to create thriving Central Texas communities. You Have:·        The ability to foster positive and professional relationships ·        Experience working in project organization, or planning large-scale events and fundraisers·        Effective verbal and written communication skills with diverse audiences·        The proven ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and handle multiple (and often urgent/complex) projects simultaneously·        A high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information·        A commitment to diversity and inclusion both internally and externally ·        A hunger to learn about nonprofits and grow with the organization·        A desire to be challenged and to solve complex problems daily·        Strong time management skills with an outstanding work ethic and exceptional attention to detail·        Bachelor’s Degree Other Details:·        It is the policy of Austin FC not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  ·        All selected candidates are subject to passing a background check prior to employment.·        Hours are variable and can easily include early mornings, late evenings, weekends and some holidays in addition to the traditional Monday through Friday hours.

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