Green Beret Foundation Seeks Remote Development Coordinator


Friday December 15, 2023

JOB TITLE: Development Coordinator
JOB TYPE: Full-time, Exempt
INDUSTRY: Military Nonprofit Organization (IRS Code 501(c)3)
LOCATION: Remote Position – Travel will be required

**No longer accepting any additional applications as of 01/04/24**

The Green Beret Foundation (GBF) provides all generations of U.S. Army Special Forces Soldiers and their families with emergency, immediate, and ongoing support. GBF assists over 5,000 Special Forces families each year. Since its inception in 2009, GBF has invested 84%, or 84 cents of every dollar, into its programs and services, which has totaled over $16 million that has directly supported the Regiment and its families. GBF is the only nonprofit solely dedicated to supporting Green Berets and their families that has achieved a 4-Star Rating with Charity Navigator. Also, GBF is the sole special operations nonprofit accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the purpose of preparing, filing, and appealing of disability claims.

The Development Coordinator for the Green Beret Foundation is a multi-faceted position whose primary job function is to provide day-to-day support for the Associate Director, Community Relations & Strategic Events (ADCRSE) to enhance and create a sustainable culture of philanthropy. The Development Coordinator plays an important role in contributing to the overall success of the development department strategy through providing administrative support to the overall team, ensuring all sponsorships, donations, and contributions to the Foundation are received, deposited, and allocated properly. The Development Coordinator will support the ADCRSE with the coordination and execution of all Green Beret Foundation-sponsored events, while also interfacing with third-party event hosts to ensure the Foundation’s standard of excellence is maintained. He/She will also support in managing the Foundation’s recurring giving and individual donor database to certify that supporters are properly acknowledged and relationships with donors are continually stewarded.


  • Work in partnership with the team to enhance and create a sustainable culture of philanthropy.
  • Support the ADCRSE in driving meaningful engagements with philanthropists and corporate partners, enhance current third-party fundraising partnerships, develop new business ventures and events that includes but is not limited to small businesses, corporations, and other MSO related partners.
  • Provide direct support and assistance to the CEO for appointment and calendar management.
  • Assist in researching and exploring new CCV partnership opportunities.
  • Serve as lead with oversight from ADCRSE on gift processing per IRS guidelines, including database information input, generating, and tracking tax-receipts and acknowledgement letters.
  • Ensure that check donations, sponsorships, and other income is entered into the fundraising software in a timely fashion and properly coded/allocated.
  • Maintain and organize contact lists, actions, proposals, report, and other records in fundraising software database.
  • Assist the ADCRSE to monitor and explore new grant opportunities from potential funding sources.
  • Assist in preparing sponsor stewardship reports, including partnership deliverables from key stakeholders.
  • Support the compilation of information for and development of communications materials such as the Quarterly Impact Report.
  • Represent the organization at scheduled sponsor events, tradeshows, and community functions as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Strong interpersonal, customer service and problem-solving skills. Ability to interact with GBF Leadership, the general public and military audiences at a variety of levels with integrity and professionalism. Ability to manage and influence external vendor relationships.
  • Demonstrated understanding of military culture and veteran issues, the emotional impact of combat, and the challenges faced by the military and veteran communities.
  • Ability to work flexible hours (occasional evening hours).
  • Must show initiative, self-motivation, and attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities. Ability to adapt quickly and easily to changing organizational needs.
  • Accurate data entry and typing proficiency and skills. Demonstrated ability to timely and accurately maintain data in a CRM.
  • Proficiency using computers and electronics equipment. General knowledge of various software, applications, and programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace, Zoom, and constituent relationship management software.
  • Familiarity with Classy and Salesforce preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment related to controversial and/or culturally sensitive subjects. Ability to handle confidential information with tact and poise.
  • Ability to achieve desired results while working collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to perform basic business/accounting functions -e.g., manage projects and reconcile budgets.


  • Bachelor’s degree with 1-2 years’ experience in nonprofit or offset with 4+ years of for-profit/non- profit management.


  • Regularly walk, stand or stoop; occasionally lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects
    weighing up to 25 pounds.


  • The Development Coordinator works a 40-hour week. Some evening and weekend hours will be needed on occasion to meet the needs of the Green Beret Foundation community and the strategic revenue growth plan for the Foundation. This position may require travel (20%) or as needed but aligned with strategic initiatives and meaningful outcomes.


  • This position will report directly to the Associate Director, Community Relations & Strategic Events. The ADCRSE will develop a set of performance objectives to which the Development Coordinator is expected to meet. The ADCRSE shall conduct the Development Coordinator’s annual performance review.
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