Updates, Interviews, Good Stuff

WE’RE HIRING: Development Coordinator/Manager

Rose City Rollers Development Coordinator/Manager Job Description

Reports to: Executive Director

About the Rose City Rollers and the Development position

Join Rose City Rollers as our Development professional! We’re a unique nonprofit seeking someone innovative, creative, and independent. Whether you’re starting your career or have relevant experience, we value your perspective. If you are newer to the field, we will support you by enrolling you in the prestigious WVDO Certificate in Nonprofit Fundraising program.

As the largest roller derby league worldwide, we empower women, girls, and gender-expansive individuals in a body-positive environment. Your role includes fundraising, managing donors, and rebuilding our volunteer Development Committee. If you’re ready to merge nonprofit best practices with fun and creativity, let’s break the mold together!


The job description below is our ideal list but know it may have to be scaled back according to your experience and title.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create and/or implement a development plan in conjunction with leadership.
  • Write grant proposals and report to corporate, foundation, and government funders.
  • Ensure data is entered into CRM (Little Green Light) accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Train and oversee development volunteers (with support from the Volunteer Manager).
  • Work to develop a league-wide culture of philanthropy.
  • Support team and program fundraising.
  • Help lead league fundraising events.
  • Plan and manage various annual appeals.
  • Develop and manage the Board of Directors’ fundraising capacity.
  • Sponsorship management, including email management, contract creation, and fulfillment.
  • Build strategic relationships and contacts within and outside of the league.
  • Create a donor recognition strategy that is meaningful to current and future donors.


  • 2-3 years of development and volunteer management experience or transferable skills.
  • Proof of being fully vaccinated (including applicable boosters) is required.
  • Experience executing development-related marketing campaigns.
  • Proven track record of achieving revenue targets.
  • Experience working with diverse employees, members, volunteers, and donor base.
  • High energy, upbeat, “can-do” attitude; high degree of initiative; strategic thinking and an ability to deal with ambiguity.
  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of database programs (Microsoft Office, Little Green Light, MS Teams, Slack)
  • Able and willing to work from home on personal equipment (computer, phone, etc.).
  • Reliable transportation to our venue and other off-site locations as needed.

Work Schedule: This role is designed to be 40 hrs./wk. full-time, exempt. Work generally happens 9a-5p weekdays plus some evening and weekend meetings/events.


Compensation: $46,000-$56,000 salary based on experience, reviewed annually. Benefits include 100% employer-covered medical, dental, and vision; paid vacation; sick time; a flexible schedule; a monthly tech stipend; merchandise discounts; free skating membership; and participation in Oregon Saves Retirement. The total compensation plan is valued at $13,000. We are looking for the right fit – if you are excited about this role but something here isn’t working for you, apply anyway and include your concerns.


Hiring Timeline:

Application Window: Thur Jun 1st – Thur Jun 15th 7pm

Phone Interviews: Tue Jun 20th, 12-2 pm

Zoom Interviews: Fri Jun 23rd

Start date: preferred June 26th or as soon as possible