Coordinator, International Fundraising Support Services
Save the Children 131 reviews - Westport, CT

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This position plays a critical role supporting the Member Resource Coordination (MRC) team across all areas of operations as part of Save the Children US’ (SCUS) strategy to grow and strengthen newer/smaller Save the Children Members around the world. The Coordinator is responsible for all financial operations, including forecasting, budgeting, allocation, tracking and reporting of incoming and outgoing funds. The Coordinator supports fundraising through communications, stewardship, research and writing projects delegated by team leads on Individual Giving/Child Sponsorship, Corporate/Foundation, and Health & Nutrition Team. S/he prepares regular reports, supports planning processes, travel and meeting logistics and other projects as requested. This role requires strong internal coordination with other members of the team, internal SCUS departments, SC Members and Save the Children International (SCI).


Analyze budgets, reports and projections from SC Members and SCI, converting currencies as needed and preparing quarterly allocation reports.

Monitor incoming wire transfers and process outgoing transfers.

Prepare reports and ad hoc analysis of actual vs. plan for expense and revenue.

Support unit budgeting and reforecasting processes

Maintain, update and enhance the internal online presence for Global Child Sponsorship including SCUS’ Savenet, SC International Xtranet and YouTube

Support promotion of Child Sponsorship through developing materials and compiling compelling assets

Implement SC Member appreciation/recognition activities

Provide administrative support to the Global Sponsorship Team for agendas, minutes, meeting coordination and follow-up actions

Assist preparation of quarterly updates on private fundraising progress against plan for SC’s Department of Health and Nutrition

Coordinate with Health and Nutrition’s knowledge manager to update and add resource materials for fundraisers to the online resource hub

Conduct due diligence on new corporate and foundation partners and draft sub grant agreements


Bachelor’s degree in finance, business, marketing, international development or related field

2-3 years related experience in a cross-functional environment preferred

Experience working in an international context or other overseas experience preferred

Strong networking, teamwork, negotiation/conflict resolution and interpersonal/diplomatic skills

Ability to independently schedule and prioritize multiple projects with a variety of international stakeholders and maintain focus to achieve results

Dexterity with numbers and financial analysis including familiarity and comfort with budgeting, tracking and communication of financial information (such as budget vs. actuals) in reports

Attention to detail and ability to discern discrepancies in financial data

Ability to make things look good on paper and online

Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills including ability to be clear and concise

Solid computer skills with Microsoft Office software, especially Excel and PowerPoint

Comfortable in fast-paced evolving environment where content of work, key stakeholders, policies, processes and procedures can change frequently

Employee Type: Full time regular

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In 2010, we improved the lives of over 64 million children in need in the United States and around the world. Our goal is to reach more than 74 million children annually by the year 2012. Join our dedicated and diverse staff committed to improving the well-being of children.

Save the Children provides an attractive benefits package including competitive salaries, a matching retirement plan, health and welfare benefits, life insurance, an employee assistance program, generous time off and much more. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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Save the Children helps poor and malnourished children in about 15 US states and about 120 countries, focusing on such areas as health and...