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We’re Hiring: Fundraising Coordinator

UPDATE: This position has been filled. Thank you to all who applied.

Join our team at Move Minnesota!

Open Position: Fundraising Coordinator

Reports To: Director of Strategic Partnerships

Job Type: Full-time, 40 hours per week, non-exempt.

Salary & Compensation: $50,000 annual salary. Competitive benefits package includes health and dental insurance, HSA or FSA savings plan, retirement plan, paid time off, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, bus pass and commuter benefits, and flexible work environment.

Organization Summary

Move Minnesota is a leader in the movement for an equitable and sustainable transportation system that puts people first. We are passionate about connecting communities, ending the climate crisis, expanding access to jobs and resources, and improving daily life for Minnesotans of all ages, races, incomes, and abilities. We connect people to transit where the system works well, and fight hard to ensure it works for everyone.

Move Minnesota is based in Saint Paul, MN. Our team is collaborative, hard-working, mission-driven, and fun. We create change through advocacy, organizing, coalition building, policy leadership, and education. This position is currently a remote-only position, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with a likely return to in-person work in Fall 2021.

Embedding equity in organizational practices is a core value at our organization. Move Minnesota works to offer culturally inclusive services, materials, resources, and programs. We value the strengths offered through different backgrounds and perspectives. Move Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Summary

The Fundraising Coordinator collaborates with the Director of Strategic Partnerships to support the overall fundraising goals for the organization, with an emphasis on implementing annual fund appeals and events. Project management, writing, and data management are central skills to this role.

This staff member is key to implementing the organization’s fundraising strategies, including developing donor campaigns and writing appeals, planning and coordinating events, coordinating the institutional fundraising calendar, and managing the organization’s supporter data in the Salsa CRM + Engage database. The ideal candidate will be a strong project manager, proactive problem solver, skilled writer, and direct communicator. The ideal candidate will also enjoy working within a small (15-person) staff team. The ability to set and meet realistic timelines is essential for success in this role, as is the ability to actively practice discernment to prioritize tasks.

The Fundraising Coordinator works in close relationship to support the Director of Strategic Partnerships, as well as having collaborative relationships with the broader team.

This role includes occasional evening and/or weekend hours to support events.

Duties and Responsibilities

Individual Donors

Institutional Funding


Data Management (Salsa CRM + Engage)


Position Qualifications




This position is housed at the Move Minnesota office in Saint Paul, Minnesota, although Move Minnesota is currently working remotely due to the coronavirus. The office is one block from the METRO Green Line’s Raymond Ave Station and easy to reach on Metro Transit bus routes 16, 63, 67, and 87. Indoor bike parking and a private changing room are available. The building where our office is located has one floor (no stairs) and multi-stall restrooms.


Submit your cover letter, resume, and 1-2 work samples to Please include “Fundraising Coordinator” in the subject line of your email application. Applications will be reviewed starting July 23, 2021.

Note: This posting has been edited to reflect a change in salary and preferred requirements and an extension of the review date.