Development Coordinator


REPORTS TO: Director of Development


LOCATION(S): Gaylord-Pickens Museum and offsite as needed

COMPENSATION: $37,500 - $43,500 based on experience, in addition to quarterly incentive, employee-paid health, dental, and vision insurance, and matching retirement contributions

SUMMARY: To assist the Director of Development in reaching and/or exceeding organizational fundraising goals. Additionally, the Development Coordinator is tasked with donor stewardship and correspondence, direct mailing efforts, grant management, Teen Board management, and assisting with special events relating to the Oklahoma Hall of Fame’s Development Committee, Friends of the Medallion, and Second Century Board. The Development Coordinator must exemplify basic knowledge of fundraising skills.


  • Manage foundation, corporate, and individual gifts in Bloomerang and work the Accounting Associate.
  • Plan and execute activities targeting one-time and recurring gifts, including annual appeals, end-of-year giving, online giving, and stewardship efforts for donors under $1,000.
  • Manage reports and update donor records in Bloomerang weekly, monthly, and quarterly.
  • Work with Director of Development and Resource Development Committee to create an annual development plan.
  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors and prospective donors alongside Director of Development.
  • Serve as the organization’s primary grant writer and manage all phases of the grant cycle in collaboration with the Director of Development and other directors, actively seeking new corporate and foundation support through grants and sponsorships each quarter.
  • Assist Director of Development in soliciting major gifts for the annual Oklahoma Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
  • Run acknowledgement letters weekly to ensure all donors are promptly recognized.
  • Ensure all donors are accurately recognized on all promotional materials
  • Manage all aspects of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame Teen Board, including board planning, the application process, annual fundraiser, and budget management.
  • Assist Director of Development with management of Second Century Board and Friends of the Medallion, including events planned by the groups.
  • Participate in other duties as required by the Director of Development or President & CEO, such as presentations and special events outside the Oklahoma Hall of Fame.


  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in nonprofit management, or experience working in a nonprofit environment.
  • Fundraising experience preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft products.
  • Previous experience with database management preferred (Bloomerang a plus).
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-based environment.
  • Enthusiasm for the Oklahoma Hall of Fame’s mission to tell Oklahoma’s story through its people.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stand; must have visual acuity to read and draft reports, memorandums, and other printed matter, and must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The employee will work year-round in both an office environment and outdoors. The noise level in the work environment varies from quiet to loud; situations characteristic to working with school-age children are common; and travel to other sites within the metropolitan area are possible.

The Oklahoma Hall of Fame (OHOF) is committed to modeling excellence and best practices to ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. The OHOF is dedicated to championing policies and practices that value all people and does not discriminate based on race/ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, socioeconomic status, citizenship status, or religion.

The qualifications, physical demands, and work environment described herein are representative of those an employee will encounter and must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.