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Development Coordinator

Great Bay Stewards

The mission of the Great Bay Stewards is the long-term protection and conservation of the Great Bay estuarine ecosystem by supporting education, land protection, research and stewardship of Great Bay, in partnership with the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and other like-minded organizations.  The Stewards work on such projects as bringing students from socioeconomically challenged schools to the Discovery Center, improving accessibility at the Center, advocating for funding for the Reserve at both the state and federal levels, holding fundraising events such as the Great Bay 5K and Art of Great Bay, and promoting community awareness of threats to the estuary.  

The Great Bay Stewards (GBS) seek an exceptional Development Coordinator to support the directives and mission of the growth-oriented, nonprofit Great Bay Stewards.

The successful candidate must have a passion for the environment, strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and must understand the administrative support needs of a growing nonprofit. The ability to work independently without much supervision is critical. The Development Coordinator’s role is to manage development and marketing initiatives, assist in event planning, and provide general organization-wide support as needed. Duties include database management, attendance at Board meetings, preparation and mailing of written communications, marketing and support for fundraising events, and electronic media management. The position reports to the Great Bay Stewards Executive Director. The position is for up to 15 hours/week, permanent and exempt. Since the Stewards have no offices or equipment, the candidate must be prepared to work from a home/office, and provide their own internet connection; a Great Bay Stewards’ computer and printer will be provided. The Stewards will provide or reimburse for supplies (paper, envelopes, postage, printer supplies, etc.) as needed.  Candidates must be able to attend meetings and receive mail at the Greenland, N.H. location at least weekly. 

  • A passion and commitment to Great Bay and the environment.
  • Strong ability and affinity for office computer programs, with the ability to learn new software applications. This position will require significant interaction with multiple computer programs.
  • Polished oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively with GBS Board Members, GBNERR Staff and public.
  • Attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and discretion with confidential information.
  • A combination of the completion of a Bachelors Degree and a minimum of 1-3 years of administrative, marketing, or development experience.


  • Marketing and public relations experience.
  • Strong graphic communication skills and knowledge of graphic design software.
  • Intermediate level knowledge of software for page layout, spreadsheets, database management, presentations, mass email communications, and basic website updating/ maintenance (including WordPress).
  • Experience working for a non-profit organization.
  • Participate in maintenance and distribution of mailed communications including Membership and Annual Appeal campaigns, as well as other mailed communications that support the GBS Mission.
  • Participate in the maintenance and/or modification of contact databases.
  • Manage all electronic and social media, including the organization website, Facebook, Instagram, eNewletters, etc.
  • Assist in planning/tracking fundraising events and initiatives, including revenues and expenses.
  • Stay informed on local issues involving Great Bay.
  • Compile and report on statistical information for Board Committees as requested.
  • Attend all GBS Board meetings, and (on an as-needed and as-available basis) other meetings relative to Board and/or committees. 
How to Apply:

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Date Added: September 13, 2021

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