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Development Operations Database Coordinator

Project Bread connects people and communities in Massachusetts to reliable sources of food while advocating for policies that make food more accessible—so that no one goes hungry. To assist us in meeting our mission, Project Bread – The Walk for Hunger is seeking a Development Operations Database Coordinator to join our growing team. 

At Project Bread, we have a deep commitment to creating positive social change and recognize that hunger and racism are inextricably linked. We work in a fast-paced environment that values learning, innovation, and diverse perspectives. Knowing its centrality to our work, Project Bread is committed to equity and inclusion. We aspire to build a diverse team, including groups that are traditionally underrepresented among our sector leadership. We strongly encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.  


Supervisor: Director of Development Operations 

Salary Range: $50,000 - $55,000


The Role: The Development Operations Database Coordinator supports the operation of Project Bread’s Development Office to maintain and improve the Raiser’s Edge NXT donor database. The Coordinator’s primary responsibilities include data entry and proper gift acknowledgment, ensuring database integrity, maintaining efficient database operations, and most important, ensuring that the database is an effective fundraising tool for the development department.  


Primary Responsibilities: 

Data Entry & Gift Acknowledgment 

  • Manage data entry procedures, gift processing and pledge management activity in a timely and accurate fashion with keen attention to detail. 

  • Coordinate the production, management and mailing of acknowledgement letters and tribute cards.  

Database Integrity & Management 

  • Maintain the integrity and security of the database while adhering to Project Bread’s policies and procedures. 

  • Management of database hygiene and maintain accurate constituent records. Responsible for maintaining updated donor information, including running quarterly updates and finding key contact information for constituents. 

  • Design procedures to manage and execute regular database clean-up. 

Development and Communications: Fundraising, Tracking and Reporting 

  • Assist with list pulls for direct mail, appeals, e-blasts and invitations with an eye for precision, strategy, and stewardship. 

  • Support fundraising events and activities.  

  • Partner with development staff to provide research reports on donors and prospects as directed. 

Organizational Responsibilities 

  • Participate in the annual Walk for Hunger, including working as event staff the weekend of the Walk, attending pre-Walk events as assigned, and supporting Walk for Hunger fundraising efforts. 

  • Participate in organization-wide events and meetings as assigned. 



There are innumerable ways to learn, grow and excel professionally. We know people gain skills through a variety of professional, personal, educational, and volunteer experiences. Project Bread recognizes this when we review applications and take a broad look at the experience of each applicant. We want to get to know you and the unique strengths you will bring to the work. This said, we are most likely to be interested in your candidacy if you can demonstrate most of the qualifications and experiences listed below. 

  • 1-3 years professional experience in development, database coordination, or nonprofits preferred Database Experience (Raiser’s Edge preferred)  

  • Expertise in the functional use of Excel, Word, and Outlook (mail merges, report generation).  

  • Excellent word processing and data entry skills; high attention to detail  

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously and to work effectively under deadlines  

  • Strong organizational skills and problem-solving ability 

  • Able to work independently and as part of a team 

  • Flexibility and creativity 

  • Commitment to Project Bread’s mission to solve hunger in Massachusetts 


All employees are currently working a hybrid remote and in-office model and are expected to spend at least one day in office per week. The Development Operations Database Coordinator will need to be present in the East Boston office on a regular basis.  

For the safety and protection of Project Bread Staff & Constituents we do have a COVID-19 Vaccine Policy that requires all staff to be fully vaccinated per the CDC definition.  Accommodation requests will be considered through our normal request process. 

Benefits include Blue Cross Blue Shield health and dental, flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, life and long-term disability, contributions to commuting costs and wellness expenses, and unlimited paid time off.  

Please apply here by completing our application form and uploading your resume and cover letter in MS Word or Pdf format. 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

Project Bread is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services. Please contact us at if you would like to request special accommodations during the interview process. 

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