Staff Opportunities

Fund Development Coordinator (Full Time)

The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) is seeking a qualified Development Associate. CAIR-NY is one of the fastest growing chapters of CAIR, the largest Muslim advocacy and civil rights organization in the United States. We are seeking individuals interested in working in a fast-paced environment and on the front lines of the fight for the civil rights of Muslims. The Development Coordinator will be responsible for assisting the Executive Director in all aspects related to meeting and exceeding the organization’s financial goals.


  • Formulating an annual fundraising plan and report;

  • Managing mailing lists;

  • Developing grant proposals for foundations, corporations and government funding sources;

  • Strengthening and maintaining grant and individual donor tracking system;

  • Assisting in coordination of events such as annual gala, special fundraisers, and community festivals;

  • Coordinating social media fundraising;

  • Establishing innovative funding campaigns;

  • Expanding number of subscribers;

  • Developing fundraising training for board members, staff, and volunteers; and

  • Other activities as needed.


  • Strong research and analytical skills;

  • Strong writing skills;

  • Highly creative;

  • Grant writing experience;

  • Ability to take initiative and work as a team;

  • Event planning experience;

  • Experience with contact relationship management software;

  • Business entrepreneurship experience; and

  • Design experience preferred.


  • At least two years of high quality performance work with increasingly greater responsibility in professional career focused on program development, fundraising, social services, marketing and media or related field;

  • Bachelor’s degree (graduate degree preferred);

  • Driver’s license preferred;

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

To apply, please email a copy of your cover letter, resume, and writing sample with the subject: “Fund Development Coordinator”.

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Queens, NY