Digital Fundraising Coordinator

Santa Clara
Digital Fundraising Coordinator

About the Position
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley is hiring a digital fundraising coordinator that will utilize available technology to help support our mission of feeding our local community. A primary responsibility of the digital fundraising coordinator will be to execute digital communications (i.e, email marketing) to donors, fundraisers and volunteers to achieve fundraising goals, promote volunteering and improve supporter engagement. As part of the annual giving and donor engagement team, this position will also support the maintenance of our online giving platform, work to improve processes and collaborate on various fundraising campaigns.

This job might be for you if you:
• Are passionate about ending hunger.
• Enjoy working behind the scenes and being in a supporting role.
• Enjoy learning new technologies, streamlining processes, and collaborating to achieve greater efficiency.
• Have a basic understanding of or interest in online marketing and fundraising tools, like Pardot, Salesforce, Adobe Creative Suite, and Classy.
• Can bridge the left brain/right brain gap.
• Enjoy collaborating with diverse work styles and personalities.

End date
Opportunity type
Fundraising / Development
Job responsibilities

• Document best practices, benchmarks and email requirements for each fiscal year.
• Prepare monthly presentations on email performance to the annual giving team.
• Monitor and report on KPIs.
• Support the production of digital communications pieces and maintain the efficacy of our online marketing and fundraising tools.
• In collaboration with digital fundraising manager and annual giving senior manager, keep digital fundraising projects on schedule.
• Help provide support to teams outside of annual giving, e.g., marketing, leadership gifts and volunteer engagement on acquisition ads, gift tracking and volunteer outreach.
• Collaborate with development operations on gift processing as it relates to Classy, our online giving platform.

Application qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following professional qualifications:
• 2-4 years of relevant work experience, ideally in nonprofit development, direct marketing or sales, using digital tools.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Comfortable learning and adopting new digital tools.
• Basic design experience with Adobe Creative Suite is preferred.
• Familiarity with basic HTML and CSS is preferred.
• Experience in Pardot, Salesforce, Classy, or similar tools, is a plus.


$62,400.00 – $66,982.00 is the wage range for this position. The salary wage offer will be commensurate with skills and experience. Outstanding and generous health benefits program, 4-5 weeks of Flexible Time Off (vacation and sick), ten paid holidays, and retirement plan.

About the organization

Founded in 1974, Second Harvest of Silicon Valley is one of the largest food banks in the nation and a trusted nonprofit leader in ending local hunger. The organization distributes nutritious groceries through a network of more than 300 partners at drive-thru and walk-up sites across Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. Due to the prohibitively expensive cost of living in Silicon Valley and the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Second Harvest is now serving an average of 450,000 people every month, an 80% increase over pre-pandemic levels. Second Harvest also connects people to federal nutrition programs and other food resources, and advocates for anti-hunger policies on the local, state and national levels. To learn more about how Second Harvest is responding to the incredible amount of need in Silicon Valley, visit

Additional information

SH Covid-19 Vaccine Policy
Second Harvest Food Bank places great importance on the safety of its employees and customers. Therefore, in line with the CDC and state and local recommendations, Second Harvest requires as a condition of employment that employees have received full and effective COVID vaccines prior to commencing employment. In accordance with applicable law, Second Harvest will consider good faith requests for reasonable accommodation based on medical disability or sincerely held religious belief.