POSTED: JUNE 7, 2017
Development Coordinator
(Non-profit Organization) / Part-Time
Location: PCFF Office / Hope Artiste Village – 1005 Main St # 1211, Pawtucket, RI 02860

Job Overview
PCFF seeks a candidate with fundraising experience to work closely with our executive director, program manager and board of directors to carry out fund development strategies in support of the organization. Working in a dynamic and flexible environment, the Development Coordinator will be the point person for securing Festival sponsorship funding as well as working with PCFF staff, board, and volunteers to plan and execute development events. They will work with our small team to track and report on all charitable gifts. The ideal candidate will be  innovative and bring a fresh, creative approach to development as well as have a passion for film, community driven events, family programming and working with diverse communities.

About Providence Children’s Film Festival (PCFF)
Providence Children’s Film Festival believes in the power of film to transform the way young audiences view the world. Since 2010, we have been presenting the best of independent and international cinema to inspire, delight, educate, and connect a diverse community of children and families from Rhode Island and beyond through our annual Film Festival, year-round programming and community partnerships. In 2016, Providence Children’s Film Festival was recognized by Rhode Island Council for the Humanities for our outstanding work with the 2016 Innovation in the Humanities Award and The Law & Order Party presented PCFF with the 2016 Dorry Award for Film Festival of the Year. Programming includes our annual Film Festival in February along with year-round educational resources, workshops and community screenings. We are a small organization with a tiny passionate staff who work alongside a committed board and fabulous team of volunteers who all pitch in as needed and contribute to the success of the organization.


  • Execute the Development Plan as created by the Executive Director and approved by the Board of Directors.
  • Set/adhere to a communication/correspondence plan with potential supporters to meet Development Plan goals.
  • Update development marketing materials as needed to support fundraising goals.
  • Secure and track festival sponsorships from new and existing corporate and school partners.
  • Work with Board Development Committee to plan events to generate fundraising and “friend”raising opportunities.
  • Administrative support such as list compilation, invitations, on-site support and follow up for PCFF and 3rd party events (i.e. Board Member House parties).
  • Coordinate relationship building opportunities with key donors and groups.
  • Work with staff and board to solicit donations from individuals through meetings, personal asks, a direct appeal campaign, etc.
  • Organize appeals including annual direct mail appeal, Giving Tuesday, festival dip jars and orange envelope.
  • Work with Program Manager to track all charitable gifts, including sponsor, grantor and individual donor asks, pledges, reminders, gifts received, thank you notes and all related correspondence.  
  • Create reports using fundraising database (Little Greenlight) and present reports to the executive director, funders and the board as requested.


  • A commitment to Providence Children’s’ Film Festival’s mission and values.
  • Experience in fundraising, including donor development, relationship cultivation, and making personal asks, or comparable experience.
  • Ability to independently manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Demonstrates initiative, is conscientious and provides follow-through on areas of responsibility.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and has knowledge of database management.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work collaboratively and independently.
  • Able to  work remotely and/or in a shared office space.
  • A bachelor’s degree or more in a related field

The Providence Children’s Film Festival is committed to diversity at all levels: in our featured films, on our staff, and within our leadership. We strongly encourage people of color to apply.

Position: Part-Time, flexible hours. Average 6-10 hours per week (varies depends on planned tasks related to Development calendar and Festival funding cycle.)

Start Date: Immediately

To apply: Please email resume, cover letter, one writing sample and desired salary range to Anisa Raoof, Executive Director at