El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center

Fund Development Coordinator Position Description

El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center (EPHM) is seeking an energetic team player for the position of Fund Development Coordinator. This position is responsible for coordinating the majority of EPHM’s development activities, including grant writing, special event coordination, and fundraising campaigns. The qualified applicant will be a proven grant writer who recognizes the importance of strong community relationships and positive internal collaborations.

This full-time, professional position offers a competitive salary of $40,000 with a generous vacation package. EPHM’s work schedule is as follows: Tuesday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and one weekend per month, Saturday-Sunday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Grants & Underwriting Program

The Fund Development Coordinator will:

  • Work with the Executive Director to research and develop a cohesive fund development strategy that complements and supports the Museum’s mission and long-term strategies;
  • Identify individual, corporate and foundation prospects in order to develop an annual grants strategy;
  • Write high-quality grant proposal narratives, applications, and supporting documents.

Special Events Coordination

The Fund Development Coordinator will:

  • Work closely with Executive Director and Committees to support three annual fundraising events per year (Golf Tournament, Tour de Tolerance, and Flights & Bites);
  • Create sponsorship solicitation packets for each event, obtain in-kind donations, auction items, and other non-monetary event support;
  • Promote events to membership and general public through marketing materials, social media, and media outlets;
  • Assist in all logistical aspects of presenting a high-quality fundraising event, including set up and take-down of the event and support during the event.

Individual and Corporate Giving Campaigns

The Fund Development Coordinator will:

  • Maintain donor records using Past Perfect system, assist with the production and implementation of appeal campaigns and other fundraising communications and strategies;
  • Research and solicit new donor relationships.


The Fund Development Coordinator will:

  • Work with Executive Director to plan member’s only exhibit openings and events;
  • Recruit new members during fundraising events and at outreach events;
  • Maintain Membership Records and Renewals using Past Perfect system.


Position Requirements –

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.

Experience: 1-2 years of Fund Development-related experience.


  • Embraces the values of respect, equality, and integrity in both professional and personal life.
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be willing and able to lift up to 20-25lbs.
  • Willing to work occasional nights as required and one weekend shift per month.


To Apply:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and writing sample, preferably a previous successful grant application, to Jamie Flores, EPHM Executive Director, at jamie@elpasoholocaustmuseum.org or via mail at 715 N. Oregon, El Paso, TX 79902

No Phone Calls.

Application Deadline: October 15, 2021, or until position is filled.