Job Posting


Membership Development Coordinator


We are seeking a dedicated and innovative individual to join our team as a Membership Program Development Coordinator for our small international non-profit organization. This role will primarily focus on driving the development and growth of our membership program while also supporting fundraising efforts targeting individual donors.

The Membership Program Development Coordinator will have a unique opportunity to shape and enhance our membership initiatives to maximize engagement and support. Join us in shaping the future of our organization through the development of a vibrant and engaged membership community. If you are passionate about membership program development and eager to make a difference, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Why Join Our Team?

Competitive compensation and benefits package.
Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our successful organization.
Collaborative and inclusive work environment.

Job Benefits:

● 401(k) plan benefits
● Medical Insurance
● Dental Health Insurance
● Flex Spending Account (FSA)
● Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
● Paid Time Off (PTO)
● Paid Holidays
● Hybrid remote/onsite work
● Professional development assistance


  • Full-time, Permanent
  • $,60,000 to $64,000 USD per year

  • Lanham, MD, USA – hybrid role


Application Process:

Please submit your resume and cover letter in a PDF document to [email protected] and let us know why you are the right fit for this role. GPF is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. We look forward to receiving your application.



Program Development ( 60 %)
● Design, develop, and implement a strategic and operational plan for the organization’s membership program, including goals, objectives, and key performance indicators.
● Design the program’s framework for engaging and categorizing members by topic, category, etc., and membership levels.
● Develop the membership program concept and framework for relationship interaction to facilitate member advising on issues & topics, mentoring, exclusive interactions, and elements that distinguish the value add to being a global peace network member.
● Working with internal stakeholders and specifically Communications Team, research, analyze, present options for an online and digital platform to facilitate an exclusive online social group in complement to the global network of the membership program.
● Engage stakeholders within the organization to develop, implement, and activate membership.
● Conduct market research and analysis to identify target audiences, membership trends, and potential growth opportunities.
● Develop membership policies, procedures, and standards to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, as well as foster a cohesive, fruitful, and engaging culture.
● Collaborate with internal stakeholders to create compelling membership benefits, including access to programs, events, resources, and exclusive opportunities.
● Establish membership recruitment and retention strategies, utilizing a mix of marketing channels, outreach activities, and engagement tactics.
● Monitor membership data and analytics to track progress, identify areas for improvement, and inform strategic decision-making.
● Implement systems and tools to streamline membership processes, enhance member experiences, and facilitate communication and engagement.
● Research different models of membership programs to include subscription like models, free, scholarship, and hybrid models (free member benefits and exclusive member benefits).

Coordination and Integration (15%)
● Attend GPF signature and international programs
● Attend GPF internal development meetings to ensure comprehensive integration of the membership program into all ongoing programs.

Donor Development ( 15 %)
● Identify and cultivate relationships with potential individual donors who have a strong affinity for our mission and programs.
● Assist in developing personalized cultivation and solicitation strategies to secure donations and support.
● Collaborate with the fundraising team to integrate membership and donor development efforts, ensuring a cohesive approach to engagement and stewardship.
● Support donor stewardship activities, including acknowledgment letters, recognition programs, and donor appreciation events.
● Develop options to have appropriate donors to be recognized in website, membership program, and boards, councils, advising groups etc.

Fundraising Support ( 10 %)
● Research opportunities for fundraising education online or at conferences.
● Develop and research ways of building a fundraising framework and methods with internal stakeholders and partners.
● Research and develop different tools and systems as part of pathways for use by internal stakeholders in approaching and developing individual donor and fundraising options.
● Secure commitments of participation or donation from individuals or corporate donors.
● Identify potential individual donor fundraising opportunities with internal stakeholders and develop a plan for Executives or Department Leads to engage.
● Develop strategies to encourage new or increased contributions.
● Coordinate with the Communication team and creative social media internal stakeholders to leverage social media for potential donors and the membership program.
● Develop or implement fundraising activities, such as annual giving campaigns, direct mail programs, event fundraising campaigns, and major gifts fundraising.

● Increase cash or in-kind donations or sponsorships from individual, business, or government donors.
● Update donor databases. Develop a framework of characterizing types of engagements and donors on the database.
● Provide support to fundraising activities, including assisting with donor research proposal development.
● Coordinate with fundraising team members to ensure alignment between membership and fundraising strategies.
● Assist in planning and executing fundraising events and campaigns, leveraging membership engagement to enhance fundraising outcomes.
Other tasks and duties as assigned.


● Passionate about the organization’s mission and bringing personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment.
● Bachelor’s degree in Nonprofit Management, Business Administration, Marketing, or related field. Master’s degree preferred
● Proven experience in membership program development, preferably within the non-profit sector.
● Strong proficiency in collaborating with internal and external stakeholders at the local, national, regional, and multinational levels.
● Ability to reach across racial, ethnic, generational, socioeconomic, rural/urban, and denominational lines.
● Extensive experience with an international and/or non-profit organization.
● Excellent written, oral, and public speaking skills in English; capable of producing high-quality reports, memos, website articles, etc.
● Detail-oriented and organized, able to manage projects effectively and meet deadlines.
● Familiarity with legal and regulatory requirements related to membership programs and fundraising activities.
● Technical requirements: Advanced in Zoom, Google Workplace, MS Office, CRM (Salesforce), or similar software.
● Proficiency in CRM systems, donor management software, and Microsoft Office Suite.
● Strong analytical skills, with the ability to interpret data and insights to inform strategic decisions.
● Proven track record of designing and implementing successful membership programs.
● Experience in fundraising and donor development.
● Multilingual a plus.
● Frequent overtime, frequent travel (domestic & international), irregular work hours, willingness to travel as needed to attend organization and partner conferences and other events.

Note: This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and is not an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated with it.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all qualified applicants, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender identity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.