Development Manager Relevant Educational Qualifications Job1 month ago - Administrative / Management Jobs - California - 103 views
The Center is seeking an experienced development professional to create and execute a successful fundraising strategy aimed at sustaining and increasing contributions from a variety of sources. The Development Manager will partner closely with the Executive Director and Board of Trustees to support outreach efforts and create a meaningful donor experience through an ever-expanding range of techniques and tactics. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Manager will be responsible for establishing a development plan and putting it into motion through the seamless execution of day-to-day operations and proactive relationship building within the community. S/he will maintain—and finetune—fundraising best practices across the organization and serve as a vital member of the Center’s leadership team.
- Work with the Executive Director and Development Committee chair to prepare materials for committee meetings and board presentations
- Map connections between board members and donors / prospects
- Create effective, time-efficient opportunities to utilize the Executive Director in a fundraising capacity
- Produce the Center’s donor communications and gather editorial input from the Executive Director (e.g. online newsletters, donor acknowledgements, annual appeal, annual report, invitations, personalized donor solicitations)
- Manage gift processing and oversee database recording to ensure accurate gift entry and timely acknowledgements
- Develop a robust donor pipeline by conducting on-going research of donors, foundations and corporate sponsors
- Work with Executive Director and Events Manager to design and execute all aspects of special events related to donor cultivation and/or fundraising (e.g. invitations, RSVP tracking, seating plans, day-of event oversight, solicitation of in-kind gifts, corporate sponsor benefit fulfillment, event follow up)
- Continue to build an online events strategy
- Research and recommend possible next steps for implementing a membership program
- 3-5 years’ experience in non-profit development
- Bachelor’s degree
- Outstanding interpersonal skills and a collaborative work style
- Strong organizational, technical and communication skills and attention to detail
- A high level of professionalism, including discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality
- Flexibility and willingness to take on and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously
Commensurate with experience
How to Apply
Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please no phone calls or walk-ins.
Marin Art and Garden Center is an equal opportunity employer, committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.