Development Manager-Individual Giving (Full Time) - Sojourner Family Peace Center

AFP SE WI Administrator
February 11, 2019


The Development Manager-Individual Giving, under the direction of the Vice President and Chief Development Officer (CDO) is responsible for growing, developing and managing a portfolio of qualified prospects and donors up to $5,000 and converting them to major donors by moving them through the gift cycle. The Development Manger-Individual Giving will complete a minimum of 150 personal visits yearly with a goal of raising $200,000 in new revenue annually.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Create and implement a strategic, data-driven fundraising plan for new donors contributing up to $5,000 in partnership with the Chief Development Officer.
  2. Build and manage a portfolio of prospects and current donors who are currently giving less than $5,000 with the capacity to become a major donor. This includes discovery of new prospects and managing them effectively through the cultivation, solicitation, closed gift and stewardship stages to achieve the agency’s annual revenue goal.
  3. Manage appeal campaigns in conjunction with Communication Manager and work collaboratively with other development staff to advance fundraising goals.
  4. Design, manage and implement a stewardship plan for donors providing strong engagement opportunities and robust stewardship.
  5. Maintain donor accuracy of portfolio of donors in Raiser’s Edge through the creation of actions, appeals and notes.
  6. In partnership with the Vice President and Chief Development Officer, ensure annual fund goals are met.
  7. Ability to work a full time schedule and have regular attendance at the workplace.

Required Education and Experience

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a job related major and a minimum of five years of related professional fundraising experience; or equivalent combination of education or experience. Must have demonstrated success in meeting annual fundraising goals and significant track-record of developing and implementing strategies for growth, closing gifts and managing relationships. Familiarity with range of development strategies to secure individual gifts required. Ability to relate well in a professional and easy manner to donors of all levels.

Individual must have excellent leadership, presentation, interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work as part of a team and also independently; ability to adapt, be flexible, and creative; ability to plan for and manage multiple projects while working in a fast-paced environment. Must be organized, detail-oriented, and strong ability to prioritize; ability to use sound judgment in maintaining confidentiality of donor information; apply necessary research, data-collection, organizational, and time-management skills. Ability and confidence to work without close supervision, including the ability to foresee development needs.

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