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
- Create and implement a strategic, data-driven fundraising plan for new donors contributing up to $5,000 in partnership with the Chief Development Officer.
- 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.
- Manage appeal campaigns in conjunction with Communication Manager and work collaboratively with other development staff to advance fundraising goals.
- Design, manage and implement a stewardship plan for donors providing strong engagement opportunities and robust stewardship.
- Maintain donor accuracy of portfolio of donors in Raiser’s Edge through the creation of actions, appeals and notes.
- In partnership with the Vice President and Chief Development Officer, ensure annual fund goals are met.
- 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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