Dec 05, 2019
Development Manager Featured
$55,000 - $60,000 yearly
City Year Seattle / King County is seeking a dynamic Development Manager who will support the site’s fundraising goal of $2.6M through direct donor engagement, annual giving and marketing support and through ongoing physical service activities with corporate partners. Reporting to the Managing Director of Development, the Development Manager will be a key member of the Development Team and will contribute to the site’s fundraising and relationship management strategies in a number of ways. The ideal candidate must take a creative approach to opportunities and have a hunger to build relationships. Exceptional organizational and written and verbal communication skills are necessary for this position, in addition to strong program management skills. Job Description Responsibilities Civic Engagement Program Leadership (50%): The Development Manager will lead CYSKC’s Civic Engagement Program and manage 1-2 AmeriCorps members. These members, under the leadership of the Development Manager, plan and execute 4-6 physical service projects per year through the engagement of corporate partners. Projects range from a 100+ volunteer project on MLK Day to 10-20 volunteer projects at partner schools throughout the year. The Development Manager will lead strategy and implementation of this program while working to ensure a positive experience for the AmeriCorps member(s). Will also collaborate with the Corporate Partnership Manager to secure and steward sponsorships to support these projects. Donor Portfolio Management (30%): Manage and grow portfolio of 50 donor prospects capable of contributing $1,000-$10,000 or more annually. Create and implement a strategic plan for identifying and cultivating new individual and corporate donors with significant giving capacity, with a goal of securing at least $100,000 in support annually. Drive efforts to secure leadership gifts and multi-year investments and collaborate across the team to leverage individual support from corporate partners. Partner closely with Individual Giving and Corporate Partnership Managers to collaborate in building donor strategy. Annual Giving and Marketing (15%): In partnership with the Managing Director of Development and MarComm team, support annual giving e-communication strategy throughout the year. This includes development of 3-4 e-solicitations. Also, support development of a quarterly newsletter to stakeholders. Events (5%): Work with the Director of Development Operations to leverage City Year Seattle events, including our annual gala, to increase overall giving. Oversee and influence major giving donor cultivation events aimed at engaging potential donors. Community Representation: Represent City Year at community functions and events to establish and deepen potential and current major donor relationships. Qualifications: Minimum two years of fundraising experience with a preference for experience cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding leadership gifts. Experience with face-to-face cultivation and solicitation activities. Commitment to creating an equitable work environment and a desire participate in and contribute to Race and Equity work that is central to our mission. Demonstrated program leadership experience. Experience managing volunteers in fundraising, event planning, and coordination efforts. Ability to anticipate the needs of others and expertly manage up. Demonstrated experience using listening, diplomacy and tact to build strong relationships and motivate donors and volunteers Strong initiative and ability to work independently to achieve goals. Experience planning and executing successful donor cultivation and retention events. Efficient time management skills: ability to meet deadlines and prioritize multiple projects. Sets high expectations for self and others s/he is leading and holds self and team accountable for performance goals. Additional qualities and skills preferred Knowledge of high net worth community via local business, civic, and cultural networks desirable. Strong interest and desire to directly ask donors for annual and multi-gift funding Experience with fundraising and CRM software Large event fundraising experience Passion for education and youth development Knowledge of Seattle / King County donor community preferred Knowledge or previous experience with non-cash giving, such as assets and planned giving The starting salary range for the full time position is $55k-$60k and will be commensurate with candidate qualifications and experience. Compensation and Benefits Full time employees are entitled to compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits for full time employees include health insurance with Flexible Spending Account, paid vacation, holidays, parental leave, 401K, and more. City Year is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workforce. Individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, including persons with disabilities and veterans.
City Year Seattle, WA, USA Full-time