Under the direct supervision of the Regional Development Officer, National Capital Area and in collaboration with other members of the Resource Development team, the Resource Development Manager, National Capital Area will support all regional efforts to leverage and grow the regional base of support. The Manager’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to project management of the region’s communication and brand awareness strategy (donor acknowledgement and stewardship communication, social media, press/media relationships, and e-newsletters), project management of regional salon and cultivation events, and management of a portfolio of donors and prospects. The majority of the performance for this position will be tied to a fundraising goal.
Bachelor’s degree; graduate degree or graduate course work in a related field preferred.
Minimum of three to five years in resource development, with some demonstrated success in fundraising. Preferable experience in donor relations, philanthropic partnerships and/or organizational communications. Strong track record with effective communications, donor management database, project management and relationship building.
Demonstrate high standards of ethics and integrity. Excellent analytical and organization skills required. Preferred experience in donor strategy and process development. Ability to work in complicated database systems as well as experience in SharePoint and Salesforce required. Excellent presentation and public speaking skills. Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and be self-directed at times. Excellent prioritization skills and strong communication skills preferred. Ability to be flexible, adjust quickly and work on multiple projects at one time. Ability to build strong internal and external relationships. Must be detail oriented and excellent use of grammar, editing and writing. Team player willing to help others achieve success in fundraising campaigns. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Power Point, Outlook, and knowledge of Common Ground a plus.
Environmental & Working Conditions:
Normal internal working environment. Limited travel. Estimated at up to 10% (which can be up to 2 to 3 days or more in a month). The individual selected for this position must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be able to navigate areas of the country or abroad by using a map or other direction methods. Ability to travel by car and by air.
Physical and Mental Requirements:
High energy, motivated, confident and creative. Ability to work for prolonged periods at high levels of activity; managing multiple tasks with varying deadlines; ability to sit for more than four hours per day; reading comprehension and listening.