Direct Report: Vice President of Philanthropy
The Campaign Manager will serve as an essential member of the our Team. This position will contribute to the annual campaign through individual giving programs for donors who contribute $3,000 and below annually. He/She will demonstrate a commitment to, and the ability to convey the mission and vision with genuine passion, and develop and maintain productive, positive, and professional relationships with donors, lay leaders, internal staff, volunteers, and the general community at large. The position involves working regularly with many different internal and external audiences: donors, prospective donors, volunteers, staff and outside vendors and service providers.
- Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards a portfolio of donors and prospects of $3,000 or less through in-person visits and other forms of direct personal contact in accordance with performance targets set by the new entity philanthropy and leadership teams.
- Uses a variety of strategies such as cultivation events, personal solicitations, special projects, telemarketing, email, mail, and social media programs to secure Annual Fund support.
- Supports a culture of philanthropy by ensuring proper acknowledgement, recognition, and stewardship of donors.
- Works interdepartmentally to craft special fundraising campaigns related to funding priorities.
- Conducts research to identify prospective donors and creates strategies to match prospects’ interests to the priorities of the organization.
- Makes effective use of the donor management database and other organizational resources to ensure appropriate management of donors, prospects, Board members and volunteers.
- Collaborates with internal team to produce campaign reports and statistics as needed.
- Coordinates timely and accurate gift processing and acknowledgements with the administration and finance team.
- Attend community events to build and deepen relationships with prospective and current donors.
- Solicits support and attendance for the organization’s community events.
- Perform other departmental-related duties as requested or assigned by the Associate Vice President of Philanthropy.
- Minimum 3-5 years of fundraising and event management experience with a successful track record.
- Strong interpersonal, relationship building, and leadership skills to work effectively with a diverse body of lay and professional leaders, donors, prospects, nonprofit board members, vendors and volunteers.
- Knowledge of the organized Jewish community, its practices, and values.
- Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree or certification (CFRE) desirable
- Superior oral and written communication skills to express the mission and fundraising goals of the organization with clarity, passion, and persuasion.
- Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and develop strong, collaborative working relationships with colleagues both inside the organization and across the community.
- High degree of initiative and resourcefulness, with the ability to perform under pressure in a fast-paced office environment.
- Flexible and adaptable to take on new responsibilities within a growing program.
- Positive and solution-oriented attitude.
- Familiarity with donor databases, Blackbaud products preferred.
- Ability to manage tasks, prioritize multiple assignments, execute work in an accurate, efficient and timely manner, and track and manage multiple work streams at once.
- Ability to work and communicate effectively with a variety of internal and external departments, donors, vendors, and consultants.
- Experience developing and managing event budgets.
- Highly skilled with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org