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Alice Ferguson Foundation. |
|Job Type:||Full Time|
|Experience Required:||4-5 years|
|State/Province:||MD - Maryland|
The Alice Ferguson Foundation seeks a skilled manager to oversee our Development Team and coordinate annual appeals, membership, event sponsorship and other fundraising efforts, including grants management. The Development Manager will assist the Executive Director in management and implementation of all aspects of operations and program- focused development and work collaboratively with staff and consultants, including those focused on capital campaign efforts.
Responsibilities include: building and sustaining a strong and diverse annual fund; cultivating an individual donor base; implementing systems to ensure proper management of donor relationships; and researching and writing grants to foundations, corporations, and state and federal government programs. In addition, s/he will collaborate with staff to develop marketing, promotional and outreach materials, as well as fundraising and awareness building events.
Organizational skills and a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office are critical to success in this position. Experience with relationship management software and/or management of contact information, tracking of donors and prospects and overseeing and implementing sponsor and donor stewardship efforts is necessary.
Qualifications: Master’s degree preferred and/or four years fundraising experience with proven track record in foundation grant writing, corporate sponsorships, individual and membership development and special events. Exceptional attention to detail, communication, writing, computer proficiency and interpersonal skills along with a strong commitment to the environment are vital to this position. Experience with data entry and database management a plus. Will be expected to work independently and be results- oriented. Experience working in the non-profit arena is required.
Salary includes a benefits package and is commensurate with experience.
Please submit cover letter and resume to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.