Development Operations Manager

Washington, DC
May 18, 2022
May 20, 2022
Administrative, Other
Full Time
Job Summary/Company: Do you want to work for a company that values a work life balance? One that invests in their employees' careers and offers growth opportunities? Sparks Group has partnered with an established nonprofit leader in the financial planning industry that offers an inclusive, family-friendly culture. The organization is searching for a Development Operations Manager that will support the Managing Director and Director of Development by tracking the full life cycle of the fundraising process.

This position requires full vaccination (including booster) against COVID-19.

  • Perform research for prospect foundations by preparing meeting briefs and presentations, writing proposals, and building reports on sponsorship fulfillments
  • Utilize customer relationship management software to maintain and strengthen relationships with firms
  • Record individual donor and corporate sponsors information in CRM databases, Salesforce and NetFORUM, to optimize the database and run data analytics
  • Collaborate with the Marketing and Communication department to manage the development sections for social media, communication plans, and the organization's website
  • Manage logistics for all fundraising efforts and for the program staff

Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • Bachelor's Degree Required
  • 5 to 7 years of fundraising experience
  • Previous experience managing the fundraising life cycle in a non-profit environment, including but not limited to raising funds, creating presentations, managing direct mail activities, and fulfilling corporate donor information requests
  • Proven track record cultivating and solicitating high - capacity donors and closing on gifts


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Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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