Development Manager

Rockville, MD
May 31, 2016
Feb 02, 2018
Full Time

The Development Manager is a staff member of the Lourie Center and works closely with the Lourie Center Executive Director to manage and implement all aspects of a robust fundraising program. The Development Manager also works closely with the Chief Development Office for Adventist HealthCare who provides overall strategic guidance for the general direction of the fundraising program at the Lourie Center.

The Development Manager will manage all fundraising programs of the Lourie Center including charitable foundation and corporate fundraising, major gifts and direct mail. In addition, the Manager will implement a series of prospect and donor engagement initiatives. This requires project management and a solid understanding of fundraising strategy.

The Development Manager will support the Executive Director in the development and management of key donor relationships. While the Executive Director will hold key relationships with major funders, the Development Manager will support and manage those relationships.


Strong project management skills. Demonstrated ability to take initiative and follow through on projects and policies; good organizational skills and the ability to manage a variety of tasks productively.

Fundraising experience to be able to fully understand and implement the fundraising strategies including the subtle nuances of handling donors and the implications of a particular outreach strategy.

Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills combined with an ability to prioritize demands

Ability to `manage up' and keep leadership focused and on track.

Creativity, imagination, problem-solving skills, and the ability to adjust direction and strategies.

Undergraduate degree and at least five (5) years of experience with progressively increasing responsibilities in fundraising and/or project management.

Capacity and experience in using Raiser's Edge or similar fundraising database.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and ability to use advanced spreadsheet functions to analyze donor trends and fundraising results.

Seasoned judgment, able to make decisions, justify recommendations, and be responsive, clear and firm with colleagues and partners.

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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