Philanthropy Manager

Erickson Living
Ashburn, VA
Jun 14, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY: The Philanthropy Manager is responsible for establishing, planning, directing, and coordinating all fundraising activities for the Community. The Manager will report to a Director, Associate Executive Director, or Director of the Community and will provide leadership for the creation of strategic fund development initiatives to include: a major and planned giving program, annual giving, corporate and foundation giving, donor stewardship and recognition programs, and public relations related to development. The Philanthropy Manager may also have other functional responsibilities outside the Philanthropy Department. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Working closely with the Executive Director, members of the community senior staff, and internal and external volunteers, prepare a detailed fundraising plan with reasonable and attainable goals to meet community funding objectives. Both short-term and strategic goals should be clearly articulated. 2. Develop and implement strategies to identify, cultivate, solicit, and provide stewardship for community residents, family members and friends, staff, community members, corporations and foundations. 3. Appropriately utilize philanthropic software including but not limited to Raisers Edge and Planned Giving software. 4. Strategically grow the prospective donor base through participation and networking in the community. 5. Work closely with staff and volunteers in creating a sense of pride and ownership in the community in addition to developing an understanding and culture of philanthropy. 6. Develop, in cooperation with the Executive Director and other relevant staff, appropriate collateral materials to attract annual, major and planned gifts. 7. Respond to all inquiries received as a result of marketing efforts and create proactive strategies for follow-up. 8. Manage all aspects of any volunteer activities associated with fundraising, including: volunteer identification, recruitment and training, meeting schedules, oversight and execution of volunteer-driven activities, sponsorships, and related volunteer committees. 9. Implement and adhere to established Philanthropy policies, systems, and procedures. 10. Participate in annual preparation of department budget and philanthropic goals. 11. Supervise the creation and execution of an annual report on fundraising activities and progress. 12. Plan and coordinate fund drives for special projects as appropriate to achieve the strategic philanthropic goals for the community. 13. Deliver timely and accurate monthly and quarterly reports to both the Executive Director of the community and the corporate Philanthropy liaison. 14. Oversee the donor recognition and stewardship program. 15. Oversee the timely and accurate recording of pertinent information in the development software program. 16. In partnership with the Executive Director and other community stakeholders, develop and conduct outreach to the surrounding community, creating opportunities to cultivate relationships with local businesses, civic and social groups, estate and financial planning professionals, and other professionals with an interest in the value and mission of the community. Create public relations materials to enhance the community's image and fundraising program. 17. Research public and private grant agencies and foundations to identify potential sources of funding for research, community service, or other projects. 18. As needed, provide support to other functional areas within the community. * Bachelor's degree required. * Five plus years of progressively responsible fundraising experience. * Working knowledge and understanding of all areas of fundraising, including annual giving, major, and planned giving. * Outstanding interpersonal, communication and managerial skills. * Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member. * Highly motivated to set and achieve measurable goals. * Experience working with volunteers desired. * A strong interest or background in senior services, social services, or health care desired. * A high comfort level in working closely with senior citizens. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None LANGUAGE SKILLS: Excellent oral and written communication skills REASONING SKILLS: Ability to understand complex operational processes and provide guidance to teams working to improve those processes. COMPUTER/TECHNICAL SKILLS: Knowledge of Office Suite - Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point. Knowledge of Raiser's Edge a plus. LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS: EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor degree. Five plus years of related work experience in philanthropy, healthcare, or senior services.

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