Senior Manager of Development
The Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF), founded in 1980, is the national non-profit patient organization dedicated to improving the diagnosis, treatment and quality of life of persons with primary immune deficiency diseases (PI) through advocacy, education and research. The Senior Manager of Development supports the Vice President of Institutional Advancement and works in conjunction with other development staff to support IDF fundraising efforts including sponsorship procurement, donor cultivation and engagement, and stewardship efforts. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Assist the VP of Institutional Advancement with efforts to identify, cultivate and solicit donors.Compose, edit, and proofread funding applications and other sponsor engagement materials.Work with front line fundraisers to develop, implement and monitor stewardship plans for major donors, such as stewardship letters and reports, events and thank you recognition.Manage a prospect and donor portfolio with annual goals and giving outcomes.Organize and plan donor meetings in coordination with key foundation staffServe as Development team lead in developing content for the fundraising proposals, stewardship reports, communication channels, letters and/or presentations.Serve as a Development department liaison between the core services team and peer-to-peer team to assure effective communication strategies including outreach, cultivation, and acknowledgment.Oversee the memorial and tribute giving program.Travel to and staff a limited number of IDF eventsOther duties as assigned DESIRED SKILLS AND CHARACTERISTICSOutgoing and can communicate warmly and effectively with constituents in-person as well as by e-mail and phoneExcellent written and verbal communication skillsMotivated by reaching revenue goalsDetail-orientedCan manage multiple projects simultaneously, with strict deadlinesAble to work both independently, and in a team environmentPositive, enthusiastic attitudeAble to exercise judgment to sensitive and confidential information in a discrete and professional manner, and can represent IDF tactfully and diplomaticallyFamiliarity in using constituent relationship management (CRM) databasesProficient with Word, Excel and PowerPointAble to work occasional evenings and weekends, and to travel to offsite IDF events EDUCATION / EXPERIENCEBachelor's degree requiredMinimum of five years of fundraising experienceDemonstrated success and evidence of ability to plan and execute fundraising initiatives PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENTIs able to travel by automobile, train, and airline without assistanceIs able to interact with groups of people in healthcare facilities, in small group settings, and at large events. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; climb stairs, and sit for long periods of time; use hands & fingers for writing and typing; possible lifting of supplies and materials up to and including 20 pounds multiple times. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision for reviewing documents on the computer or hardcopy. Please submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.