Development, Outreach and Marketing Manager


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

The Development, Outreach and Marketing Manager will be responsible for developing and executing plans to increase funding, visibility, partner and client outreach in MS's service area.

Primary Responsibilities:

Fund Development (60%)
* Create overall plan to increase funding opportunities. Coordinate and implement solicitation campaigns, with focus of securing new corporate and individual sponsors, grants, underwriters and donors.
* Work collaboratively with ED and Resource Development Board Committee to engage Board, committees, volunteers, and staff in the identification, cultivation and solicitation effort.
* Manage individual giving cultivation and appeal campaigns.
* Coordinate events to attract prospective donors and sponsors to ensure effective partnerships.
* Ensure acknowledgment of all gifts in an appropriate and timely fashion consistent with donor's solicitation and stewardship plan.
* Work with staff, volunteers and board members to identify prospects capable of giving gifts of at least $5K annually. Develop and manage donor pipeline of individual, corporate, and grant prospects. Increase the number of gifts secured through a variety of giving avenues.
* Research/identify corporate and grant donors for sponsorships and underwriting opportunities.
* Manage all information relating to donors and prospects through MS donor database.
* Act as initial point of entry for prospective donors.
* Support special fundraising events.

Outreach & Marketing (40%)
* Develop and execute outreach strategy and materials to build awareness and visibility of MS services and ensure client recruitment in all service jurisdictions with other non-profit partners.
* Identify and cultivate new community partnerships, including city and county housing departments and organizations.
* Prepare proposals, letters, and customized collateral material as necessary.
* Work with the team to generate material and initiate social media posts for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other outlets.
* Develop new content for website.
* Work with ED and team to coordinate production of mailed and electronic newsletters and communication collaterals.
* These responsibilities represent the essential functions of the position, with other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
* Commitment to serve low-income families, children and communities
* Experience in solicitation of gifts from individuals, corporations and grant makers.
* Must be goal orientated with strong initiative and self-motivation; experience working in teams or in self-directed fundraising activities.
* Impeccable attention to detail, following through on all aspects of donor cultivation and stewardship.
* Experience working with volunteers, volunteer leadership and program staff in fundraising with individuals and corporations.
* Outstanding interpersonal skills; excellent research and organizational skills; and superior written and oral communication skills along with a healthy sense of humor.
* Ability to work well with diverse groups of stakeholders-funders, volunteers, staff, clients, and community members.
* Ability and desire to stay updated on current knowledge and trends of development industry.
* Strong network of local development contacts and resources is desirable.
* Relevant computer skills, including salesforce donor database, PC, Microsoft office, Excel.
* Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines, while effectively managing multiple projects simultaneously.
* Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
* Able to work flexible hours
* Four-year college degree and/or plus a minimum of three years demonstrated successful experience and effectiveness in individual and corporate gift fundraising with a focus on prospect identification, relationship building and solicitation or equivalent. Experience with personalized outreach sales and strategies.

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