The Development Manager position coordinates efforts to extend the funding base in support of Dress for Success Bakersfield’s ongoing financial needs. This will include: developing fund development strategies, cultivating and maintaining donor relations, and leading fundraising activities. This position is accountable for special events management; direct mail, email, and social media campaigns; grant writing; and public relations.
The Development Manager will work closely with and reports to the Executive Director. This position requires local travel up to 50% of the time. Personal vehicle usage is required, and mileage will be reimbursed per organization policies and procedures.
Dress for Success Bakersfield is a 501c3 nonprofit organization and an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Currently the position is volunteer while we are growing the program. However, if successful you will be building funding to create a paid position. You will create your own hours. You will meet with the Executive Director regularly, but work as a "remote" office. Access to a computer is required.
Qualifications and Skills
Qualifications for this job include, but are not limited to: experience in fund development, public relations, or related field; proven fund development, fundraising, and grant writing skills; demonstrated communications and public speaking skills; proficiency using Microsoft Office, Constant Contact, Google Drive, DonorPerfect or other fund development software. Must possess excellent prioritization and time management skills.
- Donor Management
- Strategic Planning
- Business Development & Sales Management
- Grant Writing / Research
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 25
- Orientation or Training
- 5-10 hours per week
- Your own vehicle, computer and office space