Annual Giving Manager

Temple Emanu-El
March 27, 2019
Dallas, Texas
Job Type


Summary Description

The Annual Giving Manager will work closely with the Director of Development in coordinating and managing the Annual Fund and any other annual giving programs. The Annual Giving Manager will exhibit strong writing skills, will be detail-oriented, and possess the ability to work with staff and volunteers to plan and implement activities to reach fundraising goals. The position will focus on program development and management, direct solicitation of donors, recruiting and coordinating volunteers, communicating with constituents via phone, email, and written correspondence, stewardship of donors, event management, and database maintenance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the Annual Fund which involves developing plans and strategies for the campaign; writing solicitation letters, acknowledgement letters, and other materials; recruiting and managing volunteers; telemarketing efforts and solicitation packets for volunteers; directly soliciting prospects of gifts; and tracking results of campaigns for analysis purposes.
  • Work with the Gift Processing Manager and accounting to process all donations (pledges, gifts, payments) to Temple in the Raiser’s Edge database.
  • Coordinate donor events including but not limited to the winter Havdalah Reception.
  • Coordinate the design and publication of printed and electronic materials with the Communication’s office, including but not limited to brochures, newsletters, videos, and invitations used in the Annual Fund.
  • Assist with the posting of Annual Fund information on Temple’s website in coordination with the Communication’s Office.
  • Produce monthly giving reports; reconciling the Development office reports with the general ledger.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the Development database, Raiser’s Edge; updating constituent information when needed; adding notes and research information on constituents; and adding actions that assist with tracking moves with prospects.
  • Responsible for other duties as assigned by the Director of Development.
  • Reports to the Director of Development.


  • Bachelors degree a minimum
  • Minimum of 3-5 years professional experience in non-profit fundraising
  • Well organized with the ability to effectively handle multiple tasks
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred
  • Ability to set priorities and meet multiple deadlines with minimum supervision
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of social media applications
  • High enthusiasm, creativity, and sociability


Paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, medical, vision, dental, retirement plans, leave early for Shabbat, life insurance and complimentary synagogue membership to all full-time Jewish employees.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to


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