The Senior Source seeks an Annual Giving Manager who will participate in all aspects of the gift cycle to secure gifts and build relationships with donors. The ideal candidate is a thoughtful, articulate and experienced fundraiser who demonstrates the ability to organize a dynamic constituency toward a common goal.
- Works with the Chief Development Officer and development staff, and when appropriate, The President and CEO, to identify, cultivate, solicit and provide stewardship for annual donors.
- Works closely with development staff to support departmental goals and objectives, and attends all development activities of the agency.
- Together with the Chief Development Officer, works to develop and implement the structure for growing the agency’s annual giving program, including developing and personally managing a portfolio of mid-level prospects and donors. Portfolio management will include strategic cultivation and solicitation activities to secure new gifts, in addition to stewardship activities to ensure the retention and increase the giving of existing donors.
- Together with the Chief Development Officer, works with communications and marketing department to develop and implement a philanthropic communications plan via various channels (mailings, broadcast emails, social media posts, etc.)
- Coordinates annual appeals for individual giving including North Texas Giving Day, End of Year, as well as spring and summer appeals.
- Coordinates thank-you calls and acknowledgements and captures appropriate data in the donor database.
- Works with the Chief Development Officer to track and prepare regular reports to review progress toward goals, identify areas of concern, and revise strategies as needed.
- Works with development committee and board volunteers on identifying and soliciting prospects.
- Regularly reconciles with the finance department.
- Represents the organization externally with prospects, donors, and the overall community.
- A bachelor’s degree is required. Ideally three to five years’ experience in fund raising, along with demonstrated success in building relationships, cultivating and securing gifts.
- Must be able to develop excellent rapport with prospects, donors, board members and volunteers and to interact with them on a professional and social basis, effectively, confidentially, and with ease and comfort.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, along with customer service and team skills, are required.
Office; travel in the greater Dallas area is required (between 40- 60%).
Some evenings and weekends are required to support donor events.
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