POSITION PURPOSE: The position is responsible for creating, implementing and managing the operations and processes necessary to support a relational fundraising department including prospect management systems, overall database management, data and gift entry, acknowledgement and receipting, and departmental budgeting and expense tracking.
- Enter data into database to maintain an accurate recording of donor information, giving history and relational actions.
- Assist staff with list pulls for events and appeals
- Execute a consistent, high quality acknowledgement and receipting process.
- Implement and maintain a coordinated prospect management information system
- Supports donor cultivation and solicitation efforts, including donor visit preparation such as preparing briefing/debriefing materials and presentations.
- Support/coach/train development staff as needed
- Provide set up and staffing for cultivation and appreciation events
- Maintain accurate tracking of department expenses and budget
- Support the Director of Development
- Support marketing functions as needed
- Ensures accurate accounting of donations with agency Finance department.
- Coordinate a weekly development staff meeting
- Educational/Certification: none required, some college preferred.
- 5 or more years of development operational experience preferred.
- Goal Oriented, Metrics Driven
- Computer Skills Required: Office Suite
- Significant experience in managing a fundraising database, Raisers Edge experience essential
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Ability to manage multiple demands and meet deadlines.
- Ability to represent the agency and programs in a positive manner to clients, community organization, and the public in general.
- Ability to interact with clients, donors and staff with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural and socioeconomic characteristic in the service population.
- Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to donor, volunteer and staff requests.
- Outstanding phone, written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to solve practical problems and work independently in an often noisy and chaotic environment.
- Must have a valid driver’s license, transportation and insurance that meet agency needs. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by the Licensing Branch of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.
LOCATION: 3200 Sanguinet, Fort Worth, TX 76107