Philanthropy & Communications Manager

Nexus Recovery Center
Published
January 14, 2022
Location
Dallas, TX, TX
Category
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NEXUS RECOVERY CENTER, INC. JOB DESCRIPTION

 

JOB TITLE: PHILANTHROPY & COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

  SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Chief Philanthropy Officer, the Philanthropy & Communications Manager will maintain and manage business, fundraising and marketing processes within the Philanthropy Department.

This position offers a flexible work schedule and flexible work from home and in office schedule. Some evening and weekend work is required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Philanthropy Operations

  • Maintain overall data quality of records in donor database
  • Conduct regular gift entry into donor database, create and mail acknowledgement letters, create annual tax receipts, invoice donors as needed, create outstanding pledge report to be reviewed by CEO for appropriate follow-up action.
  • Conduct training for staff and board members responsible for soliciting donations in proper use of the donor database tools and record upkeep.
  • Prepare and provide a variety of reports and analysis, including but not limited to fundraising goals, donor retention, and appeal performance.
  • Manage monthly KPI and board reporting.

Fundraising

  • Work with CPO, CEO and Philanthropy team to manage stewardship and cultivation strategies for new and returning donors.
  • Provide Fundraising event and campaign logistic support.
  • Produce Marketing Materials for soliciting funds.

Communications

  • Manage website and social media.
  • Produce creative content for website, social media, newsletter and other communications material.

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:

  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to think and act strategically with a superior ability to identify, deconstruct and then resolve challenges and issues that may impact the organization.
  • Proven ability to raise philanthropic revenue while maintaining the highest level of discretion and confidentiality with sensitive donor information.
  • Ability to interact well with high-net worth individuals, corporate and foundation executives, and civic and community leaders.
  • Demonstrated strong skills as a creative strategic thinker with superior attention to detail and a willingness and capability to personally manage administrative logistics and details as needed.
  • Demonstrated experience working with and managing fundraising volunteers including having worked directly with board members, committees and volunteer councils.
  • Understanding of, and experience with, annual fund, major gift, corporate membership and sponsorship, and special event philanthropy programs.
  • Capacity to manage multiple projects simultaneously, remain adaptable and understand and define organizational and project priorities in the context of multiple expectations.
  • Demonstrated positive, achievement-oriented attitude and proactive work ethic.
  • Proficiency in donor database management and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong verbal and written skills including the ability to communicate conversationally with donors and other parties, and to write, edit and proof-read professional correspondence whether formal letters or email.
  • A willingness and capacity to manage complex administrative details and maintain the highest level of discretion and confidentiality with sensitive donor information.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of logistical variables including an ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • An ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment demonstrating a positive, achievement-oriented attitude and superior work ethic.
  • A knowledge of community health services relating to alcohol and substance abuse recovery and an ability to empathize with challenges faced by Nexus’ clients.
  • A knowledge of community health services relating to alcohol and substance abuse recovery and an ability to empathize with challenges faced by Nexus’ clients.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or related field from four-year college or university preferred. Supervisory experience preferred.to two years supervisory experience preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and interpret documents. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with supporters or employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ration, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to solve practical problems involving a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

QUANTITY OF WORK:

Ability to performs assigned duties and responsibilities with neatness, accuracy and a degree of excellence

in a timely manner.

QUALITY OF WORK:

Ability to work to the maximum capacity of all required expectations.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Computer, website, social media and database management experience is required.

 

Application Instructions

Please email a cover letter with salary requirement and a resume to Chief Philanthropy Officer, Cameron Hernholm at chernholm@nexusrecovery.org

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