Philanthropy Project Manager

North Texas Food Bank
August 2, 2022
Dallas, Texas
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North Texas Food Bank is a team of donors, volunteers, nonprofit partners and employees whose mission is to close the hunger gap in North Texas by providing access to nutritious food. We are seeking team members who embrace our mission and core values.

NTFB Benefits Offered:

From paid medical insurance to paid time off to our employee assistance program, we work hard to ensure that every employee feels supported and encouraged. Ultimately, it is the balance between work and home life that makes for a happier and healthier team. To show our commitment to our employees, we are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package as a significant addition to total compensation.

  • 100% paid medical, dental, vision, short-term disability and basic life insurance
  • Paid time off and 11 paid holidays annually
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Paid parental leave
  • Automatic employer 403(b) retirement plan contributions (vested schedule)
  • Bonus eligibility
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Employee assistance program
  • Wellness and social events
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee recognition program

*Benefits will vary depending on the employment type and are subject to change at the discretion of NTFB.


The Philanthropy Project Manager is responsible for successfully managing key fundraising initiatives as well as strategic processes that help the philanthropy team identify, cultivate and steward donors. This position will also manage a portfolio of mid-level, passive, or major gift donors.



  • Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Special Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as relationship building skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with minimal supervision, be goal oriented, well organized, and able to meet deadlines while working in a fast-paced environment
  • Collaborative team member within our fundraising program, supporting department goals
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of constituent relationship management (CRM) software a plus


  • Two years developing relationships, managing projects, executing strong communications pieces, and achieving organizational objectives
  • Knowledge of fundraising principles and best practices in fund development are preferred


  • Manage logistics of key fundraising moves management and other initiatives, including:
  • Create strategy and plan; execute fundraising initiative in some cases
  • Meet fundraising goals/targets established and report ROI
  • Work with Marketing and Communications team to create promotional materials
  • Engage NTFB constituents as part of the qualification and discovery process
  • Support the philanthropy team by managing day-to-day tasks, which may include:
  • Prepare thank you letters, newsletters, impact reports, proposals, and other cultivation and stewardship materials; manage calendars
  • Create proposals and meeting materials or online donor education informational sessions
  • Enter donor interactions and opportunities in RENXT
  • Assist with donor requests, scheduling and creating volunteer shifts for VIP donors
  • Assist in pipeline development process
  • Assist with tour requests and other stewardship activities at the Perot Family Campus
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to ensure needs for annual fundraising events and campaigns are met
  • Identify new funding opportunities and assist with creating and implementing a strategy
  • Participate in external speaking engagements to create brand awareness and build the NTFB brand within the community
  • Perform other functions and duties as assigned


  • The person in this position needs to adapt well in the face of workplace stressors such as customer complaints, maintaining the security of people and property, completing priorities of reasonable or high significance to the successful function of the unit.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel crouch or crawl; talk or hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.


  • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with open floor plan with computers, phone, printers, light traffic).
  • Able to participate in events outside the traditional workday schedule on occasional evenings and weekends

The mental and physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all skills, duties, responsibilities, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, NTFB reserves the right to revise the job or to require other or different tasks be performed as assigned.

The North Texas Food Bank is an equal opportunity employer

North Texas Food Bank requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This policy complies with all applicable laws. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please inquire.


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