The Manager, Individual Giving and Affiliate Groups is responsible for identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of affiliate groups and donors giving between $1,000 and $10,000 annually. The Manager, Individual Giving and Affiliate Groups will manage an active donor and prospect list while building a pipeline of potential new donors.
- Bachelor's degree is required; Master's degree is highly desired in business, marketing, or communications preferred.
- Minimum three years relevant experience in fundraising and/or work experience in a nonprofit agency.
- Two or more years of progressively responsible experience in fundraising with a proven track record of success in fundraising initiatives, personal solicitations, and collaborations with faculty and/or staff.
- A track record of building long-term donor relationships.
- Thorough knowledge of all aspects of the fundraising function from managing prospective donors and reporting to superiors to coordinating with fellow fundraisers.
- Solid problem-solving skills, creativity, and willingness to take an innovative approach in order to achieve goals.
- Computer literacy required; extensive experience in Word, Excel, email programs and Customer Relations management software.
- Ability and willingness to travel as well as to work outside the normal workday hours.
- Manage a variety of advisory and fundraising committees, including membership development and orientation, development of program content and its execution, interaction with members and follow-up on requests and assignments.
- Develop and manage a portfolio of constituent prospects to engage and solicit on an annual basis.
- Identify and recruit donors to provide support for affiliate groups: International Women’s Committee.
- Ambassadors for African American Art; Latinx and Latin American Art Fund; and Photography Fund.
- Manage, cultivate and solicit a personal portfolio of donors and prospects capable of making annual gifts in the $1,000 - $10,000 range.
- Conduct appropriate “Moves Management” activities including personal contacts, emails, invitations.
- Plan and execute logistics associated with a variety of types of events to include dinners, committee meetings, galas, and others.
- Manage the Member Travel Program for members giving at the $2,500 level and above.
- Develop an effective plan to implement best practices within the programs.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Be professional, responsible and mature in conduct and behavior.
- Adhere to all work rules, procedures and policies established by the company including, but not limited to those contained in the associate handbook.
- Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
- Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.
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