Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 07-Jul-2018 to 05-Aug-2018
  • - Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Identify, cultivate, steward relationships and solicit gifts to strengthen and advance the mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis.
 
General Responsibilities: 
The Annual Giving Manager is a key member of the development team. This person is responsible for planning and implementing strategies for identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual donors to support the mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis. This position will oversee direct mail and e-mail solicitation strategies and manage the Club Blue giving society. The Annual Giving Manager will focus on strategically expanding the organization's annual giving program with a goal of significantly increasing the base of annual gifts.
 
Reports to:  Director of Development and Marketing

Objectives: 
• Secure new, renewed, or increased funding from individuals through face-to-face solicitation, online giving, direct mail campaigns, special events, and proposals
• Assure accurate and timely gift entry, reporting and stewardship
• Build and maintain positive relationships with individual donors, volunteers, alumni  and community stakeholders

Qualifications: 
• Bachelor's Degree with 3-5 years of fundraising experience and proven track record for securing gifts.
• Demonstrated track record of developing and executing successful annual fundraising strategies
• Ability to collect, organize and analyze data related to donor giving
• Comprehensive knowledge of gift processing and acknowledgement practices
• Well versed in direct mail and e-mail solicitation best practices and implementation
• Proficient in Bloomerang or comparable donor database
• Excellent organizational, writing and verbal communication skills
• Must be strategic and forward thinking
• Goal-oriented with ability to work independently and meet deadlines
• Positive attitude and passion for playing a role in fulfilling the organization's mission.
• Considerable knowledge of fundraising techniques, and sources of funding
• Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
• Ability to handle multiple projects, set priorities, and meet deadlines

Specific duties:
• Plan and execute steps for donor identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship for annual donors giving non-designated gifts to the annual fund.
• Further develop and implement Club Blue Giving society to establish a pipeline of annual giving donors and major gift donors.
• Design and manage a comprehensive direct mail program and online giving strategies and analyze Direct Mail/e-mail solicitation program results data to refine and increase ROI.
• Work with Director of Development and Marketing to establish revenue goals for fiscal year.
• Collaborate with the Director of Development and Marketing, Donor Communications Manager, and Foundation Giving Manager  to establish benchmarks and regular reporting processes to measure results of all annual fund activities.
• Work closely with Donor Communication Manager to develop and manage consistent messaging to donors and prospects that aligns with solicitation and donor-specific stewardship communications.
• Strategically manage a portfolio of individual donors and prospects.
• Work effectively with Director of Development and Marketing to identify new donors and build strategies for engaging and encouraging donors to give at higher levels.
• Collaborate with Donor Communication Manager in planning and executing donor cultivation events.
• Work closely with Service Program Manager to design and implement a strategic program to engage volunteers, young professionals, and alumni in becoming supporters of the annual giving campaign.
• Write and update acknowledgement thank you letter templates.
• Other related duties as assigned by Director of Development and Marketing.
 
ATTENTION: Be Prepared - To assist you and the search committee in discerning your match for the position, we suggest you prepare your responses to these questions prior to hitting "APPLY" to complete your application. Applications will not be considered without question responses.
1. What experience or qualities do you feel make you a uniquely qualified match for this position?
2. What types of fund development software packages have you found to be most useful and why?
3. What are your salary requirements for the position?
4. Please describe what your first 60 days as Annual Fund Manager would look like, if offered the position?
5. Please describe your preferred work environment.
 
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