Annual Giving Manager – Girl Scouts of Central Indiana
- 16-Sep-2019 to 15-Nov-2019
- - Girl Scouts of Central Indiana
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
- $45,000-$50,000 salary
- Full Time
- Medical, dental, vision, paid time off, vacation, holidays, 403B
We believe in the power of every girl so working at Girl Scouts is more than just a career. We're making a difference in the lives of girls every day.
The Annual Giving Manager works to support the goals and objectives of the Fund Development Department, with major emphasis on the recruitment and cultivation of internal and external individual donors. The Annual Giving Manager offers opportunities for working with, and alongside, other Departments to share council goals.
Position Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Recruit and manage employee volunteer committee geared toward the development and growth of employee giving program for GSCI.
• Spearhead Employee Giving program that leads to an increase in employee funding, volunteerism and overall council engagement.
• Work with Chief Development Officer to create applicable internal documents and shared communication with employees.
• Recruit an manage high-functioning committee geared toward the development and growth of the GSCI Alum Network
• Spearhead council-wide alum efforts, including, but not limited to:
o Working in tandem with the Communications Department to create opportunities to utilize LinkedIn (and other social media platforms as determined) to optimize recruitment and cultivation
o Working in tandem with the Membership Department to create opportunities to recruit and grow alum engagement and giving
o Working with all applicable council-wide staff to create functional and effective marketing materials and techniques
o Design and grow family giving campaign aimed to target, solicit and further engage GSCI volunteers and families
• Family recurring gift campaign: Give.Help.Repeat.
• Success measured by increased number of participants, transitioning to dollars raised
• Regularly create and capitalize on opportunities to increase council-wide individual giving
• Manage and cultivate multi-level portfolio of individual givers
• Oversee various online giving campaigns, with measurable success indicators
• Build and cultivate strategic council-wide relationships that will help reach overall Fund Development financial goals.
• Develops a depth of knowledge regarding the design of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and can easily articulate to any stakeholder the virtues of the organization.
• Other duties as assigned to support the goals and objectives of GSCI.
All employees of the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana are responsible not only to the position but also to the duties and responsibilities that all employees share.
Council Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Understands that council priorities are growing membership and cultivating new donors.
• Develop an annual goal that supports the membership growth priority
• Implement an action plan that supports the membership growth priority
• Develop and annual goal that supports the cultivation of new donors
• Implement an action plan that supports the cultivation of new donors
• Oral and Written Communication abilities (i.e. In person, verbal, written, and/or phone); expresses ideas and facts in a clear and understandable manner appropriate for the individual or group; listens to and comprehends what others are saying; prepares organized and structured presentations; has demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of sensitive and confidential issues and communicate effectively with a diverse group of girls, volunteers, and staff.
• Project Management – demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple projects while managing conflicting priorities and deadlines and formulate short- and long-term project goals, objectives, schedules, and priorities in line with council goals; anticipates issues, obstacles, or opportunities that may impact plans or actions; has ability to coordinate multiple projects while managing conflicting priorities and deadlines; establishes courses of action for accomplishing goals while attending to and incorporating information obtained during day-to-day administrative tasks.
• Team-Building - knows team-building techniques and processes; collaborates with others to create optimal solutions; fosters a commitment to a team approach to work; promotes partnerships between work units; collaboratively defines boundaries and outcomes of work responsibilities; shares information with others; recognizes and rewards team accomplishments; shares decision-making responsibility with team members.
• Technical computer skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, customer relationship management systems, and social networking.
• Time Management - Manages time effectively; completes assignments in a timely manner; sets and balances priorities; simultaneously manages multiple tasks/projects.
• Fostering Diversity - Understands and embraces the differences that individuals bring to Girl Scouting; encourages and fosters the unique contributions and varied talents of diverse groups and individuals; values, develops, nurtures, uses, and celebrates group and individual diversity; removes barriers to participation (holds meetings in accessible locations, uses translators, etc.); strives to ensure a friendly and harmonious environment for girls, adult volunteers, and staff; treats others in an unbiased manner; challenges the biased behavior of others; adheres to organizational diversity goals.
• Adaptability - Adjusts, modifies own behavior, and remains flexible in response to changing situations and environments, new or rapidly changing information, unexpected obstacles, or people expressing varying perspectives, needs, and demands; maintains high performance, emotional composure, objectivity, and balanced perspective under pressure, shifting priorities, opposition, or situational ambiguity.
• Organizational Knowledge - Understands Girl Scout purpose and organizational structure, including functions, operations, and interrelationships; keeps up-to-date on key GSUSA and council-specific policies, priorities, processes, and practices (for example, Safety-Wise); understands how his/her job relates to and supports GSUSA goals, including increasing and developing membership and volunteer support; is aware of the organizational culture and knows how work is accomplished; knows the roles and responsibilities of staff and volunteers; is familiar with membership policies, standards, and resources.
• Networking - Maintains and fosters contacts inside and/or outside the council and GSUSA to gather information, receive support, and solve problems; actively maintains a presence in Girl Scout activities, professional and community organizations, and in the workplace; builds new relationships and collaborations with the Board, Committees, and/or community members (for example, vendors and business partners) to help address Girl Scouting goals, promote visibility, and cultivate funding sources.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Bachelor's degree in related field
• 5-7 years of development experience or related experience indicating significant responsibilities tied to financial goals
• Proven ability to plan and manage giving campaigns while reaching measurable goals and objectives
• Proven understanding and execution of moves management techniques that lead to measurable goals and objectives
• Proven ability to build strategic, multi-level internal and external relationships
• Familiarity, and experience working with various social media platforms
• Experience creating marketing materials and direct mail pieces
• Strong oral and written communication skills, with emphasis on persuasive language
• Efficiency working with Raiser's Edge software and/or willingness to learn
• Proficiency working with: Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Proven ability to work well independently, and alongside various teams
• Must have reliable transportation.
• Must hold membership in the Girl Scout organization and subscribe to the tenets of the Girl Scout Promise and Law.
• Must complete and pass a criminal background check.
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Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
Girl Scouts of Central Indiana is an equal employment employer. We will recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all jobs titles without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.
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