We seek a collaborative and detail-oriented Development Manager to join the New Creation Home Ministries team. The Development Manager will drive strategic planning for development, develop processes for donor relations and manage overall development communications in support of New Creation Home Ministries’ goals. This is a contract position for 10-15 hours per week, with an opportunity for growth.
New Creation Home Ministries demonstrates God’s love and fosters long-term independence for at-risk young mothers. Our holistic approach provides parenting resources, supportive housing, and a loving community. We offer a two-year residential program based in East Palo Alto that provides safe and loving homes for up to eight young mothers and their children. We also teach parenting classes to our residents, as well members of the community.
Manage administrative and operational systems to:
Track fundraising income, compile income status reports and variance reports.
Recognize contributions with acknowledgment letters and special recognition events; successful utilization of stewardship plan.
Utilize and organize volunteer base.
Working with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to plan and execute resource development strategies and monitor progress against goals.
Contribute to the planning and implementation of the strategic plan regarding activities relating to donor solicitations and other fundraising efforts.
Develop a plan to solicit donations and other support from individuals, corporations, and civic groups.
Work with Board of Directors and Executive Director to improve their fundraising outcomes.
Attend various committee meetings, assist with mailings, write follow-up letters and manage donor data.
Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required or as assigned by the Executive Director.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience
A minimum of three to four years work experience in a nonprofit or organization that requires donor relations. Experience with an emphasis on fundraising, marketing, management, budgeting, community and public relations
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to accomplish multiple tasks under strict deadlines.
Ability to utilize various fundraising techniques to identify, solicit and steward gifts from various donor sources.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills coupled with strong interpersonal skills
High standards of ethics and integrity
Intermediate ability with Microsoft Office, research and spreadsheet skills
Knowledge of accounting principles as they relate to fundraising
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
High energy, motivation, confidence, and creativity; ability to work for prolonged periods at high levels of activity, managing multiple tasks with varying deadlines; ability to exchange ideas and facts clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to remain focused on goals, objectives, and deadlines without direct supervision. Must have good reasoning abilities and sound judgment. Physical requirements include sight, hearing, sitting for 4 plus hours per day. Requires driving a motor vehicle.
Job Type: Contractor
Hours: 10-15 hours per week
Required experience: Fundraising: 3-4 years
To apply, please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.