Company: Friends of Youth
Posted on: January 8, 2021
DEVELOPMENT MANAGERThe Development Manager will perform a key
role in building the agency's fundraising capacities, with a focus
on donor acquisition and retention. They will be responsible for
managing a variety of development activities, including fundraising
campaigns, special events, corporate partnerships, and donor
stewardship.FLSA STATUS: ExemptJOB RESPONSIBILITIES
- In collaboration with the Director of Development, develop and
execute strategies related to fundraising and donor relations,
including identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship
activities for current and prospective donors.
- Develop and execute and evaluate multi-channel fundraising
campaigns, i.e. annual appeal, targeted appeals, Giving Tuesday,
ensuring that all marketing is coordinated with the Marketing and
Communications Officer. Serve as Project Manager for development
and execution of the annual Celebration of Youth Luncheon and other
- Partner with the Volunteer Engagement Coordinator to execute
hybrid in-kind/cash giving campaigns including Back to School
Backpacks, Hunger and Homeless Campaign and Giving Tree.
- Manage a corporate partnership program to develop, maintain,
and grow corporate relationships and opportunities for
- Coordinate with Development Assistant to systematize all donor
cultivation activities and oversee portfolio management for self,
Development Director, and CEO.
- Serve as a liaison to Board Resource Development Committee
which includes managing assignments between meetings, and
documenting the work of the committee.
- Assist Director of Development with Friends of Youth Foundation
as needed. Research and cultivate potential donors, including
developing and delivering presentations. Develop and execute
strategies to increase revenue from current and new donors.
- Work with the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer, and
other key stakeholders to directly engage them, as appropriate, in
donor cultivation activities.
- Monitor fundraising progress and regularly evaluate and report
on results.OTHER DUTIESPlease note this job description is not
designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities,
duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for
this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any
time with or without notice.JOB REQUIREMENTSA. Education and
Experience1. Minimum of 3-5 years' experience in fundraising and
development.2. Bachelor's degree (additional relevant work
experience may be substituted for education requirement).3.
Experience successfully managing fundraising campaigns and
events.4. Experience with donor databases and online fundraising
tools.B. Additional Requirements1. Must satisfactorily pass
criminal history check.2. Must have reliable transportation and a
valid Washington State driver's license (or be able to obtain one
by date of employment).3. Must have a safe driving record as
defined by Friends of Youth.4. Must carry auto liability insurance
that complies with the following minimum coverage requirements:
$100,000 / $300,000 in liability insurance coverage, $10,000 in
property damage coverage, and personal injury protection (PIP) for
underinsured motor vehicle coverage or $300,000 Combined Single
Limit Liability insurance coverage, including Underinsured
Motorists coverage and Personal Injury Protection (PIP) if the
employee transports clients or other persons on agency business.C.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities1. Engages with diverse populations
in a culturally responsive manner.1. Demonstrates a commitment to
the values of equity and inclusion by honoring and celebrating
diverse characteristics and expressions of personal identity.2.
Strong verbal, written and public speaking communication skills,
including the ability to communicate the vision, goals and impact
of Friends of Youth to a variety of audiences.3. Ability to
maintain professionalism and confidentiality in sensitive and
complex situations.4. Collaborative, creative and innovative; able
to partner and develop to develop and drive ideas from conception
to reality.5. Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and
meet deadlines.6. Ability to anticipate needs and be
self-directed.7. Ability to work well with staff at all levels and
across all departments of the organization.8. Strong analytical and
problem solving skills.9. Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and
able to prioritize multiple projects.10. Ability to travel to
multiple local sites and other locations in personal vehicle
(mileage reimbursement provided).11. Ability to work evenings and
weekends, as needed.12. Strong commitment to agency's mission and
values.BENEFITSFriends of Youth provides a competitive benefits
package to regular employees, including medical, dental, vision,
long-term disability, 403(b) retirement plan and matching, vacation
leave, sick leave, and paid holidays.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
EMPLOYMENTFriends of Youth is an equal opportunity employer.
Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not
on the basis of race, sex/gender, religion/creed, pregnancy, age,
physical or mental disability, marital status, national origin,
genetic markers, military or veterans status, sexual orientation or
any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or
local law.People of Color and Members of the LGBTQ+ community are
strongly encouraged to apply.ABOUT FRIENDS OF YOUTHFounded in 1951,
Friends of Youth provides a comprehensive range of shelter,
housing, counseling and prevention services for youth and young
adults and their families in King and Snohomish Counties in
Washington State. Friends of Youth is the primary provider of
services for homeless youth and young adults in East King County.
Services include street outreach, emergency shelter, transitional
living programs, supported permanent housing, employment and mental
health support. To learn more about Friends of Youth, please visit
our website.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to apply for this position or to
perform the essential functions of this position. To request
accommodation, please email HR@friendsofyouth.org.
Keywords: Friends of Youth, Kirkland , Development Manager, Executive , Kirkland, Washington
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