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Manager of Development

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CIDNY
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New York, NY
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Published 26 days ago

About CIDNY:

The Center for Independence of the Disabled in New York (CIDNY) is a leading organization serving and representing people with disabilities in New York City. CIDNY's mission is the removal of barriers to full integration of people with disabilities. CIDNY helps people with disabilities to gain the skills and obtain the services they need to live independently in the community and advocates for fair and effective policies that improve the quality of life for people with disabilities. CIDNY is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Basic Function:

As the Director of Development, you will be responsible for developing and executing a development plan to increase revenue that will include seasonal appeals, foundation grants, responses to RFPs, and other development projects.


Reports to: Executive Director


Specific Duties:

  • Develop and execute an agency development plan including strategies for meeting annual development goals and increasing capacity to meet higher goals;
  • Develop annual appeal letters in consultation with the Board and Executive Director;
  • Manage donor lists, prepare acknowledgement letters to donors, advise Board solicitors of the engagement of their donors, and maintain meticulous donor records;
  • Ability to extract and analyze development-related data to document outcomes and progress;
  • Research and respond to foundation grant opportunities and RFPs, write grant/contract drafts, and coordinate with the Director of Administration and other relevant staff;
  • Cultivate major donors and increase the effectiveness of others engaged in soliciting donors;
  • Ensure that the agency provides complete and timely reports to funders;
  • Collaborate with the senior directors in direct service, policy and advocacy, and education to develop grant deliverable reports and final reports to funders.


Education and Training:

An advanced degree, certification, or equivalent experience is required.


Required Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of experience in non-profit fundraising, grant writing, and other forms of development with demonstrated successes;
  • Experience with online and in-person solicitation;
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and able to meet tight deadlines;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Collaborative with colleagues;
  • Ability to increase skills and motivation among Board members.
  • Self-directed, able to take initiative, multi-task;
  • Experience with Diversity and Inclusion including the ability to with people with disabilities, people who are Black, Hispanic/Latinx, and Asian American, and LGBTQ team members.


Travel Demands:

Temporarily remote due to COVID-19


Equipment Operated:

Computer/Laptop, Phone, Printer/Copier


Working Environment:

The Director of Development will spend most of their work time in CIDNY’s New York, NY office. Verbal communication can be heard from other staff in adjoining cubicles.


Salary:

Up to 75,000


Other Information:

We conform to all laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation and gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.


Number of Employees Directly Supervised:

0

About CIDNY:

The Center for Independence of the Disabled in New York (CIDNY) is a leading organization serving and representing people with disabilities in New York City. CIDNY's mission is the removal of barriers to full integration of…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 30, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 17, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

401(k) Employee contributed, 10 sick days accrued, 2 personal days, 20 vacation days accrued. Individual vision, dental, and medical.

401(k) Employee contributed, 10 sick days accrued, 2 personal days, 20 vacation days accrued. Individual vision, dental, and medical.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
New York, NY, USA

How to Apply

How to apply:

Please send a thoughtful cover letter, a writing sample, and your resume to Carlos Ortiz, Director of Development, at cortiz@cidny.org. Do not send by fax. Please use the job title as email header. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

How to apply:

Please send a thoughtful cover letter, a writing sample, and your resume to Carlos Ortiz, Director of Development, at cortiz@cidny.org. Do not send by fax. Please use the job…

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