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Thanks for taking the time to apply for the Development Manager position. We appreciate your interest in ROOTS Young Adult Shelter.

We're currently in the process of reading applications for the Development Manager Position. We will begin interviews during the first week of August 2021. If you are selected to continue to the interview process, I will be in contact with you directly.

Have a good rest of your day.

Thank you,

Renata Hasle,

Director of Development

ROOTS

Thanks for taking the time to apply for the Development Manager position. We appreciate your interest in ROOTS Young Adult Shelter.

We're currently in the process of reading applications for the Development Manager Position. We will begin…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 6, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 16, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Salary

$56,000 - $63,000

Benefits

Benefits include paid time off, medical and dental insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. 

Benefits include paid time off, medical and dental insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. 

Level of Language Proficiency

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Development Manager position serves as the front line of the development department, interfacing broadly with donors, business funders, organizational partners, event vendors, and other external constituencies to do all annual giving fundraising. This is a full-time position that reports to the Director of Development.


After 20 years of operations, ROOTS recently moved into a new, four-story building on Greek Row. This will allow us to vastly expand our services in the coming years, including 24/7 services, a collaborative care model, and a supportive living program. This position will be instrumental in adding the financial capacity to realize this vision fully.


RESPONSIBILITIES

Individual Giving and Donor Fundraising Activities & Stewardship (40%) 

·      Coordinate seasonal or special events (GiveBIG, Year-End Campaign, Special Fundraisers)

·      Build up and manage a monthly giving program and cultivate, solicit, and steward the participants

·      Track performance and report effectiveness of appeals, and identify contributors with the capacity to transition to a major donor level.

·      Monitor and ensure timely, meaningful acknowledgment for gifts from donors and supporters

·      Process donations, generate and track tax-receipts and acknowledgment letters

·      Research, identify, assess and develop new fundraising opportunities and relationships among individuals and businesses

Communications & Marketing (30%)

·      Develop content to keep the donor community up-to-date about ROOTS’ happenings and needs of the young people we serve

·      Within ROOTS values, develop fundraising content and creatives for the website, e-newsletter, and social media and collaborate with contracted grants and public relations consultants.

·      Collaborate with the Development Director on updating and monitoring the annual development calendar to ensure year-round engagement and stewardship of individual donors

·      Collaborate with program leadership and volunteer management staff about systems advocacy and shelter/food program needs.

Donor Data & CRM (20%)

·      Create monthly fundraising reports from our CRM (Kindful) for board meetings

·      Track and create monthly performance reports for fundraising activities and events in Kindful

·      Track and update constituent information in Kindful

·      Reconcile monthly revenue with the finance department

·      Maintain and update the database as needed

Annual Rise Up Event (10%)

·      Assume a lead role in planning and executing the annual Rise Up event

·      Design and develop sponsor collateral as needed

·      Fulfill sponsorship recognition and benefits, including communications such as social media and press releases, collateral such as signage, website updates, etc.

·      Manage event logistics and serve as the point of contact for vendors, supporters, sponsors, volunteers, tables captains, and attendees

·      Create event communications (invitations, e-newsletter announcements, and other marketing materials)

·      Record and track event data and constituent information, registration lists, and results

·      Manage donor and sponsor appreciation efforts


AGENCY EXPECTATIONS OF EMPLOYEE

·      Actively contribute to making ROOTS an anti-racist organization.

·      Adhere to ROOTS Policies & Procedures and promote ROOTS organizational values.

·      Perform duties as workload necessitates while demonstrating flexible and efficient time management and prioritizing projects and assignments.

·      Maintain a positive and respectful attitude and strive to create a compassionate but disciplined environment in the shelter.

·      Communicate proactively with colleagues, community partners, and guests.


TRAINING REQUIREMENTS WITHIN FIRST 60-DAYS

·      Meet with every staff member

·      ROOTS volunteer orientation

·      Database Training

·      Shadow multiple shelter shifts

·      Other training as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS

ROOTS is seeking an innovative and skilled fundraiser with 3-5 years of development or external relations experience in a nonprofit, education, or public service environment. We seek a highly organized and detail-oriented self-starter who can work independently with a team in a complex and fast-paced environment. An ideal candidate will have:


·      A strong passion for young adults experiencing homelessness

·      Commitment to racial equity and social justice

·      A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

·      A strong track record of achieving, or assisting in achieving, tangible fundraising outcomes and the ability to respond effectively to changing organizational fundraising priorities

·      A strong track record as an implementer who can prioritize and manage multiple projects

·      Experience with donor databases

·      Expertise with MS Office Suite, in particular, Excel strongly preferred

·      Familiarity with web-based design software like Canva

·      Familiarity with platforms like MailChimp, Squarespace

·      Experience managing social media

·      Strong written and verbal communication skills

·      The confidence, warmth, and interpersonal skills required to work effectively with a variety of organizational stakeholders

·      Highly reliable, with initiative, flexibility, and enthusiasm

·      A driver’s license – some driving may be required for events

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Development Manager position serves as the front line of the development department, interfacing broadly with donors, business funders, organizational…

Location

On-site
4541 19th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105, USA

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