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Development Manager

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City Year
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San Antonio, TX
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Published 4 days ago

The Development Manager (DM), reporting to the Director of Development and Communications (DDC) contributes to City Year San Antonio’s (CYSA) private sector revenue strategy by ensuring an exceptional donor/prospect experience that deepens relationships and expands our base of support through event-based fundraising and strategic cultivation and stewardship efforts. As a member of the front-line fundraising team, the DM is expected to build and engage stakeholders from the community and private sector.


To be successful in this role, a candidate must be a strong communicator, a strategic thinker, be stellar at relationship-building and have a strong sense of responsibility. The ideal candidate should have at least three years of experience, and a strong track record of meeting or exceeding fundraising or sales goals. You will be a front-line fundraiser, which means you will be measured against goals in a fast-paced environment and should be comfortable doing so.Job Description

Responsibilities:


Event fundraising: Execute all event fundraising efforts, including online campaigns (SA Impact, Fall Campaign) and special events like the annual Ripples of Hope Celebration. Each event has a revenue goal that the DM is expected to meet. In addition to fundraising for events, the DM will be responsible for ensuring sponsors receive all deliverables for event.

 

Private Revenue: Work with DDC to identify, cultivate, and solicit new, renewed, or increased funding from individual donors through face-to-face solicitation, online giving, direct mail campaigns, special events, and proposals. An individual annual goal will be given at start of year.


Donor Stewardship: Execute donor engagement strategy to highest level of success. This includes but is not limited to monthly touch points, preparing gifts, and preparing letters for existing donors. All activities with donors must be recorded in our CRM system (Salesforce).

Site Event Support: In this role, the DM will aid, as needed, in the execution of and/or participation in sitewide events. These events include Opening Day, Playground Build, Fall Campaign, City Year Learning Series, AmeriCorps in Action visits, Ripples of Hope, 18 Minute Networking, and Graduation.

This may be the job for you if:

  • You are a strategic thinker that can think long term and have a desire to consistently work towards your own personal and professional growth.
  • You are a people person and are comfortable picking up the phone, talking to strangers and story-telling!
  • You enjoy data. You see stories in numbers and are comfortable with Microsoft Excel.
  • You are comfortable with metrics, highly organized and results driven.
  • You take initiative and are highly collaborative, approaching your work with energy and a “can-do” attitude!
  • You are excited to be part of a team and can be flexible as needed.
  • Strong interest in education and want to be a part of an organization supporting our partner schools in creating equitable learning environments.
  • Exhibit a passion for City Year’s mission and core values and share in the organization’s commitment to Diversity, Belonging, Inclusivity, and Equity (DBIE).
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Basic Qualifications

  • At least three years of experience in corporate fundraising, sales, partnership development, communications, nonprofit, and/or client account management.
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work the flexible hours demanded of a deadline-driven position.
  • Strong initiative and ability to work independently to achieve goals.
  • Proficiency in crafting strong, persuasive promotional and sales materials, and presentations.
  • Efficient time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines and prioritize multiple projects.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to work as and be a strong and collaborative team member.
  • Passion for education and youth development.
  • Thrives in diverse, youthful, high energy, entrepreneurial, fast-changing environment.

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation commensurate with experience5; the salary range for this position is $45,000 - $55,000. Great benefits including health insurance with Flexible Spending Account, paid vacation, holidays, parental leave, 401K, and more.

The Development Manager (DM), reporting to the Director of Development and Communications (DDC) contributes to City Year San Antonio’s (CYSA) private sector revenue strategy by ensuring an exceptional donor/prospect experience that deepens…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Salary

$45,000 - $55,000

Benefits

Full time employees will be eligible for all benefits including vacation and sick days and organization holidays. You may participate in all benefit programs that City Year establishes and makes available to eligible employees, under (and subject to all provisions of) the plan documents that govern those programs. Currently, City Year offers medical, dental and vision, life, accidental death and dismemberment and disability coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), other benefits including 401(k) plan(s) pursuant to the terms and conditions of company policy and the 401(k) plan document. 

Employment is contingent upon completion of all satisfactory background checks, verification of your eligibility to work in the United States, and any other documentation that may be required. Your employment with City Year is at will and either party may terminate the employment relationship at any time and for any reason, with or without cause or notice.

City Year’s core values include advancing diversity, social justice for all, and inclusive environments where everyone can thrive. We aspire to become an antiracist organization, to support the holistic growth and development of our AmeriCorps members, and to promote educational equity for all students. We work each day, in partnership with schools and communities, to ensure that people of all identities feel welcome, valued, empowered and engaged.

 

As an equal opportunity employer, City Year is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information or characteristics, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

 

City Year encourages people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply, particularly Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC); those who are first in their family to attend college; adults without a college degree; LGBTQIA+ community; and people from low-income backgrounds.

Full time employees will be eligible for all benefits including vacation and sick days and organization holidays. You may participate in all benefit programs that City Year…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near San Antonio, TX
Associated Location
San Antonio, TX, USA

How to Apply

Please complete the online application and attach a resume and thoughtful cover letter in the "Resume/CV" field on the "My Experience" page. Internal applicants should apply through cyresource.

Please complete the online application and attach a resume and thoughtful cover letter in the "Resume/CV" field on the "My Experience" page. Internal applicants should apply through…

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