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Development Manager

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MassEquality
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Published 18 days ago

Job Title:        Development Manager


Background:

Founded in 2001 to promote and protect marriage equality in Massachusetts, MassEquality is the leading statewide grassroots advocacy organization working to ensure that everyone across Massachusetts can thrive from cradle to grave without discrimination and oppression based on sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. We do this by partnering across issues, identities and communities to build a broad, inclusive and politically powerful movement that changes hearts and minds and achieves policy and electoral victories.

MassEquality is comprised of three entities: 1) MassEquality.org, a 501(c)(4) responsible for lobbying and public policy advocacy; 2) the MassEquality Education Fund, a 501(c)(3) responsible for educational initiatives; and 3) the MassEquality Political Action Committee responsible for state electoral endorsements.


Position Summary:

MassEquality seeks a professional, energetic and highly organized Development Manager to assist with the implementation of the fundraising activities of its combined organizations to ensure Massachusetts’ continued leadership in promoting and advancing equality and justice for all members of the LGBT community.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Manager will be primarily responsible for working with the Executive Director to implement all fundraising goals for the organization.

Donor Relations

·      Support implementation of mail, email, online and telephone solicitation programs.

·   Oversee and track stewardship and correspondence with donors as well as prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of potential donors.

·      Develop and oversee institutional giving strategy and plan, including prospecting, developing and cultivating relationships with institutional funders

·     Grants proposal design, writing and reporting;

·   Work with other staff to develop collateral materials and implement online communication strategies (updating the website, e-blasts, etc.).

·     Provide administrative support to Development Director and other duties as assigned.

·    Oversee and maintain NGP-VAN database, including daily data entry, gift entry, major donor tracking, monthly giving, receipting, special events activity, campaigns and funds, including ongoing quality control of database information.

·      Perform detailed and accurate database reports for use in mailings, data analysis, annual report, prospect analysis and appeal/campaign analysis.

·      Perform timely reconciliation of development accounting and financial statements.

·      Process contributions and manage gift and pledge follow-up.



Special Events

·      Under the supervision of the Executive Director, plan and implement all logistical components of MassEquality’s fundraising events.

·      Identify vendors and manage event contracts.

·      In partnership with the Executive Director, provide support on implementation of the communications strategy.

·      Support the Executive Director on tasks related to host committee fundraising - maintaining prospect spreadsheets, donation tracking, solicitation and fulfillment.

·   Work with program staff to engage low-dollar donors, including the implementation of a house party program and get out the vote, Pride and other program related activities.


Administrative Support

·       Provide back-up on administrative responsibilities.



Minimum Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have a “can do” attitude, enjoy a fast-paced environment, be detail orientated without losing sight of larger objectives, and be committed to social justice for all LGBT people across issues, identities, and communities.

·       Demonstrated experience (minimum 2 years) in nonprofit development, including experience with database management.

·       Demonstrated experience producing special events.

·       Attention to detail and commitment to maintaining accurate, confidential donor records.

·       Strong project management skills, with a demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

·       Excellent writing, editing and verbal communications skills.

·       Ability to work effectively independently and with a team, to collaborate on projects with staff from other departments, and a high level of personal investment in contributing to the priorities of the organization as a whole.

·       Demonstrated familiarity with LGBT issues is a plus; commitment and desire to work in a multi-cultural environment where diversity based on race, ethnic origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, physical ability, family status and other characteristics is an important and practiced value is essential.

·       Other responsibilities as assigned.



To Apply:



Please forward via email a letter of interest and resume to Tanya Neslusan (tanya@MassEquality.org). Position will be open until filled. MassEquality’s offices are centrally located in Worcester, MA, but the position will be a hybrid role for the foreseeable future. 




 



Please include “Development Application” in the subject line.



 MassEquality is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Title:        Development Manager


Background:

Founded in 2001 to promote and protect marriage equality in Massachusetts, MassEquality is the leading statewide grassroots advocacy organization working to ensure that everyone across…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    November 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 31, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Compensation

USD 50,000 - USD 55,000

Benefits

Health insurance, generous PTO and 401k plan

Position will be primarily remote, but applicant must be local to Massachusetts with the ability to commute to Worcester as needed

Health insurance, generous PTO and 401k plan

Position will be primarily remote, but applicant must be local to Massachusetts with the ability to commute to Worcester as needed

Location

On-site
100 Grove St, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
Suite 313

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