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Resource Development Manager

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SUMMARY

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in all aspects of fundraising for the benefit of the homeless adult community in Lowell and the Merrimack Valley. The Resource Development Manager will be responsible for the attainment of established fundraising objectives and initiatives in support of the Lowell Transitional Living Center, including donor cultivation, grant development, event management and community outreach. He/she will be responsible for the development and cultivation of community relationships, the execution of LTLC's branding & social media strategies, and community partnerships, including the corporate/business community, local foundations, faith & civic groups and other community supporters.

Although this position is temporarily remote, the position is located at Lowell Transitional Living Center's downtown Lowell office.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Meet annual fundraising goals per the development strategic operating plan.
  • Develop and maintain a successful corporate, foundation, and individual solicitation program, including identifying priorities and prospects, and building resources and connections to implement the program. 
  • Create and manage a portfolio of corporate, foundation, and individual prospects, cultivate current and prospective donors to build relationships and secure grants and donations.
  • Execute Social Media strategy and develop strategic briefings and communication materials with marketing support staff/RD team.
  • Develop and track strategies for cultivating, soliciting, stewarding, and recognizing donors.
  • Maintain the integrity of donor relationships, including the understanding of the needs and interests of major donors.
  • Produce and manage donor correspondence, including annual campaign appeals.
  • Engage and support Board in the soliciting and stewarding of donors.
  • Work with Board and the Executive Director to secure sponsorships of special events such as the Steps to Home walk.
  • Increase awareness of the LTLC in the Greater Lowell community.
  • Coordinate events required to interact with donors (conferences, galas, house parties, etc.)
  • Maintain Salesforce donor database, including donation and grant tracking & reporting.
  • Ensure the quality and timely submission of all grant applications, reports and data.
  • Provide regular fundraising updates to Executive Director and Board.
  • Attend & participate in engagement team meetings as requested and communicate effectively with clients and staff in other areas.
  • Maintain confidentiality of client, employee and agency information in accordance with federal and state laws and funder requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with program/department, agency and/or funder requirements, as well as SMOC policies & procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors degree required or equivalent plus 2-3 years relevant experience.
  • Compassion and commitment to the mission and goals of the LTLC.
  • A proven track record in raising money in a nonprofit environment, including direct mail campaigns, donor relations, event management, and corporate/foundation relationship management. 
  • Upbeat, positive, and energetic approach to work.
  • Results-driven with highly developed interpersonal skills, excellent oral presentation and written skills – especially correspondence with donors and prospects.
  • Comfortable operating in a nonprofit, resource-limited environment.
  • Energized by the opportunity to support/build the development program for the LTLC.
  • Salesforce database skills preferred or ability to quickly learn.
  • Ability to work both independently and on team projects with a diverse constituency of staff and donors.
  • Experience with social media, nonprofit marketing and branding.
  • Maturity to work with highly visible civic, philanthropic, and business leaders.
  • Willing to travel to partner or agency locations in Eastern Massachusetts.
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and ability to meet insurance standards.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to drive and travel across Massachusetts
  • Flexibility with schedule

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP

  • Directly reports to Director of Development.
  • Direct reports of this position are none.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

As part of the responsibilities of this position, the Resource Development Manager will have direct or incidental contact with clients served by SMOC in various programs funded or administered through the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. A successful background check is required.

SUMMARY

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in all aspects of fundraising for the benefit of the homeless adult community in Lowell and the Merrimack Valley. The Resource Development Manager will be responsible for the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$55,000 - $65,000Commensurate with experience

Benefits

We offer a total rewards package that, when coupled with your compensation, provides you with recognition, opportunity and a few added extras for you and your family. Our real work/life benefits help you to establish and maintain a superior quality of life for you and your family. Benefits include Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, HRA contributed to by the Agency, Agency Paid Basic Life Insurance, Agency Paid AD & D Insurance, Agency Paid Long Term Disability, and Voluntary Benefits such as Additional Life and Short Term Disability and Accident Insurance.

Other benefits include Retirement Savings Plan with Agency Match, Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Generous Vacation Package, Paid Holidays, Up to 2 weeks of Sick Time, Sick Bank (used for Short Term Disability), and Bereavement Leave.

We believe in providing the training and resources needed to ensure the success of our workforce. We encourage our employees to learn, develop and succeed and help them to do so by offering Agency-paid training including an on-line learning management system that provides courses toward your CEU's, Supervisory & Management Training, Tuition Reimbursement & Remission programs, and Advancement and Promotional Opportunities.

We offer a total rewards package that, when coupled with your compensation, provides you with recognition, opportunity and a few added extras for you and your family. Our real work…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Lowell, MA
Associated Location
205 Middlesex St, Lowell, MA 01852, USA

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