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Senior Engagement Manager (Central Region)

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The Phoenix
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Dallas, TX

The Phoenix


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Published 29 days ago

October 23, 2020
DOE - Salary

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

The Phoenix is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to foster a supportive, physically active community for individuals who are recovering from a substance use disorder and for those who choose to live sober. By participating in our physical, social and educational programs, participants build confidence, self-respect, and community. Activities offered include group fitness, climbing, hiking, boxing, running, yoga, road & mountain biking, and strength training. Through traditional fundraising strategies and revenue generating ventures, Phoenix is able to provide free programs for anyone with 48 hours of sobriety. The Phoenix currently operates in 45 communities across 24 states.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Senior Engagement Manager will work with the National Development Team and Regional Director to develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising strategy that expands and ensures sustainability of Phoenix programs in the Central Region. Priority will be given to those with a successful track record fundraising for nonprofits and building relationships with individual donors. This position will be based in Dallas and may grow to include fundraising efforts in other areas in the central United States including Chicago, Milwaukee, Wichita, Denver, and other communities in which The Phoenix operates or is poised to begin operations. A strong connection to The Phoenix mission and commitment to leading by example are critical to this position. The Phoenix is a dynamic, creative and fast-paced environment requiring employees to be flexible and adaptable to ever-changing situations. Staff are expected to represent Phoenix in all interactions with members, coworkers, contractors, community partners and the broader community. Excellent social skills and the ability to navigate complex relationships with partner organizations, donors, participants, and the general public are essential.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working with the Regional Director and National Development Team, develop and execute a comprehensive fundraising strategy with a focus on individual donations, but also to include corporate sponsorships, and revenue-generating models that ensure sustainability and targeted growth within the region
  • Identify, solicit, cultivate, and steward individual donors in the region
  • Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with high-value donors, elected officials, and media outlets
  • Plan and coordinate local fundraising events and campaigns
  • Supervise local or regional engagement managers and coordinators
  • Research and pursue mutually beneficial arrangements with the business community, including corporate sponsorships
  • Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to identify new funders
  • Identify and cultivate relationships with local foundation representatives
  • Serve as a member of the National Development Team, including participating in weekly calls and meetings
  • Work with Foundations and Grants Managers to oversee and support grant-writing efforts as needed
  • Manage all donor relations, including maintaining accurate donation data (tracking relationships and donor activity in Salesforce), acknowledging gifts, etc.
  • Complete other duties as assigned
  • Work evening and weekend hours as needed
  • Travel for meetings as necessary

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5 years of fundraising experience in a nonprofit setting
  • Experience working with individual donors, including moves management and major gifts
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree
  • Fundraising certificates preferred
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, professionalism, and the ability to quickly adapt to change
  • Proficiency with software including Salesforce or other CRM, word processing, spreadsheet applications, and email
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to people from all walks of life
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, humility, and integrity
  • Lived experience as a peer in recovery preferred
  • Bilingual/multilingual preferred


ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

The Phoenix is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to foster a supportive, physically active community for individuals who are recovering from a substance use disorder and for those who choose to live…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Managerial

Benefits

403(b) retirement plan; paid time off (vacation/ sick days/ skill enhancement days); medical, dental, and vision plans

403(b) retirement plan; paid time off (vacation/ sick days/ skill enhancement days); medical, dental, and vision plans

Location

Dallas, TX

How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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