Manager of Individual Giving and Special Events- Full Time/ Part Time

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: The HOPE Program offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Published

10/10/2018

Address

Brooklyn
New York
United States

Description

Essential Functions:


Individual Giving


HOPE currently achieves approximately 15% of our annual budget from a base of 1000 individual donors. We are seeking a Development Manager with major donor experience to grow this revenue stream.


●    Develop and implement an individual donor program which leverages HOPE’s existing base of donors and volunteers to increase major gifts by 20% in two years


●    Leverage corporate engagement opportunities to identify and cultivate prospective individual donors


●    Support Development Department in all aspects of the annual appeal, including development of collateral, donor lists and letters; list management; board engagement; and logistics of a 2,500+ piece mailing; oversee social media, donor follow up and other strategies to exceed $225,000 in individual contributions.


●    Ensure effective donor stewardship through prompt and compelling thank you letters, phone calls and other cultivation


●    Maintain meticulous records of donor engagement through Fund – EZ and Salesforce.com databases


Special Events


The Development Manager has lead responsibility for HOPE’s signature events. Our lead event is A Taste of HOPE, a cocktail-style gala that takes place in May. Additional events include Humor for HOPE as well as new initiatives to cultivate major donors.


●    Work with Development Department, Executive Director and Board of Directors to identify event leadership, build and support a committee, and engage sponsors to achieve A Taste of HOPE fundraising goal ($400,000 in FY’19)


●    Identify and solicit in-kind food and beverage sponsors for A Taste of HOPE


●    Coordinate all logistics for A Taste of HOPE, including venue, catering, audiovisual, presentations, sponsors, journal, volunteers and others.


●    Cultivate existing and prospective sponsors for the Hunts Point Hustle, growing this event from $20,000 to $50,000 in three years


●    Engage community partners, media and other resources to achieve goal of 200 – 300 participants


●    Coordinate all logistics for the Hustle, including permits, vendors, food and beverage partners, and volunteers


●    Work with Gotham Comedy Club to secure a date and book talent for Humor for HOPE; coordinate outreach and communication with Board and staff to meet or exceed attendance goals.


●    Coordinate logistics for two annual student events, graduation and holiday party, serving approximately 200 program graduates and their families


●    Identify opportunities for new and innovative events to support HOPE’s mission


Other


●       Manage HOPE’s full-time Development Assistant


●       Leverage HOPE’s active social media to support event and other fundraising goals


●       Participate in weekly team meetings and monthly staff meetings


●       Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:


A dynamic and outgoing professional with demonstrated ability to succeed in a performance-driven environment. Experience in developing long-term relationships with funders, including corporations, individuals and the Board of Directors. Bachelor’s Degree with excellent computer, writing and interpersonal skills. This position is an active front-line fundraiser, meeting and interacting regularly with donors and prospects. Full or part-time position available.

Professional Level

Managerial

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

hr@thehopeprogram.org

For consideration interested candidates are invited to email cover letter and resume to hr@thehopeprogram.org. Please indicate in response how you learned of this opportunity. Resumes unaccompanied by a cover letter will not be reviewed. No telephone calls, please.

 

The HOPE Program is an equal opportunity employer.


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