Manager, Development

Job Type

Full Time

Published

10/29/2018

Application Deadline

11/29/2018

Address

Washington
District of Columbia
United States

Description

The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (“CFP Board”) - headquartered in Washington, D.C.-is the certifying body for financial planning professionals. It is a non-profit organization that fosters professional standards in personal financial planning through its setting and enforcement of the education, examination, experience, ethics, and other requirements for the CFP certification.

 

CFP Board seeks a highly motivated team player to serve as Manager, Development, who will partner with the development team to drive fundraising and engagement efforts. The successful candidate will play an essential role in the development, and execution of fundraising campaigns and donor cultivation. Works to build and steward a growing pipeline of individual donors and corporate sponsors; collaborates on regular communications with supporters.


Essential Functions:

·        Conducts prospect research for individuals, corporations, and foundations; prepares prospect profiles and cultivation and engagement plans

·        Guides new and current donors to the organization through the development and execution of extensive stewardship plans

·        Manages development and CRM databases related to Center fundraising including gift processing for contributions

·        Manages donor communications and engagement activities including but not limited to: stewardship and acknowledgement of gifts, compilation of donor packets for use by CEO and senior staff, development of annual report content and direct solicitation of event sponsorships and annual-level gifts

·        Manages communications with and prepares meeting materials for the Campaign Development Committee, as well as responding to committee member requests

·        Collaborates closely within the Center and with the Marketing and Communications departments to update the development sections of the organization’s website and prepare donor-specific content for online and print publications

·        Creates custom reports to accurately manage gift processing and donor cultivation

·        Assures integrity of donor data and records; routinely updates donor lists

·        Serves as liaison with Finance Department and IT to ensure accuracy of gift/donation records and deposits

·        Collaborates with Finance to track and file multi-year capital campaign pledge documentation; ensures adherence to established systems/controls

·        Monitors check-list of and drafts interim/final progress reports for funders, and stewardship pieces

·        Manages special events; executes donor and prospect meetings, including managing logistics, liaising with program staff, and assisting in event follow-up with donors or prospects

·        Performs other duties as assigned

 

Background/Skills/Abilities Preferred

·        Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience in business or communications

·        Minimum 4 years’ experience in fundraising

·        Demonstrated ability to manage and drive a portfolio of relationships

·        Familiarity with giving trends and multi-channel fundraising within the nonprofit sector

·        Ability to research and gather information effectively from a variety of sources

·        High-level of interpersonal skills demonstrated in interactions with individuals at all levels, inside and outside the organization

·        Strong organizational and project management skills; adept at working under tight deadlines and managing multiple projects simultaneously

·        Expert proficiency with CRM database management, Microsoft Office Suite, Salesforce and NetForum (highly desired)

·        Effective presentation skills, including creating polished PowerPoint decks for prospects and donors

·        High degree of initiative and ability to take an entrepreneurial approach

·        Detail-oriented self-starter and strategic thinker with high energy and the ability to work independently, accurately and on schedule

·        Error-free writer with strong proofreading skills and high attention to detail

·        Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and people simultaneously, and follow through on tasks in a timely manner

·        Ability to exercise good judgment in sharing and communicating information

·        Able to handle confidential and sensitive information

·        Ability to work and collaborate as a part of a motivated, driven team

·        Some travel

 

To apply, send your resume and one-page letter summarizing your interest, qualifications and salary expectations. Please reference the Manager, Development position in your cover letter, Attention: Director, Human Resources, CFP Board, 1425 K Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005.

 

CFP Board believes that diversity of experience and perspective are strengths and seeks to continue to grow a highly committed, skilled and collaborative staff.

 

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

humanresources@cfpboard.org
https://www.cfp.net/

To apply, send your resume and one-page letter summarizing your interest, qualifications and salary expectations. Please reference the Manager, Development position in your cover letter, Attention: Director, Human Resources, CFP Board, 1425 K Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005.


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