Development Manager - Non-Profit Organization

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Competitive Salary offered



Start Date



1333 South Mayflower Avenue
United States


The Development Manager plays a key role in helping to generate gifts related to the overall fundraising goals of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation with direct responsibility for the strategy, management, identification, cultivation, solicitation, recognition, and stewardship of mid-level individual donors. Responsibilities also include supervising the Sr. Prospect Management Coordinator, event planning for donor solicitation events, aiding the Foundation’s overall individual giving and annual giving program strategies, and special projects. This position requires working closely with assigned portfolio of donors and prospects using the moves management approach and ongoing and regular communication to further improve donor experience, engagement levels, retention rates, and increase donations received. This position must maintain attention to detail as well as grasp big picture issues, while advancing individual relationships along the continuum of donor activity. The position work effectively under pressure to deliver results in a fast-paced environment, and conduct duties professionally with the public, donors, volunteers, and fellow co-workers. 

Minimum Position Requirements

·      Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. Prefer coursework in fundraising, journalism, communications, or business relevant experience.

·      3-5 years experience in demonstrated fundraising with individual donors, preferably in a healthcare or children’s nonprofit setting.

·      Proven track record of successful gift solicitation with evidence of substantial fundraising accomplishments.

·      1-2 years’ experience in nonprofit event planning desired.

·      Experience with volunteer management, including special events preferred.

·      Thorough knowledge of fundraising principles and techniques.

·      Interest and motivation to cold call prospective donors.

·      Outstanding interpersonal skills with developing and maintaining relationships, particularly in dealing with donors, volunteers, and all types of prospects.

·      Exceptional communications skills, both oral and written are essential (including public speaking).

·      Strategic, creative, curious, and skilled in problem solving.

·      Well organized, able to manage time effectively, and detail-oriented.

·      Demonstrated ability to take initiative, exercise independent judgment, and follow-through.

·      Results focused, donor-centric, self-motivated, and engaging with high energy.

·      Passion for pediatric healthcare and a commitment to best practices in the development profession.

·      Work habits characterized by maturity, professionalism, good judgment, diplomacy, and tact with a commitment to the Foundation’s mission.

·      Ability to work independently and in a team environment to handle and prioritize multiple projects.

·      Computer proficient, including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and donor management software, preferably Bloomerang or Salesforce.

·      Will be required to work overtime, including occasional evening and weekend hours as needed.

·      Ability to represent the Foundation professionally at events or with donors.

·      Occasional travel will be required.


Generous Benefit Package Offered

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Life Insurance, Supplemental Disability

Generous Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

Only applicants that submit a resume will be considered.