Literacy Inc. (LINC), mobilizes resources in high-need communities to surround children with a literacy-rich environment at home, school, and in their neighborhood. Our 2-Gen holistic approach fosters early literacy development to nurture generations of lifelong learners. LINC’s vision is to harness the power that exists in every community to make literacy a value and a right of all children.
A pioneer in the field of early literacy, LINC leads several collective impact initiatives in addition to its comprehensive programs, and was recently awarded the 2018 Nonprofit Excellence Awards. LINC is a semi-finalist again this year.
Job Title: Donor Relations Manager, Full-Time
Reports To: Director of Advancement
The Donor Relations Manager will develop the strategy and infrastructure for successfully executing a plan for sustaining and developing individual gifts, including writing effective communications and planning appropriate cultivation events. The Donor Relations Manager will help develop LINC’s individual and major gifts program by building strong relationships and identifying solicitation and stewardship strategies to sustain and grow our individual giving program. In partnership with the Executive Director and the Director of Advancement, this role will help to strengthen our outreach, communication, and cultivation of philanthropists, board members, advocates, and supporters with the ultimate goal of meeting/exceeding financial goals. The selected candidate will ensure a continuous pipeline of individuals with leadership giving capacity and manage the implementation of thoughtful cultivation and fundraising events. Excellent written and oral communication required.
LINC is currently experiencing rapid growth and is projected to evolve significantly in the coming years. The ideal candidate will be joining the organization at an exciting time of opportunities.
4+ years of direct experience in donor engagement, stewardship, and front-line fundraising.
Bachelor’s Degree required and related certifications preferred.
Knowledge of fundraising, alumni affairs, communications, or public relations, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
High level of creativity, initiative, and motivation.
Excellent organization skills, listening, writing and verbal communication skills necessary.
Ability to work independently and as a member of a diverse team.
Proactive, and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to exercise good judgment.
Curious, collaborative, information seeking, continuous learner and creative problem solver.
Able to work in a fast-paced organization and adapt to complexity or ambiguity.
Demonstrated passion to LINC’s mission.
Literacy Inc. (LINC), mobilizes resources in high-need communities to surround children with a literacy-rich environment at home, school, and in their neighborhood. Our 2-Gen holistic approach fosters early literacy development to…
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To submit an application, please email your cover letter, resume, and writing samples to Suzette Soltero, with the subject line: Donor Relations Manager.