Nonprofit

Development Manager

On-site
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
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Published 20 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Start Date
July 8, 2024
Experience Level
Mid-level/Managerial
Salary
USD $59,000 - $62,000 / year

Description

Position: Development Manager

Approximate Start Date: July 8, 2024

Location: 519 8th Avenue, 24th Floor, NY, NY 10018

Salary: $59,000 - $62,000

This position is an exempt role


About the Fiver Children’s Foundation

Through our one-of-a-kind ten-year commitment, Fiver provides experiences that challenge and builds relationships that nurture so that youth from systemically under-resourced communities in New York can create their own positive futures.

This summer, Fiver will begin our 25th anniversary celebration! With a budget of just over $2.7 million

(and growing!), Fiver is seeking a Development Manager to join our team to help us achieve our

ambitious fundraising goals.


Position Overview

Fiver is seeking a Development Manager who deeply believes in creating a level playing field for youth from marginalized communities. The manager will oversee a robust calendar of grant applications, reports, and renewals. They will also manage all marketing efforts including drafting content for newsletters, annual reports, our website, alumni newsletters, and social media.

This full-time position is part of Fiver’s development team, reports directly to the Senior Director of Development, and supervises a contract grant writer. The manager will interact regularly with program participants in our midtown Manhattan office and on occasional visits to our camp in central New York during the summer. 

Development Manager

Grants Management Responsibilities (60%)

  •  Lead the project management of Fiver’s calendar of grant applications/reporting/renewals, including managing contract grant writer, liaising with program staff for content, and stewarding select institutional giving relationships.
  • Write, edit, and prepare grants for submission, in collaboration with the contract grant writer.
  • Supervise and delegate assignments to the contract grant writer.
  •  Oversee foundation stewardship and scheduling of site visits.
  • Review and revise grant template language as needed to reflect Fiver’s DEIB values while representing our data and programs accurately.
  • Create foundation reports and prospecting targets list for board meetings.
  • Work closely with Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director to create and implement a strategy for foundation support and prospecting, and meet competing deadlines

Development and Marketing Responsibilities (40%)

  •  Partner with the Senior Director of Development to set marketing priorities, and develop an
  • annual communications calendar.
  • Implement new brand guidelines across all external-facing documents and platforms managed
  • by the development team.
  • Support annual training of staff on brand guidelines.
  • Write content for all marketing collateral including e-newsletters, annual reports, and social media.
  • In collaboration with the Senior Director of Development and Donor Engagement Associate, maintain the organization’s website, ensuring information is up to date and relevant to visitors.
  • Support summer and year-end fundraising campaigns and cultivation efforts by creating communication materials that supplement these efforts.
  • Support Fiver special events – marketing, day of prep, and implementation.
  • Create ad-hoc marketing materials to support board member outreach to potential donors and funders.
  • Oversee and manage the execution of social media strategy.
  • Support marketing committee of the board by attending meetings with the Senior Director of Development as a co-staff liaison.

Core Competencies and Qualifications

  • 3+ years of related work experience.
  •  Excellent writing skills and the ability to edit and present funding proposals and reports in a clear and compelling manner
  • Ability to multitask and work well in a team, as well as independently.
  • Motivated, “can do” attitude, friendly personality, quick learner, and a desire to take initiative.
  • Highly organized, attentive to detail, and able to work within tight deadlines
  • Able to work collaboratively with all levels of staff, donors, and community partners
  • A high level of computer literacy required, including familiarity with funding software (Raiser’s Edge or similar database), Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, Asana, Squarespace website platform, Canva, social media platforms (Facebook, Linked In & Instagram) and Google Suite.

Benefits Package

  • Subsidized medical insurance for employee
  • Full dental and vision insurance for employee
  • 24 Days PTO; 10 paid holidays; 10 sick days
  • 403b retirement plan with 2% employer match after 2 years
  • Participation in the professional development program, “Fiver U”
  • Up to six work-from-home days per month


To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to careers@fiver.org.

Estimated Hiring Timeline

May 29 - June 4: Resume & Cover Letter Review

June 5 - 14: Introductory calls with candidates

June 17 - 25: In-person interviews

June 26 - July 2: Reference checks, position offer, and background check

Start date: July 9, 2024

The Fiver Children’s Foundation believes that historically marginalized communities must be centered in the work that we do, and are actively taking steps to make sure our processes and practices promote equity for all, including people of color, people from working-class backgrounds, women, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. We encourage applications from people with these identities or members of other marginalized groups. 









Position: Development Manager

Approximate Start Date: July 8, 2024

Location: 519 8th Avenue, 24th Floor, NY, NY 10018

Salary: $59,000 - $62,000

This position is an exempt role


About the Fiver Children’s Foundation

Through our one-of-a-kind ten-year…

Benefits

  • Subsidized medical insurance for employee
  • Full dental and vision insurance for employee
  • 24 Days PTO; 10 paid holidays; 10 sick days
  • 403b retirement plan with 2% employer match after 2 years
  • Participation in the professional development program, “Fiver U”
  • Up to six work-from-home days per month 


  • Subsidized medical insurance for employee
  • Full dental and vision insurance for employee
  • 24 Days PTO; 10 paid holidays; 10 sick days
  • 403b retirement plan with 2% employer match…

Location

On-site
519 Eighth Ave, New York, NY 10018, United States
24th Floor

How to Apply

Email Resume and Cover Letter to careers@fiver.org

Email Resume and Cover Letter to careers@fiver.org

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