The John Jay College Institute for Justice and Opportunity (the Institute) is seeking a full-time Development Manager to plan, execute, and evaluate various communications and development projects and initiatives that strategically align with our priorities to open doors and eliminate barriers to success for people involved in the criminal legal system. Part of a small but collaborative department, the communications and development coordinator will lead content creation, targeted outreach to key audiences, and analytics to inform strategic communications and fundraising efforts.
ABOUT THE INSTITUTE:
As a champion of institutional, structural, and personal transformation, the John Jay College Institute for Justice and Opportunity (The Institute) opens doors and eliminates barriers to success for people who have been involved in the criminal legal system. The Institute is one of twelve research entities that collectively comprise the Research Consortium of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. The Institute has a diverse portfolio of projects that focus on identifying what it takes for people to live successfully in the community after justice involvement and on increasing the effectiveness of the professionals and systems working with them. Recognizing the transformational power of education, the Institute focuses much of its work on increasing access to higher education for people with criminal histories. The Institute’s comprehensive and strategic approach includes direct service, research, technical assistance, and policy advocacy. To learn more please visit our website: https://justiceandopportunity.org/
The Development Manager is responsible for establishing a culture of philanthropy and works with the Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives to ensure fundraising strategy is aligned with the Institute's mission, strategy, and goals. He/She will create a donor-centered decision-making environment that demonstrates a passion for the Institute’s mission. Develop and implement fundraising event strategy and execute fundraising events. Motivates donors and colleagues to maximize giving. Other responsibilities include:
Government, Foundation, and Corporate Funding Coordination
Oversee fund portfolio, reporting, and metrics. Ensures fundraising volume meets targets. Be responsible for grant proposals, grant reports, and renewal requests submitted by scheduled deadlines.
Individual Giving Program (Annual and Planned Giving Campaigns)
Lead identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation of donors, and create a compelling case for support and donor funding opportunities.
Marketing & Communications
Oversee planning and execution of fundraising and public awareness initiatives to improve efficiency and increase return on our position.
Please submit your resume, cover letter and your salary expectations.
At the Institute, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The Institute believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
The John Jay College Institute for Justice and Opportunity (the Institute) is seeking a full-time Development Manager to plan, execute, and evaluate various communications and development projects and initiatives that strategically…