The Arc, the nation’s leading nonprofit providing a rich history of advocacy, programs and events representing a national network of state and local chapters serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), is seeking a manager of individual philanthropy.
The Arc’s National Office is seeking an energetic and talented development professional to join our growing fundraising efforts. The Manager would work closely with the Director of Individual Philanthropy, and will have an opportunity to take ownership for planning and implementing sustainable fundraising strategies and tactics for the annual individual giving program. S/he will identify, cultivate, and solicit donors through a variety of philanthropic channels including annual direct mail, online, acquisition, and federated giving. This position will appreciate the creativity involved in being expert at analyzing data to define program success and inform future strategies. She/he oversees the implementation of a donor database for data entry and gift processing, with an assistant to support you administratively. S/he plays a key role in the message creation and dissemination of all fundraising materials. S/he will thrive in a collaborative team environment as well as autonomously to wants to be fully accountable for meeting/exceeding fundraising goals, and works well under pressure with grace and a good sense of humor.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
- Co-lead vision and implementation of the annual individual giving program
- Responsible for donor research, cultivation, and stewardship; individual gifts campaigns; stewardship, recordation/financial reconciliation, and reporting
- Co-develop annual individual philanthropy calendar
- Responsible for budget creation, revenue projections and tracking for several key philanthropic channels including direct mail, acquisition and federated giving
- Implement tools for evaluation for individual giving program including annual benchmarks
- Manage logistics and communications for events in collaboration with local chapters of The Arc
- Manage relationships with outside vendors, working closely with our marketing team
- Management and mentorship of the Development Assistant
- Manage data for direct mail program, including building queries and recording activities for each constituent
- Accountable for meeting revenue goals for defined projects and keeping expenses within budget
The Arc is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization. The Arc provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. If you require a disability-related accommodation to complete the application process, please email Darcy Rosenbaum at email@example.com.