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Fund Development Manager - Jacksonville Public Education Fund

POSTED 2/26/2024

Abstract

The Manager of Fund Development helps manage and support JPEF’s ongoing fund development efforts,
including administration of the donor database/constituent relationship management (CRM) tool and managing the planning and execution of a variety of donor cultivation, stewardship, and engagement activities/events including the biennial EDTalks event.


Reporting to the Senior Director of Fund Development, the Manager will work closely with other Jacksonville
Public Education Fund staff members to advance organizational goals and strategy; ensure the alignment of our efforts; engage in collaborative learning, planning and action; measure impact and make continuous
improvements.

Job Description: 

Manager, Fund Development
FLSA Classification: Exempt

Reports to the Senior Director, Fund Development

About the Organization
The Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF) is an independent think-and-do tank that activates community
support, connects partners, and advances effective ideas for the success of all students. We work tirelessly to
close the opportunity gap for low-income students and students of color. We convene educators, school system leaders and the community to pilot and scale evidence-based solutions that advance school quality in Duval County.

JPEF has a highly engaged and diverse board, significant fiscal resources, and talented staff to drive the
organization's work. The fast-paced and entrepreneurial organization has more than a decade-long track record of helping public schools significantly improve outcomes for students through innovative, community-focused, and data-driven solutions.

Position Summary
The Manager of Fund Development helps manage and support JPEF’s ongoing fund development efforts,
including administration of the donor database/constituent relationship management (CRM) tool and managing the planning and execution of a variety of donor cultivation, stewardship, and engagement activities/events including the biennial EDTalks event.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Fund Development, the Manager will work closely with other Jacksonville
Public Education Fund staff members to advance organizational goals and strategy; ensure the alignment of our efforts; engage in collaborative learning, planning and action; measure impact and make continuous
improvements.

Responsibilities
Fund Development Management & Support

  • Co-manage the customization and implementation of JPEF’s donor database/CRM. Responsible for
    the integrity and on-going maintenance of prospective and current donor records to include timely
    data entry, processing and maintenance of gifts and grant records, regular analysis and reporting on
    donor activity, and ad hoc reporting requests.
  • Help engage and steward existing donors at all giving levels by sending gift acknowledgement and
    follow up letters, greeting cards, invitations to special events, and by supporting the President and
    Fund Development Director to make personal calls to thank donors. Prepare gift renewal letters and
    invoices for existing donors.
  • Coordinate with the Senior Director of Fund Development and Manager of Communications and Fund
    Development on grant and budget planning, with the responsibility of ensuring that the details and
    status of grants and proposals are properly recorded in the donor database and other tracking
    systems.
  • Research prospective donors, as well as private and corporate foundation grant opportunities.
  • Assist the Senior Director of Fund Development to prepare for and follow up on meetings and
    presentations to donors and donor prospects, including the Board’s Development Committee.
  • Lead the planning and implementation of ED-Talks, a biennial convening of approximately 400
    people where JPEF brings national thought leaders to Jacksonville to rally our community behind
    the shared goals to improve student outcomes.
    • Together with the Senior Director, Fund Development and President, identify potential
      keynote speakers for the event, and once selected, coordinate contracts.
    • Secure sponsorships for the event.
    • Develop a plan to include organizational roles and responsibilities.
    • Coordinate the theme, entertainment, decorations, floor plan, food, and overall event
      experience.
    • Select vendors and manage contract negotiations for event production.
    • Convene production meetings with the production team and media partner, ensuring
      alignment between all event roles.
    • Participate in the script review for the event, led by the Director of Marketing and
      Communications.
    • Manage event walk-through and execution, including the day-of event flow.
    • Collaborate with JPEF’s program leadership staff to ensure alignment between the event
      theme and JPEF’s programmatic goals, including connecting donors and program partners/
      stakeholder during a pre- or post-event that helps drive local impact.
  •  In partnership with the Senior Director of Fund Development and with the support of other staff,
    secure sponsorships and in-kind support for the EDDY Awards, an annual event that celebrates
    Jacksonville’s teachers of the year and highlights best practices that we promote through our work.
  • Coordinate donor engagement events that recognize, steward, and further cultivate current donors,
    volunteers, and prospects, increasing their engagement with the organization. Work collaboratively
    with Development staff and volunteers to create and hold strategic, data-driven, branded, mission
    focused events that are well attended, planned, and executed effectively.

General

  • Actively participate in internal meetings, work sessions and retreats with a focus on collaborating
    cross-functionally, strategizing and evaluating effectiveness.
  • Support other efforts as overall JPEF strategies and priorities dictate.
  • Develop internal processes and systems to effectively manage work streams.

Qualifications:


Education/Career Experience

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Three years of philanthropic experience in a non-profit, fundraising and event experience required.
  • Experience administering a donor database/CRM. Salesforce preferred.
    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Strong problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to consistently take initiative.
  • Ability to maintain and respect the sensitive, private and confidential nature of information related to
    grants, donors, advisors and the organization.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize
    deliverables, and handle unanticipated demands and requests.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, adaptability, and a collaborative style with ability to engage colleagues
    at all levels.
  • Confidence to work internally and externally with various leaders, partners, staff and consultants to
    support the organization’s efforts.
  • Experience and comfort working with Microsoft 365 (Outlook, Office applications, Teams), Adobe
    Acrobat Pro, online communications tools (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and various web-based
    applications.
    Additional Qualifications
  • Clear commitment to the importance of providing a high-quality public education for all students in
    Jacksonville, particularly historically underserved student populations.
  • Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial, start-up like environment.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline- and goal-driven organization.
  • Excitement and openness to continued learning and development.
  • Knowledge of Jacksonville is preferred, but not required.

Salary and Benefits

The salary range for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package including employer-paid health, dental, vision and life insurance is included, along with significant leave time and a matched 401(k) retirement plan.

Commitment to Diversity
The Jacksonville Public Education Fund encourages individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply for this position. We are committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization, as we want to engage all those who can contribute to this effort.


Salary range: $55 - $60K

How to apply: Please apply on the career’s page of JPEF’s website https://www.jaxpef.org/about-us/careers

    Accounts Receivable Coordinator - Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation

    POSTED 2/12/2024

    Description

    The Accounts Receivable (AR) Coordinator will support the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation financial services and development teams by collecting payments on behalf of the Foundation, issuing invoices, and maintaining accurate records. The AR Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring all accounts are balanced properly and resolving any issues that arise.

    We are searching for a highly motivated individual that is able to work well with others. Ideal candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills, as well as a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Candidates must be familiar with accounting software and basic accounting principles. Experience in Raiser’s Edge is preferred. This position offers future room for growth. Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8 hours per day. In office position, with option to work from home on Fridays.

    Responsibilities

    • Maintaining donor databases and spreadsheets and updating information as needed
    • Communicating with donors and vendors to request payment and arrange payment plans
    • Taking various types of payments, creating cash receipts, and accurately recording payments in the system
    • Preparing bank deposits and/or remote deposits
    • Creating various types of invoices
    • Researching and resolving invoice collections
    • Managing inventory and posting adjustments as needed
    • Tracking of fundraising initiatives and events
    • Posting reclassification entries
    • Managing and updating various reconciliation spreadsheets
    • Maintaining responsive and cooperative relationships both within and outside of the organization
    • Working closely with the finance director during month end/year-end process
    • Assisting with documentation for annual audit for both the U.S. and Canadian Foundations
    • Assisting with documentation for annual 990 and Canadian tax return
    • Updating donor and vendor records as needed to maintain accuracy

    Qualifications

    • College Degree or equivalent certifications required
    • Microsoft Office experience required, including advanced Excel experience
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to meet tight deadlines
    • 2 years accounting or finance experience preferred
    • Accounts Receivable experience preferred
    • Experience in Raiser’s Edge preferred
    • Non-profit experience preferred
    • Passion for supporting community and working with others!

    Salary range: $45,000-$47,000 + 10% annual bonus

    How to apply: Email your resume and cover letter to FoundationFinance@firehousesubs.com

      Civic Leadership Impact Officer - The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida

      POSTED 1/26/2024

      Abstract
      The Community Foundation of Northeast Florida, whose mission is to build better communities has retained the Executive Search Firm FairchildHR to fill the open position of Civic Leadership Impact Officer. 

      Job Posting

      The Community Foundation of Northeast Florida, non-profit organization that has served the Jacksonville community for almost 60 years. In this role you will work with a team that's driven by the company's mission and you will leave fulfilled each day knowing you have helped make a difference. The Civic Leadership Impact Officer is responsible for administrative and operational functions within the department. This position maintains database records and files, provides service support to existing and prospective fund holders, provides event planning logistics and support, and performs other general office duties to support the Civic Leadership department.

      Responsibilities

      • Maintain CRM (Salesforce) with accurate donor information, updating records and maintaining database integrity. Prepare reports from Salesforce for communications and effective management of initiatives
      • Coordinate meetings, event registration, and logistics, including securing and confirming venue, food, and refreshments, preparing materials and general event support.
      • Manage giving circle member engagement strategies, including educational and social events, the annual grants process, steering committee, and other committees
        Requirements

      Responsibilities

      • Bachelor’s degree
      • 3+ years of experience in not-for-profit or related field
      • Experience with donor cultivation, development, and/or managing volunteer relationships

      Responsibilities

      • Excellent salary commensurate with your experience
      • 15 days of PTO and 13 Paid Holidays, and 12 sick days per year
      • Employer paid Medical coverage and optional Vision and Dental plans
      • 403(b) Retirement Plan with match

      For immediate consideration submit your current resume. WORD format preferred; all resumes must include your email address and phone number. Alternatively, feel free to contact us by phone at 904.685.9313.

      All communications will be treated confidentially to protect your current employment.

      Salary range: $70,000.00 - $80,0000.00

      How to apply: Send your resume to Brandy@FairchildHR.com. 

        Senior Director of Advancement-KIPP Jacksonville

        POSTED 1/23/2024

        Abstract
        KIPP Public Schools is a national network of tuition-free public schools educating 120,000 students in grades Prek-12 across 21 states and Washington, DC. While each of our schools is as unique as the community to which it belongs, we are united around a shared promise: Together, A Future Without Limits. You can learn more at www.kipp.org.

        KIPP Jacksonville Public Schools is part of the KIPP national network. Together with families and communities, we create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose – college, career, and beyond – so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world. As an organization that serves a student population that is over 90% Black, we center and value the experiences and perspectives of students, families, staff of color and the surrounding community. We also work to dismantle white supremacy.
         
        In the 2024-25 school year, the KIPP Jacksonville region will be comprised of four schools educating more than 3,000 students, kindergarten through twelfth grade in the North and West sides of Jacksonville, Florida.
         
        • KIPP Impact Academy: Kindergarten - 4th grade, 6th - 8th grade 
        • KIPP VOICE Academy: Kindergarten - 8th grade 
        • KIPP Bessie Coleman Academy: Kindergarten - 8th grade 
        • KIPP Bold City High School: 9th - 12th grade
        For the current school year, teachers at KIPP Jacksonville Public Schools work the following hours Monday through Friday and may have occasional meetings or special school events outside of these hours. Hours for teachers and students may vary slightly by school.

        • K-8 Staff: 7:30am - 4:30pm K-8 Students: 8:00am - 3:30pm, Wednesday K-8 dismissal is at 1:30pm 
        • High School Staff: 6:45am - 3:45pm, High School Students: 7:15am - 2:30pm, Wednesday High School dismissal is at 12:30pm. 
        Every Wednesday is a student early release day, which allows teachers to participate in weekly professional development and content team meetings. *This doesn’t include Wellness Wednesdays when all staff leave at student dismissal. 
         
        To support these schools, we will employ more than 300 full-time staff members. We seek educators and colleagues that represent our core values of high expectations, growth mindset, commitment to team, trust, joy, and sustainability. To learn more about what it is like to work and teach at KIPP Jacksonville Public Schools, please visit www.kippjax.org/teach where you can also view all of our job postings.

        Responsibilities: 

        KIPP Jacksonville seeks a Senior Director of Advancement. The Senior Director of Advancement (“SDoA”) furthers our mission by serving as the champion of resource development.  The SDoA leads and executes a fundraising strategic plan, manages donor relationships, and builds rich relationships with prospective donors.
         
        The SDoA will focus primarily in the following areas:
        (1) Development and fundraising
        (2) Donor relationships and stewardship
        (3) Leading the development team and fundraising committee
         
        The SDoA reports to the Chief Operating Officer and is the owner of all fundraising efforts for the organization. They will lead a team that consists of a Manager of Development and a Manager of Events to plan and execute the fundraising strategy for KIPP Jacksonville.
         
        The SDoA will join KIPP Jacksonville during an exciting phase of growth and organizational development. This is a senior leadership role on the regional team that will oversee fundraising and partnership initiatives, ensuring that we create and maintain relationships with stakeholders, communicate effectively with internal and external partners, garner resources in pursuit of our mission, and steward our brand in a way that honors and celebrates the experiences of our students, families, staff and communities. They will be tasked with leading our fundraising committee which is made up of members of the KIPP Jacksonville board of directors and key stakeholders.
         
        The ideal candidate for this position will have a deep passion for social justice and educational equity for all children, extensive executive leadership and relationship-building skills. They will also possess strengths in the following areas: Building a comprehensive fundraising strategy; inspiring and influencing individuals and groups; contributing to a high-performing, equitable, and inclusive culture; developing an integrated community partner and fundraising vision; and managing others to outcomes. The individual will have a history of collaborating with diverse groups to develop impactful partnerships and achieve ambitious results. Additionally, successful candidates will use their transferable skills to raise a $1.75 million operating and growth budget. They will be energized by building relationships and enlisting supporters for the mission of KIPP Jacksonville.
         
        Success would be measured by reaching fundraising goals, average gift size, number of gifts secured, and event attendance.  
         
        The SDoA is a full-time role on the Shared Services team which oversees four schools currently and is actively planning for growth in future school years. As a member of the Shared Services team, this individual would be responsible for furthering KIPP’s mission. This position is year-round and performs duties as assigned by their manager. Typical hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. but can vary based on role and season.

        Specific Duties: 
        • The Senior Director of Advancement (SDoA) will be responsible for the following scope of work:
        • Create and execute the fundraising strategic plan in partnership with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, Fundraising Committee, and staff team to reach the fundraising goal. (Current goal is $1.75 million.)
        • Partner with the Executive Team to determine revenue goals that align with annual budgetary needs
        • Oversee a fund development operation that drives donor cultivation, solicitations, events, and stewardship for a breadth of individual, institutional, and corporate donors
        • Participate in solicitations and manage a portfolio of major donors/funders through meetings, events, and networking opportunities
        • Serve as an ambassador and spokesperson for KIPP Jacksonville, and articulate our mission to external constituents, partner organizations, and potential funders
        • Collaborate with the Chief Operating Officer to develop and produce regular analytic reports for the senior leadership team and Board that synthesize the financial progress and trends of fundraising activities
        • Oversee corporate engagement strategy and partnerships with youth-serving organizations to support career readiness initiatives, after-school programming, enrichment opportunities, and strong community ties
        • Identify and anticipate internal organizational needs and mobilize third-party partners to even more effectively to support our students
        • Ensure that the KIPP CRM is utilized to the maximum potential
        • Build and execute a highly effective stewardship plan including but not limited to hand-written notes, tour opportunities, student interactions, and regular impact/annual reports

        Qualifications:

        • A deep commitment to KIPP Jacksonville Public School’s mission, vision, and commitment to racial justice and equity. KIPP Jacksonville Schools believes that our staff will represent our core values of high expectations, growth mindset, commitment to team, trust, joy, and sustainability. We search for established educators and staff who embody them.
        • Bachelor’s Degree
        • 8-10 years of relevant work experience
        • A successful track record in the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors and potential donors
        • Clear, high-quality written and verbal communication skills
        • Strong financial competence in budgeting and revenue goal-setting 
        • Exposure to fundraising and transferable experience with any of the following aspects of development, including institutional giving, planned giving, annual giving and event management; strong knowledge of how marketing, communications and public relations can further fundraising efforts and success using these tools to improve and optimize development outcomes
        • Experience successfully building and managing teams
        • Experience working in and sharing affirming stories of Black, Latinx, and/or low-income communities

        Salary Range: $87,000 - 94K annually

        How to Apply: 

        Please complete an application and upload a resume via our job board. No applicants will be considered that submit resumes through other job postings.  Link here: https://careers.smartrecruiters.com/KIPP/jacksonville

        If you're a current KIPP Jax team member, you should:

        1) Inform your current manager of your interest in the role and

        2) Complete the online application

        If you have questions about positions at KIPP Jacksonville Public Schools, please email Emma at ekosanda@kippjax.org. Please understand that resumes and/or cover letters are not accepted via email and you will be redirected to apply via the website.

          Director of Corporate Giving - Jacksonville Symphony

          POSTED 1/15/2024

          Abstract

          The Jacksonville Symphony Advancement Department raises funds through donations from individuals, corporations, foundations, the public sector, and special events to support artistic and educational programming and general operating expenses. The Director of Corporate Giving is primarily responsible for securing business support and sponsorships from the greater Jacksonville community through the development of a comprehensive strategy that focuses on securing new and renewed funding. The Director will also prepare proposals, sponsorship agreements, make solicitations and complete all necessary follow-up to secure support. In addition, the Director will ensure that sponsorship commitments are fulfilled, and that all corporate donors are recognized and stewarded. The successful candidate will have demonstrated fundraising or sales experience, the ability to quickly establish relationships in Northeast Florida, excellent communication skills, as well as an outgoing and professional manner that well represents the Symphony in the community.

          Responsibilities: 

          • Identify and solicit businesses, create a pipeline for new business support by identifying, researching, and soliciting businesses. Secure renewals for all business gifts and sponsorships.
          • Develop tailored proposals for new and renewed businesses supporting annual general operating funds, event sponsorship, capital, and endowment campaigns.
          • Develop and maintain relationships with key business contacts.
          • Ensure excellent customer-focused service and benefit fulfillment; attend concerts, engagement activities, and community events.
          • Responsible, dependable, and able to work daytime hours, evenings, and weekends.
          • Maintain financial information including issuing invoices and pledge reminders.
          • Create reports to track progress on revenue goals and review business portfolio on a regular basis.
          • Record touchpoints and update plans in customer relationship database.
          • Performs other responsibilities as requested or assigned by management.

          Qualifications:

          • Bachelor's degree preferred or related experience.
          • Demonstrated experience and success in nonprofit fundraising/development or for-profit sales and communications with a minimum of three years’ experience.
          • Ability to set goals strategically and oversee execution. Organized, prepared, results oriented.
          • Experience securing business sponsorships preferred, but not required.
          • High level of discretion and ethics.
          • A positive attitude able to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the organization and with external constituencies.
          • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills compelling individuals to act.
          • Working knowledge of marketing and public relations and how they interact with business sponsorships.
          • Proficiency in database management, Microsoft Office Suite, and other computer skills.
          • Knowledge of customer relationship databases and appreciation for music is a plus.
          • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required.

          About the Jacksonville Symphony:

          Our mission is to enrich the human spirit through symphonic music.

          As Music Director Courtney Lewis begins his ninth season on the conductor’s podium, the Jacksonville Symphony celebrates the 2023/24 season that promises another year of exemplary symphonic music. Each season, the Symphony reaches over 100,000 individuals through almost one hundred performances in Jacoby Symphony Hall and communities throughout Florida. The Jacksonville Symphony is also committed to the creation of original music and has embarked on an ambitious plan to commission five original compositions between now and its 75th season in 2024/25.

          The Jacksonville Symphony is one of Northeast Florida’s most important cultural institutions. Founded in 1949, the Symphony now enjoys a national reputation as one of the finest orchestras in the country. Combined with performances aired on Jacksonville’s public radio station WJCT and the organization’s continually growing streaming program, the Symphony reaches over 60,000 individuals annually through these digital channels. The Symphony’s performance home, Robert E. Jacoby Symphony Hall, is an acoustic gem and offers an intimate and acoustically superior concert experience. Each year thousands enjoy the Symphony’s performances both at Jacoby Symphony Hall in the Jacksonville Center for Performing Arts and at venues located throughout the state of Florida.

          The Symphony is a crucial leader in the community for music education, serving four county school districts and over 35,000 students. In addition to offering free tickets to children under the age of eighteen for selected Florida Blue Classical concerts, and other special youth pricing, there are several programs to foster music education.

          Led by Symphony Assistant Conductor Grant O’Brien, the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras (JSYO) serves more than three hundred talented musicians from all over Northeast Florida. The six levels of ensembles enable the JSYO to serve the needs of all musicians with individualized, ability-specific instruction. JSYO enriches orchestral instruction by guiding young musicians with quality musical instruction, improving skills, and maintaining the highest standards. In June 2018, the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras embarked on its first national tour as one of only three student orchestras invited to perform in the Los Angeles International Music Festival at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

          Over the years, the Jacksonville Symphony has hosted some of the most renowned artists of the music world including: Isaac Stern, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Marilyn Horne, Luciano Pavarotti, Itzhak Perlman, Kathleen Battle, Mstislav Rostopovich, Joshua Bell, Lang Lang, Alisa Weilerstein, Branford Marsalis, Renée Fleming and Jean-Yves Thibaudet.

          Salary Range: DOE. The Jacksonville Symphony offers a competitive salary. This position is eligible for full benefits including medical, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, and a 403(b)-retirement plan.

          How to Apply: To apply for this position, please submit in PDF format a resume and cover letter of introduction outlining your specific experience and qualifications to Bryan de Boer, Vice President, and Chief Advancement Officer at HR@jaxsymphony.org. No phone calls, please.

            Regional Major Gifts Director - The Salvation Army

            POSTED 1/11/2024

            Abstract

            The Salvation Army has an opening for a “Regional Major Gifts Director” based in Northeastern Florida area. The Salvation Army operates in communities across the United States. We are committed to meeting human needs wherever we can by providing food distribution, disaster relief, rehabilitation centers, anti-human trafficking efforts, housing for homeless, basic needs assistance, children’s programs, and many other programs.

            Employee Benefits

            The Salvation Army recognizes that peace of mind is important to our employees and their families. Because of this, we offer a competitive salary, automobile, home office set up, (computer, cell phone), health, dental and life insurance coverage, retirement, professional development, training, reimbursed travel expenses, and paid time off!

            About this opportunity:

            This position is responsible for raising funds through major gifts generated from individuals, corporations, and foundations for a designated geographical area of a Salvation Army Division.

            Key Responsibilities:

            • Raise funds to enable the Mission of The Salvation Army by aggressively developing and nurturing current and prospective donors including individuals, foundations, and corporations.
            • Respond to inquiries and communicate with donors, advisory organization members, Salvation Army staff and Officers.
            • Be responsible for designing, revising, and implementing a giving plan for every donor in their portfolio in order to reach an annual production goal.
            • Travels often to meet with donors throughout the assigned territory of Northeastern Florida area (Clay County, Daytona Beach, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Ocala, St Augustine, FL)
            • The preferred living area for the candidate is Gainesville.

             You are an ideal match for the role if you have:

            • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required preferably in a related field And Three years’ experience performing related fundraising, marketing and/or sales work is required with major gift fund-raising experience preferred.
            • Ability to research, solicit, and secure funds from individual, corporate, and foundation relationships.
            • Excellent communication skills
            • Experience developing relationships with the expressed purpose of causing a prescribed action outcome.
            • Ability to maintain accurate and up-to-date donor records (salesforce, donor perfect or any CRM)

            Salary Range: $70,000- 85,000

            How to apply: For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to: search2@carrassessment.com.

            • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
            • Candidates should recognize that The Salvation Army is a Church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
            • Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
            • Bona-fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ):
            • This position requires an active Christian faith in harmony with Salvation Army doctrine and practice.

              Development Manager -Ronald McDonald House Charities of Jacksonville

              POSTED 1/6/2024

              Abstract

              The Development Manager is primarily responsible for organizing and coordinating fundraising projects and special event fundraising as assigned by the Chief Development Officer. Additionally, the Development Manager is responsible for assisting the Chief Development Officer in the execution of an overall comprehensive fundraising plan that includes an array of fundraising strategies that generate revenue in support of the organization’s mission. The ideal candidate for this role will be an excellent leader and will have experience in managing staff or volunteers of different disciplines to produce results in a timely manner. Additionally, the Development Manager will be able to develop efficient strategies and tactics to ensure that all programs deliver the desirable outcome for the organization.


              Essential Duties and Responsibilities
              • Manages the daily activities of the organization’s development programs including, but not limited to, donor tracking, donor research, and proposal writing and submission.
              • Assists the Chief Development Officer in the development of goals and strategies for all fundraising campaigns.
              • Implements marketing programs and special events to maximize prospect/donor engagements.
              • Develops and maintains prospect portfolio to optimize fundraising opportunities.
              • Maintains accurate and complete records and files of assigned programs and campaigns, and routinely reviews the status of each with the Chief Development Officer.
              • Coordinates cross-project activities with other staff on assigned campaigns.
              • Recruits and trains volunteers to support fundraising efforts.
              • Works with the Chief Development Officer to implement Department policies and procedures to ensure smooth departmental operations and adherence to approved budgets.
              • Generates and analyzes financial reports to identify cost-saving and in-kind opportunities to reduce event expenses.
              • Performs other duties as assigned.

              The above cited duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to the job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that an incumbent may be expected or asked to perform.

              Education & Requirements:

              • Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent is required.
              • Must have a minimum of 3 years of related work experience in fundraising with not-for-profit organization.

              Education & Requirements:

              • Customer Service – able to personally provide high level of interactive service to targeted prospects/donors, building relationships and acting as internal organization advocate.
              • Team Orientation & Interpersonal – highly motivated, passionate, and creative team-player with ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with all levels within and external to the organization.
              • Service Orientation – ability to anticipate and respond to donor needs, concerns, or questions; guide the organization in developing donor centered culture; deliver on commitments or service that meet or exceed donor expectations; take the time to 'seek to understand' a donor's needs. Also seeks to meet the needs of the team and focuses on team success through a supportive function.
              • Communication – able to effectively and persuasively express self verbally and in writing, using correct language and grammar in a professional, diplomatic and tactful manner.
              • Organization & Time Management – able to work independently with minimal supervision, complete actions within established deadlines, and handle multiple priorities with strong attention to detail.
              • Flexibility – availability to work occasional evenings and weekends, as well as extended hours in and around major events.
              • Systems & Software – proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office and fundraising software applications.

              Salary Range: Not provided

              How to apply: Please apply by 1/19 by sending an email to Megan Weinstein, Chief Development Officer at mweinstein@rmhcjax.org