Position Summary: The Development Manager will
be responsible for securing support from stakeholder with an
emphasis on funding entities. He/She/ They will develop
partnerships that will allow the TAA to deepen its impact, and
develop support to underwrite regional strategies for program
development and expansion.
- Develop and implement individual donor strategies to qualify,
cultivate, solicit and steward a portfolio of up to 150 donors and
prospective donors who can contribute gifts of $5,000+, with an
emphasis on $100,000+, multiyear gifts.
- Identify and develop new corporate donor relationships that
will provide strategic support toward TAA’s mission and
- Continuously prospect to develop new donor relationships, under
the supervision of the VP;
- Receive and respond to viable inbound inquiries from potential
- Prepare gift solicitation and stewardship documents, which may
include writing grant proposals, grant reports, or building
customized pitch decks. Also prepares briefing memos, partnership
updates and communications for the VP and/or CEO as needed.
- Actively solicit donations from new donors within the region;
responsible for meeting annual, personal fundraising targets in
support of the TAA’s fundraising and operating goals.
- Help conceive and execute new donors’ cause marketing programs.
Collaborate with internal teams—including marketing and
communication—to ensure strong campaign activation across national
and local levels.
- Identify opportunities and helps to streamline processes
related to new individual/business relationship management.
- Represent the corporate partnerships new business function on
cross-functional committees, special projects and task forces as
- Utilize donor Database (Every Action) to effectively implement
moves management strategies for donors in portfolio.
- Secure project and organization information and create and
write effective offers, proposals and asks.
- Follow up with donors to report on how their money was used and
they impact they made.
- Work with volunteer chapter members to ensure ongoing program
development, implementation and expansion.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
- Minimum of a bachelor's degree, with at least 7 years overall
professional experience, including a minimum of five years in
public administration, education, development, social services,
non-profits or a related The ideal candidate will have demonstrated
management and fiscal responsibility for a complex, national
non-for-profit or related organization.
- Master’s degree preferred
- Demonstrated cultural competency and ability to communicate and
interact effectively with people across cultures, ethnic groups and
- Team player with a commitment to professional development for
both national and affiliate
- Superior level of interpersonal, written and oral
- Experience planning and staffing major donor events.
- Excellent user of office technology and information systems
(including Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point) and Donor Databases,
preferably Every Action.
- Strong relationship-builder with a proven ability to secure
- Organized, with experience in strategic and operational
- Ability to travel throughout the country on a regular