Since 1984, Share Our Strength® has led the fight against hunger
and poverty by inspiring and organizing individuals and businesses
to share their strengths. Today, through the No Kid Hungry and
Cooking Matters campaigns, Share Our Strength is ending childhood
hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food
they need. No child should go hungry in America – we’re on our way
to making that a reality and we want you to join us. We’re bold,
creative, always open to new ideas, and 100% dedicated to our
mission. If that sounds like you, we’d like you to consider
becoming part of our team.
The Manager, Mid-Level Program reports to and
collaborates with the Senior Manager, Mid-Level Program to manage
all aspects of cultivating, stewarding and solicitating Mid-Tier
donors ($1,000 to $9,999). Through cultivation and stewardship,
this Manager will actively work to deepen relationships across a
defined Mid-Tier donor portfolio to engage donors per their
preferences and ascertained interests, retain, renew, and lift
their giving levels. The Manager will also identify opportunities
for major gift and planned giving and communicate to appropriate
colleagues for more targeted communications and outreach.
The role is based in our Washington, DC, Headquarters, with
flexibility for Remote work, but could be Remote for the right
Duties and Responsibilities
- Cultivate and steward donors to grow and deepen engagement
through a specific workplan of communication touches via phone,
email or mail; managing a portfolio of 500 (minimum)-700 Mid-Tier
- Work with Senior Manager and team to achieve key cultivation
and growth metrics for annual mid-level giving following No Kid
Hungry mid-level business rules to retain, renew and lift donors
toward higher giving ranges, deepen their engagement and develop
- Following Share Our Strength mid-tier written processes,
execute strategy through mail, phone, and email communication with
- Strong attention to detail, accurate and timely recording of
all donor interactions and preferences for communications in
- Keep current and learn about No Kid Hungry programs and
projects to effectively communicate the mission to donors.
- Collaborate with direct response, culinary, and major gifts
teams to enhance donor experience and develop efficient internal
processes for increased giving.
Has regular interaction with 500-700 Mid-Tier donors and
prospects. Within Share Our Strength, regular engagement and
communication with development, shared support, program, and
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Normal office work environment with ability to work remotely
from a home office. No heavy lifting required.
- Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field, plus at least 4
years of experience fund raising, managing aspects of
events, or demonstrated ability to build sustainable
- Proven track record of success in cultivation and stewardship
of donors to renew, retain and to meet annual revenue goals.
Familiarity and experience with a mid-level program, or Veritus, a
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal
and written) for internal and external communications, team player,
poise and professionalism in working effectively with a wide range
- Strategic and creative thinker; highly organized and able to
meet deadlines and achieve revenue targets.
- Professional history of managing multifaceted projects and a
capacity to perform well independently in a fluid, dynamic,
multi-tasking environment are essential.
- Commitment to professional development and keeping current on
best practices for mid-tier stewardship and development, and
overall philanthropic practices and trends.
- Proficiency in MS Office suite required, and experience with
fund raising databases (particularly Raiser’s Edge) highly
- Familiarity with direct mail, digital fundraising and planned
This position is classified as exempt from the Fair Labor
Standards Act and is ineligible for overtime pay.
COVID Vaccination Requirement
Share Our Strength is committed to providing a safe and healthy
workplace for our staff. In order to maintain this safety, we have
implemented a mandatory vaccination policy for all staff. This
position is subject to the policy (on the website).
If selected for the role you will be required to present proof of
full vaccination prior to your start date.
At Share Our Strength, we value an individual’s diversity of
backgrounds, experiences, ideas and perspectives. A hallmark of our
history, culture and values has been the organization’s desire to
bring together motivated, intelligent, and talented people to work
together to find and implement solutions to end hunger and poverty
in the U.S. and abroad. We each come to Share Our Strength with a
unique background, but together we form a team that yields amazing
results. This shared value of encouraging and embracing diversity
in our organization fosters a workplace and culture that is
highlighted for its innovation, open expression of ideas, and
collaboration. With a strong shared commitment to the
organization’s mission, and a unique blend of individual strengths,
we are all working toward ensuring that every individual can live a
healthy and productive life.