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Development Manager

Urban Pathways
New York, United States
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Nov 2, 2022

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Position Type
Programs, Other Programs, Administrative, Other Administrative
Advocacy, Community Development, Education, Other Fields, Social Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Reporting to the Chief Development and Communications Officer, the Development Manager is an exceptionally motivated and highly organized individual who provides critical support to the development and communications team. This person will provide fundraising, executive, and administrative aid to help drive the momentum of our team to reach its goals. This position requires an entrepreneurial self-starter who is able to manage multiple projects, and prioritize and coordinate with internal and external teams to meet deadlines.

⦁ As an expert user of Raiser’s Edge, manages the donor database and all donation platforms, ensures timely gift entry and acknowledgment; provides high level expertise for specialized reporting and queries and spearheads the identification and implementation of best practices for the database; trains other staff on use of Raiser’s Edge as necessary
⦁ Works with the Chief Development and Communications Officer to design a comprehensive development dashboard and ensures timely generation and delivery of all fundraising reports for its maintenance on a monthly basis
⦁ Serves as the liaison to Finance for reconciliation purposes. Submits all original contribution documentation to Finance and coordinates with that team to ensure accuracy of all data
⦁ With Chief Development and Communications Officer, creates and implements annual fundraising strategy with a focus on individual giving; systematically reviews and analyzes potential prospects as directed including conducting research, preparing research, drafting letters of introduction, and updating internal stakeholders
⦁ Serves as the relationship manager for the Associate Board. Provides necessary information; arranges and attends all Associate Board meetings and supports all events and projects
⦁ Communicates with Board members regarding up-to-date solicitor lists, providing materials for the appeal and gala and generating any other requested reports
⦁ Monitors and triages general donor requests to the development email account
⦁ Coordinates with donors to facilitate incoming in-kind donations and collaborates with facilities and program staff to distribute items to clients
⦁ Along with the Chief Development and Communications Officer, serves as the point person for the annual gala, coordinating event details with all relevant stakeholders and vendors; supports planning for and attends smaller events as necessary throughout the year
⦁ Performs all other duties as assigned and as required

Education and Experience
⦁ Bachelor’s Degree required
⦁ 5-7 years of relevant experience
⦁ Experience with fundraising CRM required; Raiser’s Edge NXT experience preferred
⦁ Experience with Tableau or similar platform preferred

⦁ High caliber analytical and problem-solving.
⦁ Strong interpersonal and relationship building/management.
⦁ Excellent written and verbal communication.
⦁ Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
⦁ Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).
⦁ Experience using relational databases and statistical software preferred.
⦁ Ability to work effectively with multiple stakeholders (e.g. funders, employers, colleagues).

Physical Capabilities
⦁ Ability to travel using public transportation to and from various programs sites and other locations.


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