Salary Range: $60,000 - $70,000/year depending on
Wayside is looking for an innovative Development Manager who
will work in collaboration with other departments to ensure there
is a clear approach and messaging in fundraising efforts. The
Development Manager oversees Wayside’s annual giving campaign(s),
identifies grant opportunities, writes grants, and runs annual
fundraising event, 5K4Kids each fall. Reporting to the Director of
Communications and Development, the Development Manager supports
the overall fundraising efforts and will be responsible for
retaining and expanding existing fundraising streams along with
creating and implementing new models of income generation to scale
philanthropic initiatives and raise increased revenue from
individuals, foundation, and corporate donors.
What You Will Do:
Serve as grant's administrator, writing grant proposals and
acknowledgments for grants received. Ensuring compliance by the
organization of terms stipulated in the grant award.
Leads efforts that support the cultivation, solicitation, and
stewardship of donors to deepen relationships with existing
partners and expand the number of new philanthropic
Generates gift acknowledgments and tax receipts that will be
recorded in Raiser’s Edge.
Records and tracks all charitable gifts including grant
Maintains familiarity with program content, goals, and
objectives, as well as organization-wide goals.
Ensure that data and information related to fundraising
activities is properly entered and updated in Raiser’s Edge.
Manage coordination Program Directors and Finance team to track
progress against grant activities/outcomes, review grant awards,
and report on grant expenses for assigned programs. Generates
internal fundraising progress reports monthly. Prepares and submits
funding reports as required by funders.
The Development Manager manages meetings, work groups and
supports the Communication & Development Committee for the
Board of Directors.
Responsible for generating email lists to contact vendors and
volunteers for nonprofit events and news, processes and tracks
bills related to events and the function of the development
Maintain Wayside on-line giving page and update content as
Competencies/Traits of Our
- Strong critical thinking, research, analytical, and
- Demonstrated success implementing donor engagement
- Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication
- Promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion by respecting and
valuing differences among colleagues and stakeholders, and
advocating for social justice.
- Demonstrates an ability to apply an equity analysis to
- Must be able to interact effectively with donors, executive
team, management, and colleagues at all levels.
- Willingness to take initiative, problem-solve, and work
cross-functionally with colleagues and across departments to
support short-term and long-term Development and organizational
- Committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in all
- Please attach a cover letter and/or a wiring sample to
- A bachelor’s degree and at least two years of experience are
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. A
bachelor’s degree and at least two years of experience are
Wayside welcomes equity-minded applicants whose values align
with our goal of being a child welfare and behavioral health agency
committed to anti-racism, social justice, and advocacy. Successful
candidates are asked to be engaged in Wayside’s dedication to
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Bilingual/bicultural and LGBTQ+
applicants are encouraged to apply!