92NY is seeking a Manager of Development, Early Childhood
Programs to join the Development Department. The Manager of
Development, Early Childhood Programs reports to the Director of
Development (DOD), Early Childhood Programs and is an integral
member of the Development Department working specifically on
fundraising activities for the Nursery School and Parenting Center.
This position supports the DOD, Early Childhood Programs with
fundraising activities and operations and is responsible for
streamlining various systems that support the team in
achieving the required fundraising targets.
Job Responsibilities Include:
- Provide support to the DOD contributing to the
cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of a portfolio of donors
made up of parents, grandparents and corporate sponsors.
- Assist with the logistics, coordination, and support of a wide
array of fundraising and cultivation events/initiatives including
the preparation of mailings and reports, tracking and reporting on
attendees and prospective donors and post event follow-up.
- Administer all back-end aspects of the Nursery School’s Annual
Benefit, Annual Fund, and Alumni fundraising efforts, including
coordinating with event consultants/outside vendors, and managing
an annual Tile/alumni event.
- Coordinate all back-end aspects related to the Parenting Center
Advisory Committee’s annual efforts (volunteerism, meetings,
fundraising appeal, testimonial writing).
- Track all mailings and donor outreach and assist the DOD with
maintaining donor records and notes through use of plans in
Tessitura, ensuring that important information is recorded and
- Manage the acknowledgment process for all Nursery School and
Parenting Center gifts, ensuring relevant, timely, accurate
communications that inspire donors to feel valued and loyal to the
organization. Collaborate with other associates to ensure
- In coordination with the larger Development team, support the
DOD to develop, execute and provide ongoing management of the 92NY
Nursery School Alumni program.
- Attend committee meetings when appropriate and prepare follow
up memos for committee members and the DOD.
- Partner with Nursery School’s Community Engagement team to
liaise with the parent population through events and communications
(such as the annual Book Fair, Mitzvah Committee activities, Bake
Sale, New Parent Cocktail Parties, Special Visitors Day)
- Field calls from parents and act as a front line for donor and
- Provide support for the production of all development mailings,
including solicitations, renewals, and special appeals.
- Prepare donor gift invoices and gift commitment forms.
- Pull lists for all solicitations and manage the solicitation
- Reconcile team expenses in Blackbaud/Web Invoicing system in
coordination with Financial Management policies.
- Process all vendor invoices charged to the Early Childhood
- Participate in team meetings to discuss prospects and
- Provide overall support to the Early Childhood Development
Team, including the scheduling of meetings, securing space,
ensuring appropriate room set-ups, and preparing meeting
- Assist with donor research and prospecting when needed.
- Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
& Skills Desired:
- Bachelor's Degree
- 2-4 years of experience in an office setting, preferably
in a development office, with the potential and aspirations to
build a career within the field.
- Must be a proactive, independent, creative, team player with
- Outstanding interpersonal skills are required to interact with
the families in the school on a regular basis.
- Must be flexible and have the ability to manage multiple duties
- Strong written and verbal communication skills with an eye for
detail and an articulate telephone manner.
- Excellent organizational skills including self-management of
work schedule – ability to multi-task and prioritize in a
- Accomplished interpersonal skills with the diplomacy and poise
required to deal with patrons, including major and high-profile
- Effective team worker who can demonstrate a collaborative
approach when working with colleagues.
- Interest in advancing the mission of The 92nd Street Y, New
- Proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; with
previous Tessitura or other fundraising software experience a
Work Environment &
40 hours/week. Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Interested applicants should forward a resume and a cover letter
with salary requirements.
Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are
only able to contact those applicants whose experience most aligns
with the position profile.
$58,000 - $62,000
The actual compensation offered will be based on a number of
factors including, but not limited to the qualifications of the
applicant, years of relevant experience, level of education
attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and
if applicable, the location in which the applicant lives and/or
from which they will be performing the job.