Job: Donor Relations Manager (Full-Time)

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Job Description

The Donor Relations Manager is responsible for prospecting: Identify, Qualify, Cultivate and Solicit donor portfolio including foundations, community groups, and individuals. Duties may include: one-on-one donor meetings, grant writing, public speaking/presentations, campus visits for new prospects, and event responsibilities. Must be proficient in CRM donor software; Raiser’s Edge a plus. 

Other duties include developing and coordinating an annual comprehensive work plan that will include specific fundraising goals and targets for proposals, appeals and campaign in a concerted effort with the Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving, and broader Advancement Team at KID. Collaborate with the Director to recruit and coordinate fundraising volunteers including committee(s) and/or key individuals in the community. 

Must uphold, improve and promote the positive image of KID. Must possess excellent organizational and management skills and have the ability to motivate direct staff. Report weekly to the Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving on weekly and monthly metrics and moves. Add value to the implementation of the overall marketing strategy within KID. Responsible for the fiscal growth of $200,000.00 to meet budget compliance and program needs.

Skills / Requirements

Bachelor’s degree and at least three to five (3-5) years of experience in a nonprofit development environment; or equivalent combinations of other certifications / education and experience. Must have a strong history of being a child advocate. Fundraising and/or Marketing, and Public Relations experience is preferred.

The successful candidate will be a proven self-starter who is approachable, flexible, has a strict attention to detail, and understands cause related messaging. Strong professionalism and excellent writing and verbal skills are needed  to interact with Board and external contacts.

Organizational and negotiation skills are essential. Must be able to complete timelines and work under deadlines. Should be able to communicate positively and inspire others.

Proficient in MS Word, Outlook, and Raiser’s Edge software; ability to be creative and resourceful, good team player, and excellent emotional quotient.

Important Notes

It is the policy of Kids In Distress to provide Equal Employment Opportunity for all employees and to applicants for employment in accordance with laws, statutes and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Kids In Distress is a Drug Free Workplace and requires drug testing.