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Development Manager

New York, NY
Partnership with Children, founded in 1908, provides critical counseling, school-wide services, arts education, and family and community outreach in over 30 under-resourced New York City public schools. The organization is at an exciting time in its history, having doubled in size over the last 3 years, enabling us to serve more students, families and school communities. To continue this growth, Partnership with Children is looking for an Institutional Giving Manager to join our rapidly growing development team.

Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Development Manager will manage significant aspects of fundraising and development activities for PWC, particularly focused on individual giving, the annual fund, and fundraising events. The successful candidate will work cross-departmentally to develop and implement strategies for individual donor relationship management (recruit, cultivate, nurture, retain, and steward) to meet the annual and long-term goals of the department and the organization.
 
Core Duties and Responsibilities
 
  • Implement a donor-centered moves management system to direct the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of key prospects
  • Qualify identified prospects and Annual Fund donors for upgrade, renewal and acquisition potential; assess their capacity and inclination to give.
  • Solicit and manage a portfolio of mid-level donors in the $1,000-$4,999 range; making direct and virtual donor visits
  • Maintain a calendar of annual stewardship actions, events, and project timelines.
  • Create multi-channel, year-end appeals and other fundraising campaigns taking the lead on content creation, copyediting and proofreading
  • Implement a systematic and meaningful donor communication and stewardship program
  • Facilitate the planning  and execution of the annual gala and other cultivation and stewardship events
  • Coordinate with the Director of Development Operations and Development and Communications Associate to ensure timely and accurate gift entry and acknowledgment processes
  • Support maintenance of donor information in Salesforce and other drives to track funder relationships and uphold data integrity
  • Support the Development team on other events, projects, tasks, and campaigns, as needed

Qualifications:
  • Commitment to demonstrating PWC’s organizational values of Collaboration, Continuous Learning, Going to Solution, Equity & Inclusion, and Passion
  • Bachelor's degree required; 3-6 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising with a track record of personally soliciting individual donors.
  • Extensive experience with prospecting tools and new donor acquisition strategies
  • Ability to execute fundraising plans and strategies that generate significant results and proven track record initiating, stewarding, and moving individual gifts to higher levels of support
  • Experience building a new major giving program a plus
  • Superior writing, editing, and communication skills; ability to synthesize information and interpret data in a clear and compelling narrative
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills, including the ability to develop and maintain best-in-class systems, policies, and tools that directly support individual giving and the overall development department
  • Broad understanding of the philanthropic, educational, mental health, and equity landscapes;
Expertise in cultivating an array of internal and external working relationships with finesse
 
Salary and Benefits:
Salary range is $75,000-$80,000. All full-time employees receive an excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, a 401k retirement plan, life insurance, and twenty days of paid vacation per year.

How to Apply:
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@partnershipwithchildren.org. Please put “Development Manager” in the subject line and kindly let us know how you heard of this opportunity. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Partnership with Children welcomes diversity in all its forms and believes that its mission can only be achieved when diversity is leveraged across all areas, including race, gender, gender expression, age, nationality and life experience. Partnership with Children is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team and strongly encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds. Partnership with Children provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees.

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