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Posted: Saturday, September 23, 2017 11:03 AM


Position summary: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Manager is responsible for developing and implementing the Strategic Fund Development Plan, coordinating special events, overseeing a new fund development department, implementing a legacy program, and the staffing of the Fund Development Committee.



In collaboration with Executive Director, develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate the agency's fund development plan, including fundraising budget, goals, and timelines
Establish and recruit for a Fund Development Committee
With Fund Development Committee and consultants, as necessary, establish and lead the implementation of a Legacy program with goals and timelines
Assist Board Members with development of their own network messaging

Fundraising Activities and Events:
Coordinate all special events, including annual Summit Dinner, Donor Appreciation Party, VIP Luncheon, Kickball Tournament Fundraiser, year-end Board reception, and renovation open-house events; main point of contact for solicitation, correspondence, RSVP management, logistics, and event set up and clean up
Oversee annual renewal and new solicitation of Rod Standard Grant Program participants
Organize Corporate Champion volunteer workdays
Design and promote Year End Appeal/Giving Tuesday Campaign and any other crowd funding opportunities
Oversee and/or prepare appropriate staff and board members to meet with and secure funding from foundations and corporations
Manage the agency's grant funding requirements, including research, writing proposals and reports, and submissions

Develop effective working relationships with donors, volunteers, board members, and others to nurture their connection to the organization
Develop and oversee stewardship plan for donors that includes various levels of communication, acknowledgment, and outreach, including “thank you” letters, phone calls, and in-person meetings
Manage and continuously improve back office development operations, including maintaining donor database and training/managing users

Marketing & Communications
Manage HIF’s on-line presence including HIF website, social media, and email newsletters
Prepare program summaries, impact and evaluation reports, memos, and letters for internal and external publication purposes
Solicit and prepare client testimonials and other case studies for internal and outreach purposes
Oversee production of graphic design, marketing, and collateral materials
Develop annual marketing and public relations plan to achieve increased levels of media exposure in local newspapers, television, social media, and/or radio
Develop and make public presentations to community groups, acting as spokesperson for the agency
Act as key contact and liaison with all community groups, partners, donors, foundations

Any additional duties as deemed necessary by the Executive Director, with the expectation of complete confidentiality on all business matters.


· Bachelor's degree in a related field and two years of fundraising, development, or sales-related experience
· Demonstrated ability to work independently, seeing projects through to conclusion with minimal supervision, in a fast-paced changing environment
· Extremely detail-oriented and well-organized
· Demonstrated ability as a self-starter and flexibility to work as part of a team
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to write proposals and reports
· Solid project management and reporting competence
· Proven analytical and problem-solving capability
· Proficiency in Microsoft Office and web applications
· Capability to relate well to public and private funders, individual contributors, board members, community leaders, volunteers and staff
· Ability to attend community activities, including a professional appearance and conduct
· Must have access to a car as local travel will be necessary

· Some experience in social services field and/or affordable housing programs
· Experience in marketing and media relations
· Experience with E-Tapestry, WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite, QuickBooks, Constant Contact and Microsoft Access

· Full-time Monday through Friday, Salaried position
· Schedule to be mutually agreed upon with flexibility as needed
· Salary commensurate with experience
· 100% of your health, vision, dental and life insurance premium paid
· 401(K) retirement plan participation opportunity with 50% match
· 12 paid holidays
· 15 PTO days
· Mileage reimbursement to offsite locations
· Cell phone allowance

Please send resume, cover letter and at least three professional references to I want to empathize we are looking for an innovative, dynamic person WITH fundraising, grant writing, database management and event coordination experience.

• Location: San Mateo

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