Position Summary: The Development Manager, Institutional Giving will primarily be responsible for managing and supporting the fundraising strategies, initiatives and all aspects of resource development and activities for the organization. These duties include grants management and writing; direct mail, fundraising appeals and campaigns; and database entry and management.
The Development Associate/Manager will work closely with the Vice President of Development and as necessary, with Advancing Justice affiliate partners, to ensure alignment and integration of our fundraising strategies in order to maximize the effectiveness of our collective endeavors.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
As the organization’s lead grant and proposal manager, manage the organization’s grant portfolio through monitoring, researching and analysis of institutional opportunities and executing accurate and timely proposal formulation.
In collaboration with the Vice President of Development, develop and implement Advancing Justice-AAJC’s subgranting process, including execution of Memorandum of Understanding, collection of reports from project partners and managing the appropriate and necessary record-keeping to ensure timely and accurate report of deliverables to grantors.
Assist with managing relationships with current and prospective institutional funders.
Work with the Vice President of Development and the Vice President of Finance and Operations to develop proposal budgets and financial reports.
Prepare background materials and provide in-person support when needed for meetings for the President and Executive Director, Vice Presidents and/or relevant program staff with current and prospective institutional funders.
Work with the Vice President of Development and the development team to support joint fundraising efforts with affiliates (inclusive of fundraising for joint program proposals).
General Development Activities
Prepare donor acknowledgement letters and other development administrative communications. Maintain an accurate filing system.
Coordinate productions and mailing of spring and year-end appeal letters.
Assist in conducting preliminary research on prospective corporate, foundation and individual donors.
Work with the communications department to develop strategies for online fundraising campaigns.
Support development events and activities as necessary.
Information Management and Systems
Manage donor database; process donations and record relevant funder updates.
Create monthly fundraising reports and other database reports as needed.
Assist with the preparation of development periodic income reports and projections.
Ensure the integrity of the department’s Raiser’s Edge fundraising database through:
Development and oversight of data entry protocols;
Building and running unique queries, exports, analysis reports and targeted appeal lists;
Conducting timely data entry and reporting;
Training relevant staff and interns on protocol.
Other Development Duties
Serve as the project manager for the annual report
Contribute to the department’s marketing functions by providing relevant website updates, activating social media communications and other collateral, as needed.
Responsible for contributing to the leadership and success of the individual members of the development team.
Other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Development.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree required.
Must be proficient in Raiser’s Edge.
Four-six years of experience in a non-profit or corporate setting is highly desired.
Experience and knowledge in Asian American, civil and human rights issues.
Send resume with references, short writing sample and a cover letter to Hiring Manager at email@example.com or by mail.
Advancing Justice-AAJC is an equal opportunity employer
Additional Salary Information: 100% employer paid health, dental, vision, disability, life and long-term care insurance. Employer contribution toward 401K plan. Flexible work schedule after one-year employment. Summer work hours.
About Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC
Founded in 1991, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-AAJC (Advancing Justice-AAJC) works to advance the human and civil rights of Asian Americans, and build and promote a fair and equitable society for all. To achieve our mission, we engage in research, policy advocacy, public education, community capacity-building/mobilization and litigation strategies to advance public policies that enable Asian Americans and other vulnerable communities to reach their full potential and address unfair and discriminatory structures and institutions that systematically deny Asian Americans and other vulnerable communities their civil and human rights.Based in Washington, DC, Advancing Justice-AAJC is a member of the Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice) affiliation. With our affiliates in Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles, we work together as equal and independent partners, operate under one name, and strive to speak with one unified and powerful voice to promote justice, empower our communities, bring local and national constituents together, and strengthen our multi-racial democracy.