The Donor Relations and Special Events Manager will cultivate, steward, and expand relationships between the organization and its donors by developing and implementing engagement and fundraising strategies. The primary focus of this position is to grow revenue through donations and sponsorships received from individual and beneficial corporate donors to support the organization’s annual operating campaign. The Donor Events and Special Events Manager is a key part of the Leadership Team and reports directly to the CEO.
Job responsibilities include:
Manage Individual Giving Plan
Work closely with CEO, Board of Directors and Development and Communications Manager to create and implement stewardship strategies to engage individual donors.
Work closely with Development and Communications Manager to produce inspiring donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship-related documents, including but not limited to e-newsletters, bi-annual appeal letters, funding proposals, presentations, and donor impact reports.
Keep accurate records using Bloomerang (CRM database) by creating and maintaining donor files; processing donations and preparing acknowledgment letters in a timely manner; and creating fundraising and database reports to analyze donors’ giving patterns and create target lists for engaging donors.
Manage Corporate Giving Plan
Strategically secure funds outside of annual operating campaign through corporate sponsorships, events, and projects for community impact initiatives.
Discover donors companies’ corporate social responsibility and/or workplace giving objectives, identify opportunities that align with our agency’s goals and work with staff to create engagement initiatives and opportunities.
Manage Fund Raising Events
Plan and coordinate the agency’s annual fundraising event by overseeing goals, budgets, timelines and internal and external resources to ensure maximum results with lowest possible cost.
Establish roles and responsibilities for the agency team working at the event; and measure, analyze, and report event progress and results.
Coordinate and spearhead year-round identification and solicitation of prospects for fundraising event sponsorship, in-kind goods or services, and outright contributions in order to maximize net proceeds and meet annual revenue goals.
A successful candidate will possess:
The ability to convey a high degree of commitment and passion for Impact’s mission.
The ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple priorities and take initiative with minimal supervision.
Excellent written and oral communication skills that are effective with a diverse range of audiences including board members, internal staff, volunteers, donors, executives, and potential funding partners.
Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Bloomerang or a similar CRM database.
Requirements: A minimum of 5 or more years of work experience in a fundraising role at a non-profit, or comparable experience. Must be willing to work some evenings, weekends and flexible hours.
Education requirements: Bachelor’s degree.
Status: Full-time, 40 hours a week, non-exempt
About Impact Behavioral Health Partners
Impact Behavioral Health Partners is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) community behavioral health organization that offers affordable housing and support from social workers, counselors, employment specialists and psychiatrists to adults recovering from chronic mental illnesses. All of our programs and services are integrated to ensure our clients receive the support they need to recover and attain wellness and reclaim his or her life in the community. We serve individuals through our Community Care, Supportive Housing, and Individual Placement & Support (IPS) Programs.