Development Manager

About us: CCFA is a dynamic organization serving 1.6 million IBD patients in the United States through its research programs and a wide array of patient services. The Foundation has seen 50% revenue growth in the last 5 years and allocates 82 cents of every dollar raised to its mission activities. CCFA's core values of accountability, communication, compassion, integrity, leadership and partnership inspire and drive every member of our highly performing team.
Position Purpose: The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) seeks a fundraising professional for its Take Steps events. This position will implement, coordinate, and manage cost-effective walk events for the Northwest Chapter located in Bellevue, WA. This is a sales position where the majority of performance is based on results of volunteer development and aggressive revenue generation. This position solicits, trains, and manages an effective volunteer base of community leaders, corporate partners, and medical leaders to raise awareness and meet the financial goals through corporate sponsorship and teams, family/ friends teams, and individuals.
The Development Manager is responsible for assisting the Executive Director in the preparation and management of an overall comprehensive fundraising plan that includes an array of fundraising strategies that generate revenue in support of CCFA's mission with a specific focus on special events. The Development Manager works closely with the Executive Director, Development Director and board committees to develop the annual work plan and execute the activities that ensure the success of the chapter's fundraising initiatives in accordance with CCFA's policies and procedures.
This position serves in a supporting role within the development department for special events, foundation giving, corporate giving, annual giving and volunteer management. The range of work consists of planning and implementing the fundraising work plans for special events. The range of tasks includes basic administrative support to project management of special events to managing special event activities the day of the event. Additional skill set: detail oriented, able to multitask on several projects, attention to detail (for accounting purposes) and ability to cold call.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
oSupport the development department for special events, foundation giving, corporate giving, annual giving and volunteer management.
oRecruit volunteer leaders and committee members to assist in implementing the development work plan. Manage volunteer leaders and committee members for each fundraising event, program or activity.
oPrepare and manage budget (income and expenses) and work plan (with timelines and deliverables) for the successful completion of assigned fundraising events, programs and activities.
oMaintain accurate and complete records and files for assigned fundraising events, programs and activities and routinely review the status of each with the Executive Director.
oResearch and identify individuals, foundations and corporations that have potential to support CCFA.
oPrepare letters of inquiry, funding requests and other materials to solicit funds, schedule presentations and follow-up as appropriate.
oPrepare regular progress reports to supporters.
oCoordinate the development and production of collateral materials related fundraising events, programs and activities.
oManage public relations and promotion for fundraising events, programs and activities.
oActively seek opportunities to address community needs and positively impact local region while advancing CCFA's mission, goals and values.
oKeep abreast of National Headquarters activities and properly utilize the resources available.
oBe knowledgeable about Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis and the foundation's strategic plan and operations.
oAssure the proper use, management, security and upkeep of CCFA facilities, equipment and documents.
oOther duties as assigned.
oCollege graduate or equivalent experience.
oMinimum of two years in not-for-profit fundraising, preferably within a health-related organization.
oDemonstrated track record of successful fundraising experience that includes special events, corporate/foundation giving, donor cultivation and recognition, donor records and acknowledgement.
oFamiliarity with major gift and annual giving campaigns.
oDetail oriented: must be comfortable working and analyzing figures and amounts accurately
oMust be comfortable cold-calling
oApplicable skills in strategic planning and budgeting, volunteer development and supervision.
oSelf-motivated, results oriented manager with strong organizational skills.
oAn effective communicator, both written and oral. Marketing and public relations preferred.
oProficient in MS Office, Blackbaud a plus.
oAvailable to work occasional evenings and weekends.
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
Physical Demands: While performing duties of the job, the incumbent is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear.
Compensation range: $45,000-$51,500 base salary with health benefits, PTO and retirement benefits as per eligibility rules.
To Apply: http://jobs.ccfa.org/development-manager/job/5332037
Please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements. CCFA are an EOE

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