Reporting to the Executive Director, the Resource Development Manager is a newly-created position to meet ongoing funding needs. S/he will be responsible for retaining and expanding existing funding streams and creating and implementing new models of income generation to scale program initiatives. The Director will cultivate relationships with and solicit gifts from corporations and foundations. The Director will own the entire process from the research and identification stages through the engagement and solicitation of gifts.
Other responsibilities include:
Commitment to meeting individual goals and supporting colleagues with team goals
Develop and manage an active portfolio of major donors, private foundations and corporate donors
Work with the Executive Director to create a fundraising plan, including direct mail and acquisition campaigns, setting strategies, monitoring goals, and analyzing results
Collaborate with program staff to maximize potential of all fundraising opportunities
Help plan fundraising events
Manage donor communications
Ensure donors are solicited and thanked in an accurate, caring and timely manner
Represent OLI at networking events
Update and maintain donor management system & CRM
Track statistics relevant to fundraising.
Required qualifications, skills, and experience:
Minimum of one year of full-time professional experience in a nonprofit organization.
Demonstrated success in a development function (managing and forging relationships with multiple donor sources).
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships.
Flexible and adaptable style; a team player who can positively impact both strategic and tactical fundraising initiatives.
Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also someone who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside OLI.
Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail.
Compensation includes health benefits, sick and vacation leave. Please include a cover letter, resume and salary history with your application.
About Operation Lifesaver, Inc.
Operation Livesaver was founded in 1972, and the national office, Operation Lifesaver, Inc. was founded in 1986. The national organization has an annual budget of $ 2.45 million (FY2017) and is governed by a 17-member Board of Directors. There are 4 employee positions at the national office, including the interim Chief Operating Officer position. The organization has 45 statewide affiliates, each of whom are autonomous nonprofit organizations. For more information about Operation Lifesaver, please visit www.oli.org