The Fundraising & Development Manager oversees the resource development strategies and activities to support Employ Prince George’s revenue goals, including the development of fundraising goals and strategies, coordinating program design aligning with funding requirements, developing operational budgets, granting writing, fundraising with Employ Prince George’s stakeholders.
This role involves developing and organizing an effective and annual comprehensive fund development strategy for Employ Prince George’s. The annual fund development strategy ensures all annual fundraising initiatives, activities and goals for the organization are met. The development professional is responsible for a variety of work in support of a concerted development program which includes: developing fundraising strategies, managing a grants portfolio of institutional funders; targeted prospecting and outreach, prospective donor engagement and cultivation of individuals, corporations, foundations, and government sources; solicitation and stewardship activities; leading the grant proposal development process; conducting grant writing and grant submissions; and assisting in special event planning.
This position will support the organization’s strategic priorities, fund development plan, program initiatives, and community engagement activities.
Key Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in a nonprofit mid-level fundraising position. Must have proven experience with grant writing and grants administration/management. Experience soliciting gifts, managing pipelines, evaluating prospects, and utilizing online fundraising platforms is critical. Must be a consummate fundraising professional with an established background in coordinating and executing fund development. CFRE certification is highly preferred.
Preference for experience with workforce development and family stability programs.
About Employ Prince George's
Employ Prince George’s (EPG) is the bridge between job seekers looking to begin or change careers, and businesses looking for skilled workers to maintain competitiveness in a changing labor market. Our mission is to contribute to the economic vitality of Prince George’s County by providing a demand-driven system that delivers qualified workers to businesses and provides job seekers with opportunities for careers in high-demand/high-growth industries.
EPG is part of Maryland Jobs Now (MJN), a network of high-performing, results-oriented workforce organizations that invest in employment and training strategies, services and initiatives, affording Marylanders good-paying jobs is a thriving economy.