MissionSAFE seeks a full-time FUNDRAISING and DEVELOPMENT MANAGER to initiate, cultivate and maintain all fundraising activities and donor relations for MissionSAFE. Since MissionSAFE is a small shop, the FDM will provide hands-on coordination and direct work on our five annual events, as well as corporate and major donor cultivation, and maintenance of our existing donor base. The FDM will also oversee and coordinate our social media presence including the website, Facebook and Twitter activities as well as putting out our quarterly online newsletters, assisting with appeal letters, and developing a relationship with the press.
MissionSAFE is an out-of-school time youth development organization that works with at-risk, high and proven-risk youth to empower them to unleash their internal resilience and promise, and to develop their skills, confidence and belief in themselves in order to thrive, not simply survive.
We have a budget of just under a million dollars annually, which we are looking to grow. The FDM is currently the sole paid employee in the development department but will have the ability to access and train interns. The Executive Director and a grantwriting consultant currently take care of all grantwriting duties for the organization.
The FDM will passionately support our mission, understand something about diverse, urban youth programming, and have some experience in organizing and running events, cultivating donor relationships and making the ask for funds. We are looking for someone with energy, extroversion and relational qualities, sound judgment, initiative, commitment to work a demanding full-time job, good time management and organizational skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the fire and spirit to help build a development department while raising a minimum of $375,000 a year.
This is a position with incredible growth potential.
The Fundraising and Development Manager reports directly to the Executive Director.
Proposed Salary Range
Compensation package depending on experience. We provide 3 weeks vacation along with health, dental, life and disability insurance.
There will be room to grow in this position.
MissionSAFE is an equal opportunity provider, and employer. We strongly encourage applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds.
To apply—Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and reference “Fundraising and Development Manager” in the subject line.