Development Manager

Express Employment Services SJ | San Jose, CA, United States

Posted Date 5/11/2022

Development Manager 

Are you ready to build a rewarding career making a real impact in our Community?

Our client is seeking an experienced development professional to work in partnership with the Director of Development and the entire team to assist in implementing and strengthening a fundraising plan to support organizational growth. The ideal candidate will care deeply about the mission of our client within the Community, and have proven success as an important member of a hard-working fundraising team.

Does, this sound like you? If so, join the team!

What You’ll Do:

Create and implement strategies to diversify funding sources

Represent the community events; organize and execute community engagement efforts

In partnership with the leadership team, create, support, oversee and manage a development effort

Foster a culture of fundraising, development and storytelling where everyone builds their ability to support fundraising goals


Lead, manage, oversee, and evaluate fundraising programs, including donor, annual giving other programs to support

Identify, research, cultivate, and solicit donors and donor prospects

Build and maintain relationships with donor prospects, donors

Develop and implement special fundraising campaigns, online campaigns, special events, and other fundraising activities; and develop communications and outreach materials that support fundraising programs along side of marketing team

Maintain thorough and up-to-date knowledge of donors, their giving histories

Produce fundraising materials (e.g., solicitation letters, thank you letters, invitations, online fundraising content, progress reports, and other development and informational materials)

Maintain the donor database, in conjunction with current staff, ensuring effective data utilization, records, reports, and donor files.

Successful event management experience preferred


What We’re Looking For:

3+ years of experience in a fundraising/development role and demonstrated successes with fundraising

Experience with Salesforce for Nonprofits or similar CRM.

Persuasive, charismatic, and enthusiastic communicator in both written and verbal form.

Strong relationship-building skills; ability to quickly build trust with a wide variety of constituents

Exceptional communication skills, with a knack for using data and real-life narratives to compel action and support

Desire to work hands-on in a performance-based, analytically-driven, fast-paced environment, while also working and collaborating with supporters and volunteers

Has an aptitude for making real-time decisions, measuring results and changing course when needed

This role does require proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination series

What's in it for you:

Be part of a world wide organization

Very competitive compensation

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and more

This role is located in the San Francisco, Ca Bay area. Local area applicants only please 




Salary75000.00 - 95000.00 Annual
Full Time
Development Associate
Organization Type
Community Centers | Community Relations | Family Services | Foundations | Fundraising | Senior Services
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Leave Early for Shabbat | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days | Vision
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