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Manager of Annual Giving

Philadelphia, PA, USA Req #244
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

THE MISSION OF PROJECT HOME

The mission of the Project HOME community is to empower adults, children, and families to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty, and to enable all of us to attain our fullest potential as individuals and as members of the broader society. We strive to create a safe and respectful environment where we support each other in our struggles for self-esteem, recovery, and the confidence to move toward self-actualization.

Project HOME achieves its mission through a continuum of services comprised of street outreach, a range of supportive housing, and comprehensive services. We address the root causes of homelessness through neighborhood-based affordable housing, economic development, and environmental enhancement programs, as well as through providing access to employment opportunities; adult and youth education; and health care.

Project HOME is committed to social and political advocacy. An integral part of our work is education about the realities of homelessness and poverty and vigorous advocacy on behalf of and with homeless and low-income persons for more just and humane public policies.

Project HOME is committed to nurturing a spirit of community among persons from all walks of life, all of whom have a role to play in making this a more just and compassionate society.

THE VALUES OF PROJECT HOME

The work of Project HOME is rooted in our strong spiritual conviction of the dignity of each person.

We believe that all persons are entitled to decent, affordable housing and access to quality education, employment, and health care.

We believe in the transformational power of building relationships and community as the ultimate answer to the degradation of homelessness and poverty.

We believe that working to end homelessness and poverty enhances the quality of life for everyone in our community.

We believe that the critical resources entrusted to us to achieve our mission must be managed honorably and professionally.
 

Job Summary The primary responsibility of the Manager of Annual Giving is to encourage current, and potential donors to build and strengthen their relationship with the Project HOME community through the development and coordination of appeals, donor engagement, donor acknowledgements, and direct mail or digital solicitations to ensure the continued financial support of the organization. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Appeals
    • Coordinate the development and distribution of all donor appeals including design and printing of all donor print materials, including (but not limited to) the Annual Report, Annual Appeals, and the Mother’s Day Appeal, as well as promotional/marketing materials.  Responsible for assisting with reporting on expenses and revenue (tracking) of appeals.
    • Meet annual appeal goal of $1M+
    • Assist Communications Team with development and distribution of digital appeals.
    • Create strategic lists for all appeal and event mailing lists and track progress and analyze results through database reporting coordinating with the Director of Database and Development Operations.
    • Cultivate new donors and partnerships through outreach to individuals, organizations and groups. Manage small portfolio (50 donors) of individual donors.
    • Act as organization liaison for third party fundraising events.

  • Donor Relations and Stewardship
    • Draft and tailor all Individual donor acknowledgements. Improve and expand upon ways to thank and express appreciation to donors, including regular revision and updating of thank-you letter templates.
    • Create and produce donor communications buck slips quarterly
    • Write donor-centered articles for PH newsletter

  • Leadership and Volunteer Engagement
    • Supervise the Volunteer Coordinator and structure effective volunteer program
    • Develop and oversee strategy for donor volunteer engagement
    • Oversee PH holiday volunteer activities

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of four years progressive experience in development/fundraising
  • Minimum of one year of staff management
  • Strong writing, organizational, oral communication, analytical, and supervisory skills
  • Experience working directly with donors/prospects with excellent customer service
  • Ability to build relationships internally and externally
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team that values proactivity and collegiality
  • Strong computer skills (proficiency w/ Microsoft Suite) including database management- Raiser’s Edge preferred
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Preferred Qualifications

  • Database experience – preferably with the Raiser’s Edge

 

 

Project HOME is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

The mission of the Project HOME community is to empower adults, youth, and families to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty, and to enable all of us to attain our fullest potential as individuals and as members of the broader society. We strive to create a safe and respectful environment where we support each other in our struggles for self-esteem, recovery, and the confidence to move toward self-actualization.  Join us!  Project HOME has a long-standing commitment to equal employment opportunity for all staff and applicants for employment.  Employment decisions including, but not limited to, hiring selection, performance evaluation, administration of benefits, working conditions, associate programs, transfers, position changes, training, disciplinary action, compensation, and separations are made without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming), creed, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, domestic partnership status, ancestry, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, civil union status, family status, age, mental or physical disability (including AIDS or HIV-related status), atypical heredity cellular or blood trait of an individual, genetic information or refusal to submit to a genetic test or make available the results of a genetic test, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA