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Development Manager, Cincinnati Works

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Development Manager, Cincinnati Works
Cincinnati Works
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Job Summary

Cincinnati Works is an organization guided by the belief that partnering with all willing and capable people living in poverty will assist them in advancing to economic self-sufficiency through employment with inclusive organizations that provide good jobs and career opportunities.

Position Summary

The Development Manager is responsible for continuing to grow & steward an annual giving base of support for Cincinnati Works. This role will work closely with the Chief Development Officer to develop and execute the annual fundraising strategy for Cincinnati Works.   

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Annual Giving Fundraising:
    • Individuals: develop and execute annual fundraising plan, execute stewardship strategies for growing and sustaining a large base of annual individual donors
    • Identify, cultivate, solicit, close and steward financial support by developing annual strategy through multiple initiatives and campaigns including but not limited to Year-End Campaign, Young Professional Campaign, Lapsed Donor Appeal and more
    • Manage portfolio of individual prospects and current donors, responsible for solicitation and stewardship
    • Development Committee: attend, present at and write up minutes for each meeting
  • Stewardship:
    • Ensure proper & timely gift acknowledgements
    • Develop and execute annual donor stewardship plan, including but not limited to, Valentine’s Day Card, Thanksgiving Card, Holiday Appreciation, and individual touch points including personal phone calls, emails, and thank-you notes.
    • Database Management: Update donor records in fundraising database (Salesforce); track stewardship; create and run fundraising reports; provide mailing lists
  • Young Professionals Board:
    • Maintain excellent working relationship with the Young Professionals Board. Act as Liaison, attending YP board meetings to provide updates on CW and vise-versa; work closely with YP campaign co-chairs to ensure a successful YP Campaign
  • Special Events:
    • Plan and execute Breakfast & Breakthroughs events.
    • Work with CDO to develop and execute other fundraising and stewardship events as needed.
  • Grants
    • Provide support on select portfolio of grant applications
  • Other Duties as assigned

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