Development Manager (Part-Time or Full-Time)
The DC Fiscal Policy Institute, an affiliate of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, is seeking an experienced development professional to direct its fundraising work, including work on foundation and individual giving and on fundraising events.
DCFPI is the leading source of independent information on budget and tax issues in the District of Columbia. DCFPI engages in research and in advocacy to promote investments to build thriving communities throughout the city, including education, health care and housing. DCFPI combines solid analysis, timely and impactful research, strategic communications, and partnerships with advocates and community groups to influence budget and policy outcomes.
- Research prospective donors and foundations, and conduct outreach to them
- Write letters, proposals and thank you notes to donors and prospects
- Respond to donor and prospective donor inquiries in a timely and professional manner.
- Oversee acknowledgments to and stewardship of funders
- Design, manage, and strategically use donor database. Plan and execute strategies for identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospects, donors and foundations
- Manage the fundraising schedule of the ED and others. Plan and coordinate events
- Develop real-time reports for leadership that track all facets of development plan
- Dedication to the mission of the DC Fiscal Policy Institute
- Bachelor or advanced degree with at least 5 years of development experience in the non-profit arena
- Exceptional written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to grasp and communicate complex policy ideas and the goals of our work in a clear, accessible and compelling way. Ability to write in the voice of DCFPI.
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Ability to manage multiple projects and move quickly from one to another. Ability to be flexible and balance competing priorities
- Experience managing events
- Facility with technical aspects and strategic use of donor databases and Microsoft Excel
Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits include two health insurance options, dental and vision coverage, life and long-term disability insurance, retirement, MERP, DCAP, and generous vacation, sick leave, and holiday schedules.
To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Information also can be mailed to:
DCFPI Search Committee
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
820 First Street, NE, Suite 510
Washington, D.C. 20002
The Center is an equal opportunity employer, and as such, takes affirmative action to insure that discrimination does not occur on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, religious or political affiliation, disability, or any other classification considered discriminatory under applicable law.
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