The Fundraising Manager develops and supports the implementation of a strategic approach for the organization to maintain and expand its relationships with key funding partners, including individuals, churches, foundations and corporations.
This position is a part-time, salaried position (25 hours per week)
- A self-starter and creative thinker, able to analyze situations or data and develop recommendations and strategies independently.
- A passion for managing and developing organizational relationships for Kingdom purposes.
- A proven ability to oversee and improve upon processes, including information/data, communications, events, volunteers, etc.
- A strong writer and communicator.
The Fundraising Manager reports to the Executive Director and will work as a team member of BHITC’s staff.
Plan and manage development activities
- Collaborate with the Board of Directors and Executive Director to create a fund development plan that increases revenues to support the strategic direction of the organi
- Monitor and evaluate all donor-related activities to ensure that goals are being achieved.
- Monitor trends in the community and among current donors; adapt strategies as neces
- Serve as a lead member of BHITC’s Fundraising Committee.
Organize fund development activities
- Develop and manage timelines for various fundraising activities to ensure fund raising processes are carried out in a timely manner.
- Oversee the planning and execution of special fundraising and donor appreciation events.
- Assist in preparing and submitting grant applications to generate funds for the organization; assist in managing grant writing consultants; manage reporting processes to grant funders.
- Identify and develop corporate, community and individual prospects for the organization’s mission goals.
- Oversee the administration and maintenance of a donor database, prepare reports from same for analysis by Executive Director and Fundraising Committee.
- Coordinate receipt processes for all donations.
- Engage and manage volunteers for special development projects and events.
Promote the organization
- Support BHITC’s communications plan and activities to promote the organization to its
- Coordinate the design and printing of all marketing and communication related to development efforts.
- Build relationships with donors and community stakeholders to advance the mission and funding needs of the organization.
- Participate in staff meetings and organizational events.
- A bachelor’s degree
- Certificate in Fundraising or Nonprofit Management is an asset, but not required
Knowledge, skills and abilities
- Some experienced in fundraising management
- Knowledge of special events planning and management
Proficiency in the use of computer for:
- Fundraising software
- Word processing / Desktop design (InDesign)
- Database management
Candidates may submit letters of inquiries and a resume to:
Building Hope in the City
2031 West 30 Street
Cleveland, OH 44113