Job Listing: Annual Fund Manager

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Salary: $38,000-$42,000


Annual Fund Manager

The annual fund manager’s primary responsibility is the strategic execution and management of a comprehensive annual giving program, including the coordination and oversight of supporting initiatives in the areas of development services and donor relations. The annual fund manager is responsible for cultivation and stewardship of a portfolio of donors and works closely with the director of development and chief executive officer to support the major gifts program.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinates the direct mail program, including membership and annual fund mailings, and builds relationships with supporters, focusing on shaping a sustainable annual giving program.
  2. Manages a portfolio of mid-range supporters, scheduling at least one meeting a week (50 per year) to engage with Preservation Virginia donors
  3. In coordination with the communications manager, maintain and update the donor database. Process donations and acknowledgments of gifts and pledges. This includes recording gifts in donor records, preparing and mailing acknowledgements and other necessary documentation for review by the annual fund manager.
  4. Manages an annual fund committee including board of trustees and community volunteers to achieve established goals.
  5. Helps plan donor and/or prospect engagement and recognition events to promote interest in Preservation Virginia.
  6. Utilizes Raiser’s Edge and Donor Search programs to track donors and perform prospect research. Supports the research needs of the Director of Development and Chief Executive Officer in preparation for visits.
  7. Prepares monthly reports on annual fund, designated, restricted and other gifts and provides information to the finance department for reconciliation.
  8. Establishes and monitors standards and guidelines for donor-centric communications organization-wide.
  9. Attends special events as appropriate to foster member and donor engagement.
  10. Contributes to the effort to build a culture of philanthropy throughout the organization.
  11. Supports other development initiatives as requested.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required, with 3-5 years of experience in a development program. Demonstrated analytical, organizational and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, as well as the ability to work with and motivate other development professionals and volunteers. Excellent skill and understanding of computer and constituent software required, including experience with complex, conditional mail merges. Ability to work independently and within a team environment. Willingness and ability to travel statewide and to work nights and weekends, as required. Experience with Raiser’s Edge and Donor Search programs preferred.

To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume electronically to