Capital Campaign and Development Manager

Full Time
1 week ago

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Campaign Planning and Strategy:
  • Implement a comprehensive capital campaign plan in collaboration with the executive director, board of directors, and campaign committee.
  • Set campaign goals, timelines, and benchmarks to ensure successful execution and completion.
  • Conduct donor research to identify potential major gift prospects.
  1. Donor Cultivation and Stewardship:
  • Support the cultivation and maintenance of relationships with existing and prospective donors, ensuring personalized and strategic engagement.
  • Prepare and present compelling campaign proposals and stewardship materials for use by senior leadership and volunteers.
  • Oversee donor recognition and acknowledgement programs to maintain donor satisfaction and loyalty.
  1. Campaign Communications:
    • Execute a comprehensive communications plan to promote the campaign to various stakeholders.
    • Oversee the creation of campaign collateral, including brochures, newsletters, press releases, and social media content.
    • Coordinate with marketing and communications teams to ensure consistent messaging and branding.
  2. Event Planning and Execution:
    • Plan and execute campaign-related and annual events (following the development calendar), including donor receptions, fundraising galas, and community outreach activities.
    • Manage event logistics, including venue selection, vendor coordination, and volunteer engagement.
    • Ensure events are executed within budget and meet campaign objectives.
  3. Volunteer Management
    • Recruit, train, and manage campaign volunteers, including campaign committee members, development and event committee members, and other key stakeholders.
    • Provide ongoing support and guidance to volunteers, ensuring they are equipped to effectively contribute to all development efforts.
  4. Reporting and Analysis
    • Track and report on campaign progress, including fundraising totals, donor engagement, and event outcomes.
    • Prepare regular updates and presentations for the executive director, board of directors, and development and campaign committees.
    • Conduct post campaign analysis to identify successes, challenges, and opportunities for future development initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit management, communications, marketing, or a related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in fundraising with a focus on capital campaigns or major gifts.
  • Hands on experience with raising funds in a small nonprofit with minimal support staff.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing and executing capital campaigns.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and project management abilities.
  • Proficiency in fundraising software and CRM systems.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders, including donors, volunteers, and board members.
  • High degree of professionalism, integrity, and confidentiality.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed.


Salary: Commensurate with experience. Salary range $125,000 - $175,000


Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letters, and three professional references to executive director Terrie Goren to by             August 1, 2024.

2808 Summit Street