Annual Fund Manager ($55,000/annually/Full time, Exempt with full benefits)

Annual Fund Manager ($55,000/annually/Full time, Exempt with full benefits)

Title:   Annual Fund Manager

FLSA Status:   Exempt
Employment Status:  Full Time/Exempt
Reports To:   Director of Development
Department:   Administration/Resource Development
Location:   Main office (1008 Bullard Court, Raleigh, NC 27615)
Supervisory Responsibilities:   None

The Annual Fund Manager is an essential part of the Resource Development team at Haven House Services, working collaboratively with the Director of Development and Volunteer & Marketing Coordinator to develop, implement, and evaluate Haven House’s year-round fundraising program.  The Annual Fund manager is responsible for the planning and execution of a successful peer-to-peer giving annual campaign, year-end giving campaign, and annual executive challenge peer-to-peer giving campaign. The Annual Fund Manager also manages corporate giving, primarily through the agency’s Partner program, and coordinates donor stewardship activities.

Specific position duties and responsibilities:

Annual Campaign:

  • Primary responsibility for fall annual peer-to-peer campaign, including:
  • Working with campaign leadership to create timeline, theme, and goals
  • Ongoing recruitment and year-long stewardship of annual campaign volunteers
  • Using peer-to-peer fundraising software to build and update campaign site
  • Developing campaign collateral and fundraising tools
  • Scheduling and hosting volunteer training and organizing campaign-related events
  • Managing weekly volunteer check-ins, organizing volunteer engagement opportunities, and creating and distributing ongoing volunteer updates to encourage and support fundraisers in reaching fundraising goals.
  • Working with Volunteer & Marketing Coordinator (VMC) to create content volunteer fundraisers can easily share and use to engage their networks
  • Plan campaign wrap-up events and volunteer recognition
  • Track and evaluate campaign performance, using data to refine recruitment and fundraising strategies to enhance participation and revenue

Year-End Giving & Direct Mail Appeals:

  • Work with staff to identify impact story/stories for appeals and with VMC to write and design direct mail pieces; select and work with printer to produce appeals
  • Work with VMC to create digital appeals and posts to support campaigns
  • Determine timing of direct mail and digital campaigns and work with VMC to pull and clean direct mail list
  • Create and implement strategies to meet annual new donor and donor retention goals.

Executive Challenge Campaign:

  • Work with board and RD Committee to recruit executives to participate in Executive Challenge
  • Use peer-to-peer fundraising software to build challenge site; create challenge collateral and email/social media templates to support executives in reaching their fundraising goals
  • Provide engagement and recognition opportunities for executives during and after the challenge
  • Gather feedback post-challenge to identify ways to improve challenge and process in future years

Corporate Giving:

  • Work with Director of Development to develop annual Partner program sponsorship materials, renew existing partners, and recruit new partners.
  • Build and strengthen relationships with partners, providing engagement opportunities and impact reports, and ensure partners receive all program benefits

Donor Stewardship:

  • Assists in identifying, cultivating, and stewarding donors, including annual giving individuals, recurring donors, and corporate partners; Oversees implementation of agency’s “Donor’s Journey” activities

Events and Outreach:

  • Works closely with Director of Development, VMC, and volunteers to plan and execute agency fundraising events
  • Represents agency at public presentations, third-party fundraisers, corporate giving presentations, and other events as needed.
  • Organizes and serves as the staff lead for the Resource Development Committee

General agency duties and responsibilities:

  • Completes all required trainings
  • Participates in agency outreach and fundraising events
  • Demonstrates a willingness to assist in other agency programs as needed
  • Acts as a custodian and demonstrates responsible and ethical use of agency property and facilities
  • Displays sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics
  • Strives to embody the agency’s Code of Ethics while working towards the agency’s Mission
  • Learns and demonstrates Agency-wide Competencies including the areas of consumer and community relationships, continuous individual and agency-wide improvement, vision and purpose, respect and teamwork and positive leadership
  • Learns, develops, and models Positive Youth Development core competencies resulting in capacity to contribute to the mission of Haven House Services and be a resource to our youth and families, other partner organizations, and our community
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 3-5 years of relevant experience working with a nonprofit organization.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Strong and persuasive writing, editing, and storytelling skills to meaningfully connect people from a variety of audiences to our mission. English fluency, including accuracy in spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Tech savvy with experience using donor customer relation management software and other fundraising-related programs.
  • Excellent computer software skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with graphic design, Canva, Adobe Creative Suite applications, video editing, MailChimp, and WordPress preferred.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills. Ability to make judgments, assume responsibility, and produce stellar work under the pressure of deadlines and timelines.
  • A strong team player, who is also a self-starter with a desire to take on new challenges.
  • Initiative, creativity, reliability, flexibility, sense of humor, thoroughness, and accuracy.
  • Integrity in relationships with donors, prospective donors, volunteers, and colleagues.

Other requirements: 

  • Valid North Carolina Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record
  • Proof of current/valid car insurance
  • Acceptable background report
  • Negative drug screen results

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