We are looking for a highly skilled, self motivated individual to be our Annual Fund Manager. The position reports directly to the Managing Director of Development and works closely with the Development Department. This position regularly represents the Prevent Cancer Foundation at community events.
The Annual Fund Manager is responsible for coordinating annual giving initiatives to include direct mail, workplace giving, honor/memorial campaigns, and email solicitation, as well as acknowledgments and stewardship to increase donor acquisition, retention and revenue. Candidate must be a strong writer and have excellent oral communication.
Duties & Responsibilities
Manages direct marketing, including working with DM consultant to draft direct mail appeals, working in-house to send e-appeals, working with the in-house graphic designer on creative and inspiring packages; creating mailing lists from Raiser’s Edge; and coordinating the mailing process with the print house.
Analyzes response to each campaign and makes recommendations for future campaigns based on results.
Keep current on latest developments/best practices for online and annual giving.
Drafts all acknowledgment templates for direct mail, e-appeals, and special campaigns; reviews and tailors acknowledgments as-needed for special individual and corporate donors.
Represents the Foundation at workplace giving events throughout the DC metro region. Works to increase designations to Prevent Cancer Foundation through state, federal and for-profit workplace giving campaigns (CFC and private industry).
Point of Contact with America’s Charities representatives.
Ensures the timely submission of America’s Charities and individual state workplace giving applications. Works in collaboration with the Foundation’s Senior Account Manager to ensure state solicitation filings are up-to-date and proper filing of all applications is maintained for auditing purposes.
In coordination with the Database and Development Manager, oversees the maintenance and accuracy of in-house and outsourced direct mail donor files, mail selections and pulls for individual mailings.
Assists the Managing Director of Development on strategies to upgrade donors.
Identifies individuals, demographic and interest segments that should be targeted as potential donors and work with the Managing Director of Development to execute customized appeals (e.g., phone calls, letters, cards, visits, etc.) for follow-up.
Creates and manages web-based and print content materials in concert with the Foundation’s goals, mission and programs to keep donors informed and connected to the Foundation’s work.
BA required; Marketing degree preferred
Experience working with e-blasting software
3-5 years fundraising experience, at least one in direct marketing (direct mail, e-appeals, etc.)
Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge
Excellent writing and public speaking.
Experience working with senior level executives.
Highly organized, able to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
Strong attention to details and accuracy.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and web-based research skills, and comfortable working with social media networks (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
Some experience managing budgets.
Proactive, flexible, team player.
Some evening and weekend work required.
The Prevent Cancer Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.
Since 1985, the Prevent Cancer Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, has invested nearly $142 million in support of cancer prevention research, education, advocacy and outreach programs nationwide and have played a pivotal role in developing a body of knowledge that is the basis for important prevention and early detection strategies. The Foundation is the only U.S. nonprofit organization solely devote...d to cancer prevention and early detection. We have funded nearly 450 scientists at over 150 leading medical institutions across the country. Our public education programs have applied this scientific knowledge to inform the public about ways they can reduce their cancer risks.