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Now Hiring: Development Manager

The NPSD Educational Foundation is seeking a Development Manager to join our team! Come and work with the North Penn School District Educational Foundation and help us motive and inspire students and staff through innovative projects and opportunities. 

The deadline to apply is April 22, 2024. Resumés can be emailed to Christine Liberaski at liberacd@npenn.org. 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Development Manager (Part Time  Contracted Position– 25 hours/week)

Pay Rate: $27-$29 per hour

Reports to: Executive Director

Position Summary:

The North Penn School District Educational Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to motivate and inspire students and staff through innovative projects and opportunities that enhance educational experiences and resources is currently seeking a high energy, self-motivated Development Manager to join its team and provide the day to day management of its fundraising program. 

The Development Manager works with the Executive Director to foster a culture of philanthropy and is responsible for implementing the organization’s tactical plan for fundraising which includes the annual campaign, events and grant writing. The candidate will be responsible for coordinating strategies to develop donors and manage contributions, grants and other funding sources to support the organization. This position requires a creative thinker who can work both independently and on a team as well as manage multiple tasks.  

Essential Functions: 

  • Coordinate the Annual Campaign.
  • Work with the Executive Director and the Golf Committee to run the annual Golf Tournament.
  • Coordinate other special events as determined by the Development Committee.
  • Assist the Executive Director in establishing a Major Gifts program.
  • Coordinate acknowledgement of gifts.
  • Write grant proposals to corporate and private foundations and manage the timely submission of grant reporting.
  • Work with the Executive Director to develop an annual donor communication plan to ensure consistent philanthropic messaging to all key constituencies.
  • Fully utilize Bloomerang and its fundraising reporting functions.  
  • Serve on Development, Special Event and Marketing Committees of the Board of Directors.
  • Support the execution of the strategic plan as it relates to the development function.
  • Support the Alumni Coordinator to advance the North Penn Alumni Association.
     

Experience & Skills

Requirements:

  • Fundraising experience for another non-profit organization in the areas of annual campaign, events and/or grant writing.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to write clear, compelling narrative for fundraising materials.
  • Experience working with volunteers.
  • Experience with fundraising database management programs.
  • An understanding of non-profit management and operations.
  • Strong analytical skills, with capacity to self-motivate and work independently. 
  • Excellent computer skills including a donor management system, such as Bloomerang.
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