Advancement Manager – hybrid

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The Advancement Manager role with our Columbus, Ohio client is responsible for fundraising activities, stewardship, and donor cultivation efforts. The role will work closely with the Senior Director of Advancement to develop and implement strategies to meet client’s fundraising goals. We’re seeking candidates with an
entrepreneurial mindset and collaborative approach to fundraising and teamwork.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement fundraising strategies for client’s individual donors and support the development of future donor programs.
    • With a major focus on $0-$5,000 donors and the monthly sustainer program.
  • Attend volunteer events to cultivate relationships in an effort to convert volunteers to donors.
  • Work with the Senior Director of Advancement on 3rd party fundraising strategies.
  • Identify, cultivate, and steward relationships with donors.
  • Conduct research on potential donors and develop strategies for engagement.
  • Collaborate with Advancement Coordinator to manage donor database and ensure timely and accurate donor acknowledgement and recognition.
  • Collaborate with Senior Director of Advancement to develop client’s event strategy plan to include stewardship, cultivation, and fundraising.
  • Coordinate and execute fundraising campaigns, including direct mail and online giving.
  • Monitor and evaluate the success of fundraising efforts and adjust strategies as needed.
  • Support senior leaders in donor cultivation and stewardship.
  • Other duties as assigned.


The Ideal Candidate

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as non-profit management, business administration, or communications.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in non-profit fundraising, with a proven track record of achieving fundraising goals.
  • Proven success in donor cultivation, stewardship, and relationship building.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to write compelling proposals and reports.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff, board members, volunteers, and donors.
  • Knowledge of fundraising software and donor databases.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented, with strong project management skills.
  • Passion for the client’s mission and values.


What the client offers:

  • Energetic and collaborative team driven by a mission to do good.
  • Award-winning, entrepreneurial nonprofit.
  • Headquartered in a collaborative workspace.
  • Competitive health and dental benefits package, including retirement package and short-term and long-term disability benefits.
  • Generous vacation policy and paid holidays off.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Volunteering, team retreats, and a great company culture.

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