Website Lifeline Community Services
Lifeline Community Services is a community-based human services
Are you a relationship builder? Are you a creative and strategic thinker who enjoys collaboration and welcomes the opportunity to tests ideas and try new things? Do you want to use your people-skills to improve the lives of the most vulnerable members of our San Diego community? Are you a self-starter who enjoys a roll-up your sleeves approach to projects? Lifeline has an exciting opportunity to hire an Individual Giving Manager within a high-functioning, strongly aligned team.
Under the general supervision of the Chief Development Officer (CDO), Lifeline’s Individual Giving Manager is a key member of the Community Engagement team responsible for the cultivation and solicitation of individual donors, including direct and email campaigns, stewardship, reporting, and research. The Individual Giving Manager will oversee a growing portfolio of donors and lead efforts to continue that growth.
We are need of a highly-effective, results-drive, energetic, donor-focused, organized and committed fundraiser.
Strong ability to plan, organize, and manage multiple assignments simultaneously. Also must be able to and comfortable with asking for help and guidance when needed. Ability to pivot and shift priorities. Enjoys working independently and within a team environment.
BA in a related field or equivalent work experience required. Minimum of three to five years in the development department at a mission driven non-profit setting is highly recommended. Experience with fundraising software programs, including Raiser’s Edge, and proficiency with research tools is a plus.
Must represent Lifeline’s mission, vision, core values, and philosophy and demonstrate cultural sensitivity. Must be willing to use own, properly insured, reliable vehicle for the job (mileage reimbursed).
With support from CDO, manage and expand Lifeline’s base of individual donors. Directly responsible for cultivating new relationships that expand the portfolio of individual donors, grow overall sources of revenue, and expand the overall number of donors in the portfolio
Build on the existing development plan to drive fundraising capacity, steward key relationships, and enhance a donor’s personal connection to Lifeline and the youth, adults, and families we serve
Arrange, prepare for, and attend donor site visits and meetings
Draft, write, and edit direct mail campaigns, online solicitations, acknowledgement letters, stewardship and annual reports
Work with senior leadership to create strategies for growing Lifeline’s donor support in unrestricted and program support funds
Collaborate with Volunteer department to identify prospects and create opportunities for donor involvement
Partner with Program teams to identify opportunities for targeted requests to address urgent or unique needs within various Lifeline programs
Prepare budgets with Finance team as needed for reporting and solicitations
In partnership with Database Manager, ensure fundraising software, Raiser’s Edge, is kept up to date with all relevant communications, research, and information
Attend monthly program finance meetings
Conduct ongoing research to identify prospects that expand Lifeline’s funder portfolio
Provide support for fundraising and marketing events
Represent Lifeline in the community at award presentations, networking events, and more
Other related duties as assigned by the CDO
40 hours a week -Monday-Friday. Weekends, evenings, and holidays as needed (ability to telecommute with supervisor’s approval)
Annual salary: $65k -$70k. Salary will commensurate with experience and education.
Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation with a good driving record.
Willing to use own, properly insured, reliable vehicle for the job (mileage reimbursed).
Employment subject to clearances, including background finger printing checks, driving record, tuberculosis testing, and drug testing.
How to Apply
Please send your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to Tanya Hackel at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Individual Giving Manager” in the subject line.
We appreciate your interest; please note that we will only be contacting applicants that meet the required qualifications.
About the Company
Lifeline Community Services is a non-profit human services organization that offers a wide range of services to the people of San Diego County. Our mission is to build self-reliance among youth, individuals and families through problem solving, skill-building and accessible community-based services.
Come be part of a team who CAR2Es! At Lifeline, you will find people who are Connected to the communities we serve, Authentic, and Resourceful. We are Responsive to the needs of our clients and Engaged in our mission to build self-reliance among youth, adults, and families. Equal Opportunity Employer.
We offer flexible work hours and excellent benefits to our employees.
Generous paid vacation
Paid sick time (6 days)
Paid holidays (14 days)
100% employer paid medical, dental, vision, chiropractic and acupuncture coverage
100% employer paid life insurance
Health and wellness programs
Employee Assistance program
Professional development assistance
Great employee incentive awards program
Training and education assistance
Matched 403b retirement plan
Flexible Spending Account
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