April 7, 2011
Under the supervision of the VP of Development, the manager is responsible for the implementation and success of corporate, foundation and individual solicitations. The Development Manger integrates new strategies to engage and retain members using a variety of online tools, written materials, special events and social media sites. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellent writing and organizational skills, and be able to identify and properly convey compelling fundraising stories. S/he must have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work in a fast paced environment and an understanding of database management. Familiarity with Blackbaud software, such as Raisers Edge & Sphere preferred.
A Bachelors degree and minimum of 3 years fundraising experience (or comparable experience) is required. We are seeking a team player with a sense of humor, a passion for animal welfare and someone who embraces and enjoys sharing workspace with animals.