Capital Campaign Manager

Employment Status: 
Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week; 8:45am-5:15pm. 

Minimum Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university with 5+ years of experience in a not-for-profit management, fund development, donor relations an stewardship, or fund-raising administration roles with at least 2 years immersed in developing and tracking relationships with high level donors. Capital campaign experience strongly preferred. Has demonstrated financial and project management experience. Experience in writing and implementing policy and procedure documentation preferred.  Advanced training in Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge 7+ and demonstrated proficiency in its use.  Crystal Report skills desirable.  Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, with advanced knowledge of and expertise in database administration preferred.  

In coordination with the frontline fundraising team, the Capital Campaign Manager will ensure call reports, cultivation, and solicitation activities are recorded properly in the database.  Create and administer a centralized process for prospect and interested-party name capture, interest coding, and retrieval for future use. Collaborates with prospect management and gift officers to streamline portfolio and pipeline reporting. Design and implement effective prospect briefing and tracking materials for prospect review sessions, campaign meetings, and board meetings.  Provide current information about prospects and donors at briefings and to staff/volunteers.  Monitor and assist with the fulfillment of reporting obligations to funders for individual and institutional donations.  Develop written materials to support capital campaign fundraising activities. Record all contributions to the capital campaign and coordinate with Finance for the quarterly reconciliation. Maintain a working knowledge of all major campaign prospects.  Monitor integrity of the information contained in the database and determines how to translate data into useable, actionable information for the formation and execution of fund-raising strategies.  Oversee the creation, approval, and finalization of gift agreements.  Supports development of guest lists, invitation mailings and other list creation. Planning for and scheduling recurring leadership meetings and arranging for additional meetings on an as-needed basis.  Working with departments throughout the Institute an external consultants to acquire and distribute timely campaign-related materials.  Provide high quality support to Capital Campaign Leadership.  Assist with Development Department events as required, and other duties as assigned. 


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