New Memphis is a not-for-profit organization committed to attracting, developing, activating and retaining talent in order to forge a prosperous and vital new Memphis.

Title:  Development Manager

The Role:  The Development Manager at New Memphis is a key position tasked with managing the daily functions of the development team. This person will work closely with and report to the Sr. Manager of Fundraising Operations & Technology. The position provides an excellent opportunity to work for an established and dynamic non-profit with ample opportunity for growth.

Main Functions and Responsibilities:
•    Supervise fundraising projects, coordinating timelines, approvals, and project-team communication
•    Enter and maintain accurate and complete records for donors, prospects, and donations in Salesforce
•    Collect data from internal and external sources for use in funding reports and proposals
•    Prepare gift acknowledgement letters and donor correspondence
•    Prepare donor reports and list selections from Salesforce for mailing, appeals, communications and events
•    Organize and generate all development mailings
•    Empower and prepare team members and Trustees as donors, solicitors, prospectors, stewards
•    Prepare meeting materials for team members and external solicitors
•    Collaborate across departments within the organization to ensure accurate and timely delivery of benefits promised to donors
•    Provide daily administrative support to supervisor
•    Research business/corporate and individual fundraising prospects
•    Represent New Memphis, personally engage key constituents, and support the staff at events
•    Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with current donors and build relationships with new donors through in-person and virtual engagement
•    Support the Development Team with other job-related duties as assigned

Key Skills
•    Organized self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment
•    At least three years of relevant work experience
•    Strong attention to details, with an aptitude for coordinating tasks and timelines
•    Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
•    Learn new skills and process information quickly
•    Synthesize large amounts of information to support initiatives
•    Effectively prioritize tasks and maintain quality standards, while also adapting to demands of the work environment
•    Manage demands, deadlines, and information needs of multiple projects with little guidance
•    Proficient in MS Outlook, Word, and Excel; Salesforce experience a plus but not required
•    Full-time. Some evening, weekends and extended hours will be required.

Excellent benefits include medical/dental/vision insurance; generous retirement contribution plan. We are looking to fill this position immediately.  Qualified applicants should send resume and cover letter by June 6th to Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.