Development Manager NEW MEMPHIS INSTITUTE

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 info@newmemphis.org. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.