Development Manager

Job Title: Fundraising Manager
Supervisor’s Title: Development Director
Department: Development
Date Prepared: 10/22/21
General Purpose: This Full-Time position will support local and national fundraising efforts with a
focus on corporate, individual and fundraising event revenue generation. In addition to
departmental administrative duties, this position will support local fundraising initiatives and help
develop business and individual relationships that support our work. The ideal candidate will work
full-time from our Fort Collins headquarters though we also have a flexible work from home
policy.
To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Duty Category 1: Fundraising
Supports fundraising needs related to Corporate, Individual and Fundraising Event initiatives.
Develop and lead fundraising events; work with Marketing to assist in mass marketing of
fundraising events; responsible for team and individual recruitment and overall fundraising
success of each event.
Supports annual direct mail needs
Works with Marketing Team and Development Director on donor communications including
monthly communications; Annual Report
Manages 3rd party events
Duty Category 2: Data Management and Reporting
In coordination with Admin, this position will support data entry needs; acknowledgment
process and reporting needs of the organization.
Assists in the management of online giving platforms (including Mobile Cause, Classy,
Hand-Bid, etc.)
Assists in the management and coordination of inventory of swag for the online store and
donor rewards
Supports strategy for donor communications including management of segmented donor
lists
Supports activities and organizes thank-you phone calls and mailings by engaging staff and
volunteers.
Supports coordination of cash flow, forecasting and financial reporting with CFO
Duty Category 3: Other fundraising duties
Coordinates/provides support for in-person prospecting events as assigned, such as salon
events held by board members and donors
Provides on-the-ground execution of Colorado area special events including the solicitation
\and securing of local teams that drive fundraising, and in-kind donations as needed to
reduce event expenses and enhance the donor experience.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Contribute to positive organizational culture through intentional and identifiable actions
Work effectively across all departments to ensure knowledge and alignment of funding
needs and opportunities
Support employee engagement, stewardship and recognition efforts for individuals and
donors from across the organization
Supervisory Duties:
While this position does not supervise staff in the short-term, the position does require engagement with
high-level donors, partners, local businesses, and volunteers, and requires successful
communication and relationship skills for managing cross-departmental projects
Position will provide volunteer support in executing annual giving fundraising projects
including mailings, thank you phone calls to donors and other project production
Qualifications:
Knowledge, skills, and ability—
Proven ability to secure 4 and 5-figure gifts from individuals and/or corporate partnerships.
Exceptional organizational and administrative skills with astute attention to detail
Ability to communicate effectively with local business leaders; volunteers; staff; and deliver
engaging presentations that result in the activation of community members.
Enthusiastic approach to the work and a proven desire to work within and across teams
Proven ability to work both independently and as a part of a dynamic and fast-paced team
Proven ability to communicate professionally and effectively both in writing and in person
with a variety of constituents
Ability to manage multiple projects at once with significant attention to detail
Strategic thinker with the ability to engage in planning discussions and balance both short
term and long term growth goals overall
Excellent collaboration skills
Ability to manage within identified budgets and timelines
Experience working successfully with a variety of constituents, high-level volunteers,
partners, and team members
Ability to work independently, self-starter who is self-motivated and task-oriented
In addition, the Fundraising Manager will demonstrate the following competencies:
Fast-paced and energetic work style — driven for success with a positive attitude that
energizes others
Project Management—identifies and thinks through all necessary steps of a project, sets
appropriate deadlines, moves seamlessly between prioritized tasks, identifies required
participants and holds self and others accountable to outcomes and deadlines
Analytical Thinking—takes into account and analyzes various points of view and data to
form a perspective appropriate for the execution of a plan that is in line with organizational
priorities, including the identifying or anticipating problems and implementing of solutions
Creative and Innovative Thinking – is able to effectively build partnerships that meet the
needs of the community and of No Barriers
Education or formal training—
Bachelor’s degree in a field related to public relations; business; events; or nonprofit
management or applicable experience in relevant field
Experience—
Experience managing projects where a high degree of organization and attention to detail is
essential
Superior customer service skills to a variety of constituencies in person, over the phone, in
writing, over email, and in social media
Experience working in a professional office environment
Nonprofit fundraising or applicable experience required
Experience specific to independent work with donors, companies and service organizations.
Work Environment—
This position is based at the No Barriers headquarters office in Fort Collins, CO with a flexible work from home policy
This position will be able to work with direction and show initiative to work independently to
execute on work plans
Limited national travel is required
Physical activities–
Possible moving of boxes that contain program or other materials (not a requirement)
Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or
qualifications associated with the job

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