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Development Manager

Company: The Ford Agency
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Candidates for this position must be based in DC, MD, or VA area or have independent plans for relocation.
The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a strategic and dynamic development professional to join a Bethesda-based pediatric healthcare non-profit. This individual will be responsible for developing and implementing fundraising and communication campaigns to reach individual donors, corporations, and foundations, tracking progress and reporting to leadership and the Board, and collaborating with other departments to ensure goals are met. This is a terrific opportunity for someone who has at least 10 years of development experience, enjoys cultivating relationships with donors, and working with a team to develop strategic fundraising campaigns! Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with donors
  • Execute campaign strategies to cultivate gifts from major donors, corporations, and foundations
  • Develop a strategic multichannel communications plan
  • Build awareness among prospects and target audiences
  • Utilize a combination of events, personal solicitations, direct mail, and other strategies
  • Track campaign progress and report to leadership and Board
  • Collaborate with other teams to ensure coordination of additional giving strategies
  • Maintain campaign calendar and monitor progress towards key goals and deadlines
  • Assist with other fundraising projects as needed Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Advanced Degree preferred
    • 10+ years of development and communications experience
    • Major and planned gifts
    • Annual giving
    • Experience with individual, foundation, and corporate fundraising
    • Experience coordinating volunteers
    • Superb communication skills
    • Excellent public speaking skills
    • Experience with Salesforce
      This is a direct hire role. For immediate consideration, candidates should submit their resumes to: ATTN: Development Manager
      To see more open positions available through The Ford Agency, please check out our website at

Keywords: The Ford Agency, Bethesda , Development Manager, Executive , Bethesda, Maryland

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