Advancement Manager

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Position Title: Advancement Manager

Organziation: Besa Community, Inc.

Work Location: Hybrid

Employment/FLSA Status: Full-Time/Exempt

Reports To: Senior Advancement Director

Salary Range: $50,000 — $60,000

About the Organization
In 2012, Besa launched a mission to reinvent the volunteer experience. We make giving back easy and transformative to power a wave of civic engagement that lifts us all. By fostering relationships with business partners, community volunteers, donors, and more than 150 nonprofits, Besa has rallied 70,000 volunteers to give 165,000 hours and complete 11,300 volunteer experiences — resulting in more than $80M in community impact.

About the Role
The Advancement Manager will be responsible for fundraising activities, stewardship, and donor cultivation efforts. The role will work closely with the Senior Director of Advancement to develop and implement strategies to meet Besa’s fundraising goals. We’re seeking candidates with an entrepreneurial mindset and collaborative approach to fundraising and teamwork.

Primary Responsibilities
Develop and implement fundraising strategies for Besa’s individual donors and support the development of future donor programs. With a major focus on $0-$5,000 donors and our monthly sustainer program.

Attend volunteer events to cultivate relationships in an effort to convert volunteers to donors.

Work with the Senior Director of Advancement on 3rd party fundraising strategies.

Identify, cultivate, and steward relationships with donors.

Conduct research on potential donors and develop strategies for engagement.

Collaborate with Advancement Coordinator to manage donor database and ensure timely and accurate donor acknowledgement and recognition.

Collaborate with Senior Director of Advancement to develop Besa’s event strategy plan to include stewardship, cultivation, and fundraising.

Coordinate and execute fundraising campaigns, including direct mail and online giving.

Monitor and evaluate the success of fundraising efforts and adjust strategies as needed.

Support senior leaders in donor cultivation and stewardship.

Other duties as assigned.

Our Ideal Candidate
Bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as non-profit management, business administration, or communications.

Minimum of 3–5 years of experience in non-profit fundraising, with a proven track record of achieving fundraising goals.

Proven success in donor cultivation, stewardship, and relationship building.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to write compelling proposals and reports.

Ability to work collaboratively with staff, board members, volunteers, and donors.

Knowledge of fundraising software and donor databases.

Highly organized and detail-oriented, with strong project management skills.

Passion for Besa’s mission and values.

Work Environment

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The physical demands and work environment described in this job description are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer and communicate with co-workers in an office and virtual environment. The employee is frequently required to stand or sit to complete work and may occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

What We Offer
Energetic and collaborative team driven by a mission to do good.

Award-winning, entrepreneurial nonprofit.

Headquartered in German Village in a collaborative workspace.

Competitive health and dental benefits package, including retirement package and short-term and long-term disability benefits.

Generous vacation policy and paid holidays off.

Professional development opportunities.

Volunteering, team retreats, and a great company culture.

Submit your resume and cover letter to: [email protected]

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