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NYC Audubon's Development Manager guides the organization's Executive Director and Board in defining and implementing fund-raising objectives to develop roughly $1 million in contributed income annually. S/he is responsible for all aspects of foundation, corporate, government, and individual fundraising and donor stewardship, in addition to maintaining a robust membership program and launching a planned giving program. S/he manages cultivation, members-only, and special events, including the annual Fall Roost dinner-and-auction benefit. S/he is responsible for the creation of a wide range of written and printed materials, including grant proposals and reports, appeals and correspondence, and all event invitations. The position currently supervises one part-time direct report and interfaces with a variety of vendors and consultants. This is a growth position within a dynamic and growing organization.
RequirementsThe successful candidate will be an energetic professional with a minimum of 3 years of fund-raising experience, preferably within the five boroughs of New York City:
- A generalist with familiarity in all aspects of basic fund-raising including experience with annual campaigns, membership services, proposal writing, prospecting and solicitation from individual, foundation, corporate and government agency sources.
- An excellent communicator, especially in written form, with strong analytical abilities, and an aptitude for budgeting.
- A highly organized and success-driven professional with a lively, perspicacious intellect who is able to complete work under deadline pressure, while simultaneously accomplishing multiple other projects.
- A comfortable intra-city traveler with knowledge of the City’s geography and an interest in engaging with its diverse communities.
- A colleague able to work harmoniously in a team-based organization within a close-quarters environment.
- A flexible and adaptable staff partner able to adjust to the daily needs and activities of a small office and small organization.
- Interest in environmental conservation and wild bird preservation is essential. A bachelor’s degree is required.
November 19, 2014