Annual Giving, Development - General, Planned Giving
4 Year Degree
Sound Mental Health is seeking an Development Manager to join our team! Sound Mental Health is a non-profit leader in behavioral health services and has been a vital community resource since 1966. SMH provides comprehensive mental health, substance abuse and behavioral health services throughout King County. Our mission is to strengthen our community and improve the lives of our clients by delivering excellent health and human services tailored to meet their needs.
The Development Manager serves the mission of Sound Mental Health (SMH) by reinforcing a positive perception and opinion of SMH in the business and general community, and raising philanthropic dollars to support the mission of the organization. In alignment with SMH’s strategic plan and in support specifically of the development plan and annual revenue goals, the Development Manager is tasked with expanding the reach of SMH throughout our service area with the goal of increasing dollars raised in support of the mission.
Under the direction of the CDO (chief development officer) the development coordinator is responsible for identifying new organization donors and tracking them to meet goals and benchmarks for revenue, renewals, upgrades, and acquisition of donors.
Create and manage an entry level supporter program, as well as a portfolio of individual donors, with primary focus on high-touch, relationship-based fundraising
Develop and implement direct mail and electronic appeal strategies which align with overall departmental priorities and branding guidelines.
Encourage workplace giving and corporate matching gifts, and track efforts through proactive reminders and presentation opportunities.
Actively support management of the individual donor pipeline through identification, cultivation, and stewardship of annual donors.
Prepare regular reports of annual giving progress towards revenue goals, including metrics of donor base analysis and segmentation, and return on investment; analyze donor trends in order to make strategic and continuous improvement recommendations.
Maximize the use of Sound Mental Health resources by engaging volunteers wherever possible.
Participate in creating and achieving Development Department goals and plans.
Manage all aspects of the annual campaign, including achieving an annual campaign revenue goal established as part of the annual development budget.
Through community wide contacts identify and bring in new fundraising prospects with the ability to make annual gifts to SMH. Solicit and close gifts from donors.
Create sponsor benefit materials and annual campaign solicitation materials.
Identify and solicit event sponsors from vendors and other community contacts for annual gifts and sponsorships.
Serve as the primary Raiser’s Edge staff lead, entering data, preparing reports and tracking donors.
Write and produce annual campaign materials including brochures, direct mail pieces, and eblast content.
Oversee and report monthly status of annual campaign revenue and expenses to CDO.
Serve as the lead for annual special events.
Lead annual fundraising appeals to include direct mail solicitation (multiple mailings each year), eblasts, GiveBIG, employee giving and other annual campaign revenue components.
Identify and promote meaningful partnerships that advance SMH business or clinical objectives in the business and general community.
Support SMH social media presence as appropriate.
Take an active role in appropriate staff-related or program activities.
Perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.
Manage relationships in Raiser’s Edge in a systematic manner to ensure successful cultivation and engagement.
Attend team meetings.
Assist with events, agency tours, and community relations presentations as needed.
Other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:
This position requires a high degree of maturity, excellent organizational skills, and exceptional flexibility on the part of the incumbent.
Two to three years of fundraising experience required.
Must be able to communicate very effectively, both orally and in writing and present well to internal and external partners.
Knowledge of fund development principals and ability to handle detail as well as “big picture” goal setting.
Ability to work as part of the development and marketing team at SMH.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Two to three years fundraising experience required .
Must possess the ability to effectively manage multiple projects and competing interests simultaneously.
Excellent writing skills required.
Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to: Sound Mental Health, Attn: Susan Bean and Alexis Owens, Job #17-098, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to SusanB@smh.org or AlexisO@smh.org
Sound Mental Health is a non-profit leader in behavioral health services and has been a vital community resource since 1966. SMH provides comprehensive mental health, substance abuse and behavioral health services throughout King County. Our mission is to strengthen our community and improve the lives of our clients by delivering excellent health and human services tailored to meet their needs.