The Development Manager is responsible for directing the fundraising activities for the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom. They will develop and implement fundraising strategies and forecast fundraising estimates for the organization.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
Planning, organizing and implementing the organization’s fund raising plan
Developing and implementing effective fundraising strategy
Donor prospect research- Expanding existing lists of regular and potential contributors to the organization
Identifying key contact prospects and connects to reach the contact
Maintaining a reliable communications mechanism with internal personnel/volunteers to ensure efforts are in line with objectives
Generating and developing new fundraising opportunities
Preparing applications/LOI for grant submission
Preparing grant status reports
Maintaining fundraising documentation
Performing other duties as assigned
This is a Remote Position, the candidate must feel comfortable working from a home office.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)
Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit or related field preferred
Experience in development for nonprofit organizations, preferably a Jewish or Muslim organization
Knowledge of nonprofit donation recruitment techniques
Demonstrated ability to develop a listing of individual donors and foundations through prospect research and existing contacts
Flexible, creative, and able to work in a non-structured developing work environment
Demonstrated capacity to think “outside the box
Experience in writing grant applications, preferably to other Jewish or Muslim foundations
Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Excellent oral/written communication skills
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom
The Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom, founded in 2010, is the first North American network of Muslim and Jewish women and teenage girls committed to living in harmony and limiting acts of anti-Muslim and anti-Jewish sentiment. The mission of our non-profit organization is to build trust, respect, and relationships between Muslim and Jewish women around the world through constructive conversation. Over 2,700 women have committed to interfaith exchange and partnership in Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom chapters throughout the US, Canada and in England. We are building bridges one step at a time towards peace. We are changing the world, one Muslim and one Jewish woman at a time!