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The Food Bank @ St. Mary’s                                                      

 

Job Title: Development Manager                                             Position: Full-Time; 40 hours; Exempt

Reports to: Executive Director                                                   Pay Range: Salaried; $23+/hr. DOE

 

The Food Bank @ St. Mary’s is a non-profit organization in the state of Washington with a close relationship to St. Mary’s Church and the Archdiocese of Seattle. The Food Bank operates to provide individuals and families who are in need with food and access to community resources to help them achieve self-sufficiency. The Food Bank’s programs are: Walk- In, Home Delivery, Baby and Toddler Bags, No Cook, Hygiene, Feeding Hungry Children, and a Mobile Food Bank.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Food Bank Development Manager reports to the Executive Director and is primarily responsible for development and fundraising activities to support the strategic direction of the food bank.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Community Relationships & Annual Giving

    • Coordinate organizations program volunteer efforts – especially walk-in, home delivery, and events

    • Help create recognizable branding and increase the organizations presence in the community

    • Maintains and updates organization website and social media platforms

    • Develop Social Media campaigns to market, solicit, fundraise, and advertise (i.e., Facebook Causes)

    • Create appeal letters/annual campaigns

    • Utilize Constant Contact, email, and the phone to communicate and fundraise

    • Develop/participate in Corporate Employee giving campaigns/volunteer opportunities

  • Event Management- Harvest Dinner 

    • All aspects of event planning, implementation, and execution: including invites, venue, emcee, entertainment, caterer, acknowledgments, tracking and thanking donors, etc.

    • Recruit and lead the agency’s volunteer event committee to execute a successful fundraiser

    • Create event messaging and marketing outreach

    • Solicits donations and sponsorships (including corporate entities)

    • Utilizes social media to market, solicit, fundraise, and advertise

  • Manages Donor Database

    • Data input and reporting functions

    • Donor tracking including acknowledgments, letters, and reporting

    • Maintenance and updating on an ongoing basis

  • Additional development and fundraising responsibilities as needed

 

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required for this position.

  • Previous success meeting agency fundraising goals, and working with diverse funding streams

  • Knowledge of donor databases, spreadsheets, Facebook, and other social media platforms

  • Experience seeking out and cultivating relationships that lead to increased agency funding

  • Lead the implementation of donor recognition and stewardship activities

  • Ability to work within a budget and manage multiple tasks

  • Represent the agency and our mission in a professional and positive manner

  • Possess a valid Washington State Driver’s License and have a good driving record

  • Provide friendly, donor-centered customer service & represent the agency in a professional and positive manner

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills - Grant writing experience a plus

  • Keep current of food bank happenings and initiatives by attending staff meetings and other activities

  • Ability to multitask, have initiative and be a contributing team player

  • Bi-lingual (i.e., English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, etc.) a plus

 

If interested in applying, please email a cover letter and resume to bruce@thefbsm.org No phone calls, please.

The Food Bank @ St. Mary’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.