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Annual Fund Manager
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be marked as incomplete. Also, please feel free to attach a Cover Letter as well if possible.
The Annual Fund Manager is responsible for planning, implementing, and
evaluating a comprehensive annual fund program designed to raise support for
the Food Bank. Oversees all stewardship and donor record integrity to support
an effective broad-based fundraising environment
Annual Fund: Program strategy
1. Responsible for developing the strategy, concepts, general messaging,
goal setting, scheduling, and program activities that will ensure the Annual
Fund program sets and achieves appropriate goals for donors and revenue each
2. Provide oversight, set goals, and ensure timelines and performance
metrics are met for all annual fund solicitations made on behalf of the Food
Bank in print, online, or through personal solicitation.
3. Responsible for the oversight of vendors and the goal setting, planning,
and implementation of the Food Bank’s strategic direct mail and email programs
soliciting all donors at all levels. Partners closely with Major Giving Officer
on Circle to Feed Hope giving society management. Oversees scheduling, copy
approval, budgeting, and reporting. Manages Food Bank direct mail program
vendors, which includes: evaluation of efficacy, the overall strategy of
upgrades, retention, and acquisition, monitoring and evaluation of tactics and
tests, editing and proofing of creative materials, generating (as appropriate)
high-level in house mailing selections and suppression files.
4. Oversee the strategy and implementation of a robust recurring giving
program. Set and create goals for
program growth, evaluate audiences for inclusion in the sustaining donor
solicitations, and ensure an effective solicitation, welcome, maintenance,
upgrade, and communications with all sustaining donors.
5. Ensure that the online giving experience adheres to best practice,
conduct regular testing and evaluation of online giving pages to optimize
6. Analyze giving patterns and online/print research resources to identify,
qualify, and solicit prospects for the middle gift ($250-$1,000). Recommend
individuals for personal follow-up by the major gifts officer, volunteers, or
other staff as appropriate.
Develop and produce reports on a weekly, monthly,
quarterly, and annual basis to analyze progress to goals, gifts by solicitation
vehicle, and to analyze overall donor trends related to renewal, upgrade and
donor, attrition data and the results of email/mail/face-to-face contacts to
identify areas of strength and where adjusted strategy is needed. Provide other development reporting as
Collaborate with Director of Communications and Digital
Manager on digital fundraising, messaging, and all other necessary projects.
Directly supervise the Annual Fund Coordinator & Data
Entry Specialist. Ensure that both are implementing effective work plans,
procedures, and strategies that create an environment that allows for
personalized messaging to donors and a giving experience that inspires repeat
contributions and high donor retention rates.
10. Contact donors for the purpose of thanking, qualifying, and upgrading
them. Create and manage written communications with donors, including thank you
letters and proposals.
11. Assure the accuracy and integrity of donor and prospect
information in the database, based on research findings, staff assignments and
ratings, and proposal data.
12. Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
or equivalent combination required
Minimum of three years experience in nonprofit fundraising or a related
Annual Giving experience, direct mail, email, and online giving experience
Experience with food banking a plus
Raiser’s Edge software preferred but not required