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  • Senior Manager of Advancement & Marketing

    Job Locations US-IL-Schaumburg
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Worldwide Fistula Fund (WFF) is seeking a Senior Manager of Advancement & Marketing to join our team at global headquarters in Schaumburg, IL. WFF is a global non-profit organization working to protect and restore the health and dignity of the world's most vulnerable women by preventing and treating devastating childbirth injuries. WFF is managed by WJ Weiser & Associates and this position operates out of their offices.

     

     

    Working directly with the Executive Director and to a lesser extent, the Board of Directors, the Senior Manager of Advancement & Marketing will help create and implement annual fundraising and marketing plans to ensure WFF’s sustained revenue growth.

    Responsibilities

    Core Competencies

    He or she will be responsible for all fundraising activities including: annual campaigns and appeals, major gifts, events, cultivation of existing relationships and reaching new audiences (individuals, foundations and corporate partners) in the local and national philanthropic community, support of board fundraising activities, continuous improvement of donor retention, and potential capital campaigns. With the assistance of a Marketing Coordinator for all execution, he or she will also be responsible for achieving overall marketing results including website traffic & refreshing content, Google Ads, social media, public relations, newsletters, emails, blogs and direct mail.

     

    Strategic Responsobilities:

    • Create annual Fundraising & Marketing Plans with measurable goals in partnership with the Executive Director
    • Outline Major Donor strategy
    • Develop solicitation, cultivation and retention strategies
    • Create annual Marketing Calendars and manage execution of activities
    • Participate in 5-year strategic planning
    • Participate in New Naming/Branding projects

    Ongoing Development:

    • Research current and prospective donors to inform approach strategies
    • Create proposals to individuals, corporations and foundations
    • Develop strategies to broaden the support base to include audience of smaller, younger donors including ongoing development of the Associate Board
    • Work with internal support staff to utilize eTapestry donor tracking system and maintain records of all fundraising activity
    • Manage all cultivation and solicitation efforts
    • Cultivate prospective donors and supporters on a continuous basis
    • Serve as key contact for WFF throughout the philanthropic Chicago community, utilizing Executive Director’s time judiciously
    • Develop & support Board members’ individual fundraising efforts
    • Support future Development Committee meetings, tasks and follow-up
    • Work with Marketing Coordinators and internal support staff to execute all activities outlined in the Fundraising & Marketing Plan to achieve goals including: direct mail appeals, e-appeals, social media appeals, etc.
    • Monitor and evaluate success of all activities, maintain all tracking reports, make recommendations to achieve annual results
    • Regularly update the Executive Director on progress against fundraising goals
    • Update the Board on fundraising benchmarks and progress against goals quarterly

    Ongoing Marketing:

    • Supervise Marketing Coordinators and internal support staff to execute all activities outlined in the Marketing Plan to achieve goals including: direct mail, email, social media, PR, web content, etc.
    • Monitor and evaluate success of all activities, maintain all tracking reports, make recommendations to achieve annual results
    • Regularly update the Executive Director on progress against marketing goals
    • Update the Board on marketing benchmarks and progress against goals quarterly

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • Bachelor's degree in non-profit management, business, writing or related field
    • Certified Fundraising Executive Certification a plus

     

    Experience:

    • Minimum 3-5 years development experience
    • Previous experience working with foundations, corporations or individual donors
    • Familiarity with donor database software, preferably eTapestry
    • Track record executing strategies to engage key leaders, retain and upgrade gifts
    • Grant and proposal writing experience
    • Major gift solicitation experience
    • Track record of revenue growth in a small development department
    • Previous experience working for an international non-profit a plus
    • Special events coordination a plus
    • Crowd-funding and peer-to-peer fundraising a plus
    • Capital campaign experience a plus

    Skills:

    • Highly motivated to work for a mission based non-profit
    • Superior at customizing case for support message to donors
    • Personable with strong communication skills
    • Excellent writing and presentation skills
    • Strong attention to detail and very organized
    • Compiles, analyzes and evaluates research & data to make informed decisions
    • Strategic thinker and very results oriented
    • Self-starter with excellent time management skills
    • Remains calm under pressure to solve problems
    • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively

     

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