The Annual Giving Manager is responsible for managing multiple projects and processes related to securing individual gifts. Specifically, this position drives the planning and execution of direct response mail and online appeal programs, which includes managing vendors and coordinating productive collaboration among the Food Depository’s Individual Giving Team and other departmental teams. The Annual Giving Manager also supports the Director of Annual Giving in developing and implementing an overall annual giving strategy, with a special focus on expanding the annual fund program while managing a revenue goal of 7 million out of a 20 million dollar individual giving revenue goal.
Manage the direct response mail and digital solicitation program to build a broad base of support from individual donors through the acquisition, cultivation, and renewal of prospects.
Coordinate with direct response vendors to plan, implement, and assess all direct response campaigns
Facilitate communication and workflow process management with Individual Giving Team, Communications/Marketing team, and Donor Services team.
Support Director of Annual Giving in growing and managing annual fund program for donors $1,000 to $9,999 in conjunction with other development team members.
Collaborate with Cultivation/Stewardship Manager and Corporate/Foundation Outreach (CFO) team members to plan and execute corporate Workplace/Employee giving program of donors at all levels with the CFO team.
Support the Vice President of Development, Director of Individual Giving and other members of the team in identification and cultivation of donors at all levels. Conduct basic prospect research on donors, as needed, to help qualify them for portfolio assignment.