Development and Foundation, Research and Information
4 Year Degree
This is a unique and exciting opportunity to help grow the revenue stream to produce a pipeline of talented leaders for the future.
The Development Manager contributes to the continued expansion of CHCI’s major donor program to ensure that CHCI has optimal and diversified resources to meet its mission. The Development Manager works closely with the Director, Corporate Relations in advancing general unrestricted funding.
The Development Manager is responsible for securing renewals of current major donors and partners through mindful and proactive stewardship, identifying and engaging new donors and partners, and supporting fundraising efforts across CHCI.
Develop effective strategies to engage major donors and grow this funding base and work side-by-side with other members of the Development Team to cultivate, pitch, acknowledge, track, steward, and renew support.
Responsible for stewardship and renewal of all major donors as well as identifying prospects locally, nationally and globally who can be cultivated to support the organization with unrestricted, programmatic, and or event sponsorship gifts.
Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants.
Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and full cycle management of grant proposals to foundations and corporate sources.
Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects.
Work with finance team to compile information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders.
Comply with all grants reporting as required by foundation/corporate funders.
Provide stewardship to current donors in portfolio and provide regular updates to donors.
Support Director and Chief Development Officer in performing advance work including research and securing meetings with prospective corporate and foundation donors.
Serve as a liaison to manage engagement with high level major donors, alumni, prospects, and other VIPs during events.
Ensure all relevant data is maintained and current in the donor management data base
Track relevant statistics and develop collateral for donor stewardship
Be independent and reliable on administrative tasks within projects and campaigns like updating data, mailings, and presentations.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree with graduate work or advanced degree welcome
A minimum of 3 years progressive fundraising experience required, ideally with major donors and foundations.
Minimum two years grant writing experience with demonstrated results required
Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.
Knowledge of fundraising information sources and basic fundraising techniques and strategies.
Working knowledge of techniques to conduct effective prospect research.
Experience/aptitude with fundraising database products or other constituent relationship management systems preferred. Salesforce experience desired.
Previous experience with nonprofit fundraising desired.
Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment handling multiple projects
Absolutely professional approach and willingness to support the team fully, including peers and leadership, to fully meet the needs of a growing CHCI.
Highly organized and able to set objectives, manage, and see projects through to completion.
Unwavering commitment to CHCI’s mission of developing the next generation of Latino leaders and a positive, can-do attitude.
Innately curious, creative, and hungry to make a strong contribution to CHCI.
Position requires some travel and occasional evening and weekend work for events and donor meetings.
Additional Salary Information: Company subsidized medical,dental & vision insurance; generous leave policy, matching 401K, extensive opportunities for professional growth
About Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is the premier Hispanic nonprofit leadership development organization in the country. CHCI's mission is to develop the next generation of Latino leaders through its award winning leadership development programs. CHCI employs an exceptional and dynamic staff and offers a wide of array of competitive benefits including medical, dental, 401K with a c...ompany match, 15 days vacation and sick leave upon hire, tuition assistance, and a transportation subsidy.