The Campaign Manager works closely with the VP of Institutional Advancement to keep the Nat’s 150th anniversary capital campaign on schedule and progressing with a high level of visibility and momentum that engenders a sense of excitement, optimism and confidence in achieving the campaign goal.
- Manage the master campaign calendar
- Provide clear lines of communication with all other museum departments.
- Administer the campaign budget.
- Prepare regular reports on campaign progress for staff, volunteers, and board.
- Manage campaign record keeping, including database (Altru) and electronic files.
- Oversee the preparation and distribution of printed and electronic campaign materials and information.
- Coordinate all volunteer campaign committee meetings and activities.
- Manage all internal campaign meetings, including calendaring, taking notes, and following up on action items.
- Coordinate all campaign-related consultant and vendor relationships.
Prospect and donor management
- Conduct prospect identification and research utilizing iWave and other prospect research services; keep records updated in Altru.
- Work closely with development team to identify prospects for the campaign and track strategies and timelines for moving them toward solicitation.
- Coordinate meetings with donors and prospects. Handle all meeting details, including reservations, coordinating schedules for visits/tours, confirming appointments, sending advance information.
- Prepare materials needed for donor meetings and events, includes profiles, talking points, agendas, and campaign materials. Ensure donors are thanked appropriately and receives the materials or follow up action promised.
- Coordinate with the other development staff to make sure that the all contact with campaign donors is coordinated so as not to conflict with other operating fundraising efforts.
- Oversee management of community campaign
- Manage online and direct mail communications.
Gift Acknowledgement, Stewardship and Recognition Activities
- Work with Stewardship Coordinator to make sure that each gift is credited appropriately in Altru and Intacct.
- Track all on-going pledge payments and reminders.
- Manage the timely acknowledgment of campaign gifts.
- Write, edit, and manage all campaign policies, including gift agreements.
- Manage all donor recognition activities, including tracking, signage, and naming conventions.
- Manage all campaign stewardship activities, including regular reports (both digital and printed)
- Plan and implement cultivation and recognition events
- Ensure that all data and communications is recorded, up to date and accurate
Communication and Public Relations
- Collaborate with the Communications team to write, edit, and coordinate campaign communications. This includes content for printed materials, web, e-newsletter, social media, and other digital efforts.
- Manage all digital assets, including campaign website.
Desired Qualifications and Experiences:
- Familiarity with non-profit setting
- Two years of professional experience in a development office
- Experience managing capital campaigns
- Experience in scheduling and staffing donor calls and conducting follow up and stewardship
- Demonstrated success in managing complex projects
- Experience with prospect research and moves management
- Ability to work independently and cooperatively
- Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills, capable of working effectively with board members, staff members, volunteers, and donor/prospects
- Knowledge and proficiency at an intermediate or higher level of Microsoft Office and a donor database, preferably Altru.
- Attention to details and accuracy
- Superior verbal and written communication skills
- Professional and courteous presence, on phone and in person, ability to work with a wide variety of people, ease in initiating contacts with other groups
Applicants should submit to a resume and cover letter to email@example.com that highlights your relevant experience and accomplishments, as well as the transferable skills you would bring to The Nat.
This is a full-time, temporary position (through December 31, 2024) which includes benefits such as health insurance, retirement plan, paid vacation, and 14 paid holidays.