As a Development Manager, are you tired of feeling pressured and doing all the work? At Samaritan Colony, we exercise the team approach. Working closely together, the executives, Board Members, and staff share responsibilities, meet deadlines and achieve miraculous results.
We are one of North Carolina’s oldest nonprofit addiction treatment centers dedicated to transforming the lives of low-income men recovering from substance use disorders. We are now in an exciting new phase of growth as we expand our program to provide the same services to women. And we are looking for an experienced Development Director to join our team. Here is an opportunity to learn and grow—to use your talent and skills to help others and make a difference in people’s lives.
The full-time Development Manager will implement all aspects of the Development Plan with direct support from the Program Director and Administrative Assistant. This full-time, salaried position is office-based with occasional evening and weekend hours for donor events as needed. We have a somewhat casual work environment and some flexibility to work remotely once the role is established.
The Development Manager is responsible for planning, implementing, and managing comprehensive annual fundraising and development programs to support the life-saving operations of Samaritan Colony. Responsibilities include designing, implementing, and managing donor development and annual giving programs, grant writing, and direct mail programs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
In collaboration with the Executive Director (ED) and Program Director, develop, implement and manage all aspects of the development plan;
Build an effective development process utilizing the staff, management, and volunteers to meet the annual objectives of the organization;
Prepare a written annual fundraising plan, based on the FY goals, that includes projection and strategies for achieving the purpose of each funding stream to be approved by the ED;
Promote and support Board involvement in development activities and engage the Board in strategic prospect identification and solicitation;
Manage direct mail;
Manage the grant writing process, research new grant opportunities, and submit grant proposals that align with the current program and budgetary needs;
Write a fundraising and campaign marketing copy in collaboration with the marketing team;
Provide relevant social media and website content to support development activities in collaboration with the social media coordinators;
Partner with staff to develop and plan stellar special events;
Develop and maintain the donor/prospect database to include providing designated reports and analysis ED and the Board;
Develop, implement, and manage the donor relations process;
Successfully meet and exceed annual financial fundraising goals, develop and generate activity reports outlining progress towards yearly fundraising goals;
Oversee and participate in Samaritan Colony activities/events, and perform other duties as required;
An individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum of 2 years of development experience, including annual giving, capital campaigns, grants, and special events;
Commitment to the Mission and programs of Samaritan Colony;
An understanding of the unique needs and resources of non-profits;
Proven track record in securing individual, corporate, and foundation gifts;
Have the interpersonal skills required to communicate effectively in all forms; and are organized, quick on your feet, possess mature judgment and a superior relationship builder;
Demonstrated knowledge and successful implementation of capital campaigns and grant writing;
Successfully work in a team environment;
“Hands-on” individual with the ability to complete projects with minimal supervision;
Superior attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple projects;
Initially, hands-on work with a fundraising database, tracking, and reporting system. Prospect research working with a CRM software, will be a plus
Have excellent skills using MS Office and CRM software, or the equivalents.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, listen, stand, and walk. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds.
HOW TO APPLY: Download and complete the Employment Application from the bottom of our “Careers” page on our website. Send the completed Application, 2 short examples of your work, and a cover letter via fax or email to:
Additional Salary Information: Salary: $43,000 - 45,000 or depending on experience.
About Samaritan Colony, Inc.
Samaritan Colony is a 12-bed, residential treatment center for men with substance use disorders located in Rockingham, NC. Our program was established in 1972. We are in the exciting process of planning and fundraising to build a residential treatment facility for women on the same 26-acre campus.
Our mission is to help our clients start a journey toward a life free from the devastating effects of alcohol and other drug addictions by providing the highest quality treatment that is affordable to all.
Our vision is to be recognized for empowering and motivating those we serve to achieve the best outcomes and maximize recovery. We will accomplish this through outstanding clinical leadership, highly trained and compassionate staff, and long-term relationships with those we serve.