Manage and strengthen individual relationships with low to mid-level donors—including but not limited to face-to-face meetings, phone calls, and written correspondence.
Facilitate giving levels program and establish a monthly giving program
Develop donor communications strategy to further relationships with current donors.
Manage and execute digital fundraising efforts.
Conduct development research, screening and qualifying of current donors and prospects.
Assist with special events throughout the year—focusing on donor engagement prior to, during and post-event.
Other duties as assigned by President/CEO and Director of Development.
Reports directly to Director of Development
Full-time position based in our Tallahassee, FL office
Salary Range $50,000-$55,000 (bonus opportunities available)
Full health and retirement benefits
Paid holidays, annual leave and medical leave
Desired start date August 2022
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
2-3 years of experience in non-profit or political fundraising
Strong writing and public speaking skills
Notable relationship-building skills
Familiarity with relational databases (Raiser’s Edge, Raiser’s Edge NXT preferred) and basic Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
An understanding of Florida politics and public policy
Commitment to the principles of limited government and free markets
Interested applicants should e-mail resume and cover letter to Becky Liner at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Assistant Director of Development Application.” Please do not call the office.
Florida’s premier free-market think tank, The James Madison Institute (JMI), was founded in 1987 and is one of the nation’s oldest and largest 501(c)3 nonprofit, nonpartisan research and educational organizations. Through outreach and education, JMI seeks to advance public policy solutions that provide the citizens of Florida greater access to economic opportunities in pursuit of the lives they desire - guided by the principles of limited government, personal responsibility and economic freedom.