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Annual Fund Manager

Direct Report: Chief Development Officer
FLSA Status: Exempt

Organization Overview
Victory Junction provides life-changing experiences to children with chronic or serious illnesses. Approximately 10,000 children and families are served each year at the facility in Randleman, North Carolina, in various hospitals and clinics and through other outreach activities in the Southeast.

Position Overview
The Annual Fund Manager has oversight responsibility for Victory Junction’s broad-based fundraising appeals – using a consistent multi-media approach to identify, solicit, acquire, retain, and upgrade donors giving annually. Working closely with other Development Team members, the Annual Fund Manager will strengthen the donor acknowledgement and stewardship process and is a contributor to overall development strategies to support institutional fundraising goals.

Roles & Responsibilities
Identifying prospective donors and multi-media broad-based fundraising opportunities for Victory Junction;
● Developing strategies and content for targeted fundraising campaigns;
● Working with the Chief Development Officer on strategies for enhancing and expanding broad-based annual giving for Victory Junction through:

Development of multi-media solicitation strategies and schedules focused on donor identification, acquisition, retention and upgrade.
 Collaboration with other Development team members to strengthen an acknowledgment process that appropriately thanks and stewards annual donors.

● Using Raiser’s Edge, and any other ancillary tools, to manage broad-based annual giving appeals (and donor records);
● Managing a budget for all collaterals and plans related to broad-based annual fund solicitations, acknowledgment, and some stewardship;
● Contributing to the Development Office annual strategic planning process;
● Sharing oversight of the annual report to donors;
● Attending and assisting with annual donor events;
● Staying current on trends in broad-based annual fund appeals; and
● Supporting other duties as assigned by the Chief Development Officer.

Qualifications
The individual must have the ability to work independently, and as directed; use discretion and maintain high-levels of confidentiality and professionalism; have strong donor-centered communication skills; have demonstrated strong verbal and written skills; have organization and planning skills; be detail oriented with the ability to coordinate multiple donor moves management plans and multi-media fundraising campaigns; have development office experience (annual fund preferred) and have the ability to travel, as necessary.

Education & Experience
● Bachelor’s Degree
● 5+ years of increasing responsibility in the fundraising field with strong knowledgebase of annual giving programs
● Raiser’s Edge experience
● Working knowledge of MS Office and online giving platform.

Please send a cover letter and resumé to Frances Beasley, Chief Development Officer, at fbeasley@victoryjunction.org.

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