Community, Social Services, Nonprofit, Human Services
Doorways for Women and Families (Doorways) is an Arlington-based non-profit agency helping individuals and families create pathways out of homelessness, domestic violence and sexual assault leading to safe, stable and empowered lives. Doorways offers a positive work environment, a committed and passionate team, and competitive salaries and benefits.
Doorways is seeking an Annual Giving Manager (AGM). The AGM works as part of a development team raising $3.5 million in private funding annually. The AGM manages a portfolio of 125 individual donors and prospects with the goal of deepening their level of interest and engagement with the agency’s programs and mission, and soliciting new and increased levels of support. The position is responsible for identifying prospects and implementing individual strategies for soliciting, cultivating and stewarding leadership annual fund gifts of $1,000 and above. The AGM is responsible for the design and implementation of all direct mail campaigns, including lapsed and acquisition mailings. The AGM leads the agency’s signature event, the Brighter Futures Breakfast, which brings together 450 guests each year, as well as the annual Donor Appreciation event. The AGM works collaboratively with members of the development team to coordinate overlapping activities and constituents. This position is full time and reports to the Director of Development and Communications.
BA/BS required; MA/MS in relevant field preferred
3+ years experience successfully cultivating, soliciting and stewarding individual major gifts
Must possess practical experience with Raiser’s Edge or similar donor database management system
Must have excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
Flexible and a self-starter; able to multi-task while also being willing to “roll up the sleeves” and get tasks done
Excellent people skills, with experience collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team
Must possess good computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Outlook, Excel, databases and the internet.
Familiarity with the Arlington, Virginia community is a plus.
Doorways for Women and Families (Doorways) is an Arlington-based non-profit agency helping individuals and families create pathways out of homelessness, domestic violence and sexual assault leading to safe, stable and empowered lives. Doorways offers a positive work environment, a committed and passionate team, and competitive salaries and benefits. We envision a community where all people live fr...ee of violence and have safe and stable housing. We see a future without homelessness - or domestic and sexual violence. And it’s why we create pathways out of these circumstances for our most vulnerable neighbors.