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Development Communications Manager

Company: Secondhand Hounds Veterinary Center
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

Position Responsibilities:The Development Communications Manager is responsible for generating receipts and thank you messages for all monetary donations to our organization through a variety of sources. They are also responsible for nourishing our relationships with donors and helping our donors understand how their dollars directly impact the animals. A major donor is defined as a person giving more than $1,000 annually. Therefore, the goal of this position is to encourage donors, through engagement and emotional connection, to increase their donation amount. The Development Communications Manager will communicate via email, phone, and have in person meetings with donors.*Manage all communications for monetary donations (receipts, thank you emails/cards) on behalf of the organization via Little Green Light (LGL)** Database Administrator on Finance Team will upload all donations into LGL* Execute all receipts and thank yous via the LGL system twice per week* Create certificates for tribute gifts* Update donor acknowledgement letters quarterly and for special events* Create memorial funds as requested and work with Marketing Department to execute*Major Donor Communications** Use LGL to determine which donors have given over $250* Customize emails to each donor and follow up with a phone call* Cross reference Rescue Groups database to see if the donor has previously fostered, volunteered, or adopted via SHH* Give tours of the SHH Office and Vet Center to donors as needed* Schedule donor meetings with Development Director if the donor would like to learn more about program* Send reminders to Development Director for contacting donors, follow ups, and birthdays*End of Year Receipts ** Send personalized end of year tax receipt* Work with development team to generate and track distribution*Team Management** Manage Sustaining Member Coordinator* Manage Grant writers*Other responsibilities** Be company resource for fundraising and development laws* Respond to inquiries about how to donate, information about our various programs, etc. via email and phone* May occasionally include sending financial reports from leadership/finance team* Provide a copy of our Form W-9 via email to companies/organizations when needed*Desired Qualifications and Skills: ** Experience with Gmail and Gmail Templates* Understanding of LGL OR a willingness to learn how to use Razor's Edge* Understanding of Rescue Groups OR a willingness to learn how to use Rescue Groups* The ability to adapt to change, think creatively, and learn quickly* A high level of interpersonal communication and time management skills*You Are A Good Fit If You---** LOVE organization* are outgoing, personable, and enjoy talking with new people about their passions* are a creative thinker* LOVE saving animals* enjoy crossing tasks off a list* are able to work independently and collaborativelyJob Type: Full-timePay: $35,360.00 per yearBenefits:* Employee discount* Flexible schedule* Paid time off* Parental leave* Retirement planSchedule:* Self-determined schedule

Keywords: Secondhand Hounds Veterinary Center, Minnetonka , Development Communications Manager, Executive , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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