PRIMARY PURPOSE: The Corporate Giving Account Manager is a motivated and capable professional responsible for successfully collaborating with Corporate Giving Gift Officers to maintain key corporate donor relationships. This position offers a unique opportunity to play a key role in NTFB’s plan of closing the meal gap in North Texas by 2025, while learning and growing in a fundraising environment that honors team members through support, tenacity, humor, and a clear focus on improving the lives of our neighbors in need. The NTFB Individual and Corporate Giving team is responsible for raising approximately $10M in public support annually.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Support Corporate Giving Gift Officers by managing the benefits fulfillment process for key corporate partnerships, including but not limited to:
- Work closely with Marketing and Communications Team and 3rd party Direct Mail Vendor to fulfill sponsorship benefits of NTFB events and other exclusive sponsorships
- Manage logistics of donor meetings, speaking moments, check presentations, photo opportunities, media events, employee volunteer fairs, etc.
- Assist in creation of corporate proposals and meeting materials as needed
- Manage volunteer experiences for select corporate donors, from scheduling the shifts in a timely manner to attending the shifts at the distribution center.
- Manage corporate sponsorship solicitation process by working closely with the Marketing team to regularly update event materials and sponsorship tracker
- Provide personal acknowledgement for donor gifts as needed, working with Philanthropy Operations and Corporate Gift Officers to ensure timely and appropriate thank you letters, calls and outreach.
- Complete pink sheets for corporate donations on daily basis to ensure all corporate donations are accounted for appropriately
- Assist in managing mid-level corporate donor program to increase revenue and retention of donors at two levels: $1,000 - $4,999 and $5,000 - $9,999
- Initiate and oversee creative fundraising ideas, such as the DipJar, to improve corporate volunteer giving and donor retention
- Utilize QLR, CFD, VFD, and volunteer research reports to qualify corporate partners as interested donors and build the pipeline of mid and major gifts
- Utilize relationship management database, Blackbaud CRM, to maintain detailed records of donor relationships.
- Represent NTFB in the community, working evening and weekend hours as necessary.
- Play an active role in a truly collaborative environment, sharing in the team’s creativity, strategic thinking, comradery, donor-focus, and commitment to achieve.
- Participate in at least (2) NTFB Service Saturday and (2) NTFB volunteer opportunities during the course of the year.
- Flexibility to perform tasks assigned outside of job description.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor degree is required along with four or more years of experience developing relationships, managing projects, executing strong communications pieces, and achieving organizational objectives. Knowledge of fundraising principles and best practices in fund development are preferred. Must have the ability to work on multiple projects with minimal supervision, be goal oriented, well organized, and able to meet deadlines while working in a fast paced environment. Preference will be given to candidates with strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to work as a collaborative team member within our fundraising program, supporting department goals and proficiency in Microsoft Office software required. Reliable transportation is required.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.