Job Details

Development Manager

Camp Fire Columbia, Portland, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 08/01/2019

Light the Fire Within at Camp Fire – Seeking Development Manager

Do you have a passion for elevating youth voice, deepening relationships and accelerating community impact?

Camp Fire Columbia is looking for someone who wants to join a highly collaborative team and lead the next chapter of our fundraising. Bring your passion for equity, commitment to the power of youth voice, creativity, and a healthy dose of project management skills. You must love working with others, be thoughtful, deadline-oriented, known for your positive attitude, and skilled at juggling priorities.

As our Development Manager you’ll have the opportunity to shape Camp Fire Columbia's fundraising strategy to ensure we have maximum impact.

Our Development Manager will:

Serve as a core, participating member of the Development and Communications team, contributing to the long-term and day-to-day strategy and implementation of departmental tactics, such as targeted marketing, fundraising events and campaigns, donor cultivation and foundation relations.
Collaboratively create and implement strategy to build a diverse pipeline of annual contributors, major donors, foundation and corporate partners.
Develop individual portfolio of donors that are giving $100-$500 and have capacity to give $1,000 or more.
Engage and solicit annual donors.
Lead the planning, development, design, and logistics for Camp Fire’s fundraising related events including small cultivation events.
You should be excited about:

The opportunity to work in a team that embraces #growthmindset, leadership opportunities, and a collaborative approach to all that we do.
Creativity that embraces our 108 year history and all that we are today in 2019 as well.
Ambitious goals and growth! Be ready to grow engagement in our work, and refine what “business as usual” looks like.
Data driven planning that includes measurable and specific benchmarks for success.
Are you able to:

Maintain a high level of professionalism, creativity, organization, self-motivation, and patience.
Create and manage a Development Plan built from decades of experience in the community.
Initiate contact with donors, align giving priorities, and successfully solicit gifts.
Engage various audiences; build key relationships with prospects, supporters, donors, board members, and attract new donors.
Write, edit, proofread and protect accuracy as a top priority.
Work in teams and independently while leading and motivating others.
Complete job description available (link).
Help us make the magic of Camp Fire!

Classification: Full-Time, Exempt

Worksite: Downtown Portland, with occasional local travel.

Compensation: $50,000 - $60,000

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer:

Camp Fire welcomes and embraces all youth of diverse cultures, beliefs, experiences, and identities. We are committed to creating a culturally responsive, inclusive, and safe environment for all children, families and staff.

Camp Fire Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, gender, gender expression and identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.

Organization Overview: Camp Fire has been an innovative leader in youth development since 1910. At Camp Fire Columbia, we believe that every child should have the opportunity to find and pursue their spark, a passion that inspires and drives them to set and achieve goals for their future. Our comprehensive program starts with early intervention at the elementary level, bridges the learning gap for middle school, and helps students thrive and plan for bright futures during high school. During the schoolyear, Camp Fire works in partnership with more than 22 schools in the Metro Area. During the summer months, we offer summer camps in the Portland metro area and at our beautiful 552-acre camp, Camp Namanu. Our programs directly serve over 3,000 kids ages 5-18 each year across an eight-county area, including the greater Portland metro region.

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