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Individual Gifts Manager

  • 06 Jan 2019 10:15 AM
    Message # 6985868

    People’s Resource Center

    Job Posting – Individual Gifts Manager


    PRC is hiring an Individual Gifts Manager to manage and provide support for the identification, research, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual major gift and planned giving prospects and donors. This new position will directly provide support to the Executive Director to foster philanthropic support from individual donors and prospects and to deepen their understanding of and engagement with PRC and our mission. The Individual Gifts Manager will maximize Raiser’s Edge software in using data to maximize donor strategy and to create opportunities to deepen and broaden donor involvement. A successful candidate will bring donor relationship management experience and a proven ability to work well both independently and collaboratively.

    PRC offers a generous compensation and benefits package to our full time employees, including:

    • Medical insurance – HMO, PPO
    • Dental insurance – PPO
    • Flexible Spending Account participation
    • Short Term Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • SIMPLE IRA retirement plan & company match
    • 23 days of Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • 12 paid holidays


    • Qualify a group of donors and prospects for the Executive Director and other organizational leaders as assigned.
    • Create and implement a framework to engage prospects based on history, potential and inclination of giving, connections with the organization and preferences for solicitation.
    • Create a plan for each prospect that will serve as a foundational communication and relationship plan for each individual. Execute plan and support designated leaders so individuals on the caseload are retained and upgraded.
    • Work with program and administrative departments to secure appropriate information to identify prospects, create offers, proposals and asks that will be used with persons on the caseload to secure gifts.
    • Coordinate and prepare information about donor and prospect portfolios for organizational leaders including but not limited to visits, meetings and follow-up
    • Work with Executive Director and members of the Development team on research and preparation of funding requests for qualified prospects.
    • Maintain accurate and timely updated records of individual donor communications, organizational involvement, contacts, solicitations and outcomes.
    • Extract, analyze, and formulate a plan for the appropriate use of Raiser’s Edge information for individual relationship solicitation efforts
    • Create monthly reports and analytics as required by Executive Director that accurately reflect donor group and initiative activity and performance.



    • Bachelor’s degree in related field required
    • 3 years of experience in relationship management required

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

    • Commitment to PRC’s mission, values, and community focus
    • Enjoys working in a social service non-for-profit organization
    • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative teamwork
    • Able to work independently, with a team, and with a diverse group of individuals
    • Excellent writing, editing and oral communication skills
    • Able to effectively promote and represent PRC to other organizations
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain successful interpersonal relationships with donors and constituents.
    • Strong planning skills, including the ability to anticipate tasks, set priorities, meet deadlines and function smoothly under strict deadlines and shifting priorities.
    • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and a CRM database (preferably Raisers Edge)
    • Able to compile, analyze and evaluate data
    • Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality
    • Existing knowledge of the DuPage County community and philanthropic landscape, a plus
    • Ability to travel locally to meet with donors and attend community networking events.

    To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to resumes@peoplesrc.org.


    No phone calls, no faxes please. People’s Resource Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    This job posting can also be found on our website www.peoplesrc.org - About PRC - Employment Opportunities

    Last modified: 07 Jan 2019 8:24 AM | Maeven Sipes (Administrator)

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