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Senior Manager of Advancement

  • 09 Jul 2019 9:46 PM
    Message # 7771643
    Maeven Sipes (Administrator)

    The Conservation Foundation

    Senior Manager of Advancement

    The Senior Manager of Advancement drives growth of revenue and delivers engagement marketing programs; executes effective digital and email fundraising strategies; consistently drives interaction with and recognition of donors at all levels by researching, developing and implementing TCF’s special event activities with target constituent groups; manages a comprehensive volunteer program that enhances fundraising efforts. The Senior Manager of Advancement reports to the Director of Advancement and in cooperation with other staff, Advancement Committee and Board of Trustees.

    Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Align direct marketing and digital fundraising annual giving programs to create one unified strategy.  
    • Test new channels to optimize opportunities and initiatives (digital targeting and re-targeting, social media campaigns).
    • Coordinate with other advancement staff ensuring the creation and delivery of strategic support messaging is consistent across all platforms.
    • Work within brand voice, both in visual representation and editorial style, in order to support the consistency of messaging across campaigns, exhibits and the entire organization.
    • Coordinate and lead allocation of assets and management of fundraising tools on website and social media engagement.
    • Coordinate community outreach events and appearances.

    Special Events

    • Responsible for researching, planning and implementing creative, engaging and effective communications and special events for the Foundation with a goal of growing participation, ensuring retention and encouraging increased giving from TCF’s donor pools.
    • Plan and deliver annual giving and event programs that meet giving society goals; research peers to identify new trends and best practices in experiential activities for donors.

    Volunteer Management

    • Manage and enhance ongoing volunteer program, provide logistics and execute site and scoping visits to develop and evaluate partner relationships.
    • Provide donor and volunteer relations expertise and project management skills to annual Advancement programs.


    • Bachelor’s degree, plus three to five years of related work in marketing, fundraising and development.
    • Demonstrated ability to work with Board of Trustees, staff and volunteers to effectively identify, cultivate, solicit and close gifts from prospective donors.
    • Experience in leading, supervising and motivating staff under direct supervision.
    • Experience and understanding of current marketing principles and strategy.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

    ·         Experience and demonstrated ability in public speaking and presenting messages to various audiences.

    • Knowledge of and proven ability to develop, test and implement effective digital fundraising strategies
    • Experience with building and maintaining donation forms, surveys and other user engagement features, and running reports/interpreting audience analytics.
    • Experience with CRM (i.e. Donor Perfect, Raisers Edge) and fundraising products
    • Experience with leveraging Google search, AdWords
    • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and HTML is preferred
    • Proven collaborator and communicator with technical and non-technical people.
    • Expert problem solver and multi-tasker responsive to daily, weekly, ongoing deadlines.
    • Genuine passion for preserving open space and conserving natural resources.
    • Flexible and positive approach to work, strong sense of humor and entrepreneurial spirit welcomed.

    Applicants can send their resume to

    Steve Baldwin
    Director of Advancement

    Last modified: 10 Jul 2019 4:22 PM | Maeven Sipes (Administrator)

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