Development Manager NY

Colorectal Cancer Alliance
New York, NY

Development Manager to support growing engagement strategies (Remote – New York, NY)

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is the largest and oldest colorectal cancer non-profit organization in the US. The Colorectal Cancer Alliance offers a variety of patient support services including grant programs, a helpline, chat forum, and a Buddy Program, which provides both survivors and caregivers with a chance to connect with someone who has gone through a similar experience. The organization serves as a source of information about colorectal health.

The ideal Development Manager will be passionate about the mission of the Colorectal Cancer Alliance and will work to sustain and grow philanthropic support that will endure their programs. The Development Manager will be eager to support the growth under the direction of the Senior Director of Special Events and will be comfortable taking the lead to achieve fundraising goals in the New York region. The Development Manager is expected to conduct frequent meetings with donors and volunteers, ensuring that they are kept informed on events and how their support is making a difference. The ideal candidate’s background will include:

  • At least three years of development experience.
  • Experience cultivating and stewarding donors through special events.
  • Competency in prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and donor relations.
  • Exceptional leadership skills organizing volunteer engagement and large cultivation events.
  • Knowledge of special event planning and donor management techniques and practices.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently work on multiple projects under the pressure of deadlines and time constraints.
  • Extensive knowledge of the New York-area philanthropic community.
  • Ability to travel up to 40% in the New York, Buffalo, and Philadelphia regions.
  • Bachelor’s Degree.

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