Capital Campaign Manager


In partnership with the Board of Directors, President/CEO, and the Chief Administrative Officer/CAO, the Capital Campaign Manager is responsible for developing and executing a campaign to raise $ 10 – $12 Million Dollars needed to support capital funds for Southeast Texas Food Banks future warehouse expansion project. This is a two-year contract position in which this individual will act as a fundraiser and project manager dedicated to the capital campaign.

Responsibilities would include to research, identify, and develop relationships with potential leaders and top donor prospects; develop a case for support and customized briefing and proposal materials; develop and execute campaign strategies and plans; solicit donors and manage the gift process, support leadership and campaign volunteers with their fundraising responsibilities, and provide progress reports.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Works closely with the Board of Directors, President/CEO, and Chief Administrative Officer to develop campaign goals and timeline.

      • Collaborates with the Board of Directors, President/CEO, and the Chief Administrative Officer to develop and support their cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of high-capacity prospects and donors for the capital campaign.

      • Partners with Development Staff to ensure that campaign strategies are implemented in concert with and complementary to existing annual fundraising efforts.

      • Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards donors and prospective capital campaign donors; actively manages a portfolio of donors and prospective donors.

      • Creates a case for support and customized proposals.

      • Plans capital campaign cultivation and stewardship events and accompanies others on site visits and tours and networking events.

      • Ensure campaign remains a top organizational priority, promote timely decision-making and provide regular updates to leadership.

      • Tracks moves management in donor database and monitors campaign progress on a consistent basis using established metrics.

      • Other duties as assigned.

     Minimum Qualifications:

        • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience

        • A minimum of five years’ experience in fund development for a nonprofit organization, preferably in frontline fundraising capacity, and optimally with capital campaign experience

        • A successful track record of identification, cultivation, stewardship, and solicitation of major gifts and increased annual gifts from individuals, corporations, and foundations

        • Demonstrated ability to close gifts and successfully complete campaigns and events within the duration of a specified timeframe

        • Ability to maintain confidential and privileged information with discretion.

        • Ability to work with and steward volunteers

        • Strong written, verbal, public speaking, and interpersonal skills

        • Demonstrated excellence in organizational and managerial skills

        • Experience managing and analyzing donor data to improve fundraising outcomes

        • Full computer proficiency with standard Microsoft Office programs including PowerPoint and Excel

        • Proficiency with fundraising and communications software

        • Passion for Southeast Texas Food Bank mission

        • Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation

       Physical Demands:

      This position operates in a typical office environment and requires constant use of a computer and other office equipment, such as phones, computer printers and copy machines.

      The person in this position frequently communicates with donors and other stakeholders in person and over the phone and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

      This position requires frequent local travel for donor and vendor meetings. Infrequent national and/or overnight travel may be required for donor meetings or for optional professional development opportunities. Occasional night, weekend or on-call work may be required.

      Full Time – Hours flexible as needed

      All Food Bank employees are considered critical first responders during emergency events (Hurricanes, Pandemics, etc.). This will require extreme flexibility of work schedule and hours during such events.

      Salary is dependent on experience. The Southeast Texas Food Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

      Did you know that a $10 donation can provide up to 30 meals for desperate people in your community? By making a donation, you are helping to ensure that hungry children in Southeast Texas are adequately nourished, that none of our senior citizens are forced to chose between medicine and food, and that every family facing a crisis can at least have the assurance of food on the table.

      Your gift goes a long, long way!

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