Business & Fund Development Manager

Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership
Job Description
Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL) is seeking a Business & Fund Development Manager to drive sustainable financial growth through fundraising and boosting sales of programs and services in targeted markets.

Status: Exempt, Full-time
Reports to: CEO
Salary and Benefits: Competitive/commensurate with experience and other qualifications. This is a full-time position with benefits. 
To be considered an applicant:
  • Email resume and cover letter to:
  • Please put Business & Fund Development in the subject line
  • Attachments must be in .doc of .pdf format; do not include resume in the body of your email
  • Resumes must be submitted with a cover letter
  • No phone calls please 

General Responsibilities:
  • Oversee grant management including research, proposal writing, and reporting
  • In partnership with the CEO, coordinate Corporate Sponsorship recruitment and retention
  • Develop and implement an individual donor program
  • With CEO and Directors develop a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction
  • Research feasibility for a planned giving program
  • Represent CVNL at community events
  • Oversee fundraising database
  • Conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs
  • Develop relationships with prospective clients, while maintaining existing client relationships
  • Become a subject matter expert on our business products, programs and services
  • Arrange meetings with prospective clients
  • Promote CVNL’s products/services addressing or predicting clients’ needs
  • Other duties as assigned 

  • Embrace the mission of CVNL and have passion and commitment to the nonprofit sector
  • Strong interpersonal, planning and time management skills
  • Demonstrated track record of successful proposal, grant writing and sales
  • “Self-starter” and goal driven to initiate visits and calls
  • Organized and exhibits “follow through” on tasks and goals
  • Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense and good listening ability
  • Excellent verbal, written and negotiation skills, including facilitation of group presentations
  • Spanish language proficiency a plus
  • Familiarity with North Bay communities a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse constituents
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and CRM software, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in related field
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in nonprofit fundraising, business development, or a relevant role
  • Experience with online research, including social media, to identify new leads and potential new markets
  • Experience in customer support a plus
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