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Fund Development Manager

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Madison, WI, USA

Job Type

Committee Lead

About the Role

    - Planning and executing the annual membership and annual fund campaigns, including designing the campaign, procuring materials, executing a mail and e-mail campaign, and creating progress reports for internal and external use.

    - Maintaining a donor database and executing prompt acknowledgement of donations. Researching donor prospects and maintaining a donor prospect list.

    - Planning and executing the organization’s annual benefit, which includes program design, host committee and ticket sales, invitation design, vendor recruitment and management, and donor follow-up.

    - Assisting with the planning and execution of other fundraising events and public programs, ensuring necessary follow up after fundraising events.

    - Planning and executing donation solicitation, ticket sales and follow up.

    - Assisting with institutional and foundation fundraising efforts, including grant research and writing, maintaining a grants calendar, compiling reports, and preparing organizational documents for foundation submission.

    - Compiling donor lists for the annual report and participating in the creation of the annual report as needed.

    - Staffing the Fund Development Committee, including developing agendas for regular meetings, providing staff support for initiatives and committee efforts, and preparing necessary materials for committee meetings and assignments.


  • The preferred candidate will have experience in development or related field.

  • The ideal candidate will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, be self-directed, and demonstrate a strong ability to work well with a wide range of individuals and groups.

  • Proficiency with donor databases and websites is highly desirable.

  • Applicants should possess the ability to exercise independent judgment and take initiative.

About the Company

LUCES is a non-profit organization whose mission is to Promote and advocate for the higher educational advancement of Latinos through the provision of merit and need based scholarships.

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