REPORTS TO: Divisional Development Director
SCHEDULE: Full time
The Donor Relations Specialist will lead the design and implementation of a strong Mid-Level donor relations Program for the SWONEKY Division to ultimately increase major giving as part of the overall fundraising plan. This role will implement a comprehensive action plan by analyzing the donor giving database to identify, cultivate, solicit, and upgrade donors who are defined as mid level with a goal of retaining and upgrading their gifts. This position will also work in tandem with the THQ direct mail and marketing program and database to determine a strategic plan of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship efforts for mid-level donors identified through those channels. There is a relationship to THQ Associate Director of Major Gifts to give oversight on caseload management and goal setting, as well as consideration of moving donors to MG or PG caseloads. This will involve engagement by strategic communications through all mediums and personalization of outreach. This position will determine appropriate and meaningful mid-level donor annual fundraising and marketing strategies and will work collaboratively with territorial, divisional and local marketing leadership to ensure that The Salvation Army’s mission and fundraising objectives are met and/or exceeded. Direct marketing practices will be leveraged with major gift components and approach as an enhanced form of direct marketing to raise revenue but to also cultivate a nurture a strong bond and relationship with The Salvation Army. This position will also help launch and sustain a William Booth Society in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky and potentially for the Division longer term.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.