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The American Physical Society (APS) seeks an accomplished Campaign and Donor Relations Manager to enhance fundraising efforts for the Society. APS is a nonprofit membership organization with an operating budget of $55 million dollars and over 54,000 members working in academia, national laboratories, and industry, is the leading society for physicists in the U.S. and throughout the world. This position is based at the APS headquarters office located in College Park, MD (walking distance from the College Park Metro Station).
Position Summary — Partners with the Director of Development as well as other APS leadership to plan and implement fundraising activities that include identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding individual donors, foundations, and corporations. Staffs and manages volunteer committees and develops and implements fundraising strategies for annual, honors and planned giving campaigns. In concert with the Development Coordinator and other APS staff, manages a full range of research, marketing, and finance activities with the goal of promoting a culture of philanthropy, enhancing donor stewardship and engagement, and building the major and planned giving programs. Assists the Director in overseeing the work of the Development Coordinator.
Education: B.A./B.S. degree required
Experience: Minimum of 5 - 7 years experience in the area of fundraising, research, special events planning and/or marketing.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Fundraising experience, including knowledge and use of donor management software, e.g., Salesforce and Blackbaud/Raiser’s Edge, and membership databases. Proficient computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Google applications. Familiarity with planned giving and finance management programs. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, writing, communication and statistical skills. Experience in working with and motivating volunteers.
To apply, send cover letter including salary requirement and resume to the attention of the Human Resources via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
APS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.