At the Science Center, we’re surrounded by Greater Philadelphia’s entrepreneurs and innovators who are inventing the future. Their ambition, optimism, collaboration and discovery energizes our workplace and makes the Science Center an engaging place to work. The Science Center is seeking a highly motivated and mission-driven Development Manager to join our dynamic fundraising team.
The Development Manager will report to the Director of Development and help sustain and grow the Development function within the organization. The Development Manager is a key member of the development team responsible for implementing UCSC’s development plan, including fundraising, prospect management, information management, special events, and donor stewardship for the organization and its programs. This position will be responsible for managing a portfolio of donors and maintaining the donor database function of Salesforce, the Science Center’s CRM system. This position will have input into the Science Center’s corporate membership and sponsorship strategy. Extensive experience with direct solicitation of corporate funders and event management is essential.
This position has external contact with donors, prospective donors, institutional funders, volunteers, and organizational partners. This position has access to sensitive UCSC information and is expected to handle such information with integrity and professionalism. This position has regular contact with the community and is expected to represent UCSC in a professional manner.
The Development Manager will report directly to the Director of Development and participate in department/organizational activities as necessary.
Key responsibilities of the job include:
The successful candidate will have 5+ years of demonstrated experience in development and fundraising along with a broad knowledge of prospect management and other development best practices. Experience working in multiple phases of fundraising (annual giving, major gifts, corporate sponsorships, special events, grant writing, research) is preferred. Familiarity with science and technology is a plus. A BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university in a related field of study is required.
The Science Center offers a comprehensive employee benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Short and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending, Life Insurance and 403(b) with a significant company match.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
Interested candidates should forward a resume, cover letter and two to three writing samples along with salary requirements to: Human Resources, University City Science Center 3675 Market Street, Suite 400 Philadelphia, PA 19104 or email email@example.comMention you found this work on Generocity!
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