Development Manager

Job title: Development Manager
Organization: Life Enriching Communities Foundation
Location: Twin Lakes Senior Living Community, Montgomery, OH
Industry: Senior Living

Job Description

Life Enriching Communities (LEC) is an integrated family of lifestyle communities and senior living services. We have made aging well a top priority for nearly 120 years.

We are an extended family of multiple generations, bound together with: Respect: honoring the dignity of all people; Innovation: igniting entrepreneurial initiative and creative solutions; Spirituality: pursuing our purpose consistent with Christian principles; Excellence: striving for extraordinary effectiveness and efficiency

Position Summary

The Development Manager reflects the mission of the LEC Foundation to residents, family members, associates and the greater Cincinnati community. The LEC Foundation exists to support those most in need of Life Enriching Communities, Twin Towers and Twin Lakes primarily through Benevolent and Pastoral care; this position is heavily focused on building relationships with others and major and planned gifts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and support for campaigns, major gifts and planned giving
  • Manage a personal portfolio of major and planned gift prospects and work closely with the development team and volunteers to determine effective strategies to engage a larger pool of identified potential donors
  • Meet face-to-face with prospective donors to identify opportunities for charitable giving that meet the donor’s needs and are consistent with Foundation goals
  • Serve as liaison to Auxiliary to insure their success
  • Design and produce campaign materials and collateral (customized donor proposals, campaign brochures, signage, etc.) as appropriate with the campaign timeline
  • Establish and implement short- and long-range organizational goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures; monitor and evaluate operational effectiveness; effect changes required for improvement
  • Participate in budget development

Required Experience and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years successful experience in development, fundraising and/or sales
  • Outgoing personality and ability to initiate and enjoy direct communication with donors and potential donors; customer-service orientation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that exude a charismatic and engaging image to our constituents
  • Highly developed attention to detail, exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • High level of communication, both verbal and written, with peers, colleagues, volunteers, donors and prospects
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisheras well as general internet usage. Experience with a donor database is preferred
  • Benefit package offerings include health and life insurance, vision, dental and 403B plans based on employment status. Free fitness facility and free parking. We are a drug free and tobacco free workplace

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