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The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence:

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV), and its sister organization, the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (EFSGV), are the nation’s oldest gun violence prevention organizations. Through policy development, research translation, advocacy, community engagement, and effective training, we pursue evidence-based solutions to reduce gun death and injury in all its forms.


Organization Policies:

Equal Employment Opportunity: The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence and the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence are Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employers.  Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a parent, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, on the basis of personal favoritism, or any other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodations: The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence and the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Adam Moses.  Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Development Operations Manager

Under the supervision of the Director of Development, the Development Operations Manager will assist with a broad range of administrative and operational duties in support of all fundraising efforts at CSGV/EFSGV including, database management, event coordination, donor research, finance liaison activities, and electronic communications deployment. These activities include extracting donor data to create lists to solicit and steward individual donors via email and mail campaigns. This role has the primary responsibility for managing donor gift entry data input, extraction, and financial reporting from the Every Action database. This position will work closely with the Director of Development to manage a minimum of four fundraising campaigns per year, produce online, and when possible, in-person events and conduct ongoing donor outreach and stewardship. This position is vital to the long-term financial stability and growth of the organization.

A successful candidate will be familiar and adept at database functionality and be highly detailed oriented. In addition, he/she/they will possess the ability to juggle multiple responsibilities simultaneously and adapt to the changing priorities of a small but nimble team. A passion for working to help to prevent gun violence is a must.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Finance Liaison/Gift Entry/Reporting

  • Producing accurate and a timely weekly report of all gift transactions (proofing Every Action database gift entry each week)
  • Reconciling Every Action development gift transactions with finance team monthly

Database/Fundraising/Communications

  • Assist with the migration of current BSD database to new version of Database (Every Action) as needed
  • Oversee the merging of duplicate records in the database after the migration is complete
  • Preparing lists for all donor mail and email solicitations and donor communications, including fundraising appeals and email announcements and product releases (Including Weekly fundraising emails, Fund to Stop Gun Violence cultivation emails, Spring fundraising campaign, End of Year (EOY) campaign)
  • Coordinate all mailings with graphic designer, printer, and mail house
  • Extract giving information from the database, pull and program reports, and perform fundraising analysis
  • Append constituent flags and segment master email list by constituencies to replace current unspecified email lists in the database
  • Program and deploy all mass communications for development and communications programs to master communication lists as needed from the database (such as monthly newsletter, report releases, policy announcements, petitions, and action alerts)
  • Track and interpret email and social media analytics
  • Learn the additional function of any new online and communication tools that are needed and coordination their use with existing systems
  • Coordinate and provide support in updating development content on the website (i.e., “Donate” page and Fund to Stop Gun Violence pages) as needed
  • Coordinate the technical functionality of website with the database and finance team as needed

Major Donor Research and Stewardship

  • Manage and prepare donor thank you letters on a timely basis with mail house and in-house
  • Notify “In Honor Of” recipients of gifts in their honor on a timely basis
  • Append Donor Search Gift Capacity Scores Identify, code, and track major donor prospects in database, run reports and perform analysis as needed
  • Conduct philanthropic donor research and prospect identification and create donor profiles
  • Support Director of Development in stewarding major donors and supporting the Board of Directors as needed
  • Deliver excellent and timely customer service to fulfill the needs of donors

Development Events

Provide support for development events, including annual fall gala, quarterly annual fund donor events/webinars, and Fund to Stop Gun Violence cultivation events as follows:

  • Prepare lists for all event invitation mailings and emails
  • Conduct all event database reporting, including event income, guest, and ticket reports
  • Act as the primary liaison with board and event guests including creating and distributing all donor event information and correspondence
  • Conduct and coordinate event logistics with vendors and fellow staff
  • Prepare profiles/bio’s for event attendees
  • Help prepare and maintain website event page
  • Assist with event marketing by coordinating with partners as needed
  • Add all event attendees into database’s master communication list
  • Conduct any post-event follow up as needed

General

  • Attending weekly meetings and responding to email in a professional and timely manner
  • Professional demeanor when interacting with all levels of staff, board members, donors, and volunteers

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working in a nonprofit fundraising capacity, or equivalent experience as related to the job description
  • Experience in working with databases and database management;
  • Familiarity with BSD (Blue State Digital and/or Every Action database is a plus)
  • Proficient with Google G Suite for business and Dropbox
  • Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written, verbal, and electronic communications skills
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Self-motivated and the ability to see a project through to completion
  • Positive, problem-solving attitude with a keen eye toward ensuring CSGV’s programmatic success
  • Desktop design skills are a plus

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