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ARE A CHRISTIAN
You agree wholeheartedly with our Statement of Faith. As the foundation for all we do, our Christian faith is a uniting factor among staff. 

HAVE GREAT SKILLS
Bread Of Life Mission offers a professional environment coupled with a focused mission of serving Seattle's Homeless. Successful candidates not only share our Christian beliefs; they have deep professional skills, too.

WISH TO MAKE CHANGE IN A PERSON'S LIFE
Even on the most difficult of days at the office, we can go home at night knowing that we contributed to something of lasting significance.

JOB OPENINGS

 

Development Manager

To apply email your resume and cover letter to hr@breadoflifemission.org. No Phone calls or drop-ins please

Reports to: President
Status: Full-Time, Salary and Benefits

Bread of Life Mission has an exciting opportunity for an experience development professional.  The Development Manager reports directly to the Mission President and will be responsible for managing 1 direct report.

The Development Manager develops and implements a mission-focused communications and strategic fundraising plan, including revenue goals and associated expenses. Responsibilities include raising major gifts, writing grants, working with direct mail vendor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

OVERSEE FUNDRAISING & DATA MANAGEMENT

  • Connect with and cultivate major donors (handwritten thank you notes, phone calls, meetings)

  • Monitor and analyze donor fundraising outcomes (direct mail, events, major giving, campaigns)

  • Oversee database management, data/donation input, report development

  • Mentor, supervise, and task projects to database manager

  • Collaborate with office administrator on development financials

  • Collaborate with program team about student stories and progress for development purposes

  • Write corporate support proposals (Good communication skills)

  • Develop and oversee acknowledgement program (thank you letters)

 

CREATE & MANAGE COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING

  • Monitor social media activity and manage social media posts

  • Write stories about LifeChange Students, staff and Mission guests

  • Work with direct mail company, Brewer Direct to develop newsletter content

  • Photography and videography of Mission students, staff, guests, events

  • Create and manage production of printed materials such as invitations, brochures and more

  • Collaborate with local media about Mission’s work

 

MANAGE GRANT PROGRAM

  • Assist with grant writing

  • Manage foundation relationships

 

OVERSEE DIRECT MAIL PROGRAM

  • Manage working relationship with direct mail company, Brewer Direct

  • Collaborate on strategy, messaging, and creative

  • Oversee fundraising progress vs goals and make necessary adjustments

 

OVERSEE ANNUAL BANQUET & SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Develop, oversee production of event/banquet theme, fundraising, location, event logistics,

  • Develop and oversee digital and print media communications/production

  • Oversee guest logistics (invitations, seating, meal preference and donations)

  • Oversee and work with vendors (catering/location/print/logistics) and volunteers

  • Manage banquet related expenses

Qualifications:

  • Education/Training: B.A. Degree (or equivalent)

  • Minimum of 5 years in fundraising with emphasis in major giving

  • Experience in direct mail fundraising production and strategy

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills

  • Salesforce experience preferred but not required.

 No phone calls or drop-ins please.