The Resource Development Manager oversees and plans to develop the resources to support the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center's mission. The manager plans and implements the Center's resource development efforts, coordinating sponsorships, marketing and community partnerships. This position ensures the development and implementation of campaign strategies including the development of an annual campaign timetable. Researches, identifies and secures outside funding from federal, state and local foundations for support of services. Writes letters, proposals and grant applications and maintains all aspects of the relationship management for key donors, including database management, recognition materials, oral and written communications. Oversees the donor recognition system. Ensures accurate reporting of gifting levels and contributions. Oversees sponsor/donor acknowledgement and gift handling procedures. Cultivates a sustainable donor base through outreach. Coordinates, participates and recognizes donors while respecting their confidentiality.
Graduation from a college or university with a bachelor’s degree in marketing, human services, communications, or a closely related field with 1-3 years experience in resource development; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Selected candidates must meet a residency requirement, which includes a ten-mile radius on the Illinois side of the Quad Cities within one year of hire date. Must pass a physical, background check and substance screening. Applications accepted only at www.rigov.org and will be accepted until March 9 at 5pm. EOE.