Manager, Individual Giving

About the Position
The primary focus of this position will be to increase revenue generated from major and individual donors. Given that we are a growing team, we are looking for an individual with an entrepreneurial spirit, a tremendous work ethic, and the ability to wear many hats within our team. It is an incredibly exciting time for our organization and we are looking for a Development professional who is enthusiastic and excited to undertake this challenge with us.

  • Maintain a portfolio of annual individual donors
  • Conduct visits and solicitations with prospective and current donors to support NYRR Youth Programs
  • Increase prospect pool by identifying, cultivating, and soliciting individuals with an interest in NYRR’s mission 
  • Assist with the coordination and staffing of donor cultivation and fundraising events
  • Prepare and maintain mission focused materials that can be personalized for individual donors
  • Support the Team for Kids Program during high volume periods
  • 4-5 years of development experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills required, with strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to function independently and in close cooperation with others
  • Capable of coordinating a variety of tasks simultaneously and consistently follow up on details
  • Must demonstrate professional demeanor and attire, and communicate in a clear and polite manner in person and on the phone
  • Excellent grammar, spelling, proofreading, and editing skills, and the ability to research information and compile it into a briefing
  • Interest in running and ability to articulate NYRR’s mission and its case for support
  • Bachelor’s degree

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New York Road Runners
Attn: Human Resources
East 89th Street
New York, NY 10128

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