Grant and Annual Fund Manager
Company: GIRL SCOUTS OF WI SOUTHEAST INC
Posted on: March 20, 2023
Description:Who We AreGirl Scouts create the world they want to
live in and strive to make it better every single day. They explore
their strengths, take on new challenges, and can always be
themselves, regardless of background or ability. Working for Girl
Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast (GSWISE) is much more than just a
job; it's an opportunity to bring your talent, passion, and
perspective to a girl-centric, mission driven organization. We are
seeking individuals committed to making a difference and are
enthusiastic team players who want to join an organization with a
proud history and a growing future. Joining our staff means working
to your full potential in a dynamic and diverse environment that
strives for equity for all.
Position SummaryThe Grant and Annual Fund Manager is responsible
for contributed revenue streams focused on grant and annual
campaigns. Contributed revenue allows the Girl Scouts of Wisconsin
Southeast (GSWISE) to achieve its mission and maximize its impact
on the communities we serve. This position requires an enthusiastic
fundraiser, who is highly skilled in writing. Someone with the
ability to manage several projects, while showcasing a critical eye
for detail, and meeting deadlines. This is a full-time position
located at Milwaukee.
CompensationAnnual starting salary range is $50,000-$56,000,
commensurate with experience and skillset. What You'll DoGrant Work
- Manage current portfolio of foundations.
- Draft and finalize all grant requests.
- Manage all grant reports and updates.
- Partner with the Chief Development Officer to maintain and
manage key United Way relationships.
- Collaborate with key programming staff to ensure that grants
are correctly representing current programming.
- Manage requests to other departments so that funders receive
all needed materials in a timely manner; including data, budget,
- Run evaluations on the effectiveness and impact of grants
- Continue to solicit and search for new and upcoming grant
- Manage grant accounts and database, ensuring all information is
current and accessible.Annual Fund (35%):
- Oversee and implement small annual campaigns including LYBUNT
and seasonal campaigns. Including:
- Drafting timelines
- List building
- Creation of e-mail and print pieces
- Sending campaigns
- Reviewing impact of campaigns
- Create and manage regular annual touch points with donors.
- Oversee invoicing and donor communication.
- Work closely with the Marketing and Communication department to
develop donor cultivation and solicitation.
- Support the major fundraising event, with a special focus on
donor communication leading up to the event.
- Keep donor records up to date and track annual fund
communication in donor database.Philanthropy Department Support
- Support general fundraising efforts in coordination with the
Chief Development Officer.
- Work in partnership with the Chief Development Officer to
develop, manage, and analyze weekly and monthly reports to ensure
reconciliation with the GSWISE Finance team and departmental
- In collaboration with the Development Associate keep the donor
- Stay updated on the local philanthropic community.
- Learn and support the Girl Scout mission and effort, staying
updated on current programming and organizational goals.
- Organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical
deadlines, and following up with a minimum of direction.
- Engage in learning to build skills towards respectfully
interacting with people across cultures, ranges of ability,
genders, ethnicities, and races.
- Actively contribute to a more equitable and inclusive
- Contributes towards the effectiveness of council AA/EEO
guidelines by acquiring knowledge and understanding of affirmative
action by exhibiting nondiscriminatory behavior in all internal and
- Willingness to perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements:Who You Are & Keys to Success
- Willing to subscribe to the philosophy of the Girl Scout
Program and enroll as a Girl Scout member which includes paying a
nominal membership fee annually.
- A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated experience and proven
effectiveness in professional fundraising including grant and/or
annual fundraising work.
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in
communications, marketing, non-profit management, education, or a
- Knowledge of best fundraising practices and proven track record
of effectively applying them.
- Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability
to effectively convey information, thoughts, and ideas in verbal
and written form with all levels of the organization as well as
external contacts, including the ability to present and articulate
the Girl Scout story.
- Strong editing eye when reviewing written work.
- Able to hear, reflect, act on, and learn from feedback
regrading identity and equity.
- Strong computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
Outlook, and Donor Database.
- Ability to align behavior with the needs, priorities, and goals
of the organization.
- Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and
- Have daily access to dependable transportation, valid driver's
license, compliance with the council's policy of automobile
insurance limits, and a driving record that meets the requirements
for coverage of the council's business auto insurance carrier.
- The physical demands described are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. The employee is occasionally required to sit
and/or stand for long periods and operate office equipment
manually. Sufficient strength to lift and carry up to 20 pounds
- Ability to exercise discretion when handling potentially
confidential or sensitive matters.
- Excellent time management skills; ability to take initiative to
solve problems and work with a minimum of supervision and function
well as a member of a team.
- Accurate, organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to
work under pressure and shift priorities in response to changing
- 4 years of demonstrated experience and proven effectiveness in
professional fundraising including grant and/or annual fundraising
- Customer-service oriented with the skillset to communicate in a
friendly and professional manner with a wide range of people.
- Proven track record of growing grant pipeline year over
- Experience of working with DonorPerfect.
- Experience working with Salesforce.Benefits
- Work with a dynamic mission-focused team passionate about
making a difference
- Medical, dental, vision insurance
- Free Short- and Long- Term Disability Insurance
- Free Life Insurance 1x salary (additional coverage
- 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with eligibility employer
- Employee Assistance Program
- Generous Paid Time Off (PTO), accrue total of 23 days/year
- Holidays observed with pay: Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday,
Memorial Day, Juneteenth Day, Independence Day, Labor Day,
Thanksgiving Day (and the Friday after), and all business days from
December 24 through January 1
- Mileage reimbursement
EEO & Anti-Racist StatementThe Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast
(GSWISE) has a vision for a deeply inclusive membership, staff, and
volunteers. To foster a culture of belonging while providing
equitable service delivery above and beyond Equal Opportunity
requirements, GSWISE candidates must be committed towards cultural
competency growth and to work within diverse teams. Our Girl Scout
Law demands we seek racial equity for everyone and do our part to
dismantle systemic racism. GSWISE is an Equal Opportunity
Keywords: GIRL SCOUTS OF WI SOUTHEAST INC, Milwaukee , Grant and Annual Fund Manager, Executive , Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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