Development Manager


Terms of Employment: Full-time, At Will, Exempt

Reports to: Director of Development

Position Location: Los Angeles, CA

Position Objective:

To oversee planning and implementation of annual fundraising programs, including online and direct mail appeals, recurring gifts and peer-to-peer campaigns, and serve as a member of the development project team.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Coordinate development department calendar of appeals, events, and other fundraising activities
  • Manage fundraising appeal process for online and direct mail campaigns and serve as liaison to outside service vendors
  • Oversee and create expansion strategy for recurring gifts program
  • In partnership with director of development, create strategy to formally incorporate peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns into MFA’s fundraising program
  • Manage other various revenue channels, including Combined Federal Campaign and vehicle donation program
  • Generate regular fundraising performance reports
  • Serve as member of the development project team to assist with donor relations, database development and maintenance, event planning, and other joint projects within the department
  • Adhere to all human resource and administrative policies and procedures
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Position Requirements:

  • College degree and a minimum of five years of previous experience working in a nonprofit fundraising role with strong background in appeal process management
  • Minimum of one year of previous experience managing a recurring gifts program
  • Experience managing constituent relations management databases preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team-playing, collaborative attitude
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure of constant deadlines; requires excellent organizational skills, time management efficiency, and careful attention to detail
  • Ability to occasionally travel
  • Personal commitment to the mission and values of the organization


To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Jake Morton at

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