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Fundraising Manager

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Columbia, MO, USA

About the Role

The primary role of the City Fundraising Manager is to develop and carry out a plan or strategy for acquiring contributions, small and large, from donors and grantors within the City.

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Develops fundraising strategies

  • Forumulates solicitation procedures

  • Oversees all fundraising activities

  • Identifies new donor bases 

  • Directs and coordinates solicitation of funds

  • Acts as a liaison with funding partners and organizations

  • Leads grant-writing efforts

  • Sets fundraising goals

  • Works with the Fundraising Director to ensure the successful implementation of the Campaign Fundraising Plans. 

Necessary Skills: 

  • Thorough knowledge on fundraising and donor relations

  • Organizational Skills

  • Politically Savvy

  • Budget management

  • Critical Thinking

Necessary Experience/Knowledge: 

  • Successfully lead large fundraising efforts:

    • Kansas City: at least $100,000

    • St. Louis: at least $70,000

    • Columbia: at least $60,000

    • Springfield: at least $50,000

    • Independence: at least $50,000

    • Lee’s Summit: at least $50,000

    • O’Fallon: at least $30,000

  • Managed teams of fundraising staff

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