Manager, Europe

Techgig (Bern BE, Schweiz) Vor 8 Tagen veröffentlicht

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CTC Undisclosed Job Location Switzerland Experience 7 - 10 yrs


The Manager can be based in either Zurich, Switzerland or in the Netherlands. This position will be part-time, working approximately 30 hours per week, and will report to the Development Director, Europe.

Duties & Responsibilities: Manage relationships with high net worth individuals and corporate & foundation partners, generating > USD1.5 million/year
Manage a portfolio of 200 donors and prospects in Europe, making gifts at a USD10,000 level
Identify new fundraising opportunities and help build the individual and corporate & foundation prospect pipeline in Europe
Use sound fundraising principles to develop long-term cultivation and stewardship strategies that utilize the expertise of key Room to Read staff and leadership in deepening donors commitment to the organization
Build long-term relationships with donors and prospects, identifying, cultivating and stewarding their interests
Work together with Room to Reads global development team to: prepare donor communication materials, including concept papers, proposals, reports, donor updates and mailings, and additional materials as needed
develop and oversee a mid-level giving strategy focused at engaging and upgrading donors of USD 1,000
develop and oversee a lower level giving strategy, including e-mailing campaigns
oversee volunteer chapters in Europe, including in Zrich and Paris

Partner with the Development Director, Europe in the following areas, as required: managing high level events, supporting senior management engagements in Europe, conducting regional business planning, income tracking and forecasting, developing proposals and reporting
In close cooperation with the Development Director, Europe, lead the organization of major fundraising and awareness building events, both virtual and in-person, including the development of event fundraising strategies, soliciting current donors and prospective donors to secure tickets and tables, securing pre-committed funds for the event, securing auction prizes and local entertainment, lead on all local logistical needs, and other duties as necessary
Represent Room to Read at fundraising and awareness-building events and in individual and corporate donor cultivation meetings
Collaborate with Room to Reads senior management team to co-manage key relationships
Stay current with organizational strategies and program details and plans in order to recommend potential funding opportunities to donors
Utilize specialist databases and other tools to actively manage donor cultivation, stewardship, and tracking
Carry out ad-hoc administrative duties for the EU market
Undertake other duties, as necessary

Qualifications: Required: Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
At least 7 years of relevant work experience
Proven experience of achieving fundraising results, including successful relationship management, and income generation
Proven experience in successfully cultivating individual and corporate donors and in securing five and six-figure donations
Proven ability to work successfully in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple projects and priorities, paying close attention to details and results
Prior success working closely and building relationships with diverse groups of people
Ability to be flexible and proactively problem solve
Ability work independently and collaboratively with a team
Event management experience
Effectiveness in working or volunteering in a non-profit organization that is focused on maintaining high quality work and low overhead
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Adept at using database systems, such as Salesforce platforms or fundraising CRMs
Legally eligible to work in either Switzerland or the Netherlands; no sponsorship required

Preferred: Project management experience
Fundraising experience in a fast paced, growth-oriented organization; candidates with applicable skills and experience from the private sector (private banking, family offices, luxury organizations, corporate foundations etc) will be considered
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in German and/or French

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