The Institutional Giving Manager serves as part of a Resource Development team that focuses principally on institutional sources of giving. The Institutional Giving Manager contributes to the overall development program success by being accountable for planning, implementing, growing, and evaluating a portfolio of local and national donors, prospects, and projects. They proactively identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward foundation, corporate, and government donor prospects and works to develop and implement creative strategies to secure funds through grants and sponsorships to meet SMU DataArts's annual needs and campaign fundraising goals. This includes crafting funding requests as well as research proposals. They develop strong donor relationships to ensure the financial sustainability of the organization.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Insightful, articulate and persuasive communicator who is committed to the support of advancement.
Ability to think collaboratively, strategically and creatively while participating in decision-making.
Ability to use web-based technology and system tools to keep in touch from remote locations as the position may require travel, communication and reporting while away from the office.
Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel).
Experience using Blackbaud Enterprise CRM or other relational CRM database software.
Reach above shoulders, handle objects
Carry/lift 25 lbs.
Sit for long periods of time
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Full-time, regular hours. Primary location is Dallas, Texas.
Deadline to Apply
The position is open until filled.
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