Development Manager

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Review and identify potential individual and corporate partners and donors with the goal of increasing participation through our various programs.

  • Research Individuals and Corporations, both active and lapsed, for the purpose of donor follow up and renewal.
  • Assist in Development department project and campaign workflow to ensure financial milestones are met. 
  • Solicit, secure, and handle all details associated with sponsors, attendees, and auction/raffle items, as assigned by the Events and Special Projects Manager.
  • Assist in identifying honorees, guests, and donor prospects.
  • Process donations, prepare acknowledgement letters and other correspondences, along with timely donor follow-up. Maintain donor files, including merging and purging duplicate entries.  
  • Create monthly fundraising reports and other database reports, as needed.
  • Manage and maintain database and all donor profiles to include email addresses, cell phone numbers, and complete mailing addresses.

Qualifications and Requirements include:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field required.
  • Experience with Blackbaud.
  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience in the not-for-profit sector.
  • Valid New York State driver's license with a safe and responsible driving history and a vehicle that is properly insured and registered in accordance with NYS DMV regulations.


  • Full-time; minimum of 35 hours per week, hours may include some evenings and weekends.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurance, and employer contributed pension.
  • Accessibility to other voluntary benefits.
  • 20 vacation days, 12 sick days, 4 personal days, 11 holidays and 2 floating holidays per year.

Family and Children's Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran