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Development Manager

Monterey Bay Area

Job Type:

Full Time

About the Role

The Development  Manager is a key member of Digital NEST’s Development Team. In partnership with the CDO, the position is responsible for managing fundraising strategies, including individual contributions and stewardship, special campaigns, special events, and in-kind donations. The role requires experience managing end of year campaigns, using Salesforce  (CRM),  building budgets and processing gifts. The Development Manager also consults with our Institutional Gifts team. This position does not currently supervise any staff.  The Development Manager holds  an active portfolio of at least 30 individual donors and 25 prospective donors and is responsible for  increasing the number of  new donors and working with the CDO to lift annual donors to the Major Donor level.  The Development Manager will support the design, development, and successful execution of the End of Year Campaign as well as the Spring Campaign. In addition, the Manager plays a key role in supporting the CDO with events and corporate sponsorships.


Support of all Development activities (40%)

Annual Gifts (40%)

Institutional Grant Collaboration (10%)

Liaison with Communications and Marketing (10%)

About the Company

Digital NEST is a workforce development center that has welcomed hundreds of youth from working-class, farmworker communities to develop the technical and professional skills they need to achieve their dreams. It is an exciting time for the NEST as we are on the precipice of expanding to a total of five communities across Northern California. Digital NEST has centers in the heart of Watsonville, Salinas, Gilroy, and Modesto, and will open our newest center in Stockton in early 2024.

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