Development Manager

Employer: JDRF

Job Description

The Development Manager role is a great opportunity to join a strong Chapter team and work closely with the Executive Director and local leadership, regional teams and an outstanding group of volunteers to increase the reach and impact of the Kentucky & Southern Indiana Chapter.

The Development Manager will manage, evaluate, and expand campaigns that build and strengthen links to potential and existing volunteers and donors and grow the Kentucky & Southern Indiana Chapter’s revenue through increased corporate, individual, volunteer, and other community involvement. He or she will organize and coordinate appropriate committees with volunteers to expand fundraising and non-fundraising programs.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Serves as point person for assigned JDRF fundraising programs, including One Walk and Gala, providing year-round, strategic and tactical planning and execution.
  • Responsible for event and major gift revenue generation.
  • Works with staff leadership to formulate short and long term plans for event and market growth and sustainability.
  • Understands and works with all event related online tools.
  • Identifies and builds revenue-oriented relationships within community, corporate and individual/family constituent groups.
  • Works closely with Outreach staff and volunteers to help build and strengthen pipelines.
  • Identify, recruit, cultivate and steward volunteer leadership committee members for development opportunities.
  • Develop assigned event budgets and timelines.
  • Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures.
  • Represents the best interests, professionalism and integrity of JDRF in all activities and relationships through a unified message of JDRF’s mission and a commitment to organizational standards and leadership by personal example.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Executive Director.

Salary Range: $50,000 - $75,000

Job Requirements:

  • Three to Five years of fundraising experience.
  • CFRE a plus.
  • Knowledge of fundraising and non-event fundraising activities is a must.
  • Candidate must be a self-starter.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to interface with all levels of staff and volunteers.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience required.
  • Ability to travel locally required. Occasional evening and weekend work required as needed.

How to Apply:

If you’d like to join our team, please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to JDRF by clicking the job URL


 JDRF is an Equal Opportunity Employer