Manchester Community Library is open to all as an inspiring gathering place for the community, providing resources for personal enrichment and growth.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Philanthropy Coordinator serves as a key member of MCL’s team and is responsible for advancing philanthropic support from individuals, foundations, and businesses to build a robust base of support for the Manchester Community Library(MCL). A highly organized individual with strong work ethic, the Philanthropy Coordinator works closely with others to achieve a wide range of development program goals. This individual must be comfortable working with a diverse base of support and stakeholders including patrons, donors, community leaders, corporate partners, and other nonprofit organizations.
- Development Program/Office Administration
- Annual Fund Campaign
- Donor Identification/Cultivation/Stewardship
- Major Gifts/Individual Giving
- Corporate/Business Giving
- Fundraising Events
- Planned Giving
- New Fundraising Initiatives
- Communications and Public Relations
- Board, Committee, and Other Volunteer Support
● Bachelor’s degree.
● Five years minimum experience in professional fundraising and building a culture of organizational philanthropy.
● Experience and proven track record in supporting and promoting the engagement of nonprofit board members.
● Is goal oriented, self-directed, and motivated by achieving results.
● Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to speak compellingly about MCL’s mission.
● Self-starter with the ability to work independently, stay organized, and demonstrate persistence to consistently follow through on assigned tasks and requests and meet goals.
● Familiarity with donor management databases.
● Able to have positive, collaborative working relationships with supervisor, Library staff, board members, and volunteers, working as part of a coordinated team.
● Enthusiasm and facility for relationship building, interpersonal interactions, and motivating others.
● High standards for personal and professional integrity particularly in working with confidential or sensitive information.
● Ability to work well in a fast-paced work environment, adapting and responding to shifting priorities.
● Technologically versatile, with proficiency in Microsoft Office products, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and donor management systems.
● Proven strong work ethic.
● Ability to work periodically outside of typical working hours, with the willingness to work nights or weekends as necessary.
- Position Type: Development
- Location: Bennington County
- Employment Type/ Status: Full Time