Deputy Director of Development – Axios Charlotte

The Lynnwood Foundation, a non-profit organization established in 1996, has a dual mission: to maintain and preserve the National Historic Site known as Duke Mansion by operating it as a unique meeting place and community gathering place, and establish and operate the Lee Institute. , which focuses on building collaborative community leadership.

The Deputy Director of Development plans, coordinates and administers independently and in partnership, and under the direction of the Director of Development, all aspects of annual giving, supports the capital and endowment campaign, designs and manages social media for the marketing, donor programs and events, supports and participates in a number of events each year, is regularly responsible for donor management including thank you notes and regular donor contact such as RSVPs. The Deputy Director also supports Duke Mansion programming, including four to six public events each year.
Also connects and supports a variety of volunteer committees, including main support for the annual auction and fundraising event.

Donor Relations and Stewardship
• Process donations and prepare acknowledgment letters and other correspondence
• Continuously update and correct database records and mailing lists
• Communicate regularly with donors by phone, email and in person
Solicitation process
• Implement the solicitation calendar for annual donations
Planning and implementation of events
• Support volunteer efforts
• Participate in the design and implementation of a wide range of events both print and digital
• Maintain guest lists, gather and prepare registration materials and other assigned duties for fundraising events
• Attend and help manage 10-15 evening or weekend events per year
Social media and marketing
• Design and implement Facebook and Instagram strategies
• Design and implement email marketing
• Supports and connects with other teams, including Duke Mansion and Lee Institute business and operations team
• Other duties assigned by the Development Manager.

Minimum qualifications:
• College diploma or equivalent experience
• One to two years of experience in a professional office
• Extremely detail oriented
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• In-depth knowledge of Word, Excel, Publisher and Power Point; graphic design software experience preferred
• Warm and collegial demeanor; friendly and optimistic personality; team player
• Excellent refined interpersonal skills
• Ability to thrive in a team environment and support multiple colleagues working on numerous projects with overlapping deadlines
• Ability to communicate/collaborate with various community groups and individuals
• Ability to juggle multiple simultaneous projects
• Proactive, autonomous, able to work with minimal supervision

Benefits and compensation:
• Salary $45,000
• Position is salaried and eligible for medical, dental and vision insurance, PTO and retirement benefits

To apply:
Please send your resume and cover letter to Heather Andreas at [email protected]

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