Development Manager - Job Description


Development Manager - Job Description
Development Manager - Job Description
Part time
Schaffer&Combs (S&C) is assisting Educate Girls Globally (EGG) in finding a dynamic fundraising and
development professional to help build their organization’s capacity to generate funding support.
About Educate Girls Globally:
Educate Girls Globally (EGG), partnering with governments in three states of India, has developed a
unique strategy for reforming government schools at large scales and low costs by leveraging existing
community and government resources. The key to their success, even in the most traditional and tribal
areas, is empowerment of people and community ownership of schools. By educating girls (EGG has
plans to expand to Africa), the world becomes a safer, healthier, and more just place. For more
information, please visit EGG’s website at
About Schaffer&Combs:
Schaffer&Combs solves problems and creates growth solutions for mission-driven organizations that
possess the vision and ambition to make genuine change. We are a management consultancy that works
fluidly at the intersection of the for profit and nonprofit sectors and excels at both planning and
implementation. Our clients are nonprofit organizations, for-profit companies, philanthropies, foundations,
and social entrepreneurs, based locally in the Bay Area and globally across four continents. Some of our
key services include: strategic planning, impact assessment and management, executive search, board
development, leadership coaching, fundraising services, and investment and philanthropic capital
Job Overview:
EGG is seeking a part time Development Manager who will assist the organization, its chapter offices,
and its Board of Directors in strengthening financial support networks through grant research and grantwriting, vetting potential funders, outreach efforts, and individual cultivation.
Initially, this position will be part -time, but it is expected to ramp up to possibly full- time depending on the
success of the development effort. The position will has flexibility in terms of location, with a preference
for the San Francisco Bay Area.
Development Manager duties include:
● Development / Fundraising support for EGG (80%)
○ Writing (letter of interest, budgets, grant proposals, powerpoints)
○ Outreach and relationship building (e.g. setting up meetings with foundation program
officers) | 901 Mission Street | Suite 205 | San Francisco, CA 94103
Follow up and stewardship of current and potential donors
Database management
Board and staff fundraising support
Grant reporting
Marketing and Communications assistance (20%)
○ Development and iteration of marketing materials and collateral (brochure, powerpoints,
solicitation letters, videos, etc.)
○ Advising on “the look and feel” of EGG materials, website, and social media and, if
relevant, assisting with their revision and updating
○ Strengthening mechanisms for outreach and follow--up communication to EGG
supporters (emails, newsletters, social media, press releases, etc.)
● Excellent writing, communication, and project management skills, preferably with nonprofit or
fundraising experience
● Bachelor’s degree preferred
● 2-4 years or more of nonprofit development experience in prospect research, grant writing, and
fundraising or equivalent
● Strong analytical, problem solving, and critical thinking skills
● Excellent computer / software / web skills
○ Proficient with MS Office Suite
○ Proficient with all aspects of Google Drive
● Ability to work independently in an often unstructured environment
○ Entrepreneurial self--starter who is comfortable in a close--knit, team--oriented setting
○ Flexibility and eagerness to learn and work on different tasks as needed
○ Excellent organizational, project and time management skills
● Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal, oral, and written communication
● Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines
● Attention to detail
● Ability to solicit and implement feedback from key stakeholders
● Interest/experience in the nonprofit and social change sectors generally, and the international
development and education areas in particular, a plus
How to Apply
Please email your cover letter and resume as two separate PDFs saved as your first initial, last name,
document title, and “DevMngr” (e.g. “AWybolt_resume_DevMngr” - preferred) to
[email protected]. Please also place your first initial and last name, followed by the position
title, in the subject line of your email.
● Flexible work schedule and hours | 901 Mission Street | Suite 205 | San Francisco, CA 94103
Training in fundraising and nonprofit management best practices from EGG and Schaffer&Combs
Work directly with all EGG team members, which include impressive levels of experience,
backgrounds, and roles
Paid opportunity
Timing: Flexible, with a target of 20 hours per week initially for a several month period, with the potential
to ramp up to full time depending on performance and results achieved
● Application deadline: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
● Tentative start date: Friday, June 5, 2015 | 901 Mission Street | Suite 205 | San Francisco, CA 94103