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Full Time - Development Manager

Posted: 06/14/2024

2024 Revolutionary Education Job Listings


Position Title: Development Manager  
Location: Kingwood, Texas  
Salary: Base plus commission – percentage of funds raised  
Employment Type: Full-time  


About Us
Revolutionary Education is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating America’s youth about the Founding Principles of the United States through experiential-based learning. Our mission is to inspire each visitor to maintain and strengthen our Republic. We are committed to becoming the premier educational experience for teaching the Founding Principles through the lens of the American Revolution.

Position Overview
We are seeking a dynamic and motivated Development Manager to lead our fundraising efforts. The Development Manager will be responsible for managing foundation grants, securing sponsorships, organizing, and collaborating with a team to execute the annual 4th of July gala. This role is vital for ensuring the financial sustainability of our organization.

Key Responsibilities
- Implement a comprehensive fundraising strategy to meet revenue goals.
- Identify and cultivate relationships with potential donors, sponsors, and partners.
- Research and write grant proposals to secure funding from foundations and other grant-making organizations.
- Plan and execute fundraising events, including a major gala, ensuring they are successful and impactful.
- Manage donor databases and ensure accurate record-keeping.
- Provide regular reports on fundraising progress to the board of directors.
- Collaborate with the marketing team to create compelling fundraising campaigns.

Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree in Nonprofit Management, Marketing or equivalent field preferred.
- At least 2 years of experience in fundraising and development, preferably within the nonprofit sector.
- Proven track record of successful fundraising campaigns and preferred grant writing experience.
- Strong interpersonal and networking skills.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work independently, with a team and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- Proficiency in fundraising tools and Microsoft Office Suite.
- Passion for education and knowledge of American history, particularly the American Revolution, is a plus.



 

**How to Apply:**
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter detailing their qualifications and experience to reved.vp@gmail.com.

 

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