In collaboration with the Development Team, responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive marketing strategies for fundraising, including mid-level, major and planned giving programs. This position will create a variety of pitch materials, including proposals, presentations and letters. Acts as liaison between the Development Team and all other departments to activate available communication vehicles, develop internal and external donor marketing communication content, including digital, print and volunteer resources in an effort to maximize all cultivation, engagement, solicitation and stewardship opportunities. This position also works closely with the Development Associate Director and outside partners in managing the direct response campaigns throughout the year.
Develop and implement donor strategies with program leadership for new donor acquisition as well as the sustained giving program
Write and edit donor marketing communications content, including:
Proposals, presentations and letters for pitches
Digital content for web, e-newsletters, social media, and video
Communication of important initiatives to key donors
Print collateral content including but not limited to handouts, case for support materials, occasional training materials/resources for volunteers, and donor cultivation reception/other special event invitations and materials
Email and direct marketing content for annual fundraising appeals/giving campaigns
Overarching content for annual Impact Report, which includes gathering and compiling department metrics/accomplishments
Interview donors and supporters and write compelling articles to promote donor engagement
Coordinate and traffic projects as required within different departments and with various outside agencies
Create effective, impactful communications for segmented donor populations
Conceptualize and create solicitation and stewardship materials for major and principal gift donors
Assist in the development of a comprehensive marketing plan for the Monthly Giving and Planned Giving programs
In collaboration with the Associate Director manage the marketing components of all direct response campaigns, including oversite of approval process for design, copy, digital, technical, social media, etc.
Ensure the correct staff members and/or partner agencies are involved in relevant campaign components
Responsible for other duties/projects as assigned by management
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: The following are the minimum qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.
A./B.S. degree in marketing/journalism/communications
5+ years of experience in a marketing department, preferably in a nonprofit environment
Experience writing fundraising proposals and other fundraising materials
Nonprofit development experience required
Must possess exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills, as well as knowledge of AP style
Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding environment, with multiple and changing priorities while maintaining strong attention to detail
Must exhibit creativity and resourcefulness
Strong interpersonal and team player skills with an ability to communicate at all levels of an organization both internally and externally
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, project management software and donor database software
Independent, self-starter who doesn’t need a lot of direction and can meet deadlines
Strong attention to detail and stellar organization skills
Additional Salary Information: Our national headquarters are conveniently located in Manhattan Beach, California. Salaries are competitive and we offer generous benefits including health, disability and life insurance plus a 401(k) retirement plan. The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is an equal opportunity employer.
About Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
ABOUT PANCREATIC CANCER ACTION NETWORK:Pancreatic cancer is the world’s toughest cancer with a five-year survival rate of just 9 percent in the United States. It is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States and demands urgent action to save lives. Each person who dies from pancreatic cancer is a mother, daughter, father, son, sister, brother, colleague or friend. We fight for every one of them. We are the only organization that attacks pancreatic cancer on all fronts: research, clinical initiatives, patient services and advocacy. We champion the promise of a brighter tomorrow. And this is our battle cry: Wage Hope. Join our fight. Help us raise $200 million and double survival by 2020.Network is driven by a shared set of core values that guide and influence everything we do. And, everything we do has a high sense of urgency and dedication to Wage Hope in the fight against pancreatic cancer.