• Manager, Member Relations

    ID
    2018-2701
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Arlington
    Category
    Development
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Seminar Network is seeking a Manager of Member Relations to join their growing development team. This role will be donor-facing, and will be responsible for cultivating value-focused relationships with current and prospective partners.

     

    The Seminar Network builds mission-driven partnerships with individuals, companies, and foundations to drive change in education, communities, business, public policy, and politics that empowers people to improve their lives. We are building a movement of principled business and philanthropic leaders who maximize the value of their contribution of time, talent, and resources to advance a free and open society.

     

    We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do.

    Responsibilities

    • Maintain and build upon relationships with current donors.
    • Identify, cultivate and solicit prospective donors to grow existing donor base.
    • Develop a long-term cultivation strategy for donor portfolio, utilizing events, referrals, and other opportunities to build lasting relationships.
    • Connect our partners with the opportunities that best meet their interests.
    • Work with Development Associate to systematically track and manage portfolio opportunities, relationship details, and results.
    • Drive donor meeting follow-up; including regular donor communications, thank you notes, and procurement of gifts.
    • Work with network leaders to promote state and national projects.
    • Assist with major donor events as needed.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred.
    • Five years’ professional experience; could include but not limited to fundraising, business development, high-end sales, or external relations.
    • Ability and willingness to aggressively travel.
    • Strong attention to detail and excellent problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively, in a changing environment.
    • Integrity, humility, and an entrepreneurial attitude.
    • A positive attitude and a sincere interest in providing good customer service to our members, partners and state chapters.
    • A firm commitment to advancing every individual’s right to economic freedom and opportunity through free markets.

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