Development and Marketing Manager

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Development and Marketing Manager

FSLA Classification-Exempt


Conduct all responsibilities in dealing with community representatives, agency staff, volunteers, board members, funding sources, vendors, clients and other customers in a professional and ethical manner with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences.

Special Events

  • Collaborate with Chief Development Officer (CDO) for existing fundraising events (signature Old Bags Luncheon®) and all future events
  • Manage and coordinate all phases of special fundraising events including all the planning, budgeting, marketing, public relations and management of events personnel and vendors
  • Evaluate success of event in terms of financial, brand awareness, and donor development
  • Accurately maintain invitation, committee, donor, attendee and auction databases
  • Manage electronic and print mailings, including invitations, and other communications
  • Create campaigns to inform and connect committee members and their friends
  • Manage all event supporter data
  • Set-up computer mail merges for all mailings, including invitations, correspondence, and other special lists
  • Work with event committee chairs and committee members to ensure all facets of the event are coordinated and completed.
  • Provide graphics design support
  • Manage auction software and tools
  • Prepare sponsorship proposals for special events
  • Provide hands-on support at events, including recruiting volunteers as needed


  • Maintain donor database and prepare reports and donor screenings
  • Process donation acknowledgments
  • Assist CDO in the development and implementation of new fundraising initiatives

Marketing/Public Relations

  • Develop marketing plan for event success, including a public relations plan and budget for each event
  • Develop social media content and plan
  • Execute marketing and public relations plan, assisting with preparing content for press releases, mailings, website enhancements, advertising, etc.
  • Lead for communications’ vendors (e.g. photographers, media, designers, printers) to ensure they have what they require in order to meet deadlines for promotions
  • Provide communications’ support for media-related inquiries
  • Maintain external affairs files, filing all relevant clippings and press material

Other duties as assigned


  • A degree in Marketing, Communications, English, Journalism or other related field from an accredited college or university.
  • A minimum of 3 years work experience in marketing, public relations or fundraising/development.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Superlative computer skills with proficiency in all programs of MS Office. Photoshop and Adobe InDesign proficiency a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment, plus organize time and set priorities.
  • Ability to form positive relationships with staff, clients, donors and the community.


Work with a multi-cultural staff in achieving Center for Family Services’ mission and objectives, while being sensitive to each individual’s culture.


Reports to the Chief Development Officer

Any interested persons should email their resume toEllen Vaughan, Chief Development Officer, at .

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