The Mountaineers

Development Manager

The Mountaineers is currently recruiting a Development Manager who loves the outdoors and is excited to help advance our mission through special events and corporate and foundation relations. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a positive, flexible approach to managing complex events and projects, a fierce attention to details and deadlines, and a proven ability to work well with a collaborative team. This is a full-time salaried position with excellent benefits.`

In partnership with the Development Director, the Development Manager will seek and secure funding from private foundations and corporate and government sources. The Development Manager is also responsible for the creation, execution and growth of The Mountaineers fundraising and donor stewardship events, including the annual 400+ person gala auction. Specific responsibilities will include the following (see complete job description for more details):

  • Manage all grants calendars, correspondence, application and reporting deadlines, materials, and other necessary work leading to single and multi-year funding from grant-making foundations and corporations and government entities to meet or exceed targeted revenue goals.
  • Develop a keen understanding of The Mountaineers programs, goals, strategies and financial needs with a focus on creative opportunities for securing funding through foundation resources and corporate budgets.
  • Work in conjunction with the board and staff teams to strategize, organize and plan for all aspects of the Mountaineers donor-related events that will result in $500,000+ in revenue across all special events.
  • Maintain responsibility for event success from conception to execution, including creating income projections, negotiations with vendors and service providers, creation of event collateral, managing and tracking in kind donations and auction item procurement, and the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of corporate sponsors and event volunteers and donors.

For the full job description, click here.