Health Care for All-Oregon Action Seeks Fundraising Manager

Health Care for All-Oregon Action Seeks Fundraising Manager

Health Care for All-Oregon Action seeks a Fundraising Manager to oversee and implement the fundraising programs of Health Care for All-Oregon Action and Health Care for All Oregon.

About Health Care for All-Oregon Action and Health Care for All-Oregon
Health Care for All-Oregon Action is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit based in Portland, OR with her sister organization, Health Care for All-Oregon, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. HCAO is a statewide coalition of over 120 member organizations united to bring universal, publicly funded health care to Oregon and eventually the entire United States. Our movement is made up of member organizations, local chapters, action groups and individual members. There are more than 20,000 supporters in our data base who have attended events, signed statements of support or had photo petitions taken. In February 2015, we brought more than 1200 supporters to the Capitol steps in Salem and conducted face-to-face meetings addressing health care reform legislation with 70 of Oregon’s 90 state legislators. For additional information, see the HCAO website.

About the Position
The Fundraising Manager is a senior position with overall responsibility for fundraising programs—major gifts, memberships, monthly giving, special events and direct mail. This is a hands-on position dedicated to accomplishing the work necessary to carry out these responsibilities.

The Fundraising Manager is a full-time salaried professional employee (exempt) expected to work evenings and weekends outside of the routine workday as needed and is directly supervised by Presidents of HCAO Action and HCAO. The Fundraising Manager need not live in the Metro Portland area, but must be an Oregon resident and willing to travel throughout the state as needed.

The Fundraising Manager has overall responsibility for developing, coordinating and implementing the HCAO Action/HCAO Development Program

  • Builds an effective development plan including overall fundraising and works collaboratively with the Finance Committee and Fundraising Committee
  • Provides hands-on management implementing the development operational plan and budgets to ensure that the organizations’ long term and annual development plans are being met
  • Provides overall development and strategic advice to the presidents and organizations as a whole
  • Working with staff and board, coordinates all development activities to ensure all are effectively planned and implemented
  • Oversees data selection for donor mailings and the acquisition of lists for prospect mailings/telemarketing
  • Coordinates the planning, scheduling and budgeting of all appeals
  • Leads the development of a “wealthy individuals” program—researches and coordinates the “ask” personally and by recruiting various board or staff members to each ask as appropriate
  • Ensures appropriate donor relations including timely acknowledgment letters and other correspondence, premiums, newsletters, special mailings, telephone and in-person contact;
  • Participates in the development and implementation of donor database software and hardware enhancements/refinements, overseeing the maintenance of the membership database including ensuring the timely and accurate processing and acknowledgment of all donations;
  • Monitors all foundation outreach activities and, in collaboration with appropriate staff and board, participates in grant requests, relationship-building, content development, follow-up and reporting;
  • Provides timely and accurate analysis of all development programs and reports to the presidents and the organizations as requested;
  • Attends regular management team meetings to address organizational issues and collaborates on organizational initiatives as a member of the management team;
  • Contributes to the development of plans and strategies and the resolution of operational issues together with other teams; and
  • Participates in general staff meetings.

Qualifications and key abilities

  • Exhibits a passion for and dedication to the mission of HCAO Action and HCAO
  • Minimum of three (3) years of increasingingly successful experience in development/fundraising, including highly developed fundraising research, writing, editing and messaging of fundraising requests
  • Proven track record with previous NGOs demonstrating ability to raise funds successfully, make presentations, direct mail activities, prepare foundation requests and supervise and co-ordinate an enthusiastic team of volunteers
  • Relevant degree and/or equivalent educational qualifications
  • Energetic and self-directed, with effective time management and organizational skills, including the ability to deal with several priorities at the same time
  • Strong strategically-focused analytical skills, good common sense
  • Capacity to provide leadership and to collaborate with others in a team effort
  • Well-developed interpersonal, conflict resolution and negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Computer skills including familiarity with word processing, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database and internet
  • Demonstrated cultural competence, awareness of one’s own culture and sensitivity to others with the ability and passion to work cross-culturally. Spanish language ability is a plus; and
  • A good sense of humor

Equal Opportunity Employer

HCAO is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Qualified candidates from diverse personal, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Salary: $50-60,000 plus comprehensive benefits, a pleasant working environment and an exciting opportunity to work for one of Oregon’s foremost change campaigns. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale commensurate with experience.

To apply: Send a cover letter describing why you believe you are a strong candidate for this position, a resume describing relevant education, training and employment and 3 references to:

Tim Roach, President, Health Care for All-Oregon,. For further information call 541-230-1425. Application review begins November 25, 2016.