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Development Manager
Meals on Wheels of Alameda County

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Development Manager

Meals on Wheels of Alameda County

Job Summary

$60k-65k per year
Job Type
Full-time, Management, Remote
Job Last Posted
Job posted 12 days ago
Job Role
Marketing, Community Fundraiser
Employer's Industry
Job Schedule
Weekdays, Afternoons, Mornings

Job Description

Required Experiences and Skills: 

  1. A positive and compassionate approach to work 
  2. Flexible and able to work in a small, dynamic office environment [our team continues to work from home] 
  3. Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills 
  4. Collaborative/team player
  5. Strong attention to detail 
  6. Solid written and oral communication skills 
  7. Excellent phone etiquette 
  8. Database experience required [DonorSnap, Razor’s Edge, DonorPerfect, DonorView, Bloomerang, etc.] 
  9. Development/fundraising experience required
  10. Google Suite experience required
  11. Project/event management experience required
  12. Graphic design software experience required [InDesign, Photoshop, Canva etc.] 

Responsibilities -

Cultivation of Gifts

  1. Identify and pursue new sources of corporate gifts as well as matching of employee gifts by conducting outreach and doing presentations about MOWAC
  2. Develop strategies for gift solicitation (individuals, corporations, & foundations)
  3. Create and update collateral materials to support gift cultivation
  4. Expand legacy giving activities
  5. Expand recurring giving activities
  6.  Create content for acknowledgements (electronic & by mail) for various types of gifts (recurring, employee giving, in honor/in memory, corporate giving/matching, individual giving, etc.) 

Event Coordination and Staff Support 

  1. Assist with fundraising events (annual signature Taste event every June)
  2. Project management including event planning in concert with event planner 
  3. Assist with outreach to food & beverage establishments, businesses for auction items, and corporations for event partnerships
  4. Assist with fundraising and public advocacy campaigns  


  1. Oversee social media presence, including creation of content
  2. Create content for brochures and flyers, monthly e-newsletters, and e-blasts 
  3. Assist with website maintenance and search engine optimization 


  1. Staff the development & advocacy committee meetings
  2. Prepare various monthly giving reports
  3. Prepare meeting agendas and materials 
  4. Other duties as assigned by Executive Director


  1. Medical insurance (health, dental, vision) covered 100% by employer
  2. 401(k) plan plus 4% match after one year of employment
  3. Flexible work schedule 
  4. 10 paid holidays
  5. Paid sick leave accrues at 3.00 hours per pay period up to maximum of 288 hours
  6. Vacation leave accrues at 3.08 hours per pay period during the first two years of employment



Business Overview

Our Story

To assist frail, homebound seniors to maintain their independence by fundraising and providing financial support, community outreach and strategic assistance to Meals on Wheels programs in Alameda County that deliver nutritious meals and perform wellness checks.

Team Size

1-10 team members


Culture & Perks

Commuter Benefits
Casual Dress
Pet Friendly
Community Oriented
Mission Driven
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