Manager, Development and Foundation Operations

September 1st, 2021
Manager, Development and Foundation Operations

Manager, Development and Foundation Operations

  • Full Time
  • Mid-Level
Job Category: Development
Location: Manhattan
Job Sectors: Health

Manager, Development and Foundation Operations




Dysautonomia Foundation, a small not-for-profit located in mid-town Manhattan, supporting medical care and scientific research for those affected by a rare Jewish genetic disorder, seeks a bright, dynamic individual to oversee fundraising activities, special events and office operations.






3-5 years fundraising or related experience


Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (especially Excel), Adobe etc.


CRM and fundraising software experience required


Computer, technology and social media savvy


Ability to work with budgets and other financials


Highly organized and detail-oriented worker


Superior writing skills


Capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously, prioritizing as needed


Experience planning and executing fundraising events


Comfortable working in a small office environment


Available to work some evenings and weekends for meetings and events


Ability to lift up to 25 pounds




Manage all details related to Foundation events and fundraising initiatives including:


·       Develop and prepare printed and digital materials


·       Manage Foundation website and social media platforms


·       Support P2P fundraising events and activities


·       Create and manipulate lists


·       Prepare and send mailings (paper and electronic)


·       Solicit donations (in-kind and other)


·       Interface with vendors


·       Maintain financial reports in real time


·       Oversee day-of-event logistics


·       Prepare post-event follow up and acknowledgements






Oversee Foundation Budgeting and Financials


·      Manage mail and online donations process


·      Supervise data input to donor database


·      Manage bill paying process


·      Liaison with bookkeeper to reconcile monthly financial reports


·      Provide support for annual audit process






·      Develop and manage programming and events for community members


·      Attend and provide support for monthly board meetings


·      Supervise staff, volunteers and interns as needed


·      Develop grant proposals as time allows




Salary Range: $55K – $65K




To apply:  please send resume, cover letter and writing sample to: [email protected]



Familial Dysautonomia Foundation

  • 315 W. 39th Street, Suite 701
  • New York, NY 10018
  • USA
  • Phone: 2122791066

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