manager resource development resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Forward-thinking motivated development professional with over 15 years of experience and record of success in all aspects of fundraising. Offering knack for budget management and fostering successful team collaboration. Thrive in fast-paced, deadline driven environments. Decisive leader highly competent in establishing and achieving goals.

  • Project Management
  • Outcome Driven
  • Solicitation
  • Budget Management
  • Team Motivator
  • Self Starter
  • Multitasking
  • Strong Writer
  • Detail Oriented
  • Raisers Edge
  • Microsoft Office
Manager, Resource Development, 01/2019 to Current
United Way Of AmericaRancho Cucamonga, CA,
  • Manage budget, venue, vendors, individual and corporate sponsorships, staff, volunteers, entertainment and all event materials for annual gala.
  • Oversee and grow direct mail, in-kind donations, workplace giving, recurring gifts, online giving, sponsorships, all fundraising aspects of annual gala and special events.
  • Raise between $350,000 and $466,000 annually in event sponsorships equaling 50-70% of annual event goal.
  • Identify prospects in $5,000 - $50,000 range.
  • Collaborate with resource development committee, marketing team and board of directors on various tasks annually.
  • Manage Resource Development team.
Sr. Development Specialist, 07/2013 to 01/2019
AmdocsEl Dorado Hills, CA,
  • Secured $200,000 - $350,000 annually in event sponsorships equaling 35-60% of event goal.
  • Established matching gift campaign.
  • Oversaw development of print, electronic and social media content for fundraising.
  • Researched and implemented practices engaging past board members.
  • Managed all event budgets.
  • Educated new board members on annual agency wide financial requirements.
  • Hired and managed seasonal interns.
Development Specialist, 06/2009 to 07/2013
DescKent, WA,
  • Composed three direct mail letters annually. Prepared analysis each fiscal year.
  • Analyzed monthly reports identifying donors with potential to increase giving.
  • Managed and expanded donor recognition events annually.
  • Developed portfolio of prospects to solicit gifts of $1,000-$5,000.
  • Managed annual gala.
  • Created new fundraising tactics for annual gala raising $26,000 in additional funds.
  • Facilitated in-house appeals.
Development Assistant, 06/2006 to 06/2009
CJE SeniorLifeCity, STATE,
  • Researched giving trends of $100-$1,000 donors increasing annual giving by minimum of 11% annually.
  • Entered daily deposits into Raisers Edge, managed all follow up, thank you notes, monthly reports.
  • Handled all mailing projects for department.
  • Assisted with all annual event details.
  • Coordinated with printer on production of event ad book.
BBA: Business Administration And Management, Expected in
Robert Morris University - Illinois - Chicago, IL
  • Sigma Beta Delta National Honor Society Member
  • Magna Cum Laude (3.76 GPA)
  • Three intradepartmental promotions in 13 years.
  • Exceeded event sponsorship goals by an average of 8% from 2013 to present.
  • Negotiated with vendors, saving minimum of $17,500 annually on event materials and entertainment.
  • Recognized with agency's Presidents Award for outstanding contributions to annual fundraiser since its inception.

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  • Robert Morris University - Illinois

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  • Sr. Development Specialist
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