Employment Opportunities

YWCA Alaska is currently seeking a Development Manager to oversee our donor relations program and manage our fundraising initiatives. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing our non-profit’s fundraising campaigns, communicating with current and prospective donors, and building stronger community relations for our organization. This position involves managing individual and corporate gifts as well as planned and annual giving campaigns.

The ideal candidate will enjoy front-line relationship building, soliciting, and developing long range strategic planning for increased giving. Strong candidates for this position will be highly organized, creative, flexible, and have a combination of development and communications skills.  If you have a strong background in non-profit fundraising and development, we encourage you to review our online job description below, then submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to twarren@ywcaak.org

Please click HERE for the full job description

Key Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Develop and oversee our annual fundraising program
  • Identify prospective individual and corporate donors and develop strategies to cultivate those relationships
  • Maintain ongoing communications with private and corporate donors
  • Research donor relation programs at local, state and federal institutions
  • Ensure timely and accurate report deliveries to funders
  • Collaborate with staff on the management and planning of fundraising events and donor receptions
  • Develop print marketing collateral related to fundraising in collaboration with our advertising department

Key qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Communications or related field; Masters Degree preferred
  • 5+ years fundraising and event planning experience
  • 2+ years Grant writing experience
  • Familiarity with Quickbooks and Kindful
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills

Job Type: Full-time