Development Manager Job with First Responder Support Network

First Responder Support Network (FRSN), a more than 20-year-old mental health organization, is researching
for an experienced development professional. This is a role in which a former fundraiser can
have immediate impact and success by building on the significant fundraising efforts already underway
square. As a respected leader in the field, FRSN enjoys the support of individuals and groups
and needs someone who can lead and direct development efforts. This
will work with a group of dedicated volunteers.
Willingness to perform administrative tasks such as thank you letters, database entry,
external and internal communication is necessary. The bulk of the work consists of expanding the
outreach and networking and coordinating efforts to maximize community outreach and donations.
The ideal candidate will be creative, organized, knowledgeable about the different ways people can
giving and passionate about the cause. It is essential that any candidate be autonomous and
able to work independently.
The number of hours for this position can be negotiable with an expected range between 25 and 40 hours per week. Although the position offers a remote work environment, the candidate must reside in California. Qualified candidates will be invited to an interview process.

Salary Grade/Level/Family/Scale

Up to $90,000/year, depending on hours and experience

Benefits include earned time off, 403(b) plan contribution, health insurance premium reimbursement and home office allowance

Reports to:
Executive Director

The Director of Development is responsible for the fundraising, development and communications activities of the First Responder Support Network (FRSN). Develops and manages individual and corporate donations as well as planned and annual giving campaigns. Supports the Development Committee and fundraising activities of the Executive Director (DE).

Essential functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform essential functions, however, the Development Coordinator will be responsible for the following:

  • Develop and execute the annual development and fundraising calendar.
  • Identify, develop and maintain support from individuals, foundations and corporations.
  • Develop fundraising materials and communications.
  • Develop regular communication on social networks.
  • Research and writing grants.
  • Develop and implement fundraising events.
  • Provide letters of appreciation to donors and maintain ongoing communications with donors, including arranging annual Board of Directors phone calls to donors.
  • Maintain donor database.
  • Ensure delivery of accurate and timely reports to funders.
  • Work in collaboration with the ED and support their fundraising activities.
  • Work in collaboration with the development committee and support their fundraising activities.
  • Ensure compliance with all FRSN policies, including compliance with HIPAA and other relevant regulations, as applicable.
  • Other projects as needed or assigned by the General Manager.


  • Licence.
  • 5+ years of development experience. First responder development experience preferred.
  • Foundation relationships and experience in grant writing, corporate giving, social media campaigns and fundraising events.
  • Experience in communication on social networks.
  • Experience with Salesforce preferred.
  • A passion for helping first responders.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent personal motivation.
  • Extensive computer skills including MS Office, online communication and collaboration tools.
  • Cultural competence to work with a diverse set of emergency responders.

Supervisory responsibility

Ability to travel within the greater San Francisco Bay Area as required. Some out-of-state travel will be required.

Working environment
This job can work in a business office or a home office. This role regularly uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical requirements
The staff member will be required to travel and may be required to lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.

Type of position/expected working hours
This is a full-time, independent position. Days and hours of work are flexible and dependent on the schedule of FRSN-related duties required, however, the staff member will designate specific time periods within a working week from Monday to Friday when regularly available to conduct necessary business.

Other tasks

Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a complete list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the staff member for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time.

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