SCI Development Manager

Founded in 2002, SCI’s mission is to strengthen communities by connecting diverse individuals and organizations through civic engagement initiatives.  We envision a nation where individuals are strongly connected to their neighbors and play an active role in shaping the destiny of their communities. This increase in ‘social capital’ will result in communities that are safer, healthier and more vital. 

SCI is seeking a part-time Development Manager to lead our fundraising efforts and generate the resources needed to sustain and expand our community building work.


  • Manage SCI fundraising events, including the Social Capitalist Luncheon, a 15th anniversary event, and several smaller events.
  • Cultivate current and potential sponsors for SCI events and programs.
  • Manage SCI individual donor program, including annual appeal and cultivation of major donors.
  • Oversee implementation of SCI marketing activity calendar, including enewsletter, website content updates and other donor communication.
  • Research and write grant proposals (2 to 3 per quarter).
  • Oversee development and marketing tasks assigned to other SCI team members.
  • Work with the SCI President to engage the Board & Ambassadors Council in the fundraising process.  
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 3 to 5 years experience as a development professional. Experience with event planning, sponsorship solicitations and individual giving preferred.
  • Strong organizational and communications skills.
  • Experience using donor database software to manage fundraising program.
  • Ability to directly solicit sponsorships and donations as well as managing board and committee members to do so.
  • Ability to manage time efficiently in order to produce needed results in this part-time role.

We anticipate the position will be approximately 25 hours per week, with the salary rate to be negotiated based on experience and budget constraints. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to David Crowley, ​​, by 8/8/17. Include “Development Manager” in the subject line. 

SCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.

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