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Join Our Team- We're Hiring!

We are excited to announce that Unite Oregon is hiring for a Development Manager

Position Title: Development Manager

Duration: Full Time, Ongoing

Compensation: This is an exempt position with an anticipated schedule of 40 hours per week; salary range  $45,000 - $55,000 per year. This position includes generous and progressive benefits including medical and dental care.  100% of premiums are paid by Unite Oregon, additional benefits include: paid wellness leave, vacation, flex time, and personal days off.

About Unite Oregon:Unite Oregon is a 501c3 grassroots community organization with three chapters in northern and southern Oregon. We support people to become leaders and agents of change in the areas of living wages, racial justice, immigrant and refugee rights, and affordable housing. Unite Oregon is building a unified intercultural movement for justice in Oregon.

Position Description

Unite Oregon is seeking an experienced, culturally competent, Development Manager

who will work closely with the Unite Oregon Development team. This new position will take a creative leadership role in soliciting new and upgrading current donor relationships, through development of donor campaigns as well as personal contact and customized proposals.  The role calls for a resourceful, excellent communicator who brings a passion for building new development approaches to engage major donors, diverse community, staff, and board.


Working in a fast-paced office environment, additional duties include routine updates to supporter account information, close communication with donors and members, updates to the annual fundraising calendar, as well as leading membership and fundraising drives and events.  Using full functionality of G-Suite and Nationbuilder CRM tools, this position will help to streamline Executive Director communications. The ideal candidate will be comfortable navigating CRM database systems, have development experience and have a passion for supporting Unite Oregon’s mission.

Position Responsibilities

Donor Development

Lead Major Donor campaigns
Plan and execute a variety of fundraising events to expand and cultivate a base of sustaining donors
Work closely with the Executive Director to actively engage donors and prospects in creative ways
Manage member online payment system, facilitate member renewals and annual donation letters
Cultivate donor support by arranging one-on-one meetings and donor visits to programs and events
Train and support staff in active fundraising within existing Unite Oregon programs
Donor Cultivation Communications

Create Organizational Strategic Development Plan
Lead small business donor drive and other giving projects tailored to specific supportive groups
Streamline Unite Oregon’s Executive Director communications to donors and prospects
Assist in drafting and editing communications to members, funders, elected officials and stakeholders
Leads organizational strategies to support a culture of donor engagement
Tracks status of donor pledges, follows up pledge reminders, engages current and lapsed members

Development of new c4 Donor strategy:

Work with the ED, Field Director and the Field team to design development strategies to support our new c4.  Donor outreach strategies will support a broader strategy to develop and implement political power.

Staff Support

Work with to continually improve communication system between chapters
Work with Field Director to update information in project management software
Support all staff to engage in direct fundraising appeals



The ideal candidate will have:

Commitment to racial justice and passion to champion Unite Oregon’s mission
Excellent written communication skills to craft messaging and produce fundraising materials
5 Years of experience using CRM database systems, preferably in a nonprofit setting
Ability to work with a diverse, multicultural staff, board, membership, and partners of various backgrounds
Understanding of donor engagement and an ease with personal relationship building
Possess an interest in and basic knowledge of Oregon’s political landscape
Highly organized, serious attention to detail and adherence to deadlines

How to Apply

Submit digital package (PDF preferred) to Include:

Cover letter (2 pages max) clearly outlining the specific skills and knowledge you bring to the job and how they are a good fit with the responsibilities of the position.
A resume (2 pages max) detailing relevant experience, work history, education and accomplishments

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