Development ManagerFull-time salaried position100% employer funded health & dental benefitsLocationSan Francisco, CAReports toExecutive DirectorCompensationSalaried, $75,000 – $85,000 based on years of experienceApplication DeadlineMarch 15, 2021Organization DescriptionFarming Hope is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit farm-to-table culinary job training program that fosters community leaders in the food system. We offer transitional employment and on-the-job training in gardening and cooking through our social enterprise restaurant at Mannys in San Franciscos Mission District; our community food hub named Refettorio San Francisco in the Civic Center; and our urban training garden in the Western Addition neighborhood. Our Apprentices overcome major barriers to employment, primarily experiencing homelessness or being formerly incarcerated. We are a highly collaborative, community-based organization, notably working with Food For Soul and their international network for Refettorio SF.Working at Farming Hope feels like being part of a team dedicated to fighting our regions devastating crises of homelessness, hunger, and lack of community. Growing and serving food allows our Apprentices to give back to their city. Were all hungry to give back and belong. Learn more about our Apprentices and organization at farminghope.org.Job DescriptionThe Development Manager will be part of tangible progress toward building a model for empowerment through food. The right candidate will learn from our Apprentices while teaching and leading staff to create change that inspires and informs our growing ecosystem of partners.The primary job duties of the Development Manager are leading the day-to-day planning, management, execution and ongoing relationships of the nonprofits expanding fundraising program. This is the first full-time development role for this organization — much of the Development Managers work will be setting up clear, understandable fundraising operations and processes and working closely with the Executive Director and Board. As a small nonprofit with diversified funding sources, the Development Manager will need to bring experience in three fundraising areas: individual giving, institutional giving (i.e. foundation and public grants), and corporate engagement. Our top area for growth in 2021 is individual donor cultivation — experience and contacts locally with donor networks is a strong plus. Serious experience with multimillion dollar annual fundraising is required to be considered for the role.Approximately half of the organizational income is from social enterprise earned income, and half from donated income. Our annual fundraising budget is $800,000, and we are launching a capital campaign with Food For Soul with the goal of raising $1.5 million by 2022. For the right candidate who helps advance the organization, this position is expected to evolve into a director-level position.Scope of WorkDonor DevelopmentIndividual giving / Donor CultivationInitiate donor meetings and maintain ongoing donor relationshipsGrant Research, Writing, and StewardshipResearch, write, and edit both public and private grantsMaintain grant calendarWork with relevant staff to compile impact data and submit grant reportsCapital CampaignCo-lead $1.5 million comprehensive capital campaign goal in partnership with Executive Director, Board, and partners at Food For Soul, fall 2021 through spring 2022Development Strategy and OperationsLead annual fundraising eventEnter data for donations, including receipts and thank you communicationsManage ongoing fundraising projects with Board members and volunteersServe as a press contactCandidate QualificationsSelf-starter: To grow from small nonprofit to scalable social enterprise, the organization requires a highly motivated and ambitious individual who can lead development and scaffold our success.Multi-tasker: This position requires wearing several hats each week: grant writer, donor networker, details tracker. Are you experienced advancing multiple projects toward a collective mission?Experience, not just passion: Do you bring knowledge of project management, nonprofit management, or startup development? We need a candidate able to teach us, and take the lead on their own learning advancement. Candidate must have3+ years experience in relevant fields.strong spoken and written communication skills.Highly organized: Are you able to create and manage systems that new employees can easily learn? As we scale, we need a leader who can create a sustainable, internal operating structure and onboard development colleagues.Commitment to transformation: We want to empower those experiencing poverty to be community leaders; we want our food system to be more sustainable for all; we want our staff to think differently about charity and justice. Sound like something you want to help build?Additional preferred qualifications:Spanish fluencylived experience of barriers to employmentfoodservice or agricultural experiencemarketing or communications experienceSalesforce or other CRM experience.Farming Hope is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition as defined under State law, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and/or local laws and ordinances.At Farming Hope we have a clear vision to be a place where a diverse mix of talented people are able to learn, teach, and grow. Diversity is more than a commitment at Farming Hopeit is necessary to advance equity and inclusion for the Apprentices in our training program and our diners in the community.For more information about Farming Hope and this position, visit our website: Tracking



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