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Regional Development Manager

FARE, Inc. | Atlanta GA 30303 USA | Full Time | Posted: 02/13/2013

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The Southeast Regional Development Manager is responsible for contributing to the organization’s fundraising goals by supporting and contributing to all efforts to raise revenue through the Atlanta Regional Office.


  • Assist with strategies geared to increase net revenue and increase awareness through Walks, special events, third-party events, school-based fundraising and all other fundraising activities as assigned;
  • Craft and execute strategies/projects as assigned;
  • Meet net budget expectations as defined;
  • Manage all expenses to achieve the lowest cost ratio possible; and
  • Train, mentor and manage event volunteers for highest efficiency and return on investment.

For Walks:

  • Work with Walk Chairs and Team Captains to build a fundraising plan and then maintain constant communication to ensure the plan has been instituted;
  • Conduct corporate team recruitment activities to achieve maximum participation;
  • Respond to all Team Captains’ requests for up-to-date collateral materials, supplies and incentives based on appropriate level of fundraising;
  • Promote and increase participation in online giving;
  • Work with Database Administration to ensure accurate data input and reconciliation;
  • Work with Communications to facilitate media and coverage, including press releases, as appropriate for each event; and
  • Manage all logistics pertaining to Walks and community events, including site identification, venue fees, insurance coverage, and other activities associated with securing event sites.

For Special Events:

  • Manage and support event committees;
  • Develop solicitation materials;
  • Manage all aspects of fundraising and logistics for assigned events;
  • Provide up-to-date information and graphics to the Website Content Manager for website content and ensure that all event sites are functioning and contain relevant information;
  • Identify and share with Regional Development Director any event participants with significant annual and/or major gift potential; and
  • Manage a third-party event program by identifying and evaluating current and new events with highest potential and partner with the event coordinators to increase revenue and impact.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience;
  • 5-7 years experience in fundraising, event management, or development, preferably with a non-profit organization;
  • a mininum of 3-4 years managing walk/run campaigns;
  • Adept at use of social networks for fundraising, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; able to communicate and present in a professional demeanor with constituents at all levels;
  • Self-starter; highly organized with exceptional attention to detail;
  • Able to understand the needs of volunteers with varying skill sets and committed to serving on a focused, results-driven team;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook; Raiser’s Edge or related donor database experience a plus; and
  • Available and willing to travel as required.

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Location Atlanta, GA, 30303, United States
Travel Required 50% of the time
Categories Food/Nutrition/Agriculture, Foundation/Grant-making/Philanthropy/Volunteerism, Medical Services/Health Care, Public Policy, Research/Science, Disease/Disorders/Medical Disciplines
Function Development/Fundraising
Experience Years 5 yrs
Pref Major Business, Marketing, or similar field.
Pref Degree Bachelors

Location Maptop

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Contact Name Courtney L. Davenport, Regional Director
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