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Manager of Development Operations

Mission Triangle is a faith-based nonprofit whose mission is to help Christian-led nonprofits expand their Kingdom impact by becoming healthy and sustainable organizations. Gospel-focus, Generosity, Excellence and Community are our four values that guide all we do. 

About Mission Triangle

 Mission Triangle is a nonprofit located in the Triangle with a 30-year history dedicated to expanding the impact of Christian-led nonprofits. We believe healthy, Christian-led nonprofits transform communities and we are fortunate to have a front seat to equipping and partnering with hundreds of organizations on their journey to health and sustainability. 

We have the privilege of helping nonprofits turn their passion into nonprofit best practice by teaching biblical truths with sound business principles. If you desire to belong to a team that is focused on impacting the lives of others every day, this organization could be a great fit for you. 

Our clients are faith-motivated nonprofits with a general operating budget of $100k – $5 million. Many are grass-roots organizations that developed to meet a particular need they saw and courageously stepped forward to fill. If you have experience working with nonprofits – or desire to experience the joys of working with organizations doing incredible Kingdom work – we extend a welcoming offer to apply for this unique role. 

Position Overview

Status: Hourly, part-time 25 hours per week. Potential to be full-time 40-hours per week if both candidate and Mission Triangle believe best.


The Manager of Development Operations coordinates and manages the fundraising efforts of Mission Triangle. They support the Board, Development Committee and Executive Director in scheduling meetings, building relationships, and cultivating Mission Triangle champions. This individual also handles the logistics (invitations, RSVP’s, registration, day of events, receipting and thank you notes.)


We need a candidate who can balance vision and maximizing with the reality of action. If you are attentive to detail, very organized, have high emotional intelligence, are intuitive, can juggle multiple priorities, like going above and beyond, and making something good great, you could be a great fit for this role!


You will love it here if you:

  • Are GOSPEL-FOCUSED

  • Are committed to EXCELLENCE

  • Enjoy serving the COMMUNITY

  • Have a heart for GENEROSITY


You’ll enjoy working at Mission Triangle if you:

  • Enjoy working in a collaborative team environment.

  • Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment.

  • Desire to have a front row seat in making a difference in the lives of individuals and organizations.


As a member of this team, you will have a leader who is committed to:

  • Taking time to truly understand your role, unique gifts, and how you can contribute to the mission

  • A culture of continual growth (stepping into excellence rather than leaping into excellence)

  • Availability and accessibility to you through weekly one-on-one meetings with a shared agenda

  • Acting with Kingdom impact in mind

Duties and Responsibilities 

Oversee & Execute Champion Engagement 

  • Manage relationships with champions (with exception of major donors which are managed by Executive Director)

  • Care for champions to ensure feel appreciated and valued - look for details to “surprise and delight” champions

  • Support Executive Director to ensure major donors are touched personally through year

  • Keep champions abreast of Mission Triangle’s initiatives, personalizing when possible

  • Ensure all champions are thanked for giving including writing and coordinate Thank-Yous (notes, calls, emails, etc)

  • Maintain champion records in CRM/Salesforce


Support Champion Cultivation

  • Create Investment Packets and Proposals, sometimes present and make “the ask”

  • Ensure investor presentations & materials are up-to-date in MS Teams

  • Manage reports of champion activities, dashboard, engagement and growth

  • Invite champions to engage beyond giving financially to Mission Triangle or our nonprofit community – sometimes helping match champions to the right cause


Plan Champion Events 

  • Lead, coordinate, plan and execute fundraising banquets

  • Support recruiting efforts for events and manage event sponsorship campaign

  • Coordinate and project manage champion involvement and sponsorships Shark Tank

  • Own end of year giving campaign and process


Manage Grants 

  • Coordinate calendar of grant submission deadlines & follow up dates

  • Write, apply for & manage all steps/processes in grant applications

  • Write, complete, coordinate grant update requests

  • Managing communication/coordination of matching grants

  • Maintain database of templates & messaging copy for grant applications

Qualifications

The Manager of Development Operations must be a follower of Jesus Christ. He/she must also be committed to growing as a nonprofit leader, learner, teacher, and coach. In addition, the following qualifications are desired in this role:


  • Agreement with the MT statement of faith, values, and core beliefs

  • Outstanding communications skills: Woo, warm and lover of people – pleasantly persistent… not afraid to “ask”

  • Former development or sales or customer engagement experience is preferred

  • Attentive to detail and highly organized

  • Takes initiative and naturally go above and beyond

  • Can juggle multiple priorities and responsibilities

  • Proficient with Excel, PPT, Salesforce

  • 4-year degree preferred

Compensation

25 hours per week paid hourly, non-exempt; benefits include 401K

Working Conditions

The Manager of Development Operations is expected to work an average of 25 hours per week. The job is predominantly office-based and by necessity most hours are during core office hours Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Employee will need to be able to periodically lift 25-pound objects.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your cover letter and resume to admin@missiontriangle.org. Thank you for your interest! 

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