The Philadelphia Parks Alliance is looking for an energetic and passionate Development Manager to grow our fundraising support at this pivotal time in our history. This is a perfect opportunity for a development professional looking to advance their experience with an organization undergoing rapid growth.
Founded in 1983, the Parks Alliance is the voice of Philadelphia's parks and recreation users—advocating for and supporting one of the largest urban parks and recreation systems in the country with more than 300 parks and recreation facilities. In addition to our traditional public space advocacy, the Alliance has recently grown our community outreach and direct service arms--increasing our programming and resource development work throughout the city's 150+ recreation centers.
The Parks Alliance is a fast-paced and lively small non-profit that welcomes big ideas and big personalities at our convenient West Philadelphia office. In recent years, the Alliance has significantly expanded its staff and volunteer base, and we're now looking to increase our fundraising support to continue this momentum. Read more about the Parks Alliance's work and mission at www.philaparks.org.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Manager is responsible for growing and cultivating our fundraising base, while building relationships with partner entities. Duties will include grant writing, donor stewardship, board development, event coordination, direct mail, and email marketing. Position will oversee grant writing, gifts processing, and prospect research staff and volunteers.
Position is full-time, and will require some local travel.
Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements with subject "Development Manager position" to George Matysik at gmatysik [at] philaparks.org.
5070 Parkside Avenue