Development Manager

The Development Manager is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of fundraising activities for the Spokane Business Association. This role focuses on maximizing results based on data management, optimizing fundraising campaigns, and ensuring that strategic objectives are met efficiently and effectively.

Duties and Responsibilities

    • Responsible for leading the strategy, design, implementation, and management of all activities of a comprehensive annual fundraising plan that includes annual giving, special events, major donor cultivation, foundation, and corporate giving.
    • Responsible for preparing and managing the annual fund development budget, including preparing regular progress reports.
    • Responsible for management and cultivation of donors, including major donors, as well as donor retention and prospecting activities.
    • Responsible for partnering with The Board of Directors in managing agency media, including website and social media platforms, mass email, and bulk mailing.

Preferred Experience and Skills

    • Preferred Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications or related field. Relevant experience may substitute for education.
    • 3+ years of development experience in non-profit and proven experience in fund development, preferably within the nonprofit sector.
    • Strong knowledge of fundraising principles, techniques, and best practices.
    • Creative, enthusiastic development professional with a demonstrated commitment to serving and empowering people of all abilities, cultures, and backgrounds.

Compensation Range

  • $80,000 – $100,000 annually.


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay