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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis County
  • Salary: $50,000 - $60,000
  • Organization Type: Human/Social Services

St. Louis Area Diaper Bank


The purpose of this position is to support the growth of the St. Louis Area Diaper Bank and the Alliance for Period Supplies by securing funding through individual donors, corporate giving, annual appeals, digital campaigns, social media fundraising campaigns, third-party fundraising events, grants, and fundraising events. The Development Manager will be a self-motivated and goal-oriented professional that is passionate about helping end diaper need and period poverty. They will exhibit strong leadership and program management capabilities and lead our organization’s development efforts.


●      Manage and implement the organization’s development plan

●      Assist in the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of individual donors

●      Create and implement fundraising events and corporate and individual giving programs

●      Direct and coordinate the Development Committee

●      Generate revenue through timely submission of well researched, well written, and well-documented grant proposals

●      Identify, create and manage a grants calendar to track grant leads, application information, status, reporting, results and renewal opportunities

●      Produce the annual report and timely reports to the Board and Development Committee

●      Work closely with the Finance Office to ensure budgeting is accurate, monthly reconciliations are complete and accurate, and accounting and donor software reconcile


●      Create a robust development plan that includes strategic initiatives for annual giving efforts, grants, major gifts, and special events to meet established goals

●      Ensure the plan includes detailed tactics, timelines, and critical partnerships where appropriate

●      Develop meaningful relationships with prospective and current donors that facilitate their connection to and willingness to support ending diaper need and period poverty

●      Research public and private grant sources (agencies, corporations, and foundations) to identify sources of funding

●      Compose and submit funding proposals and prepare impact and grant reports as needed

●      Build and manage a major gifts program including individual givers, foundations, corporate and community partners

●      Prepare outcomes reports and grants related materials for funders as requested

●      Develop internal reporting systems, keep records of all grants materials, and maintain records of outcomes, deliverables, and associated documentation prepared for funders

●      Coordinate with Marketing to provide statistics, student outcomes, alumnae stories, and other information needed for donor communications, stewardship, social media, and the website

●      Collaborate with and support the Executive Director and Development Committee in efforts to engage the Board in fundraising


●      Experience with donor databases; DonorPerfect preferred

●      Ensure database accuracy for donors and constituents, utilizing donor software in collaboration with the administrative assistant

●      Develop and produce data for dashboards and reports that help track fundraising activities, and results and support ongoing strategic objectives

●      Work closely with the Finance Office to reconcile gift reports and transactions between the donor software and the accounting software

●      Prepare and send acknowledgment letters in a timely manner

●      Ensure the proper receiving, allocating, recording, and acknowledgment of all gifts


●      Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, nonprofit management or other related field combined with 3-5 years of work experience, nonprofit experience preferred

●      Ability to organize, plan, prioritize and develop all opportunities in a timely manner

●      Experience managing multiple projects, meeting outcomes, deadlines and attention to follow-through

●      Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365, G-Suite and donor database software

●      Strong interpersonal communications skills and demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively


●      Experience as a Development Coordinator or Manager at another St. Louis nonprofit

●      Experience with high net-worth donors, corporate giving, and donor stewardship with proven ability and willingness to solicit and secure large gifts

●      Experience with donor databases or constituent relationship management platforms preferred


This organization prides itself on fair, transparent, and equitable compensation. We offer a generous salary that is commensurate with experience, paid time-off, employer contributed health insurance, 100% employer-paid dental and vision insurance, 100% employer-paid life and AD&D insurance, and a 403(b).


To be considered, please email a cover letter outlining how your experiences would be a good fit for this role and your interest in working in diaper need and period poverty, a resume outlining you as a person, and three (3) professional references. Please email to Carrie Crompton, Operations and Finance Manager, at with Development Manager – your last name in the Subject Line.

Preference will be given to materials received before May 31, 2022. Interviews will be scheduled upon receipt and review of candidate materials. No phone calls please.