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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis City
  • Salary: 60,000-75,000 commensurate with experience, plus benefits
  • Organization Type: Community Development

Arch Grants

Main Function: The Development Operations Manager is responsible for managing and supporting all aspects of Arch Grants’ annual fundraising activities, including related events, administrative tasks, and communications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the process of developing and executing identification, cultivation and solicitation processes for major gifts.
  • Develop and manage implementation of comprehensive donor stewardship program, including coordination of regular update emails/meetings for DoD and Executive Director (ED), and including key volunteers as appropriate.
  • Manage grant application & reporting submissions in conjunction with the DoD and other staff as needed.
  • Manage gift processing functions, including CRM gift entry and acknowledgment letters.
  • In conjunction with the DoD, develop and implement solicitation strategies for major donor prospects, including preparation of written proposal materials, and other materials needed to secure major gifts.
  • Assist in scheduling and preparing DoD & ED for all fundraising-related meetings, including follow-up communications and CRM tracking.
  • Develop personal portfolio of prospects for cultivation and solicitation with input and guidance from DoD.
  • Prepare development-related materials and manage execution for all Board & Committee meetings.
  • Manage gift systems including prospect/donor coding, filing and contact tracking in the CRM database (Salesforce).
  • Proactively work with the Marketing Manager to develop external communications, including online campaigns and donor newsletters.
  • Manage execution for all donor-related external events, including the Annual Gala, with strategic and creative direction from the DoD and ED.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to collaborate and work across teams
  • Willingness to learn and try new things
  • Bonus: experience with Salesforce or similar CRM systems

To Apply: Send your cover letter and resume to

Arch Grants is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.  Arch Grants is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other protected status.