Development Manager

Are you a creative thinker with a passion for building a strong development program for our New Jersey supporters? Do you consider yourself a self-starter with experience in fundraising or sales leadership? Then, consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and creative Development professional to join our team as a Development Manager, supporting our New Jersey efforts. This position may be located in either our Morganville or West Deptford offices, with some travel to our Villanova office. As a Development Manager at Devereux, you will support the Regional Development Director in executing Devereux?s fundraising strategies to: 1) strengthen and expand existing relationships and develop new relationships through the cultivation and stewardship of current, lapsed, and prospective corporate and individual donors, including Devereux families with a primary focus on New Jersey constituents; 2) to ensure movement on action plans of Advisory Boards, Center Executive Directors, and other volunteers and internal staff.
In this role, you will perform prospect research, individual and corporate donor solicitation, stewardship efforts, including events and donor communications with a primary focus on New Jersey supporters.
Our ideal teammate is a great collaborator and creative/outstanding fundraising or sales leader who understands fund development and the New Jersey market.
About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.
We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.
Our Mission : Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives ? by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.
Our Culture, Our Expectations
At Devereux, we strive to incorporate servant leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical (including medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.
Click here to see why we are a great place to work: http://benefits.devereux.org .
Note: It is the intent of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.
Fundraising, Fund development, Sales leadership, stewardship, donor solicitation, public relations, marketing, charitable giving, communication, development, development manager, nonprofit, behavioral health, journalism.
Our Ideal Candidate:
Must have at least five years of professional experience in fundraising or sales leadership. Nonprofit experience in behavioral health, healthcare and/or health services setting a plus.
Experience in sponsorship solicitation, major and annual giving and working with board members.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to manage multiple tasks.
Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills,outstanding customer service skills, team player attitude.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under pressure of deadlines, strong attention to detail and fundraising goals.
Proficient computer skills and mastery of Microsoft Office Applications.
Bachelor?s degree in Development, Communications, Marketing/Public Relations or related field.
Additional training in charitable giving preferred.
Proficiency with social media platforms, strategy and best practices for businesses.
Ability to work occasional evenings, weekends, and to travel on regional day trips is required.
About the Organization: The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.
EOE Statement: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE

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