NDVH: Development & Marketing Manager

General Position Purpose Statement

The Development & Marketing Manager reports directly to the Chief Development & Marketing Officer (CDMO) and is responsible working closely with the CDMO in creating, implementing, and supporting the vision and strategies that ensure adequate financial support for the National Domestic Violence Hotline through events and corporate partnerships.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline operates 24/7. All work is informed by, and conducted through adherence to, the values of The Hotline: 

  •  Integrity:  We conduct every aspect of our work to the highest ethical standards and hold ourselves accountable to them. We value transparency and staunchly safeguard the confidentiality of those we serve.
  • Thought Leadership:  We are committed to learning constantly, developing innovative practices and evolving strategies as necessary to achieve our mission and vision.
  • Excellence:  We value performance and results. We aspire to be the best and to embrace the challenge to exceed expectations.
  • Collaboration:  We work as a team within the organization and with a wide range of partners outside of it, in the belief that only through these partnerships will we achieve the broadest impact.
  • Social justice:  We value diverse perspectives and strive to incorporate an anti-oppression lens in all aspects of our work.
  • Caring:  We conduct our work with compassion and in the spirit of inclusion, and we meet all individuals with respect and without judgment.
  • Survivor-centered:  Our work begins and ends with the interests of survivors of relationship abuse in mind.

Salary:   $50,000 (DOE)

Shift:  Monday-Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm


Essential Responsibilities/Duties

Events (60%)

  • Responsible for leading the efforts related to The Hotline’s annual fundraising event in Austin.
  • Manage external event committee, leading meetings, providing regular updates and garnering feedback to inform event strategy and details.
  • Solicit and secure event sponsorships from corporations, individuals and Hotline Board.
  • Responsible for adhering to budget and meeting event goals.
  • Secure and coordinate logistics with event consultant, outside vendors, key event participants (emcee, speaker, auctioneer, band, etc.), in-kind donors and volunteers.
  • In collaboration with Development & Marketing team, develop and implement event calendar/timeline and run of show (includes mailings and communication, collateral, graphic direction/theme, etc.)
  • Create content for email solicitations and donor communications related to events.

    Corporate Partnerships (40%)

  • Support event logistics and efforts of Major Gift Officers on East and West Coast.
  • Provides regular updates and reports to team and management.
  • Utilize Raiser’s Edge to record pertinent event and donor information in collaboration with Development & Marketing Associate.
  • With direction from the CDMO support pitches and coordination and implementation of strategies to develop, cultivate and steward corporate donors to the organization.
  • Track and manage grant and partnership deliverables; coordinating with Hotline staff, leadership and PR firm to ensure success.
  • Provide regular and relevant communication and reports to corporate donors and prospect regarding impact.
  • Assist with meetings, materials, logistics related to corporate partnerships.
  • Research and manage corporate donor pipeline to ensure mission alignment and increase opportunities.
  • Performs other related duties as requested by the CDMO.

This description only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor or management.


Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field, any combination of related education and experience with documented record of the ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. (Equivalency formula: two years of experience is equal to one year of education.)
  • Ability to articulate with passion the missions, programs and purposes of the agency.
  • Ability and comfort with face to face solicitation and stewardship, telephone solicitation and follow-up, and email communication and follow-up.
  • Evidence of being a self-starter, able to succeed with minimal supervision and oversight.
  • Ability to organize and maintain efficient operational procedures including financial management and reporting, donor development and tracking systems, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent time management and organizational skills - ability to manage numerous initiatives in order to meet deadlines and to deliver high quality outputs including ability to re-order work and priorities in response to demand and crises.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and follow through on outstanding action items in a timely manner.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of employee, donor, funder, and constituent information.
  • Ability to work with and respond with sensitivity and awareness to those with diverse cultural, ethnic and social backgrounds, values, attitudes, and languages.
  • Demonstrated skill in composition and proofreading including good command of English grammar and spelling.Excellent written and oral communication skills suitable for publication and/or presentation to internal and external audiences
  • Excellent organizational, record-keeping, independent job-structuring skills, and significant initiative
  • Proficient to expert skills working with Windows 2000 and above, Microsoft Office applications, Microsoft Outlook, electronic organizers/planners, and the internet
  • Raiser’s Edge or equivalent database experience a plus
  • Ability to travel occasionally
  • Ability to be flexible, if needed, to work outside of normal business hours
  • Ability to attend required meetings which may be scheduled during hours outside of the position's regular schedule

 Other Requirements /Working Conditions

  • Must maintain the standards of confidentiality related to agency information, funders and other constituents.
  • Ability to tolerate prolonged sitting or standing. Must have emotional and physical stamina to deal with a variety of stressful situations, including responses to complaints and internal and external interactions, to effectively work long and at times odd hours.
  • Works in a normal office environment, with minimum exposure to dust, noise, or temperature extremes. Requires bending, stooping, lifting and carrying objects up to 25 pounds, with or without accommodations. 

 The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and minimum level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for the position.  The employee will be required to perform any other job-related duties as required by the job objectives, the CEO, Chief Program Officer, or Assistant Directors.  This description does not modify any employee’s at-will-status and is not a contract for continued employment of any duration.

To apply, visit the NDVH job page here.


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