Annual Fund Manager

Posted on 10/08/2021

Boston Medical Center

Boston, MA

Position Summary: 

Working as a member of the Major Gifts and Individual Giving team, the Annual Fund Manager will be responsible for overseeing and building upon Boston Medical Center’s newly launched annual fund program.  He/She will contribute to the team’s fundraising goals by managing the strategic planning, execution, and assessment of a robust and multi-pronged annual giving program. This role will oversee an associate/assistant role and report to the Director of Major Gifts & Individual Giving.

Essential Responsibilities / Duties: 

  • Demonstrated ability to execute strategies around acquisition of new donors and retainment/upgrading of existing ones. Experience in segmentation strategies and LYBUNT/SYBUNT retention required.
  • Oversee BMC’s Exceptional Neighbor Circle, the recognition society for annual fund donors at the $1K-$25K level through mass communications, special programs, and events
  • Work with providers on department-specific appeals targeted at acquiring/retaining grateful patient donors and have an understanding of HIPAA compliance in fundraising outreach
  • Partner with the Development Communications team on implementation of annual fund solicitation and stewardship digital and mailed outreach.
  • Manage Development Associate/Assistant who will do individualized outreach to low-level donors to renew upgrade as well as other tasks around the annual fund as assigned.
  • Ability to analyze data and reports in RE/NXT and leverage trends to do targeted outreach; liaise with Prospect Research on potential major gift leads that come through annual fund mailings
  • Draft annual fund stewardship reports, acknowledgment letters, and other written materials as necessary. Manage vendor relationships that support annual fund activities.
  • Participate in annual program planning, goal setting, and assessment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements: 


Bachelor’s Degree preferred, not required


At least 5-7 years relevant experience

Knowledge and Skills: 

  • Demonstrated success with managing annual fund programs.
  • Excellent writing and interpersonal communications skills
  • Proven track record in working within complex programs managing multiple demands, and balance evolving needs.
  • Proven ability to make decisions, work independently, and as a team player
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters

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