Donor Manager

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Donor Manager

The Donor Manager supports the fundraising efforts of the Good Samaritan Haven.  This team member is responsible for managing the database and donor relations with an ability to focus on both big picture needs and the smallest details. This position requires comfort and experience with technology as well as an ability to be congenial and effective with both staff and donors.

The successful candidate will be professional and have a demonstrated commitment to Good Samaritan Haven. This position for the right candidate is a great opportunity for professional growth and advancement in the field of philanthropy. The Donor Manager reports to the Executive Director works closely with the development team and collaboratively with all staff.



Experience working in fund development with an emphasis on donor database

Keen sense of accuracy, painstaking attention to details

Curiosity, ability to research

Creativity, ability to develop fresh materials

Excellent organizational and writing skills

High level of motivation

Effectively manage multiple priorities

Ability to grasp the big picture

Beauty and excellence in all things – the font matters, the punctuation matters, etc.

Analytic capabilities, fluency in Google Docs and sheets; Excel; graphic design skills

Understanding of philanthropy, best practices


Primary Job Responsibilities

Oversee the fundraising database — timely, accurately entered donations and other key data; updating donor entries
Generate thank you letters, frequently specialized
Create and develop reports, for accountability and data-based decision making
Assist in organizing and managing two major appeals annually
Oversee social media postings related to fund development. Collect stories, photos to use in postings and other marketing
Format e-blasts, ensuring accuracy
Keep website updated, especially donor page and special events
Work with fundraising volunteers
Liaison with shelter staff re special donations
Oversee municipality funding requests
Carry out administrative duties as directed
Assist with foundation funding support
Maintain a high standard of confidentiality and integrity


Position Details:

Full-time position, though willing to consider candidates who want to work 30 hours. Flextime. During covid work will be performed remotely. After, the job will require some time in the office along with remote work. Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends. Salary range $36,000 – $44,000

Good Samaritan Haven is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. We seek to strengthen our organization by encouraging candidates from various backgrounds and experiences.

To apply:  Email cover letter and resume to or visit our website