The Brookings Institution
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Program Metropolitan Policy Program
Job Funtion Development
Posted Date 2019-05-31
Job ID 2019-2074
Salary Commensurate with experience
The Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings delivers research and solutions to help metropolitan leaders build an advanced economy that works for all. To learn more, please visit brookings.edu/metro. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/brookingsmetro.
The Senior Development Officer in the Metropolitan Policy Program (Metro) will work with the Senior Director of Development, Development staff, Metro's scholars, and Central Development (DEV) at Brookings to develop and implement fundraising strategy for a $12 million Program including individual, corporate, foundation, and other contributors. The Senior Development Officer will also manage donor relations, provides stewardship, and assists with event management for program donors.
Fundraising and Donor Relations (60%)
Coordination of Fundraising Efforts within Metro and Brookings At-Large (40%)
Bachelor's degree in public policy, political science, or a related field required. Minimum eight years of relevant experience, including experience with one or more of the following prospect pools: individuals, foundations, governments, and corporations required. Familiarity with or knowledge of metropolitan or city government issues required.
Superior organization and task or project management skills required, as well as strong writing skills, including proven ability to conceive and write complex grant proposals with excellent Microsoft Word and Excel skills. Familiarity with or knowledge of city government and local economy issues required, along with strong interest in subject matter. Familiarity with or knowledge of CRMs such as Raiser's Edge and Salesforce preferred. Must possess ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines, and work well with others in a fast-paced environment. Sense of initiative, discretion, mature judgment, and entrepreneurial spirit required. Some travel may be required.
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