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Development/Marketing Manager

Company: Downtown Visions
Date Posted: February 2, 2018

Downtown Visions seeks a dynamic, energetic, experienced professional to serve as its full-time Development/Marketing Manager. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Development/Marketing Manager’s responsibilities include:

Develop and implement strategies to raise funds for Downtown Visions in a cost-effective and time-efficient manner.

  • Research grant opportunities and pursue grants funding.
  • Facilitate an annual campaign.
  • Identify other fundraising opportunities.

Provide external communications for Downtown Visions.

  • Be the main point of contact for individual donors, private foundations, corporations and the media.
  • Facilitate the development, production, distribution and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to: board reports/briefing books, newsletters, brochures, e-blasts, press releases, correspondence and annual reports. 
  • Manage social media content to include the website, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube channel.

Educational and Experience Requirements

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • A bachelor's degree in communications, English, professional writing or similar major is preferred.
  • Outstanding presentation, research and writing skills.
  • A minimum of three years’ professional experience.  This experience should include foundation research, grant writing, donor relationships and participation in an annual campaign.
  • Proficiency in the use of technology: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point) and fundraising or donor management software.


Downtown Visions offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Interested candidates should email cover letter, resume, salary requirements and references to