Position title
Donor Manager

The Donor Manager supports 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 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 $39,000 – $45,000.

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 [email protected].

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