Vocational Guidance Services Manager of Leadership Giving - Cleveland, OH in Cleveland, Ohio

Manager of Leadership Giving - Cleveland, OH

Employment Type

Full Time

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Location - 2239 E. 55th St. Cleveland, OH 44103

Vocational Guidance Services provides training, job placement and employment opportunities to individuals with disabilities to assist them in achieving a brighter future. We are adding a new position to our Development Department who will be responsible for raising of annual funds for the Leadership Division.


  • Responsible for raising of Annual Fund’s for the Leadership Division.

  • Responsible for the growth of the Leadership Division donor base.

  • Attend and assist with planning for the Board Development Committee meetings.

  • Assist volunteer auxiliary group and staff special events and cultivation activities.

  • Track participation, income, expenses, and other record keeping functions.

  • Assists with mailings and other tasks as needed. Create and update informational/registration pages for special events and cultivation activities using external social media and email/event marketing applications.

  • Create electronic communications for special events and cultivation activities and distributes accordingly.

  • Complete all associated budget and budget management responsibilities.

  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of Agency programs and services.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university and three to five years related experience in a non-profit development office; or an equivalent combination of the two.

  • Strong communication skills with ability to communicate persuasive and descriptive messages in a clear and concise manner.

  • Proven track record in managing agency relations with donors.

  • An awareness of community trends and an interest in helping people with barriers to employment.

  • Advanced working knowledge of MS Office Suite or similar Office-type software.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines.

  • Self-directed and motivated.

  • Detail oriented.

  • Reliable transportation is required.