|Location||Woodacre, CA 94973|
|Date Posted||October 22, 2020|
|Employment Type||Direct Hire|
Scion Staffing (www.scionstaffing.com) is leading a search for an Annual Giving Manager for our client, Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, CA. Commonly called Spirit Rock, it focuses on the teachings of the Buddha as presented in the vipassana, or Insight Meditation, tradition. It was founded in 1985 as Insight Meditation West, and is visited by an estimated 40,000 people a year. All Spirit Rock positions are currently remote due to the global health crisis. When programs and staff return to the land, this position will be asked to occasionally commute to Spirit Rock, frequency to be determined with the team. All applicants should be in the commutable Bay Area.
This role reports to the Development Manager and manages a Development Associate. This role works in partnership with development staff and volunteers.
The Annual Giving Manager develops, implements and manages the execution of a high quality relationship-building, fully integrated, multi-channel Annual Giving program, including but not limited to: strategic identification, qualification, cultivation and stewardship activities for annual donors and our $1k plus gift circle; solicitation of those donors via in person, direct mail, email and online; manages external vendors and internal staff who support the fundraising process throughout the year; produces innovative solicitation and stewardship events; strategic management of list segmentation using Raiser’s Edge and ensures high quality record keeping; produces annual giving appeal analysis and reports; operate with a data-driven approach to create and adjust tactics; and generally establish creative ways to engage donors.
The Annual Giving Manager will also manage the Development Associate.
For all Spirit Rock positions
Spirit Rock Meditation Center is a spiritual practice center devoted to the teaching of Insight Meditation in the Buddhist tradition. We strive to create a work environment that reflects the Buddha’s teachings with a special emphasis on seeing our work as an essential aspect of our spiritual practice. As such, we seek employees who have a sincere interest in and commitment to the exploration of bringing the practice of mindfulness to bear on all activities of daily life.
The following qualities and abilities are expected of all employees at Spirit Rock:
Physical: Occasionally required to lift, carry, push or pull objects up to 30 pounds. Frequently required to perform moderately difficult manipulative tasks such as typing, writing, etc. Excellent typing and computer skills are required (word processing and data entry). Must be able to sit, walk or stand for extended periods.
Sensory: Frequently required to read and write documents, financial reports and plans. Must be able to distinguish normal sounds with some background noise, as in answering the phone, interacting with residents and staff, etc. Must be able to speak clearly and understand and be understood using the English language.
Cognitive: Frequently required to concentrate in considerable detail with occasional interruption. Must be able to attend to a task/function through to completion. Frequently required to understand and relate to specific ideas, several at a time. Must be able to remember multiple tasks and assignments given to self and others over a period of days and months. Must be able to shift priority and move from one task to another with ease, including the ability to multi-task.
Equipment: Ability to drive a car. Occasionally required to drive to work functions at other locations or make pick-ups and deliveries. Must maintain a valid driver’s license. Frequently required to use equipment such as copiers, telephone, and fax machines.
All Spirit Rock positions are currently remote due to the global health crisis. When programs and staff return to the land, this position will be asked to occasionally commute to Spirit Rock, frequency to be determined with the team. All applicants should be in the commutable Bay Area.
Salary and Benefits: The starting annual salary range is $75,000 to $80,000 annualized DOE plus annual reviews (room for growth) plus robust benefits including full 100% paid health, dental, vision, 10 paid holidays annually, three weeks of PTO every year, 12 full days of paid sick time and a 403b retirement plan plus employment match, retreat benefits, and free lunches when onsite!
How to Apply: For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter here. We look forward to contacting potential-match applicants.
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