Twin Cities, MN

Gift Manager, Ujamaa Place

The Organization

UJAMAA PLACE is a rapidly expanding nonprofit organization that serves a very specific role in the social service continuum โ€“ to work with young African American men, many of whom have been involved with the criminal justice system, lack a GED or are currently testing at a grade school level educationally, and/or are homeless, unemployed, have mental health issues, chemical health issues, etc.

Position Overview

The Gift Manager, working with the Advancement Director, will be responsible for the development and execution of a comprehensive annual giving program to increase Ujamaa Placeโ€™s individual giving portfolio and support. He/she will be extremely organized and will manage all aspects of the giving process, including the strategy for donor/prospect retention and acquisition through broad based appeals that generate significant revenue.

The ideal candidate will be accustomed to a culturally diverse population and will have excellent communication and project management skills. He/she will have a full understanding of how to leverage relationships, special events and other systems (database, communications, website, blog etc.) to develop and maintain a donor prospect pipeline.

He/she will oversee internal systems related to key individual appeals, including maintaining moves management records, developing and integrating key fundraising messages within fundraising collateral, supervising prospect strategies and timelines, coordinating deliverables, ensuring a robust stewardship tracking process and participating in revenue projection and budgeting based on opportunities.

A full description can be located here

How To Apply

Interested applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest and resume, including salary history and references. Inquiries welcome Matt Hill,, 651-343-3491

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