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Membership Engagement Manager

The Ohio Environmental Council seeks a full­-time Membership Engagement Manager. The Membership Engagement Manager will develop and manage an individual giving program of current donors and prospects via a multi-faceted approach to member relationship-building that includes direct mail, events, personalized outreach, and digital engagement. The Membership Engagement Manager will participate in organizing and executing the donor giving cycle from identification to solicitation through member-wide stewardship, with specific attention to securing new gifts and upgrading donors to ensure successful supporter engagement and outcomes. The role will also ensure strong data management, provide support for major donor moves management, and lead other membership activities. 

Responsibilities:

The Membership Engagement Manager will help develop and execute goals within the organization’s development plan. Reporting to the Vice President of Advancement, they are responsible for the following:

  • Growing and retaining the OEC’s membership base by writing, designing and managing direct mail, monthly sustainer, and digital fundraising campaigns
  • Implementing moves management (identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, and recognition) to assist in building the pipeline by growing our ladder of engagement opportunities
  • Ensuring proper database management and health, including building data strategy, generating reports, supporting donor moves management, and oversight of data entry
  • Tracking, evaluating, and analyzing outcomes of development programs and plans, and developing strategies to achieve revenue goals within the membership audience
  • Support and play an active role in the development team’s efforts to integrate DEI into fundraising and embody the principles of Community-Centric Fundraising 
  • Assisting in developing fundraising goals, budget, metrics, and work plan
  • Writing a variety of fundraising appeals and other donor stewardship communications
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Required: 

  • Excellent project management skills
  • Data management, data analysis expertise, and technical knowledge regarding digital fundraising tools, including but not limited to Salsa, EveryAction or similar tools
  • Strong writing abilities
  • Experience using Canva and Adobe Creative Suite products (InDesign, Photoshop, etc.) to design both printed and digital materials
  • Experience in a nonprofit development office

Desired:

  • Event planning and execution experience
  • Involvement with advocacy organizations
  • Ability to travel throughout Ohio and occasionally work evening and weekend hours
  • Belief that our mission matters and that the protection of Ohio’s air, land, and water should be a priority among decision-makers

Additional Details:

Required Cultural Competence: The ideal candidate shares our commitment to increasing racial diversity in our movement and organization, integrating justice and equity into the work we do and ensuring an inclusive organizational culture. Furthermore, we’re looking for candidates with strong listening skills and an ability to handle interpersonal relationships with grace and empathy.

Compensation & Location: The salary range for this position is $48,000-$52,000. Salary depends on experience and is competitive. Excellent benefits include health, vision, dental, and life insurance, flexible and dependent care spending accounts, generous paid time off, and employer-matched retirement fund. This position is union eligible and in the collective bargaining unit for OEC Workers United. The OEC’s headquarters is in Columbus, with a satellite office in Cleveland. The location of this position is flexible within the State of Ohio, with a preference for one of these cities.

How to Apply:

Please read the full job description here. Then, send a cover letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate for the position, your resume, and writing sample to careers@theOEC.org with “Membership Engagement Manager” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until filled.