Digital Fundraising Development Manager

Job Category: Marketing

JOB SUMMARY: Digital Fundraising Development Manager

We are seeking a Digital Fundraising Development Manager to join our team. This role is pivotal in driving the organization’s fundraising efforts through digital channels, leveraging innovative strategies to maximize donor engagement and support our mission. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in digital fundraising techniques, excellent communication skills, and a passion for making a difference.


  • Develop and execute digital fundraising strategies to begin with to achieve revenue goals and increase donor acquisition and retention.
  • Manage all aspects of online fundraising campaigns, including email appeals, social media campaigns, crowdfunding initiatives, as well as virtual events.
  • Utilize data analytics and insights to optimize fundraising efforts, track performance metrics, and as a result report on campaign effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with marketing and communications teams to create compelling fundraising content, while ensuring consistency with organizational messaging and brand.
  • Cultivate relationships with existing and potential donors through personalized digital engagement strategies.
  • Additionally, research and implement new digital fundraising tools and technologies to enhance donor experience and streamline operations.
  • Stay current with industry trends and best practices in digital fundraising, adapting strategies accordingly to maximize results.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to junior staff or volunteers involved in digital fundraising activities.
  • Furthermore, collaborate with fundraising team members to integrate digital strategies with broader fundraising initiatives and campaigns.

Qualifications of a Digital Fundraising and Development Manager:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Nonprofit Management, or related field (Master’s degree preferred).
  • Proven track record of successfully managing digital fundraising campaigns and achieving revenue targets within a nonprofit or similar environment.
  • Strong understanding of digital marketing principles, including SEO, SEM, email marketing, and social media.
  • Experience with CRM software and digital fundraising platforms (e.g., Salesforce, Blackbaud, Classy, etc.).
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to craft compelling fundraising messages and engage diverse audiences.
  • Analytical mindset with proficiency in data-driven decision-making and reporting.
  • Creative thinker with a strategic approach to problem-solving and goal achievement.
  • Commitment to the organization’s mission and values, with a passion for social impact and philanthropy.


  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement
  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment


At Curate Partners, we are not just a staffing agency; we are a bridge to innovation in the digital and data transformation landscape. Our mission is to match dynamic organizations with the ‘Purple Squirrels’ of the talent world—those rare, innovative drivers with unique skills that catalyze change and propel transformation journeys. With a focus on specialized talent, we empower companies and individuals alike to achieve groundbreaking success in their respective fields. Join us, and become part of a purpose-driven team committed to making a measurable impact while advancing your career alongside the most sought-after professionals in the industry.


Curate Partners and their clients are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We embrace the unique contributions that each ‘Purple Squirrel’ brings to our team, regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, or religious belief. Our strength lies in our diversity and in our unified pursuit of innovation, excellence, and transformative success. Our environment makes all employees and consultants feel valued, included, and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work every day. Join us in our commitment to creating a diverse, inclusive, and innovative workspace where every ‘Purple Squirrel’ can thrive.


1. What does a Digital Fundraising Development Manager do?

  • A Digital Fundraising Development Manager is responsible for creating and implementing strategies to raise funds through digital channels. This includes managing online campaigns, leveraging social media and email marketing, and utilizing digital platforms to engage donors and achieve fundraising goals.

2. What qualifications are required for this role?

  • Candidates typically need a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Nonprofit Management, or a related field. Experience in digital fundraising, with a strong understanding of digital marketing principles and CRM software (e.g., Salesforce, Blackbaud), is essential. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, along with analytical abilities and a passion for nonprofit work are also crucial.

3. What are the key responsibilities of a Digital Fundraising Development Manager?

  • Responsibilities include developing and executing digital fundraising strategies, managing online fundraising campaigns, analyzing data to optimize performance, collaborating with other teams for integrated campaigns, and staying updated on industry trends.

4. How does this role contribute to the organization’s mission?

  • The Digital Fundraising Development Manager plays a vital role in generating financial support that enables the organization to fulfill its mission and expand its impact. By leveraging digital platforms effectively, they increase donor engagement, acquire new supporters, and strengthen relationships with existing donors.

5. What are the opportunities for career growth in this position?

  • Career growth opportunities include advancing to senior management roles within fundraising or nonprofit organizations, specializing in digital strategy development, or transitioning into broader leadership positions within the nonprofit sector.

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