Communications & Donor Relations Manager

Communications & Donor Relations Manager

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Communications and Donor Relations Manager will work alongside the Associate Director of Development and the Development Associate, partner on key projects with the Marketing and Communications team and collaborate on targeted activities with the Partnerships team. Our new colleague will play a critical role in our high-achieving development department within a leading education organization that includes a Board of Directors made up of prominent business, civic and philanthropic leaders. KIPP Bay Area Public Schools is at a strategic turning point - building upon our track record of success to provide even more students with access to a high-quality education and supporting a growing number of alumni on their path to -and through- college.They will help drive initiatives to inform and connect our community of supporters by creating compelling donor-facing communications, including program updates and highlights, one-page briefing documents, and grant proposals and reports. They will also advance donor stewardship through events, prospect research and manage a small portfolio of donors. This role requires exceptional writing and communication skills, strong relationship-building and stakeholder management, very strong strategic and critical thinking skills, meticulous attention to detail, and excellent project management skills.