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SHRM Manager, Engagement & Philanthropy in Alexandria, United States

Manager, Engagement & Philanthropy

1800 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA ● Virtual

Req #492

Monday, November 7, 2022

The SHRM Foundation is a values-based charity organization that champions workforce and workplace transformation and inspires HR professionals to make it happen. Our vision is empowered HR professionals building inclusive organizations where all employees thrive and organizations achieve success. Workforce and workplace transformation is made possible through research-based HR solutions for challenging inclusion issues facing employees and potential employees, scholarships to educate and develop HR professionals and students to make change happen and opportunities for HR professionals to make a difference in their local communities.


The Manager, Engagement & Philanthropy is a key member of the department. The Manager will be responsible for planning and implementing strategies for identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individual donors and will focus on strategically expanding the organization’s planned giving program with a goal of significantly increasing this base of support.


  • Build and maintain positive relationships with community stakeholders

  • Secure new, renewed, or increased funding from individuals through online giving, direct mail campaigns, special events, proposals and face-to-face solicitation

  • Oversee moves management process and support existing Leadership Circle portfolio

  • Oversee and manage prospect research, including working with Specialist to organize CRM database (Salesforce)

  • Plan and execute steps for donor identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship for donors and funding partners to establish a pipeline of continued support

  • Design and manage a comprehensive planned giving program and alternative giving strategies; analyze data from incremental results to refine and increase ROI

  • Work closely with Director to develop and manage consistent messaging to donors and prospects that aligns with solicitation and donor-specific stewardship strategies

Education & Experience Requirements

  • 7-10 years of experience in a frontline fundraising and development role with demonstrated track record of developing and executing successful strategies

  • Comprehensive knowledge of gift processing and acknowledgement practices

  • Proficient in Salesforce or comparable donor database

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to collect, organize and analyze data related to donor giving

  • Excellent organizational, writing and verbal communication skills

  • Strategic and forward thinking; goal-oriented with ability to work independently and meet deadlines

  • Positive attitude and passion for playing a role in fulfilling the organization's mission

Additional Notes

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily with reasonable accommodations.

Work environment

  • Work is regularly performed in a combination of office and conference settings and routinely uses standard office equipment.

Our employment practices are in accordance with the laws that prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law.

We do not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Other details

  • Job Family Development

  • Pay Type Salary

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  • 1800 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

  • Virtual