Annual Fund and Database Manager

  • Nonprofit Full Time
  • Ohio
  • City: Cleveland

Website Cleveland Animal Protective League

Cleveland Animal Protective League is looking for a seasoned, energetic fundraising professional with experience with annual fund fundraising and database management to join mission-driven, donor-centric team!


Salary: $53,000 – $60,000


How you’ll impact our mission?

The Cleveland Animal Protective League believes in maintaining the human-animal bond whenever possible. This is an important role within the organization responsible for annual fund development, database management donor stewardship, donor recognition, and oversight of the direct mail program.

If you believe in delivering the best animal and client service possible, want to be an active part of a team that saves the lives of homeless animals and works together to make quality pet care accessible to pet owners facing financial challenges, you may be just the person we need!


What’s in it for you?

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and promote a drug-free workplace. We are always seeking dynamic individuals who will help fulfill our mission. We believe that the only way we are successful is with the right team, so we will invest in you.

As an employee you’ll enjoy:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Voluntary benefits
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match
  • Company paid life insurance and long-term disability plan
  • Two banks of Paid Time Off – Vacation Time and Sick Time
  • Paid Personal Mental Health day
  • 7 Paid Holidays, plus two floating holidays of personal choice
  • Paid Bereavement time (family and pets)
  • Employee Animal Wellness Program – extremely low service rates for veterinary care by our clinic!
  • … and many more!

What you’ll do?

Manages all aspects of APL Annual Fund donor recognition and donor cultivation

  • Develops and maintains relationships with donors that include foundations, corporations, community organizations and individuals.
  • Works with assigned donors as identified to increase their annual fund gifts
  • Provides timely and accurate responses to donors’ concerns, requests, and gifts
  • Accurately maintains the APL’s annual fund and estate walls donor recognition programs as well as the cage sponsorship program.


Manages all aspects of Raiser’s Edge (RE) data entry and reporting

  • Works with Direct Mail firm to oversee the growth, success and accuracy of the direct mail program.
  • Works with Vice President of Philanthropy and Communications, Donor Relations Officer, CEO and consultants to document a moves management program in RE and report on its success.
  • Prepares reports and analysis to monitor annual fund and capital campaign solicitation process and to present ideas for future growth.


Oversees the production of APL Development and Outreach materials and documents

  • Works with direct mail firm to oversee the production of direct mail appeals and newsletters.
  • Monitors the work of staff members and volunteers who prepare direct mail and newsletter content.


Supports and assists with APL event coordination

  • Works with Events Manager in the planning and execution of donor receptions and stewardship events.
  • Oversees invitation list for stewardship and fund-raising events.
  • Represents the APL at fund-raising events as assigned.


What we’re looking for:

  • Minimum 5 years of proven successful experience in the area of annual fund fundraising and database management. Three years of supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in RE database management required and writing Crystal Reports (RE Module) preferred.
  • Valid Ohio Driver’s License and insurable driving record


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