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Donor Stewardship Manager & Philanthropy Writer

Friends is seeking a Donor Stewardship Manager & Philanthropy Writer, a key member of the Fund Development team and works in collaboration with gift officers, marketing and communications, operations and programs, the Executive Director, and volunteer leadership to showcase the Waterfront Park project and ensure consistently aligned messaging.

Friends is seeking a skilled development communications and stewardship professional with a background in persuasive writing, editing, and project management. The Donor Stewardship Manager/ Philanthropy Writer will be responsible for: 1) creating and implementing a comprehensive donor communications, stewardship, and recognition program to support fundraising goals and activities for Friends’ $200M Campaign for Waterfront Park Seattle; and 2) serving as a principal storyteller for Friends, writing and developing persuasive cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship communication materials for individual and institutional constituents, and helping create excitement and drive donor engagement for the Campaign and Friends.

This position directly supports the Fund Development team’s goal to maximize fundraising and constituent engagement with the Friends’ $200 million Waterfront Park Campaign. Review the full job description here.

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