Full Time Development & Marketing Manager


The Development & Marketing Manager is responsible for advancing the mission of Girls Incorporated of Delaware through a comprehensive program of fundraising, marketing, communications, and volunteer engagement.


  • Designs, coordinates, and executes all agency fundraising campaigns and special events

  • Researches and evaluates "requests for proposals" and opportunities for grant funding.

  • Works with the Executive Director, the Program Director and others to develop grant programs and to complete and submit grant proposals including Grant-In-Aid and United Way.

  • Tracks all grant funding including upcoming deadlines, submitted applications, and funded applications. Completes and submits all requiring reports and documentation for funders.

  • Provides technical assistance to the Development Committee for the development and execution of the annual campaign and other appeals as necessary.

  • Oversees the prospect/donor database, special event records, and solicitation reports.

Marketing & Communications

  • Develop and implement communication policies and procedures.

  • Manage the Delaware affiliate's website and social media presence including routinely updating content.

  • Develop and implement annual marketing plans that include schedules for online media campaigns including website postings, social media, and blast email campaigns.

  • Create and maintain relationships with the various media contacts

  • Maintain a "clip file" of media coverage secured each year and produce a year-end report outlining all agency coverage.

  • Coordinate the writing, design, preparation, production and distribution of Girls Inc. brochures, publications and collateral materials.

Volunteer Management

  • Supervises the volunteer program for the Delaware affiliate including recruitment, training, and recognition

  • Provide training for staff on volunteer management and development

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Submits any required projections, reports, statistics required to support the agency fund-raising efforts including reports for funders regarding utilization of funds and delivery of programs.

  • Monitors department performance based on established goals and timetables.

  • Monitors revenues and expenditures in accordance with budget.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Represents Girls Incorporated in the community at relevant meetings, serves on appropriate committees/boards, and attends events to assist in maintaining a favorable image for Girls Inc. of Delaware within the community at large.

  • Ensures compliance with agency Code of Ethics.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.


  • Bachelor's degree required; preferably in marketing, communications or related field. Master's degree preferred.

  • Minimum of three years of experience in fundraising, marketing, or related field.

  • Website development/maintenance skills including coding and content management systems

  • Excellent writing and organizational skills; ability to prioritize work and dedicated to getting the job done well

  • Independent, self-directed worker with a high degree of professionalism

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and to manage up as well as laterally

  • Must have advanced skills in the use of Word, Excel, & Powerpoint; Access skills preferred. Additional skills in the use of Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Illustrator are highly desirable.

WORK SCHEDULE: The working hours for this position are based upon agency needs.

Interested applicants MUST include a current resume and a cover letter outlining relevant experience and salary requirements - send to office@girlsincde.org