Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs

Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs

Development Manager

The Development Manager works in collaboration with the Executive Director, key staff members and the Board of Directors to grow and sustain the financial resources necessary to support agency programs and services. This position will lead and coordinate the agency’s fundraising and development efforts.  This includes researching, cultivating, tracking potential donors and other funding opportunities. Building community awareness and support by securing and managing donor relationships, gifts, and fundraising efforts. Following is a summary of the position.



  • Establish and cultivate relationships throughout the service area with businesses, donors, community leaders and United Ways.   
  • Work to strengthen annual giving and planned giving efforts to establish long-term financial stability for the organization.
  • Track all activities related to donors and giving to the organization.
  • Monitor event planning to meet fundraising goals and raise community awareness.
  • Pursue, apply for, write and produce grant proposals and grant reports.
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Event Coordinator to produce annual report and other outbound marketing pieces.
  • Present to community groups and donors about Harbor House programs and fundraising opportunities.

Experience Required

• Experience in grant writing, planned giving, endowments and knowledge of potential funding sources for non-profits. • Organizational skills and ability to help in plan and execute fundraising events. • Demonstrated experience with donor databases (Salesforce). • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, English, Communications, Public Relations or other related field is preferred

Further Comments

COMPETENCIES: • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and organizational skills. • Very strong writing, editing skills and attention to detail. • Possess a working knowledge of giving and charitable vehicles. • Proven ability to relate and build relationships with all levels of community members. • Successful record of accomplishment and/or aptitude to be proactive, focused and self-motivated in order to meet and exceed funding goals. • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multifaceted demands. • Results-orientated and a passion for creativity. • Flexibility to attend occasional evening and/or weekend meetings and/or events. • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft 365 applications.


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How to Apply

resume and cover letter to: hr@harborhousewi.org

Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs
720 W. Fifth St. Appleton
Appleton, WI 54914
Phone: 920-832-1667
Fax: 920-832-1622

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