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Development and Communications Manager

Who We Are:

New Endeavors By Women is a nonprofit organization in Washington, DC partnering with women experiencing homelessness to create new futures. NEW provides housing and supportive services so each woman can achieve her financial, health, educational, and personal goals. The Development and Communications Team is responsible for sharing NEW’s story in the community and securing government and private funding.


New Endeavors By Women seeks a motivated and creative Development and Communications Manager. This role will report to and collaborate closely with our Director of Development and Communications to support our various fundraising and outreach efforts. This position will be 80% remote, with one to two days per week on-site at our office in Washington, DC, and in-person meetings and events.


Your Responsibilities
  • Donor Stewardship

    • Managing NEW’s donor database through LittleGreen

      • Processing all incoming

      • Running and mailing acknowledgement letters at least weekly

      • Pulling donor reports,including gap-to-goal and lapsed donor reports

    • Composing and sending fundraising solicitations and up date emails to supporters

    • Responding to donor correspondance

    • Managing two major individual giving campaigns annually alongside smaller targeted campaigns

    • Coordinating meetings between donors and NEW’s leadership

  • External

    • Coordinating with NEW staff, designers, and print shops to create and mail newsletters and solicitation letters

    • Developing, managing, and maintaining inventory of mailing supplies and marketing collateral

    • Collaborating on press releases

    • Maintaining a storybank of testimonials, videos, and photos of clients and staff

    • Regularly updating NEW’s website

  • Social

    • Posting regularly on multiple social platforms according to NEW's internal posting guidance

    • Reporting on social media metrics, including follower growth and engagement

    • Update and manage the social media calendar and guidebook

  • Event

    • Managing the execution of NEW’s annual fundraiser with assistance from the Development and Communications team

    • Coordinating smaller events throughout the year to engage supporters

  • Volunteer Coordination (in collaboration with Program Assistant)

    • Maintaining relationships with core volunteers and assisting with stewarding volunteers into donors

  • General Comms

    • Complete ad-hoc tasks and projects requested by other staff as available and with other Development and Communications staff


About You

A great candidate will be:

  • A relationship-builder who can connect with clients, staff, donors, and volunteers

  • A persuasive communicator who can convey their message to a variety of audiences

  • A project manager who enjoys coordinating with others to pull off projects and events

  • A continuous learner who is open to trying new things and exploring strategies

  • An advocate for women who cares about their unique experiences

  • A driven professional who can manage their time with a flexible schedule


Desired Skills and Experience

  • 2-5 years of development, communications, or nonprofit experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Experience with donor stewardship tools, including database software, Canva, and mass email programs

  • Thorough knowledge of social media platforms

  • Event management experience

  • Expertise in Microsoft’s Office Suite, including Excel

  • Proficiency in website maintenance


Benefits and Compensation
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience, with an expected salary of $70,000-$78,000

  • 80% remote work

  • Employer-subsidized health and paid life insurance. Dental and vision insurance and flexible spending plan are also available

  • Generous paid time off including federal holidays, sick leave, and personal leave


How to Apply

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to


New Endeavors By Women is an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, age, sexuality, or disability. We believe in the strength of a diverse workplace and encourage anyone interested to submit an application.

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