PROJECT MANAGER, HOUSTON METRO

JOB PURPOSE

Works with the Houston Metro Philanthropy department in partnership with other project managers to support the National Philanthropy Group and Marketing & Communications department to plan, manage, and execute projects and activities to support the department’s overall strategy and goals. Represents the Houston Metro Philanthropy group in cross-functional meetings and projects. Provides administrative support to the Director, Houston Metro Philanthropy. Communicates Living Water’s Christian ethos and mission to provide water, for life, in Jesus’ name.

CORE CHARACTERISTICS

These principles guide and identify us as colleagues and representatives of Living Water:

  • Honor God

  • Develop People

  • Pursue Excellence

  • Be Good Stewards

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the Director, Houston Metro Philanthropy in achieving the overall fundraising goals for the organization, as well the individual fundraising goal of the Houston Metro department. Includes attending donor meetings, developing proposals, distributing reports, and recording activities in LWIS and in The Raiser’s Edge donor database

  • Coordinate with the Project Manager, Philanthropy to identify and initiate projects to meet the current and future needs of the National Philanthropy Group

  • Maintain spreadsheets on Houston Metro fundraising results to report progress towards annual goal

  • Manages processes and systems that effectively and efficiently serve donors

  • Curate digital resources for the NPG in BOX and other media

  • Maintain inventory of print resources and fundraising supplies

  • Manage projects as assigned to achieve greater efficiencies between Houston Metro and other departments

  • Assist the Director, Houston Metro Philanthropy in administrative tasks such as: preparation of status reports and presentations, preparation of budgets and expense reports, performing budget to actual reviews, scheduling meetings, and booking travel itineraries

  • Coordinate logistical aspects of development department meetings, as well as record meeting minutes and follow up on action items

  • Coordinate with other departments to identify, create proposals, and report back on fundraising opportunities

  • Assist with the management of Living Water’s online store, including inventory management, purchasing, and customer support.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business or non-profit management

  • 1 to 3 years of experience

  • Ability to work both independently and to collaborate with teams of individuals in diverse settings, with solution-oriented approach

  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint). Database experience, preferably Raiser’s Edge

WORKING ENVIRONMENT / CONDITIONS

  • Standard office environment in Houston corporate office.

  • International travel possible, but not required.

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