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6 Apr 2022

Full-Time Donor Relations Manager

The Phoenix – Sober Active Community – Posted by ATrujillo Denver, Colorado, United States

Job Description

You’re an organized person who enjoys supporting the growth of an organization through behind-the-scenes responsibilities. You have a background coordinating administrative logistics and managing projects, either in an office setting or for events. You’re passionate about recovery from substance use disorder and believe in the power of community. You’ve seen the challenges that stigma creates and want to help change that. If this sounds like you, keep reading.


This position will play an integral role in developing and assisting with the execution of a formal moves management program to support the current work of Phoenix’s Executive Director and National Engagement Director. This person will also collaborate with regional leaders, local development staff, and the marketing team to develop targeted donor communications to maximize the organization’s current impact and future growth. It is Denver-based with some flexibility to work from home. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, outstanding reliability, and a talent for juggling numerous moving pieces. If you’re excited about working in a dynamic, creative, and fast-paced environment that promotes personal and professional growth, we want to talk to you!




  • Donor prospecting – leveraging a wealth engine and prospect research to build a portfolio of potential supporters for senior fundraisers
  • Donor cultivation – planning and scheduling meetings on behalf of relationship holders and senior development staff
  • Moves management – supporting senior fundraisers by designing and assisting with the execution of engagement plans that are tailored to each major donor, reviewing engagement plan progress monthly
  • Donor communications management – manage a donor communications calendar draft
  • Donor communications – create personalized donor communications, draft quarterly progress updates for major donors and annual donor reports, and develop cases of support for new opportunities
  • Other development and administrative duties as assigned including Salesforce data entry and management and reporting




  • 2-3 years of experience in project management or an executive assistant role
  • Excellent communication, writing, and editing skills with a high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, humility, and integrity
  • Excellent customer relations skills




We welcome all great applicants to apply even if you don’t have all these preferred attributes


  • Lived experience as a peer in recovery
  • Familiarity with technology platforms including Salesforce, iWave, and Funraise
  • Knowledge of nonprofit fundraising techniques, including individual donor cultivation and stewardship, communications, and marketing, with demonstrated ability to support others in soliciting major gifts
  • Ability to capture Phoenix transformational stories in a way that inspires donors to support and invest in a movement of millions
  • Ability to prioritize and pivot quickly
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, nonprofit management, marketing, journalism, or related field




  • 403(b) retirement plan with 4% match
  • Paid time off (vacation/sick days/skill enhancement days)
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans




The Phoenix’s mission is to build a sober active community that fuels resilience and harnesses the transformational power of connection so that together we rise, recover, and live. Through activities such as CrossFit, climbing, hiking, yoga, boxing, and meditation, participants build confidence, self-respect, and community. The Phoenix offers free programs for anyone with 48 hours of sobriety, operating in 108 counties across 36 states and for people around the globe virtually. Since 2006, we have served 77,669 individuals.


At The Phoenix, we welcome people from all backgrounds and strive to create a healing-centered environment that allows everyone to bring their authentic selves to the workplace. We seek to create a workplace environment that accurately reflects the diverse communities we serve. We understand that voices of varied experiences and perspectives are central to our mission and our impact. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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