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Dripping Springs Community Library seeks a Capital Campaign Manager, part-time position, responsible for implementing and completing a 5-million-dollar capital campaign. This fundraising effort will support the financing of a new library facility for Dripping Springs, Texas.

The Campaign Manager will work closely with the Library Director, Board of Trustees, Advisory Groups, and other staff to carry out a broad-based fundraising plan targeting individuals, corporations, foundations and government agencies to support this initiative.
This person must have proven success in fundraising and/or sales and relationship management. Exceptional organizational, written, and verbal communication skills are necessary for this position. Must have ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and achieve results in a team environment.

The core qualities of a successful Campaign Director are:

  • Attention to detail
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Committed to the mission
  • Relationally skilled
  • Displays excellent time management and organizational skills to prioritize workload
  • Displays excellent communication skills including in-person customer service, documentation, detail-orientation, and sensitivity with confidential documents and information
  • Displays ability to remain calm and courteous under pressure

Position responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for project managing the execution of the campaign plan
  • Directs key staff and volunteers on campaign assignments, manages schedules, provides support, and accountability
  • Leads and prepares agendas for Campaign Tactical Team (CTT) meetings (CTT – holds team accountable to the campaign plan developed during the campaign launch assessment)
  • Assists the Vice President, President, and Chair of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC) in preparing for meetings (ELC- consists of major donors willing to introduce others to the campaign)
  • Works with ELC members and non-committee members who have relationships with key prospects; assists them in setting agendas and making appointments with assigned prospects
  • Prepares for and supports all the activities related to the committees, making sure meetings are well planned and include adventure and celebration
  • Operates data systems for managing prospect engagement strategy and planning
  • In partnership with campaign counsel researches, evaluates, and prioritizes prospects in order to assign priority levels and primary callers
  • In collaboration with campaign counsel, Vice President, and President prepares written strategies on all stage 1 priority prospective donors
  • In collaboration with campaign counsel, Vice President, and major gift officers prepares strategies and approaches for all stage 2 priority prospective donors
  • In partnership with campaign counsel and the Advancement Team implements group strategies for engaging stage 3 priority prospective donors
  • In partnership with campaign counsel and the Vice President develops and manages the engagement strategy of stage 4 priority prospective donors
  • In partnership with campaign counsel and the Vice President implements a foundation and corporate giving strategy
  • Prepares monthly production reports on activities, potential gifts, engaged but not committed donors, and total amount committed toward goal
  • Prepares reports projecting strategies for various gift levels and time frames for engagement
  • Prepares monthly updates of the campaign plan
  • Accountability to pre-determined daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual goals


  • Drippings Springs Community Library offers a salary commensurate with this part-time position for the right person
  • To apply, submit a resume, cover letter, salary expectation and references to:
    Capital Campaign Manager Search, Dripping Springs Community Library, Marcia Atilano (marcia@dscl.org)