Development Manager

About Fresh

Posted: 7/22/2020

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: Fundraising/Development

Primary domain: Food/Agriculture/Nutrition

City: Boston

Postal code: 02119

State: Massachusetts

Country: United States

Organization Information:


$1M - $3M


Mission statement:

About Fresh is a Boston area nonprofit on a mission to strengthen communities by getting healthy food to the households that need it most. Our programs are built to be integrated into community health systems.  

Position Details:

Job Description:

Organizational Overview

About Fresh is a Boston area nonprofit on a mission to strengthen communities by getting healthy food to the households that need it most. Our programs are built to be integrated into community health systems.

  • Fresh Truck mobile markets bring affordable, healthy food to Boston neighborhoods
  • Fresh Connect is a pre-paid debit card and analytic platform that enables health care providers to cover the cost of healthy food for patients and measure related health impacts
  • Fresh Box a direct-to-doorstep contactless delivery of fresh fruits, vegetables, and other grocery staples developed as a response to the COVID crisis.

Position Description

About Fresh is looking for mission-driven operator to join our team as our Development Manager. This person will be responsible for building, managing and supporting About Fresh’s development operations. Our startup environment is an ideal fit for someone looking to learn and grow with the organization. 

What you’ll do

  • Work directly with About Fresh CEO to manage strategic priorities, fundraising operations, and reporting operations for development activities
  • Responsible for end-to-end development data building systems for donor prospecting, solicitation, and stewardship from a diverse base of supporters including corporations, foundations, and individuals
  • Manage prospecting, writing, and submission of new grant proposals including post-award activities and reporting
  • Plan and execute major fundraising campaigns in collaboration with Director of Communications and Partnerships
  • Attend, assist, and represent About Fresh at key fundraising events, speaking engagements, tours, and other programs
  • Produce development materials including newsletters, one-pagers, stewardship materials and annual reports
  • Own the ground-up development of About Fresh’s annual fund


Who you are

  • Equipped with 3+ years of experience in a nonprofit development role; professional experience in Boston a plus
  • Someone who enjoys digging into the data behind development, with the excel skills to match
  • Natural relationship builder with excellent communication skills
  • Exceptionally organized and extremely attentive to detail, with planning, and prioritization skills that don’t falter in a fast-paced work environment
  • A curious and proactive problem solver who is eager to learn new things
  • Experience with HubSpot, Salesforce, or similar CRM platforms
  • Understanding of food justice, health care trends and social determinants of health is a plus

About Fresh actively fosters equity and inclusion through our programming, hiring practices, and organizational design to create a culture and environment where diverse perspectives, ideas, and identities are valued and integrated into our way of working and making decisions in service of our mission. About Fresh staff represent a wide diversity of racial, socioeconomic, gender, religious, and national identities—we value the depth this brings to carrying out our mission. About Fresh is an equal opportunity employer.


What you’ll get

  • Competitive, experience-based compensation - the salary range for this position is $60,000-$70,000
  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • Employer matched retirement contributions
  • Opportunities for professional development and rapid career growth
  • 3-weeks paid vacation a year
  • Access to About Fresh’s world-class network of advisors, partners, and funders


$60k - 65k

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