Development and Marketing Manager

Development and Marketing Manager

Position:  Development and Marketing Manager

Reports to:  President/CEO


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations or a related field with 3 years of experience with fundraising, event planning and public relations.
  • Experience should include development and execution of events, fundraising and donor cultivation, writing, preparation of published materials, promotional activities, effective utilization of all mass media and use of Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point, e-mail marketing, social media, computer graphics and database management.
  • Six years of related experience may be substituted for the degree

Essential Job Functions:

  • Coordinate and grow all events for the organization, i.e.: Annual Meeting, Art Show/Silent Auction, 5k Run/Walk, Getting to Know Passages, Walk of Trees, special fund raising events.
  • Responsible for oversight and implementation of fundraising program. This includes but is not limited to corporate and individual donor cultivation and communications, i.e.: donor recognition events, annual fund appeal campaign, receipt of donations, thank you letters, maintaining donor database, mailing lists.
  • Responsible for creation and distribution of all external public relations materials including media communications, videos, annual report, post cards, newsletters, brochures, and any other marketing or printing needs.
  • Responsible for website maintenance and social media communications.
  • Responsible for the creation and implementation of ongoing development and marketing plan for the organization.
  • Assist with grant research and grant writing.
  • Attend expos, conferences, and job fairs as Passages’ representative.
  • Assist with marketing Bridge 333 Art Studio.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Meet all aspects of the agency/department policies and procedures, personnel policies, and safety regulations.
  • Meet standards of OSHA and CARF relevant to position

Physical Requirements:

Physical mobility to travel and handle/set up displays

Ability to perform the following: climbing, driving, grasping, hearing, lifting 40-50 pounds, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, standing, stooping, walking.


  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Confident and able to make decisions independently
  • Efficient Attention to detail
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Hospitable/pleasant/outstanding people skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

Job Location

Administrative Office – 301 West Van Buren Street Suite 201, Columbia City, IN 46725

How to Apply

Please download our Employment Application to fill out and return in person to the  Human Resources Manager, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 301 W. Van Buren Street, Suite 201 (second floor) in Columbia City, Indiana, or by mail to:

Passages, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 1005
Columbia City, IN 46725

If we identify you as a candidate for a Direct Support Professional position, we will contact you.

Thank you for your interest in Passages, Inc.

Passages, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Passages, Inc. is a drug free workplace. Job applicants and employees are subject to drug testing.

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