Senior Manager, Direct Response Fundraising - Oceana USA

Senior Manager, Direct Response Fundraising

Do you want to help build support to protect and restore the world’s oceans? Oceana is seeking a Senior Manager of Direct Response Fundraising to raise critical funds from new and existing donors, while utilizing a multi-channel approach to grow our base of online and offline donors. Join Oceana’s Global Marketing and Communications department in fighting to protect the world’s oceans, while also enhancing their capacity to feed a growing world.

The Senior Manager of Direct Response Fundraising is responsible for overseeing a donor stewardship specialist, and working together to expand Oceana’s outreach to low-dollar and mid-level donors.  This includes day-to-day management and coordination of all channels, including email, SMS, direct mail, advertising, telemarketing, and monthly giving. The Senior Manager of Direct Response Fundraising manages digital and offline renewal, upgrade, reactivation, and stewardship fundraising campaigns aimed at securing and retaining one-time and monthly donors. This includes overseeing the management of the creative and copy approval processes and interdepartmental relations.

Candidates must have strong analytical skills, and be entrepreneurial and driven, with a previous track record in growth and retention campaign management of both digital and offline donors. This is a fast-paced environment that requires strong attention to detail, with the ability to work under pressure, juggle multiple projects, and adapt to a fast-changing environment.

This is a full -time position based in Washington, DC.  At least five years of professional experience in non-profit direct response fundraising is required.

Founded in 2001, Oceana is the largest international advocacy organization dedicated solely to ocean conservation. We achieve measurable change by conducting specific, science-based campaigns with fixed deadlines and articulated goals. Our campaigns extend to countries that, combined, govern one-quarter of the world’s wild-caught fish, including Belize, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Mexico, Peru, the Philippines, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the 27 countries in the European Union.

Oceana values a diverse workforce and welcomes people different from each other in many ways, including characteristics such as race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, and national origin. Oceana considers all qualified candidates and seeks to recruit from a diverse candidate pool.

Oceana’s US offices have operated on a hybrid schedule and staff have been required to work from their assigned office on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. With agreement between the employee and their supervisor, the employee may work from home Monday and Friday.