Development Operations Manager


Sojourner is the largest nonprofit provider of domestic violence prevention and intervention services in Wisconsin, serving over 11,800 clients each year. 

Sojourner provides an array of support aimed at helping families affected by domestic violence achieve safety, justice and well-being. Our primary goals are to ensure the safety of victims of family violence and provide a pathway out of violence for victims and abusers through opportunities to make positive and lasting changes for themselves and their children.

Position Details

Development Operations Manager
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Sojourner, the leading nonprofit provider of domestic violence services within the Milwaukee community since 1975, is seeking a Vice President and Chief Development Officer. If you are inspired by the thought of using your fundraising talent to secure funding to provide advocacy, prevention and emergency shelter services for survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault survivors, victims of human trafficking and their children, we would love to have you join our team.

Our Core Values Are: Respect. Diversity & Inclusion. Leadership & Accountability. Courage. Integrity.

Development Operations Manager

Full-time (40 hours)

Sojourner Family Peace Center (SFPC) employs dedicated, hardworking professionals who want to be of service to others and make a difference in Milwaukee and surrounding communities. If you have a desire to help support survivors and work with passionate colleagues, whose personal and professional experience is as diverse as the clients we serve, this may be the position for you.


The Development Operations Manager is responsible for oversight and management of the Development donor management software and related systems to maintain data integrity.

How will your days be spent?

  • Managing all aspects of Raiser’s Edge database ensuring strong data hygiene in real time.
  • Creating processes to improve/maintain the overall integrity of the database.
  • Supervising the Development Associate, ensuring timely and accurate workflows.
  • Managing project and reporting schedules, coordinating requests.
  • Managing gift processing functions, including gift handling and deposits, data entry, reconciliation with Accounting, adjustments, maintenance of demographic/biographic information, acknowledgements, online giving, and reporting.
  • Managing reporting and analysis, creating queries, custom reports, codes and Funds to ensure comprehensive analysis and reporting of trends and progress against goals.

What are we looking for?

  • Experience or familiarity in development or fundraising, preferably for a non-profit is required
  • Ideal candidate must be highly organized with a strong attention to detail, accuracy and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong computer skills using all Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a job related major or a combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of three years Raiser’s Edge experience with the ability to demonstrate proficiency.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, multitasking environment is required

Benefits We Provide:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Group life insurance
  • Generous 403B retirement plan with match
  • Flexible spending accounts, employee assistance program
  • Voluntary benefits through Colonial Life Insurance
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Comprehensive wellness program

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