Portfolio Manager

Location: Golden, CO preferred

Position Mission

The Portfolio Manager (West) is critical to the success of FOCUS’ Philanthropy team. This person will help to develop, track, and drive engagement plans for the top benefactors in the area, regularly analyze and drive accountability around portfolio activity, and serve as an area representative of the philanthropy operations team. This role will require managing specialized work consistently and efficiently, with confidence and competence, attention to detail, and a desire to serve the needs of the Mission Development team.

Position Responsibilities

  • Prospect Management
    • Assist West Area Director of Philanthropy in constructing, managing, and driving engagement plans for top benefactors to bring them closer to Christ and the mission of FOCUS
    • Ensure the right benefactors are being assigned and then engaged with the appropriate frequency, and that portfolios are a manageable size
    • Collaborate with other key areas of Mission Development to ensure high quality touchpoints, including Benefactor Engagement, Communications & Stewardship, and Planned Giving
  • Portfolio Analysis
    • Analyze movement of prospects towards qualification and solicitation
    • Assist and drive regular portfolio review sessions, ensuring active engagement and qualification/disqualification of all assigned benefactors
  • Operations
    • Responsible for assisting all area officers with CRM and technology-related questions
    • Ensure all prospect data is accurate and up to date for area benefactors, with more hands-on attention paid to the top 100 (solicitation details, call reports, prospect status and classification updates, etc.)


  • 2+ years of experience working in fundraising/philanthropy 
  • Strong computer skills, including proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Proficient knowledge of at least one CRM tool (experience with Raiser's Edge or Virtuous a plus)
  • Undergraduate degree preferred


As a FOCUS staff member, you and your family will have access to several benefits that are designed to help care for the whole person and make your career at FOCUS rewarding. You will receive:

  • Medical, Vision and Dental insurance
  • Ability to contribute to a Health Savings Account
  • Employer-provided life insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Options to purchase additional life insurance for yourself, your spouse and your child(ren)
  • 403(b) retirement plan with a discretionary employer-match for eligible staff
  • Option to purchase LifeLock Identity Protection
  • Integrity-based Paid Time Off
  • Paid parental leave
  • We observe many paid holidays recognized by fellow Americans and also some of the feast days of Holy Mother Church. In addition, we recognize the Sacred Christmas Respite by closing the office from December 24-January 1 each year.

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold (full-time, part-time or temporary,) and your tenure with FOCUS. Specific benefits may change at FOCUS's discretion.