Full Time or Part Time/Hours per week: Full-time, salaried, available upon request
Last Date to Apply: 02-28-18
Works closely with the Executive Director, Finance Director, and Board of Directors in short and long term planning of private fundraising. Responsible for organizing and implementing fundraising activities; researching and seeking out new sources of private funding; maintaining and developing private individual donors; overseeing organization communications, foundation grant applications and stewardship, and organizational partnerships; supervising and working collaboratively with all Development Department staff; providing guidance and direction to the Fund Development Committee of the Board of Directors in support of agency fundraising and marketing; and serving on the agency Senior Leadership Team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with Executive Director, the Board Development Committee and other appropriate staff in developing an annual Fund Development Plan for the organization that is consistent with the HACC strategic plan.
Monitor philanthropic trends and suggest program and fundraising modifications as appropriate
Develop and maintain a fund development calendar to ensure all applications, reports, appeals, and planned events are executed.
Work closely with Program Directors to develop compelling proposals to foundations, corporations, civic organizations, and faith-based organizations; and produce timely and accurate grant reports; and ensure we are on track with deliverables.
Retain current donors and expand donor base to fuel the sustainability of the organization, in line with the strategic plan.
Develop and steward relationships with major donors to build a committed group of supporters.
Oversee the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of Annual Fund individual donors.
Lead the marketing and stewardship of a planned giving society.
Direct and oversee Communications Coordinator in the production of the Annual Report, internal and external newsletters, brochures and other documents, and the use of social media to support fundraising goals.
Serve as a liaison to the Fund Development Committee and capacity builder for the Board of Directors.
Attend Board meetings as well as related Board Committee meetings, as needed.
Manage and ensure accuracy of fundraising reporting systems and databases.
Mentor, supervise, and work collaboratively with the Development Department staff and provide direction for fundraising consultants.
Represent the agency at appropriate community and funder meetings.
Work closely with ED, Program Directors, and Finance Director on budget planning, the identification of budgetary needs and the implementation of the appropriate fundraising strategies to meet those needs.
Manage annual Development Department budget, including approval of expenses related to development activities.
Assists Program Directors in the completion of government contracts and RFPs.
Performs other tasks as assigned by Executive Director.
Mandatory Requirements & Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Individual must be able to closely and successfully work in partnership with others. Individual must have excellent leadership, management and decision-making skills. Individual must have extensive experience in fund development activities and exceptional written and verbal communication skills. The position requires a knowledge of budgeting and basic nonprofit financial systems. The Development Director must be able to motivate and inspire staff, Board, and volunteers to help build the organization’s roster of financial supporters. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s Degree minimum; minimum 5 years in a leadership development position in a NFP agency; and a track record of success in soliciting and stewarding individual donors. Previous experience with Bloomerang or a comparable donor database system.
How to apply:
Please email cover letter and resume to Towana Horne firstname.lastname@example.org