REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
General Definition and Scope of Job
The Director of Development is responsible for leading all of Manet’s fundraising programs and activities. He/She will provide leadership, strategy, supervision, planning, and direction in all areas of Development, including fundraising, campaigns, activities, donor and foundation relations and moves management.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
- Develops and sets strategic priorities, goals, standards, procedures and policies for Development activities.
- Solicits gifts; creates, implements, and sustains a strong resource development strategic plan and case for Manet that will support the vision, mission, goals and needs of Manet Community Health Center.
- Serves as the liaison to Manet Community Health’s Fundraising Committee. Develops financial and fundraising goals, and increases the cause of support for Manet Community Health Center.
- Develops guidelines for community giving and distribution.
- Partners and works in alignment with public affairs, advocacy, communications, branding, and production leadership at Manet Community Health Center on messaging, case and publication of fundraising collateral and electronic platforms.
- Ensures that the day-to-day financial management of the Development Office is in proper order.
- Works collaboratively with the Controller of Manet Community Health Center as steward of the financial resources of the Foundation and manages and deploys other assets responsibly.
Other tasks and responsibilities include:
- Developing strategic and operational plans for philanthropy programming including tactics and drivers, and projections.
- Engaging potential, existing and former donors.
- Implementing long-range leadership strategies that foster an innovative, cohesive and progressive Foundation culture.
- Leading and Realizing the planning and annual giving programs
- Recruiting, training and motivating of Foundation staff.
- Leading staff in donor research and analysis, including proposals, major gifts, capital campaigns and donor relations and research.
- Developing campaign strategy in conjunction with Manet CEO
- Investigation and cultivating research; establishing and maintaining long-term, high trust relationships with potential and current donors.
- Leading corporate and foundation giving; donor research
- Conducting personal and meaningful face-to-face visits with donors and prospective donors each month.
- Leading foundation proposal writing and solicitation Performing evaluations including post-event analysis for return on investment
- Cultivating non-traditional funding sources
Education, Skills and Experience Requirements
- Bachelor of Science in Business or other related field-Required. Requires a minimum of 7years of direct and progressive fundraising experience and management.
- Requires a thorough knowledge and understanding of fundraising, using development principles and best practices, with a focus on current national standards, trends and ethics. Demonstrated record of success in cultivating, soliciting and stewarding of major gifts from individuals, foundations and corporations. Thorough understanding and working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products and Raiser’s Edge or other donor software.
The successful Director of Development must be a dynamic, sincere leader driven to achieve funding results, possess a demonstrated ability to lead and motivate teams of varying size and levels of aptitude.
Must possess a high degree of organization and the ability to adapt quickly in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. Proven out of the box strategic-thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills; excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. Solid ability to identify prospects, prepare asks and solicit gifts direct and indirect. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a matrixed environment. Strong work ethic and commitment to service excellence are required.
Critical Demands of the Job
- Manage multiple requests and prioritize appropriately.
- Ability to function in a faced paced setting with a variety of patients and staff.
- Attention to details and prompt follow up.
- Includes walking and standing for long periods of time, sitting for short periods of time, hand dexterity, clear hearing and speaking ability. Must be able to lift a minimum of 1/3 of their body weight.
- Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
- Works in well-lighted environment with comfortable surroundings.
- Stressful at times due to competing demands, including attention to multiple patients and staff.
May be required to work a rotating schedule as the department requires. This includes evenings, holidays and weekends.
For inquires or to submit for consideration please contact Human Resource by email, firstname.lastname@example.org.