Development Director

Expiring today

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Mar 23, 2017
Closes
Apr 27, 2017
Hours
Full Time

Key Responsibilities:

Fundraising Program Management 

  • Strategize with the President & CEO and MD of Programs and External Relations to determine feasibility and sources of funding for programmatic goals;
  • Work with the MD of Programs and External Relations to come up with annual revenue projections;
  • Work continually to ensure development of diversified funding sources;
  • Oversee Major Gifts Officer, Corporate Relations Manager, and Development Coordinator.

Foundation Fundraising

  • Work with program staff and grantwriting consultant to determine feasibility and sources of funding for programmatic goals through restricted and unrestricted grants;
  • Oversee the development and tracking of proposals and reports for all foundation fundraising to meet budget goals;
  • Work with the program staff and grantwriting consultant to write and submit proposals;
  • Research and determine new foundation prospects, and cultivate current foundation relationships to seek additional funding.

Individual and Corporate Fundraising

  • Work with Major Gifts Officer and Corporate Relations Manager to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective major donors, and facilitate donor recognition and stewardship programs’
  • Work with Major Gifts Officer and Digital Coordinator to develop online fundraising plan to include email and social media campaigns to attract giving from new individuals;
  • Oversee implementation strategy for corporate giving levels and identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward new and existing corporate relations for general corporate giving, annual conference sponsorship and awards dinner sponsorship.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree and 7-10 years of fundraising experience.
  • Demonstrated success in raising money from foundations, individuals, and corporate sources.

Knowledge of political fundraising, a plus.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of various nonprofit legal structures.
  • Knowledge and use of CRM databases; knowledge of Salesforce a plus.
  • Must be able to establish, track, and meet deadlines under time pressure.
  • Strong initiative, drive for results, and self-assessment skills.
  • Ability to lead individuals and teams in setting and achieving challenging goals
  • A demonstrated ability to represent the organization and interface with all levels of staff, board, donors, potential donors, and Truman members while maintaining a professional, diplomatic, tactful and helpful attitude and behavior.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and a sense of humor.
  • Must be flexible to work evenings and extended hours when needed.
  • Travel up to 25% of the time may be required.

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