Director of Development

Employer
Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 11, 2018
Closes
Jun 15, 2018
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
The Development Director creates and oversees the implementation of a strategic approach to fundraising which may include major gifts, corporate donations, grant solicitations, and in-kind resources. The director creates, coordinates, and cultivates giving programs including event sponsors, grants, corporate giving, annual fund and any others identified by the Executive Director and Board of Directors. The Development Director reports to the Executive Director. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Collaborate with the Board of Directors and Executive Director to create a fundraising plan which increases revenues to support the strategic direction of the organization Implement the fundraising plan in accordance with ethical fundraising principles Monitor and evaluate all fundraising activities to ensure that goals are being achieved Monitor trends in the Meso community and adapt fundraising strategies as necessary; Generate new ideas that increase revenue and donor loyalty Manages Development Office administrative, clerical, and donor stewardship functions, including processing, preparing, and sending thank you letters for all donations Manages the Meso Foundation's development database and donor records which includes gift and pledge processing and reminders Prepares and updates, as required, notes/reports and other summary items showing the development office's progress in achieving the fundraising goals over the course of a fiscal year Develop and manage timelines for various fundraising activities to ensure strategic plans and critical fundraising processes are carried out in a timely manner Prepare and submit grant applications to generate donations for the organization Oversee the planning and execution of fundraising events; Engage volunteers and ambassadors for special fundraising projects Coordinate with the Communications Director to create effective marketing materials to support development efforts Build relationships with community stakeholders to advance the mission and fundraising goals of the organization Other duties, as assigned