Director of Development

American Society of Civil Engineers
Reston, VA
Jan 25, 2022
Jan 28, 2022
Full Time
Do you like working with others who are passionate about their work? Would you like to steward our fundraising team advancing the civil engineering profession through philanthropy, and helping our members elevate the quality of people's lives through improved health, safety, and welfare. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the nation's largest and most dynamic nonprofit civil engineering organization is currently searching for a development professional to lead our Society's fundraising and philanthropic initiatives through strategic planning, revenue generation, financial management, organizational development, staff management, and program operations. Responsibilities include: Overseeing and managing all long and short-term activities related to funding programs, fundraising, operations, and special activities Developing and implementing the strategic plan and annual budgets Planning and participating in all meetings associated with the annual giving fund, major giving, planned giving, capital programs, and special programs and/or events Managing, mentoring, and coaching three direct reports Working with the Chief Advancement and Growth Officer on ASCE Board collaboration and mobilizing volunteer leaders Maintaining ongoing contact with all key prospects and exercising initiative in identifying additional prospects through a systematic program of prospect research and evaluation Preparing all internal and external reports on fundraising (all gifts, donor files, and correspondence related to prospects, donors, and development volunteers) Ensuring our development initiatives conform with legal, fiduciary and reporting requirements Ideal candidates will have: Bachelor's degree with 8-10 years of development experience Advanced degree in nonprofit management, marketing, or business (desired) CFRE is highly desired Demonstrated success securing gifts at the $10,000+ and above level Demonstrated expertise in building major donor relationships and other fundraising revenue streams, developing and implementing fundraising strategies, coaching fundraising staff and volunteer leaders, and writing winning proposals and fundraising collaterals Willingness to travel and work outside normal hours Thorough proficiency in MS Office, social media, and experience with a fundraising database (Raiser's Edge preferred) Demonstrated success communicating via both the written and spoken word The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is a nonprofit professional membership association dedicated to the advancement of civil engineering in order to serve the public good. To accomplish ASCE's mission, ASCE staff works together as a team, based on a foundation of trust, striving for individual and organizational excellence. To achieve our shared goals, we maintain a relentless focus on members and a commitment to continuously grow and improve individually and collectively. ASCE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates including historically excluded individuals, protected veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This position has hybrid work from home flexibility. For consideration, submissions of interest must contain a resume and cover letter with salary requirements. To submit resume and cover letter go to: YourMembership. Keywords: Fundraising Director, Location: Reston, VA - 20191

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