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As a member of the Development team, the incumbent is primarily responsible for communication with SPSF NWA’s individual supporters through e-newsletters, print newsletters, telephone calls and personal visits and has secondary responsibility for supporting other fundraising activities for the organization.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
1. Manage all aspects of the annual campaign.
- Production and maintenance of annual campaign materials and data. Develop/oversee annual solicitation campaign(s) specific for current, lapsed and non-donors. Develop/implement strategies using the latest fundraising technology and trends for targeting groups including CLC, Alumni, Millennial, etc. (e.g., – direct mail, mobile giving, peer-to-peer fundraising).
- Responsible for the planning and execution of donor stewardship events. Serve as staff lead/manager of the planning committee and volunteers associated with stewardship events.
- Oversee record keeping/files/correspondence for annual donors.
- Oversee and report quarterly status of annual campaign to Development Committee.
- Implement on-going personal/written/phone contact with major donors/potential donors.
- Utilize Stewardship Plan to adequately maintain personal contact with donors and supporters, while increasing the number of recurring contributors and encouraging donors to move to the next level of giving. Engage volunteers as appropriate.
2. Develop and execute five-year annual campaign development plan.
3. Supervise the design and preparation of bi-annual newsletter.
4. Supervise 3rd party events and online giving campaigns
5. Prepare and publish Annual Report in collaboration with Executive Director, Development Director and Program Director.
6. Maintain an active membership in various civic and professional groups such as Rotary and Association of Fundraising Professionals.
7. Act as a spokesperson at public speaking events to include check presentations, outside events, informational talks etc.
8. Perform other related duties as required or assigned.
• Responsible for overseeing all functions of donor database management. Assure that an accurate donor database is kept.
• Oversee timely donor acknowledgements, including thank you letters.
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
• Two years development experience, including annual campaigns
• Knowledge of fund development principles and public relations
• Strong organizational, administration, telephone and interpersonal communication skills, detail and “big picture” oriented
• Strong word processing, desktop publishing, and spreadsheet experience
• Skill in preparing written reports and presentations
• Solid writing, editing and presentation ability
• Professional demeanor, flexible and able to respond to multiple demands
• Able and willing to take responsibility
• Must possess reliable personal transportation and be approved by insurance carrier to drive personal vehicle
• Must have auditory, visual, and physical skills to be able to perform tasks as outlined in this job description
• Flexible and able to respond to multiple demands
• Fundraising experience or education preferred
• Must be flexible regarding work schedule
Annual budget (Events/Revenues) $35,000/$95,000
Facilities/Equipment $ 5,000
Supervise special event volunteers.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Preferred: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign
Executive Director, Program Director, Development Director and Accounting Clerk
Regular contact with donors, sponsors, vendors, students, caterers, board of directors, and media
USE OF COMPUTERS, SOFTWARE and EQUIPMENT
Must have the ability to operate general office equipment and computers. Must be proficient in the use of various software programs.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include; close, distance and color vision, depth perception, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the functions of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.