Director of Annual Giving

A non-profit organization which offers adult medical day, vocational, educational, day habilitation, and medical, social services, and youth autism services programs is seeking to hire a Full-time Director of Annual Giving to be the lead staff person for management of activities that will be a part of the plan to reach the company’s annual development revenue goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Annual Giving – Direct Annual Giving campaigns to reach revenue goals that have been established for Annual Fund; This includes creating a plan, developing a timeline, managing the donor portfolios, developing the content, and working the plan to exceed revenue goals
  • Direct Mail – Be the lead staff person to manage the direct mail activities to include database management, direct mail content and the timeline
  • Electronic Solicitation – Be the lead staff person to manage the electronic solicitation activities through email and social media; This includes database management, developing messaging and content, and the timeline
  • Event Management – Be the lead staff person for Annual Special Event and put the best strategy in place to exceed the event’s annual goal; This includes building a strong and effective volunteer event committee to lead the following; recruiting corporate sponsors, developing an engaging auction, create a unique event experience, selling tickets, and more
  • Volunteer Management – Manage volunteers on various committees that contribute to the success of Annual Giving and Annual Special Event activities
  • Development Calendar – Manage Master Development calendar to ensure that development activities are taking place as scheduled in order to help exceed the annual revenue goals
  • Donor Stewardship – Manage the stewardship calendar and activities to support the Development Department’s efforts. This includes the schedule for donor phone calls, stewardship mailings, and other activities to properly cultivate relationship with our donors
  • Write content for grants as directed, to support program and development needs
  • Attend program activities and shadow opportunities to learn about the organization and gather participant stories
  • Attend external events as appropriate to represent the company

Requirements:

  • Minimum of five years working in the nonprofit development field
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required, with a degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Mass Communications or a related field preferred
  • Knowledge of donor/constituent database software required. Knowledge of Donor Perfect a plus
  • Understanding of social media, website management and email platforms a plus
  • Demonstrates exceptional skills in the following areas:
    • Written, oral, and presentation skills
    • The ability to effectively interface with staff, Board members, community members and volunteers
    • Event management
    • Volunteer management, including building relationships with others, specifically volunteers and donors
    • Organizational and planning skills
    • Strong customer service skills
    • Proven track record of meeting fundraising revenue goals required
    • Experience in marketing and communications a plus
    • Demonstrated skills in managing technical set-up for presentations and media
    • Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills, including negotiation and conflict resolution skills
    • Ability to make decisions in a changing environment and anticipate future needs

Pay: DOE 

Benefits: Benefit package included

Schedule: Full-time

Zip code: 21239

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