214-826-3470 or 817-334-0228 expert@cnmconnect.org
The Family Place Published: July 27, 2017
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Position Summary: Plans, coordinates, and administers one or more specific areas of ongoing or special project funding programs, such as individual gifts, in-kind donations, direct mail campaigns, and special events by performing the following duties personally or through committees, volunteers or development staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • In co-ordination with the VP of development, provides leadership, guidance, support, training and supervision to the development staff.
  • Directly supervises the Development Manager, Database Specialist, Major Gifts Manager and Development Associate.
  • Leads and implements a major event by recruiting chairs and committee members, entertainment, and fully plan details, and sponsorships and underwriting.
  • Designs, implements, and manages a comprehensive proactive development plan focused on expanding and enhancing corporate, foundation and personal relationships obtaining monetary support for The Family Place’s operations and strategic planning initiatives.
  • Identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards relationships with corporations, foundations, and private donors; conducts related research to determine funding interest and donation potential.
  • Develops profiles on the top businesses with a documented plan to secure their involvement; completes company goal setting worksheets and prioritizes companies by their potential.
  • Engages and maintains professional relationships with donors, grant funders, key program constituents and auxiliaries to maintain involvement.
  • Provides oversight and direction to the grant identification process including preparation of well-developed responses to secure operating and strategic planning funding.
  • Oversees major donors prospecting and categorization in order to maximize major donor gifts.
  • Manages and provides support to The Family Place Partners Auxiliary group.
  • Provides guidance and support in the areas of other special events, community awareness events, volunteer recruitment and training, event logistics, year-round planning, cultivation, and sponsorship.
  • Assists the VP of development in preparation of budgets, statistical reports, proposals, board presentations, other materials as required.
  • Prepares prospect lists, work plans, and monthly achievement reports for submission to the VP of Development and the board of Directors.
  • Acts as organizational representative for local community events.
  • Attends weekly department staff meetings, on-going agency meetings and trainings, as necessary.

Full time benefits and generous PTO.  Forward cover letter, with salary requirements, and resume to human-resources@familyplace.org.   Deadline to apply: August 4th, 4:00 pm


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