Position Title: Chief Fundraising Officer Reports To: President
Fosters a culture of philanthropy within the organization. Assures that the organization’s corporate culture, systems and procedures support fund development and vice versa. Leads staff and volunteers to institutionalize philanthropy and fund development within the organization. Plans, coordinates and assures implementation of strategies to develop donors and contributions to support the organization. Assures development and maintenance of appropriate systems to fund development including but not limited to volunteer and donor management, research and cultivation, gift processing and recognition. Maintains accountability and compliance standards for donors and funding sources.
Nature and Scope of Position
1. Participates with the chief executive officer, staff and governing body to define the organization’s mission and direction.
a) Provides vital input in short- and long-term strategic and operational planning and positioning within the organization.
b) Helps leadership identify and address organizational development issues that challenge and support health and effectiveness.
c) Ensures that philanthropy and fund development are carried out in keeping with the organization’s values, mission, vision and plans.
d) Participates with the chief executive officer, staff and board in charting the organization’s course in fund development. e) Evaluates the effect of internal and external forces on the organization and its fund development, recommends short- and long-range fund development plans and programs that support the organization’s values, mission and general objectives.
f) Keeps informed of developments in philanthropy and fund development as well as the general fields of management and the not-for-profit sector; informs the chief executive officer, development committee(s) and board on current trends, issues, problems and activities in order to facilitate policy making. Recommends policy positions concerning fund development.
g) Helps develop a balanced funding mix of donor sources and solicitation programs tailored to the needs of the organization that will enable it to attract, retain and motivate donors and fundraising volunteers.
h) Helps establish performance measures, monitors results and helps the chief executive officer, development committee(s) and board evaluate the effectiveness of the organization’s fund development program.
- Business Analysis
- Business Development
- Business Development & Sales Management
- Business Planning
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 25
- Orientation or Training