Friends of Rowlett Animals (FRAs) is looking for an exceptional individual to serve as Director of Fundraising and Donor Relations. Duties include creating,implementing, managing and assessing comprehensive donor relations plans to assist us in reaching our fundraising goals. The Director collaborates with the Executive Management Team to fulfill FRAs’ mission. The Director of Fundraising and Donor Relations reports to the Board of Directors.
Ensures donors are acknowledged and recognized to strengthen their financial support for the Organization
Responsible for the review and control of all gift acknowledgments,including receipts, thank you letters and more.
Ensures special events are communicated and on the calendar of appropriate officials and targeted guests such as donors.
Responsible for expanding and managing monthly giving program Develops and implements strategic plans to raise funds for the organization in a time-efficient manner.
Delivers organized, structured, and persuasive presentations, using effective written and verbal communication.
Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with sponsors to meet business objectives.
Supervises Fundraising Committee by providing direction, input and feedback.
Oversees all grant writing initiatives including research, federal, foundations and corporate proposals.
Develops new and unique ways to improve donor relations.
Performs additional tasks as assigned by the Board of Directors.
MBA Preferred and/or a minimum of three (3) years experience in fundraising.
Strong skills in problem solving, teamwork, project management.
Non-Profit management experiences preferred.
Experience having worked with a high-performance, collaborative, constructive peer group.
Highly organized with ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to work effectively with multiple individuals.
Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
Understand business implications of decisions.
Comfortable with working in a virtual environment.
Proficient in Microsoft Office.
Must be highly organized.
Ability to write and edit clear, engaging, and grammatically.
This position requires the following skills: Fundraising, Donor Management, Resource Development / Management
- Donor Management
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Research, Contacts, Planning, Implementation