HOURS: approx. 20 hours a week, days/times flexible/some evenings, occasional weekend
The Director of Fund Development in collaboration with the Board of Directors , Fund Development Committee and Executive Director of SUFK will be responsible for developing and implementing the development strategy for StandUp For Kids (SUFK) Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Fund Development will be responsible for working towards achieving the sites fundraising goals and engaging sponsors in ongoing service activities. This includes leveraging key relationships and contacts within and outside of SUFK’ Network to ensure meeting revenue goals.
Specific areas of responsibility include:
Designs, implements and manages all agency fundraising activities including annual giving, endowment and capital campaigns, special projects, and other agency related solicitations.
Manages all strategies and activities for donor cultivation, solicitation, and relations.
Maintains contact with and develops grant proposals for foundations, corporations and government funding sources.
Develops a comprehensive planned-giving program as the need becomes appropriate.
Board of Directors
Works with the Fund Development Committee of the Board of Directors and the Executive Director to develop strategies to initiate and meet aggressive fundraising goals.
Develops fundraising training for leadership and volunteers.
Assumes responsibility for all Development reports to the Executive Director to report to the Board of Directors and other agencies, and Board meetings as requested.
Assists the Board with recommending and researching potential new major donor’s members.
Fund Development Office Infrastructure
Creates office systems to support all Development projects and operations.
Supervises donor and gift record-keeping.
Coordinates development research activities.
Oversees the management of databases and all records, files, and gift processing.
Manages acknowledgement of all gifts to donors.
Manages and maintains the donor database.
Ensures all donors are kept up to date with SUFK activities and events.
Organize a yearly donor appreciation event.
Public Relations, Marketing, and Advertising
Works the Marketing Committee of the Board of Directors to develop public relations plan and an advertising plan that promote SUFKs’ fundraising goals.
Work closely with SUFK Directors in the designs and production of all major publications, including the agency newsletter, the Annual Report, the agency website, to promote the agency’s fund raising goals and activities.
Develops and implements strategies with the Volunteer Coordinator to promote SUFK mission to the community at large.
A minimum of 5 years professional fundraising experience.
Bachelors Degree in Fund Raising related area preferred but not necessary.
Proven experience in designing and managing development programs.
Experience with developing and maintaining productive working relationships with board members and donors.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work as a leader and as part of a team.
Familiarity with youth homelessness
Pay: this is an unpaid volunteer position
If you would like to be considered please email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Resource Development / Management
- Donor Management
- Grant Writing / Research
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 1 year