The Philanthropy Director will be responsible for planning, managing, and executing a comprehensive, diversified, and strategic advancement and communications effort that sustains and grows revenues from all constituents, including; individual donors, corporate and foundation giving, planned giving, and special events. THE WORK: Oversee and manage the Development Committee and the development team. Work alongside the Executive Director (ED) and to develop, lead, and implement Intertwined Conservation Corps annual and long-term development strategies, continuing to chart the organization’s course in fund development while ensuring that efforts are carried out in keeping with the organization’s values, mission, vision, and plans. - Recruit and maintain Development/Fundraising volunteers. -Identify new and current individual, foundation, and corporate donors. -Develop and implement strategies for major individual gift solicitations and capital campaigns. -Qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward new and current donors in all areas. -Assist with Board Recruitment. -Maintain an up-to-date database. -Develop and maintain a clear and compelling evidence-based case for support. -Recruit, develop, and motivate a strong development team. -Collaborate with the full team, including Leadership and Marketing/Communications, to ensure consistent messaging across digital platforms as well as through special events and exhibitions. -Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments, trends, and best practices in philanthropy relevant to Intertwined Conservation Corp. THE SKILLS: The ideal candidate will have exceptional financial, organizational, administrative, and people skills. Experience includes: 1) a proven record of success in senior development leadership positions with major gift and campaign fundraising from individuals, corporations, and foundations; 2) broad-based knowledge of all functions of development, including the use of databases, knowledge of volunteer-driven organizations, and major giving techniques; 3) experience planning and executing department budgets and evaluating the return on investment of specific fundraising programs; 4) demonstrated ability to plan and operate strategically, build public support, strengthen infrastructure, inspire staff and the Board of Directors, and develop effective programs that garner major investment opportunities such as a capital campaign, endowment, or other capacity-building initiatives.
Date Posted: Apr 2, 2021