VP of Development
Company: Amusement / Recreation, Westminster, CO
Posted on: December 7, 2018
Position Summary: The Vice President of Development is responsible for planning, developing and maintaining a comprehensive fund raising program on behalf of Company, and to enhance the long-term mission and vision established by Company's Executive Team. The Vice President of Development staffs the Executive Team and coordinates the efforts of other appropriate staff and board committees at the invitation of the President/CEO and COO. This position will also manage asset development, including fundraising, donor services and gift recognition. This position may also be responsible for marketing and public relations as it relates to fund development, in conjunction with the Marketing & Communications branch.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities: Oversee the successful deployment of all unearned income revenue generating programs from preparation of plans, preparation of proposals and donor cultivation, to donor recordkeeping, solicitation, donor recognition and follow through. This includes all sources; individual, corporate, foundation and government grants, as well as planned giving and endowments. Orchestrate fund development strategies through goal setting, strategic planning, and communication of progress, keeping with the organization's mission, vision, and goals. Actively work with the CEO and Campaign Committee to develop and implement a comprehensive campaign development strategy to include individual, corporate, foundations, government grants, etc. Orchestrate overall campaign management and organization including pipelines, prospect tracking, strategy, task assignment and maintenance of timelines. Strategically manage the identification, cultivation and solicitation of individual, corporate, foundation and government gifts and pledges; and assist in planning and coordinating any annual giving programs associated with matching gifts, etc. Aggressively seeks new funding sources, leads business development and fundraising through one on one and group engagements, and maintains relationships with current and past donors of all levels of giving, including major giving (over $1 million). Coordinate and supervise the acknowledgement process for all gifts and grants. Oversee donor recognition efforts including those for gallery naming, onsite recognition, annual report recognition to ensure that all who give to the Company are part of a well appreciated family of donors/members. Maintains ongoing contact with Company's supporters regarding programs and plans. Support and partner with the Executive Team, Board Committees and the Board of Directors on all major fundraising initiatives. Lead and participate in Board Committees, Fund Development Committee and External Relations Committee, to expand the organization's network and impact. Monitor all donor information and provide and present statistical analysis to Senior Leadership Team and the Board of Directors. Work as a team with the Marketing department to identify collaborative marketing strategies and compile donor information for the Annual Report. Innovatively advance a collaboratively strategy with branch leadership and staff to identify avenues of support for programs and projects. Represents Company in meetings with potential funding sources. Other duties as assigned. Competencies: Decision making Resource generation Financial/fiscal management Strategic thinking Conflict resolution Analytical thinking Business acumen Builds relationships Qualifications/Experience: 10-plus years of professional experience in a nonprofit organization; demonstrated success in a development function (managing and forging relationships with multiple donor sources). Proven track record in fund development and managing success with donors and corporate sponsorships. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships. Strong organizational skills. Flexible and adaptable style; a leader who can positively impact both strategic and tactical fundraising initiatives. Ability to work independently without close oversight, but also a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within Company Bachelor's Degree required in fundraising related field (Business, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English or other related field). Master's degree in planning, finance, or nonprofit management preferred. Five (5) or more years of successful staff management experience. Demonstrated experience in annual giving, major gifts, capital campaigns, membership and planned giving. Bilingual preferred. Additional Requirements: Manage all employees within the Development branch and is responsible for employee lifecycle (hire, inspire, coach, develop, and reward), including TinyPulse performance management, coaching, development, and hiring of the employees. Recruit and oversee volunteers and interns as part of the Service Enterprise Program initiative. This position will be a managerial liaison for other staff members and visitors when necessary. Regular attendance to organization, branch and department staff meetings and trainings, including Board of Directors and Board Committee meetings. Extensively work with President/CEO, COO and VP of Finance in coordinating a $23 million Capital Campaign and ongoing annual operational funding. Other duties as assigned
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