Development Director serves to carry the responsibility to achieve income goals in the following areas: foundation grants, federal/state grants, corporate grants/relationships, individual giving, organization support, faith community support, and special events. He or She will be responsible for prospective donor research and maintenance, donor acknowledgment, and stewardship.
Duties & Responsibilities: Responsibilities including but not limited to:
Develop and organize all aspects of the company’s fundraising programs, i.e., cause-related marketing, planned giving programs, and other innovative fundraising strategies
Serve as the lead fundraiser to acquire sponsorships and underwriting for events
Design and implement an annual development plan
Create and manage a Development Plan reflective of organizational priorities and needs, to include revenue goals, major benchmarks and, timeline
Research and identify potential donors and sponsors and implement strategies to foster positive relationships and engage key individuals, community partners, corporations, etc.
Develop and oversee budget monitoring and income forecasting for all events
Partner with Executive Director to educate and involve Board members in fund development
Lead and manage T.O.R.I.’s overall development efforts to raise an annual budget of $2 million, including unrestricted funds
Work with the Executive Director and Grant Manager to assist in the development and coordination of long-range fund development strategies, as well as an annual development plan
Bachelor’s degree or 5 plus years of relevant experience
At least 5 years demonstrating success in fundraising with a strong focus on major donor acquisition and management
Support the mission, vision and, values of T.O.R.I.
Experience in Special Event, Public Relations, Marketing and, Community Management
Experience in the development of plans and strategies that met/exceed fundraising goals
Experience writing, editing and, proofreading
Experience working in a non-profit sector
Ability to communicate effectively in writing and in-person
Ability to self-starter with the capacity to work along with associates, board members, prospect
Ability to be flexible and work whenever necessary to meet goals and deadlines
Experience with digital, direct mail and, virtual fundraising strategies
Proficiency in MS Office including, Word, Excel, Outlook and, PowerPoint
401(k)/ 401K matching
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Paid time off
Monday to Friday (Must be able to travel between Dallas and Ft. Worth)
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. Such tasks shall be capable of being performed with reasonable accommodation, if necessary, that does not impair a business necessity or impose an undue business hardship and without presenting a direct threat to the safety to the applicant or others.
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