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Annual Fund Director

SOAR365

Purpose: The Annual Fund Director supports the Agency’s mission and strategic goals through the management and execution of its annual giving program, which includes donor and volunteer engagement.

Description: As a Fulltime member of the Community Engagement team the Annual Fund Director is responsible for developing and overseeing a coordinated matrix of cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies that are focused on shaping a sustainable tradition of annual support for the Agency. The Annual Fund Director is not responsible for overseeing the major gifts or planned giving programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:
-Works with senior leadership staff and the Development Committee of the Board to develop strategies and implement tactics that will successfully increase philanthropic support for the Agency’s annual giving program.
-Helps to prepare and manages annual strategic Initiatives.
-Helps to prepare and manage the annual budget.
-Measures, reports on and accomplishes Key Performance Indicators, making tactical adjustments as needed.
-Ensures the successful implementation of a comprehensive mix of fundraising activities that include, but are not limited to, grants, direct mail/ digital marketing, and special events.
-Works collaboratively with key staff and volunteers to renew and upgrade current donors, as well as to develop and implement strategies that will build the Agency’s donor base.
-Develop clear, compelling case(s) for support for each annual fund solicitation.
-Works collaboratively with the Major Gift Office to develop and manage a portfolio of individual and corporate donors and prospects.
-Ensures that donor stewardship includes timely acknowledgements, appropriate recognition and a clear, compelling report of how the donor’s gifts are making a difference before another solicitation is made.
-Ensures that fundraising and other software applications are used to their fullest capabilities and that procedures are maintained to achieve accurate and up-to-date donor records, including critical institutional knowledge that will enhance long-term donor relations.
-Assures compliance with all Agency policies and procedures related to safety, discrimination and sexual harassment
-Adheres to all Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) privacy standards
-Other duties as may be assigned

Knowledge/Skills Required:
-Knowledge of and proven success in implementation of best practices in the field of donor-centered fundraising and volunteer engagement
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Excellent interpersonal skills, a high degree of professionalism and strong ethical principles
-Ability to establish strong and effective personal and professional relationships
-A proven work ethic with a high degree of initiative and self-direction
-Highly organized, with the ability to implement systems and follow-up processes to effectively manage simultaneous projects to successful conclusion
-Able to work outside of routine office hours, including weekends and evenings
-Safe driving record

Required Qualifications:
-At least 10 years of fundraising and personnel management experience, preferably within a nonprofit environment -Demonstrated knowledge of donor-centered fundraising techniques and strategies -Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, business, or similar field -Must be able to pass a criminal background check
Salary:
Dependent upon skills and experience.
Benefits:
Annual Consumer and Employee Appreciation Banquet Basic AD&D Insurance Direct Deposit Employee Assistance Program Family Medical Leave Flexible Spending Accounts Free Parking Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance Holiday Pay Life Insurance Retirement Savings Plan 403b Short-term Disability Insurance Vacation and Sick Leave Verizon Wireless Discount Wellness Program Worker's Compensation
How to apply:
Online: https://soar365.hyrell.com
Website:
https://www.soar365.org/
Classifications:
Fund Development
Location:
Richmond
Posting Organization:
SOAR365