Plan, implement, manage, direct, and evaluate all philanthropic fund raising efforts.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
These functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements of the job. Other functions may be assigned as business conditions change.
Plans and implements comprehensive development program including, but not limited to: annual giving, major/capital, planned giving.
Ensures that all gifts are solicited, received, recorded and acknowledged in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws, FASB Standards, codes of ethics and Friends House Retirement Community procedures.
Answers inquire from potential donors and sends appropriate materials in response to inquiries.
Visits and telephones prospective and current donors when appropriate.
Works with professionals such as lawyers, financial planners, accountants, etc. as consultants when appropriate.
Maintains records of contacts with prospective, current and past donors.
Prepares proposals and correspondence according to policies and procedures of Friends House Retirement Community.
Plans and implements donor recognition activities.
Participates in Friends House Retirement Community Board meetings.
Directly supervises all staff in the Development office. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Friends House Retirement Community policies and acceptable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training, and recommending for termination of employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints; and resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university is preferred, or equivalent in liberal arts or marketing. Must have working knowledge of implementing and directing fund raising activities for charitable organizations. Demonstrated competence in working with a personal computer running on the Windows™ operating system for word processing and data analysis is required. Experience in Retirement Community Sector and minimum of five years fund raising experience is desired.
Ability to effectively and convincingly articulate and present the mission and work of Friends House Retirement Community orally and in writing. A good listener who will effectively understand donor philanthropic needs, desires and preferences. Demonstrated ability to converse with and gain confidence of diverse constituencies. Ability to effectively write narrative and data reports.
Ability to accurately record and acknowledge gifts.
Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to develop statistical analysis and reports as needed. Ability to interpret policy information and procedure guidelines.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS:
CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive) is desired.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Strong organizational skills and effective attention to detail. Ability to relate to all types of people and levels in Friends House Retirement Community. Ability to operate office equipment including, but not limited to, telephone, personal computer, fax, electronic calculator. Demonstrated competence using industry standard fund raising software is desired.
The physical demands described here are typical of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; stand; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; talk or hear; and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to sit; taste or smell; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and focus adjustment.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee works in an office environment, makes calls upon donors and prospective donors in their homes or offices, and may occasionally be required to implement or participate in events held in the out-of-doors. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.
TRANSPORTATION AND/OR VEHICLE:
Employee must have daily access to reliable transportation to be used for, but not limited to, calling upon prospects and donors. Expense reimbursement will be made according to the Board approved reimbursement rate.
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