The Community Food Bank of Central Alabama (CFB) seeks an experienced Director of Development to assume responsibility for the overall fundraising programs, a development staff and the marketing/communications segments. This position reports to the CEO and will supervise the overall annual campaign (including direct mail), corporate and foundation relations, events, major and planned giving, volunteers and communications/ marketing. Previous experience with SalesForce or other CRM systems would be useful; the DOD will be part of an overall staff team of 33.
The CFB is located in Birmingham and services a 12-county footprint in central/eastern Alabama. With a $5 million operations budget, the CFB provided over 16 million pounds of food in 2019 (roughly 12 million meals), engaged thousands of volunteers and has more than 250 agency partners. Some travel across the service footprint will be required.
The successful candidate for this position at the Community Food Bank will have: • A minimum of five years professional experience in fundraising with an emphasis on a robust annual fund program; • An undergraduate degree from an accredited institution (an advanced degree and/or CFRE certification is preferred); • Demonstrated ability to identify, cultivate and solicit gifts from individuals, foundations, corporations and major donors; • Ability to design and implement development systems to achieve increased funding results; • Ability to meet and communicate effectively with people; • Organizational and planning skills, including ability to work in a team environment; • Self-motivation and goal-orientedness; • Service as a volunteer with a known non-profit organization; and • Strong relational and interpersonal skills, poise and ability to work with top level business and community leaders, board members, corporate leaders and foundations.
A comprehensive salary and benefits package is offered. E-mail or fax the following information: a cover letter of inquiry, current resume, references and salary history by 30 September 2020 to: DVA Navion Search Community Food Bank Fax: 404 688-3916 Email: Atlanta@dvanavion.com website: www.dvanavion.com
The Community Food Bank of Central Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider
Additional Salary Information: generous benefit package is available
About DVA Navion/Community Food Bank of Central Alabama
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