Potential 5% bonus based on goal attainment;
comprehensive benefit package, and outstanding retirement plan.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Manages major gift fundraising program (gifts of more than $1,000) for the organization with CEO and Chief Development Officer. Assists with transplant center and transplant professional marketing process; develops, maintains and expands relationships with volunteer organizations, groups and individuals; coordinates 3rd party fundraising events in conjunction with the Campaigns Team, and assists with corporate special events.
DUTIES Essential (primary)
Manages major gift program including a group of selected donors and volunteers.
Manages COTA Miracle Maker program including promotion, implementation and expansion.
Identifies organizations and groups who can provide resources to COTA and to community campaigns.
With Strategic Development Manager, supports COTA fundraising efforts of service (i.e. American Legion).
Coordinates COTAGiving.org materials with Director of Communications including regular updates and monitoring of activity. Coordinates placement of volunteers and volunteer groups interested in assisting COTA or community campaigns.
With Chief Development Officer, develops a process to transition COTA community campaign volunteers to become Miracle Makers.
Renews and seeks new sponsorship support for annual Miracle Maker Celebration and serves as member of event planning committee.
With CEO and Grant Writer, identifies foundations and corporations whose funding priorities are aligned with COTA.
Coordinates corporate special events as needed.
Manages relationships with transplant personnel at assigned transplant and partner centers.
Manages communications with assigned transplant center staff using written, oral and electronic media.
Introduces COTA to new referral partners as appropriate.
Candidate will have experience and/or formal education equivalent to a Bachelors Degree in business or communications field with a Masters Degree or professional fundraising certification preferred.
Candidate will develop a working knowledge of COTA functions and standard office procedures. Ability to operate a wide variety of office equipment and software including but not limited to personal computer, calculator, telephone, fax machine, and copier is required.
Knowledge and ability to prepare a wide variety of reports and budgets is required.
Candidate will have the ability to work with minimal supervision, within budgets and deadlines and will have the ability to travel frequently. The ability to deal with all constituents in a clear, tactful, informative, and courteous manner is a must.
Position will have the ability to prioritize, and will work evenings and weekends.
Candidate must have a safe driving record and exercise sound judgment when traveling on behalf of COTA.
Want To Make A Difference In Your Career?
The Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA), a national charity serving the financial needs of transplant patients and families, seeks an exceptional career-minded team member to serve as Director of Development (DoD) for our organization.
The DoD will be part of a comprehensive fundraising team, and will generate gifts through our major gift fundraising program (gifts of more than $1,000) for the organization. The DoD will also assist with transplant center and transplant professional marketing; develop, maintain and expand relationships with volunteer organizations, groups and individuals; coordinate third-party fundraising events, and assist with corporate special events.
We seek an applicant who has five or more years of experience and/or formal education equivalent to a Bachelors Degree in fundraising, business or communications fields. We work with minimal supervision and with regular deadlines, and deal with the public in a clear, tactful, informative, and courteous manner on a daily basis.
Salary and benefits provided are outstanding and highly competitive. Our work does not follow a routine daily schedule, and t...he selected candidate will report to the Chief Development Officer.
If this opportunity appeals to you, please send your cover letter and resume to: email@example.com with Director of Development Posting in the subject line. The incumbent is retiring at the end of December and the position will remain open until an exceptional candidate is identified. No phone calls will be taken.