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Nonprofit Development Director

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS)


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Published 13 days ago

January 4, 2021
November 22, 2020
$50,000 - $70,000

Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a force for preventing birth defects, advocate for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and support women in recovery from addiction? The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) works toward these goals every day, and has an excellent opportunity in Washington, D.C. for a Development Director.

The candidate hired for this position will be responsible for achieving revenue generation goals developed in collaboration with the staff and board members of the organization's development team. General duties of the development director will be to solicit large dollar and multi-year corporate sponsorships, cultivate individual donors, organize special events, prepare and submit grant proposals and reports, manage the organization’s database, monetize materials and publications and recruit and develop volunteers. This position is accountable for significant revenue targets and will influence the strategic implementation of local and nationwide initiatives.

The ideal candidate must have a proven track record of success in fundraising and/or sales and relationship management. Exceptional organizational and written and verbal communication skills are necessary for this position. Candidates must have ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and achieve results in a team environment.

Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with NOFAS staff and development committee members, establish and implement a comprehensive development plan that includes process and monetary goals, and assess and report results and outcomes.
  • Prospect and secure corporate sponsorships, individual donations, and auction items. This includes managing existing and new sponsorships, renewal and strengthening engagement via frequent person-to-person communication to retain and upgrade their financial commitment.
  • Manage and engage new individual membership for our personal giving society, Friends of NOFAS, seeking to secure individual gifts of $100 - $10,000+.
  • Develop profiles on the top businesses, philanthropists, and foundations within the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with a documented plan to secure their involvement.
  • Develop annual stewardship and cultivation materials for donors.
  • Execute the fundraising strategy and logistics for an annual gala event and other revenue-generating events.
  • Work with the Communications Director to develop and manage a promotion and communications plan.
  • Plan and execute annual campaigns including direct mail, email campaigns, and individual solicitations.
  • Ensure that records of donor information are maintained and appropriately thank recognize all donors.
  • Supervise the development team.
  • Facilitate board and staff involvement in fundraising efforts. Staff the Development Committee of the Board and attend board meetings.
  • Develop and produce NOFAS print and online communications related to fundraising.
  • Perform other tasks or projects as requested.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or some college plus experience. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 2 years’ experience equates to 1 full-time year of higher education.
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying the educational requirement.
  • Knowledge of community organization, sales, fundraising, and marketing principles, practices, techniques, and trends.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including large and small group presentations, group facilitation, and training. Skill in written communications to include clear and concise narrative reports, evaluations and fundraising appeals.
  • Ability to read, comprehend and analyze number goals, as well as fundraising reports. Skill in use of spreadsheet/database analysis.
  • Must have at a minimum a basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 or higher used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.

Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a force for preventing birth defects, advocate for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and support women in recovery from addiction? The National Organization on Fetal…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Health, dental, and vision care

Flexible office and remote work schedule

Paid holidays and annual leave

Health, dental, and vision care

Flexible office and remote work schedule

Paid holidays and annual leave

Location

1200 Eton Court Northwest, Third Floor, Washington, DC 20007

How to Apply

Please forward a cover letter and your resume, along with your general availability for a virtual interview between November 18 and December 4, to information@nofas.org by November 22, 2020.

Please forward a cover letter and your resume, along with your general availability for a virtual interview between November 18 and December 4, to information@nofas.org by…

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