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Development Officer

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Posse D.C.
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Washington DC, DC
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Published 27 days ago

The development officer supports Posse individual, corporate and foundation giving. S/he is responsible for working with the site director and Posse’s national development team to meet the annual revenue goals and reach higher revenue goals each year. The development officer is responsible for grant reports and writing proposals with accompanying budgets, conducting prospect research, drafting thank you letters and other donor correspondence, planning events, soliciting corporate donations for events, managing development communications with the site director, gift entry, monthly financial reporting, and supporting the work of the rest of the development staff, locally and nationally. S/he also represents the program to board members, donors and various other constituent groups. The development officer reports to the director.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Write and submit foundation and corporate proposals, reports and letters in a timely manner. Track all proposal and report deadlines.
  • Maintain communication with all organizational donors (particularly foundation and corporate donors and prospects).
  • Work with director to identify and research prospects.
  • Track prospective donor contacts and set up prospect meetings. Assist Director with prospect meeting strategies.
  • Maintain all administrative development activities and maintain donor files, including electronic files through Raiser’s Edge Database.
  • Organize and implement several annual donor mailings.
  • Help facilitate communication and follow up with the D.C. Advisory Board.
  • Manage logistics for development special events.

We are looking for someone who is collaborative, innovative, hard working and thrives in a fast paced environment. The successful candidate will have these qualities/qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • Three plus years of work experience in development or related field
  • Motivated and able to work independently as well as with a team
  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Ability to multi-task, manage concurrent processes/projects, and focus on the small but important details in all projects while keeping the bigger picture in mind
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including grant writing
  • Excellent office and computer skills. Proficient in Word, Excel and experience working with a fundraising database
  • Able to establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships with colleagues, donors, volunteers and the public
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated belief in Posse’s mission and values

The development officer supports Posse individual, corporate and foundation giving. S/he is responsible for working with the site director and Posse’s national development team to meet the annual revenue goals and reach higher revenue…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 16, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Benefits

Employer paid medical/dental and life insurance plan; 403 B plan with match; flexible spending account; generous paid time off; occasional work from home available as well.

Employer paid medical/dental and life insurance plan; 403 B plan with match; flexible spending account; generous paid time off; occasional work from home available as well.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington DC, DC
Associated Location
Washington, DC, USA

How to Apply

Please include a cover letter and apply through the paycomonline link provided. Thank you!

Please include a cover letter and apply through the paycomonline link provided. Thank you!

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