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Development Officer

CIELO (Centro Integral Educativo Latino de Olympia)


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Published 24 days ago

December 7, 2020
November 27, 2020

Overview: 

In partnership with Executive Director, the Development Officer will spearhead fundraising efforts as CIELO continues to grow. A new position, the Development Officer will have the opportunity to build the Development position. The Development Officer will develop short-term and long-term fundraising plans, while incorporating CIELO’s policies and procedures, mission and vision in development and implementation of those plans.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  • Identify, research, and cultivate funding sources and relationships to include corporate, foundation, religious and community organizations, and individuals in support of CIELO and its activities.
  • Develop solicitation materials and prepare funding applications to various sources.
  • Report requirements of secured funding to ED and/or Leadership team.
  • Establish and implement an annual calendar of fundraising and grant-writing activities to include organizations and program special events.
  •  Secure financial investment from individuals, corporations, and corporations, meeting or exceeding annual budgeted goals.
  • Develop and steward ongoing donor relationships.
  • Oversee special events.
  • Manage and oversee LGL data entry and prompt gift processing and acknowledgement
  • Develop, track proposals and reports for foundations and corporate donors.
  • Provides professional leadership and training to board and staff, particularly in major donor stewardship and development.
  • Fosters an understanding of philanthropy within the organization.
  • Develops a comprehensive communication plan to promote the organization to its donors and maximize public awareness of the fundraising activities of the organization.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  

Qualifications:

  • BA, CFRE preferred
  • 5 years Development experience
  • Proven track record of effectively gaining the respect and support of donors, board members, staff, and community members.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated creativity, organizational skills, and ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and donor database programs.
  • Understanding and proficiency in the use of the internet for social media communications and online fundraising.
  • Knowledge of special events planning and management
  • Knowledge of the management of volunteer resources
  • Pass required WA State background check
  • Able to lift 40 lbs.


Essential attributes

  • A sensitivity to and ability to respond appropriately to cultural differences of donors, prospects, and staff
  • Ability to work independently and to take the initiative in job related activities
  • Willingness to take direction
  • Ability to work well with others and establish respectful relationships


Salary

  • Salary is commensurate with experience and education


Overview: 

In partnership with Executive Director, the Development Officer will spearhead fundraising efforts as CIELO continues to grow. A new position, the Development Officer will have the opportunity to build the Development…

Details at a glance

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

Benefits

  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Medical coverage
  • Matched 403(b)
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Medical coverage
  • Matched 403(b)

Level of Language Proficiency

English

Spanish is a plus

English

Spanish is a plus

Location

Olympia, WA

How to Apply

You can apply in the website proved or send an email to the designated address

Please include an updated resume and cover letter to your applications

You can apply in the website proved or send an email to the designated address

Please include an updated resume and cover letter to your applications

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