Senior Associate Director of Development

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/09/2018

Address

Washington
DC
United States

Description

The District of Columbia College Access Program (DC-CAP) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase the number of Washington, DC, public high school students who enter and graduate from college. Specifically, DC-CAP provides: high school advisors at college information resource centers within all of the public and public charter schools in DC, college application assistance; financial aid assistance; parent education about the college application process; college retention advisors who support students once they’re in college to insure they will graduate; and scholarships to help defray the expense of attending college.


DC-CAP is seeking a Senior Associate Director of Development who will play a strong role in spearheading development efforts at DC-CAP. The Senior Associate Director of Development will have the opportunity to play a key role in expanding the development function of the organization. The selected individual will report to and work in partnership with the Director of Development and the President and CEO.


Responsibilities:

  • Identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and maintaining a portfolio of individual and corporate donors and prospects;
  • Working collaboratively with the Development Team and the President & CEO on contribution and execution of the strategic fundraising plan;
  • Conducting grants and prospective donor research;
  • Writing grant requests, including letters of support, proposals, presentations and reporting;
  • Helping develop strategies for cultivation events and stewardship events;
  • Track progress utilizing Raiser’s Edge; maintain Raisers Edge by updating gift plans, gift details, and proposals on a timely basis based on interaction and communication with prospects and donors; and
  • Other duties as assigned, related to the DC-CAP Development Department.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum five to seven years of development experience to include annual giving and major gift giving; experience in corporate and planned giving a plus
  • Experience in writing funding proposals in the higher education or education arena in a clear, concise and compelling manner.
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills are essential.
  • Experience using online funding resources tools, databases and other sources for prospect research.
  • Demonstrated experience managing a personal portfolio of donors, including meaningful relationship building and proven ability to solicit and close philanthropic gifts of five-figures
  • Knowledge of prospect or donor screening strategies including wealth screening;
  • Solid knowledge of current and effective fundraising tools, techniques, and practices
  • Highly detail-oriented and disciplined disposition with proven ability to accomplish goals, meet deadlines, and create outcomes
  • Proficiency with IT, including Microsoft Office Suite and Raiser’s Edge


DC-CAP offers a competitive benefits, and compensation package. Please email resume, salary requirements and references to jobs@dccap.org. Please no phone inquiries.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

jobs@dccap.org


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