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Associate Director, Philanthropy

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Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation | Staten Island, NY
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Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation


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Published 13 days ago

Job purpose

The mission of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation is to honor the sacrifice of firefighter Stephen Siller who laid down his life to save others on September 11, 2001. We also honor our military and first responders who continue to make the supreme sacrifice of life and limb for our country. 

The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation is seeking a highly enthusiastic, results driven, positive and charismatic professional fundraiser to join our dynamic and fast-paced Development department. The successful candidate will have demonstrated success identifying, soliciting, cultivating and closing individual, corporate and foundation gifts, as well as a proven track record stewarding new and existing donors. Annual fund experience desired and a strong commitment to the mission is paramount.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Manage a portfolio of prospects and donors with a focus on securing pledges and gifts of $10,000 or more
  • Play an integral role in a robust national fundraising campaign
  • Steward current relationships and identify/engage new prospects for cultivation and solicitation
  • Periodically monitor lapsed relationships for renewal opportunities
  • Write compelling proposals and timely reports to secure new commitments and renew lapsed gifts
  • Secure introductory meetings as well as in-person meetings with donors and prospects
  • Work closely with the development team to gather the necessary information to ensure proposals are comprehensive and compelling; follow up with leadership as necessary to ensure accountability
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of our extensive fundraising and foundation programs along with emerging events and initiatives, to ensure full understanding and accurate representation when communicating to funders
  • Work in collaboration with marketing and events team on major initiatives
  • This position reports to the Director of Philanthropy
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 3-5 years of development experience including demonstrated success in donor prospecting, cultivation, and solicitation required
  • Impeccable writing skills with a particular strength, and demonstrated ability, writing compelling individual donor and corporate proposals
  • Proven track record in prospect management and individual gift solicitation
  • Annual Fund experience desired
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and execute multiple projects
  • Time management skills and the ability to work effectively under deadlines
  • Team player committed to the mission of the Tunnel to Towers Foundation
  • Experience working with donor database software
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Working conditions

Special working conditions may include: a change in days worked, shift hours, and/or working conditions (outdoors or other locations) when participating and assisting in special events such as: NYC Tunnel to Towers Run, golf outings, and other fundraising events, as required.

Job purpose

The mission of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation is to honor the sacrifice of firefighter Stephen Siller who laid down his life to save others on September 11, 2001. We also honor our military and first responders who…

Details at a glance

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

Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Gym reimbursement

How to Apply

Kindly submit resume, cover letter and writing sample.

Kindly submit resume, cover letter and writing sample.

Location

2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306

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