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Director of Development

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HavenHouse St. Louis
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St. Louis, MO
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Published 25 days ago

Job Description:

The Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all fundraising activities for HavenHouse St. Louis. This includes the cultivation and organization of all special events, development and identification of corporate foundation and government grant funding, annual fund, major gifts program, capital campaigns and planned giving.

This is a full-time position which includes the responsibility for developing and managing public awareness programs for the organization, management of revenue and expenses, board cultivation donor cultivation and recognition. Candidate must develop and maintain an active understanding of both the mission of HavenHouse St. Louis and all development programs, be able to develop and maintain positive rapport with external contacts, and serve as a knowledgeable spokesperson for board, committee members, donors, prospects, staff, and volunteers.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Degree in communications, marketing, business management or equivalent from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in professional fundraising, special event planning and community relations, preferably at a nonprofit.
  • Proven track record of developing successful fundraising strategies and results, particularly in major gift fundraising.
  • Working knowledge of development best practices, trends in media and development, fundraising tools, and technology (including donor databases, email, and online campaigns).

Skills:

  • Developing andoverseeing fundraising budget approved by the Executive Director and Board annually.
  • Demonstrating leadership management in long-range planning.
  • Producing and overseeing distribution of direct mail
  • Planning and implementing special events.
  • Developing and submitting grants/proposals that display strong, error-free writing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills: works well with staff and is able to make formal presentations to the community and Board of Directors.

Supervision:

This position reports directly to and works closely with the Executive Director in preparing and monitoring the fund development budget, as well as management of all fund development activities of the organization. Performance will be measured by observation, correspondence, and written documentation. A person in this position must be able to multi-task, perform accurately and efficiently under pressure, work independently, produce visible results, and meet tight deadlines.



 

Job Description:

The Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all fundraising activities for HavenHouse St. Louis. This includes the cultivation and organization of all special events, development…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 3, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 15, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Executive

Salary

$70,000 - $85,000

Benefits

Medical benefits, Paid vacation/sick, and 403(b)

Medical benefits, Paid vacation/sick, and 403(b)

Location

On-site
1973 Craigshire Road, St. Louis, MO 63146

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