The Regional Director is responsible for overseeing the strategic growth of the Lupus Foundation of America’s Pacific Northwest Region. The Regional Director plays a critical role in the development of the Region and will be responsible for the overall regional growth strategies including revenue generation, development of a comprehensive donor development strategy, identification, cultivation and engagement of volunteer leadership, and enhanced constituent education and awareness. This position is responsible for leading fundraising and development activities to ensure growth, impact and successful achievement of Region success metrics.
Principle roles and responsibilities include revenue development, strategic planning, volunteer leadership development and financial management
- Accountable for achieving assigned regional budget, creating outcomes that will enable the region to meet/exceed budget goals.
- Develop and grow network of volunteer leadership with a focus on creation of a high-impact volunteer Leadership Council.
- Develop a Major Giving program within the region and maintain a portfolio of top major donors and prospects; partner with the LFA Development Department as needed for support and guidance.
- Establish a culture of high performance and accountability while serving and engaging LFA constituents and stakeholders with a special emphasis on donor and leadership development; corporate engagement; volunteer partnership, and accountability.
- Identify and foster high-impact corporate relationships both local and national in scope.
- In consultation with the LFA Network Development and Education & Research Departments, provide appropriate constituent education and community engagement opportunities.
- Identify market potential and high potential growth areas. Provide assessment of market areas including income trends, demographics, ROI (return on investment) and potential for income, and volunteer development.
- Ensure that sound budgetary, financial management, and other systems and procedures are efficient and reflect the region's overall development operation.
- The position reports to the Vice President, Network Development
- An experienced fund-raising professional with a minimum 10 years of experience in successful revenue generation and volunteer engagement with a proven track record of exceeding fundraising goals.
- Broad based fundraising knowledge, experience and skill in nonprofit management with emphasis on strategic planning, financial management, and market development.
- Superior relationship development skills.
- Ability to motivate staff and volunteers.
- Experience managing staff and volunteers and comfortable communicating performance expectations and holding staff accountable to performance objectives.
- Effectively multi-task, establishes priorities, and work in a fast paced environment. Highly efficient in time management and can meet deadlines under pressure.
- Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills. Demonstrate competency when handling diversified assignments.
- Team player that has the ability to interface with all levels of staff and volunteers. Must develop, maintain, and utilize relationships. Strong capability to leverage relationships and negotiate agreements.
- Excellent written, oral, and communication skills. Ability for presentation delivery, conveying ideas, and instructing effectively.
- Superior active listening, observation, analytical, and problem recognition and solving skills.
- Ability to work and make judgments independently and take initiative.
- Well-disciplined and a self-starter that is extremely resourceful..
Minimum Education Required