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Development Director - GA Chapter (ATL)

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Position:                       Development Director  

Reports To:                 Southeast Regional Director

Position Status:           Full Time

Location:                     Georgia Chapter – Metro Atlanta  

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DESCRIPTION:

The Parkinson's Foundation (PF) makes life better for people with Parkinson’s disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. In everything we do, we build on the energy, experience and passion of our global Parkinson's community.

The Development Director is responsible for implementing the mission through fundraising events and corporate, donor, and volunteer development.  The person in this role will cultivate partnerships and alliances that promote growth and awareness within the community. This person will serve in a leadership role for the Chapter and support the leadership of Chapter team members. 

It is essential that the Development Director demonstrates and upholds the Foundation’s values of collaboration, dedication, excellence, integrity, positivity, responsiveness and teamwork.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The position encompasses three main areas of focus and responsibility - Recruitment & Fundraising, Planning & Logistics and Community & Volunteer Engagement:

Recruitment & Fundraising – 70%

·       Achieve fundraising and recruitment goals for a portfolio of community and donor based fundraising efforts. 

·       Provide leadership on the building and growth of the local Chapter Advisory Board.

·       Identify, solicit, cultivate, and steward donors to secure individual and campaign gifts up to $10,000 and collaborate with a Major Gifts Officer on gifts over $10,000.

·       Support the chapter team in the identification, recruitment, cultivation, and recognition for fundraising participants and teams to ensure event fundraising and recruitment goals are met. 

·       Collaborate with the Foundations Giving Director and regional leadership team to identify and secure local Foundation donations.

·       Mentor, coach, model and promote accountability of Georgia Chapter team for success in assigned goals and objectives.

Planning & Logistics – 15%

·       Develop and monitor annual assigned fundraising event budgets.

·       Produce fundraising events, including executing logistics, securing event venues and vendors including all necessary permits, contracts and payments.

·       Work with the Regional Director and team to create, oversee, and implement a strategic plan to meet Chapter fundraising goals. 

·       Assist event participants in navigating the fundraising event websites and social media tools.

·       Order collateral materials related to fundraising events including marketing materials, signage, t-shirts, incentive prizes giveaways, etc.

Community & Volunteer Engagement – 10%

·       Recruit, train, and manage local volunteer and committee members to assist in implementing assigned fundraising events.  

·       Build new and maintain existing relationships with existing Parkinson’s Foundation community partners and professionals.

·       Work with Georgia Chapter community team to actively seek opportunities to address community needs and positively impact local community while advancing the mission, goals and values

·       Serve as a representative for Parkinson’s Foundation, presenting to various groups promoting the Foundation, the Chapter, and its events and acting as spokesperson when necessary. 

Other – 5%

·       Maintain accurate records and files for constituents, donors, fundraising events, programs, and activities. Utilize provided CRMs and metric tracking programs for database management. 

·       Keep abreast of national office activities and adequately utilizing available resources.

·       Prepare routine reports to share with leadership through analysis of event metrics.

·       Be knowledgeable about Parkinson’s disease and the Foundation’s strategic plan and operations. 

·       Perform all other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED:

 

·       BA/BS degree.

·       Three to five years in not-for-profit fundraising, preferably within a health-related organization.

·       Demonstrated track record of successful fundraising experience that includes high-level volunteer management, donor cultivation and recognition corporate/foundation giving and special events.

·       Proven and applicable skills in strategic planning and budgeting and volunteer development.

·       Self-motivated, results oriented leader with strong organizational skills.

·       An effective communicator, both written and oral.

·       Proficiency in MS Office- Raiser’s Edge and Convio a plus.

·       Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.

·       Candidate must have the ability to travel throughout the state of Georgia and other states as required.

COMPENSATION:

Compensation for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.

The Parkinson’s foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our culture and in our work on behalf of people with Parkinson’s disease. 

All new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, subject to any legally required accommodations. 

Position:                       Development Director  

Reports To:                 Southeast Regional Director

Position Status:           Full Time

Location:                     Georgia Chapter – Metro Atlanta  

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DESCRIPTION…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
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    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
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    4-Year Degree Required
Salary
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USD $70,000 - USD $100,000
/ year

Location

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Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
200 SE 1 Street STE 800, Miami, FL 33131, United States

How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY:

Please email resume and cover letter to employment@parkinson.org. Applicant review will continue until the position is filled. Please indicate, “Development Director- GA Chapter (ATL)” in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. No phone calls please. 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please email resume and cover letter to employment@parkinson.org. Applicant review will continue until the position is filled. Please indicate, “Development…

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