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Director of Development and Marketing

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Woodley House Inc.


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Director of Development and Marketing

Posted due to staff retirement

After 12 wonderful years with Woodley House, our current Director of Development and Marketing (DDM) will be retiring, and we are now looking for her replacement. We are seeking a skilled storyteller, fundraiser, and ‘donor-engager’ with the energy and creativity to take our development efforts to a new level.


Position Description:

The DDM enables Woodley House to realize its vision of creating a society in which people with mental illness are treated with dignity and respect and are given the support they need to live independently as productive members of the community. Since 1958, Woodley House has enabled thousands of Washington, DC area residents to regain their independence and recover from mental illness. Woodley House’s range of safe housing supports our clients through each stage of recovery, while our dedicated team of professionals provide critical life skills training and mental health services. We are committed to empowering our clients — on an individual basis — to achieve productive, independent living.


Reporting to the Executive Director, the DDM has primary responsibility to secure funding from public and private philanthropic sources and to grow community engagement and awareness of all of Woodley House’s programs and services. The DDM is responsible for setting the vision and strategy for Woodley House’s development and marketing efforts and contributing to the organization’s overall message and communication efforts. The position requires a high performing professional capable of managing multiple priorities in a dynamic, high-growth, collaborative organization. The DDM must also have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and must be able to work effectively across organizational and functional boundaries.


Responsibilities:

The primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:


Organizational Leadership and Growth (10%):

●      Create, develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising strategic plan to maximize the annual development goals through public and private philanthropic support, in collaboration with the Executive Director and Board of Trustees.

●      Create the annual department budget and assume responsibility for its administration; Play a key role in the development and stewardship of organizational and program budgets.

●      Develop and maintain departmental metrics, which measure advancement towards goals as outlined in the annual budget and strategic plans.

●      Attend and contribute to all Board of Trustees meetings and provide timely, written reports on fundraising activities.

●      Stay abreast of nonprofit fundraising trends and best practices to help strategically position organizational and departmental efforts and activities.

●      Develop a culture of philanthropy through the mentorship and training of staff, volunteers and Board of Trustees.


Individual Donors and Special Events (35%):

●      Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward all donors, providing an exceptional experience that enhances giving, attracts new supporters, and regularly engages donors in organization’s work.

●      Create a portfolio and Moves Management plans for high level and planned gift donors

●      Maintain a database of all donors, foundations, government and private contributions.

●      Ensure the timely and accurate acknowledgement of all gifts and pledges.

●      Organize and oversee all fundraising, cultivation, and stewardship events for donors, prospects and partners, including the annual Movie Benefit.

●      Collaborate with the Board of Trustees’ Development Committee in the development and implementation of special events and major gift fundraising.


Communications/Marketing (25%)

●      Develop and implement communications strategies that seamlessly integrate development, marketing and program messaging to increase Woodley House’s visibility to external audiences, reach new and diverse audiences​, grow Woodley House’s effectiveness and influence​, ​and enhance understanding of and financial support for the organization's work.

●      Oversee development of written communications, marketing materials and electronic marketing across multiple platforms such as the web, social media, print and digital publications, and other public relations and marketing vehicles.

●      Monitor marketing trends and content relevant to Woodley House’s mission, and translate information into compelling, actionable and effective strategies.

●      Work with staff across the organization to integrate communications, branding and programs into fundraising strategies and activities, as appropriate.


Grants and Institutional Support (10%)

●      Develop and monitor grants calendar to ensure that deadlines are met.

●      Prepare and submit letters of inquiry, proposals and reports for funding.

●      Conduct extensive research to explore various funding opportunities and calls for proposals.

●      Identify, cultivate and solicit corporate gifts.

●      Provide support and consultation for any special requirements of the funder.


General Administration (20%)

●      Supervise, mentor and manage one direct report (Grants & Contracts Administrator).

●      Source and manage the use of external vendors and contractors when required.

●      Organize volunteers to help with fundraising campaigns and special events.

●      Carry out other general activities as may be delegated by the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees.

●      Fully cooperate with the organization's compliance and quality improvement program.



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

●      Results-oriented individual with demonstrated experience closing gifts and working effectively with a diverse group of donors at a variety of levels of engagement.

●      Exceptional management, leadership, presentation, written and interpersonal communication skills.

●      Ability to rally support, spearhead initiatives and work as both a member of a dedicated team and as an independent self-starter.

●      Strong organizational skills, including financial oversight and planning capability, and ability to troubleshoot, multitask and manage several projects at once.

●      Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize, work well and be collegial under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

●      Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense and good listening 


Qualifications:

●      6-8 years of fundraising experience and progressive leadership, with successful major gift solicitation experience.

●      BA degree required; advanced degree preferred.

●      Strong technical, computer and software skills; experience with Little Green Light (or a similar donor database) is a requirement.

●      Passion for making a transformational difference in the lives of men and women recovering from chronic and severe mental illness.


This is a full-time position with flexibility. Occasional nights and weekends required.

Salary is commensurate with experience and is between $80,000 to 90,000 annually. Excellent benefits, including vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, health/vision/dental benefits, 401K retirement plan, optional compressed work schedule, and mileage reimbursement.


To Apply:

Please send a resume and detailed cover letter, with salary expectations, to development@woodleyhouse.org with the subject line: [Your Name] – Director of Development and Marketing. No phone calls please.


Woodley House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

Director of Development and Marketing

Posted due to staff retirement

After 12 wonderful years with Woodley House, our current Director of Development and Marketing (DDM) will be retiring, and we are now looking for her replacement. We are…

Details at a glance

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

Benefits

Excellent benefits, including vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, health/vision/dental benefits, 401K retirement plan, optional compressed work schedule, and mileage reimbursement.

Excellent benefits, including vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, health/vision/dental benefits, 401K retirement plan, optional compressed work schedule, and mileage…

How to Apply

To Apply:

Please send a resume and detailed cover letter, with salary expectations, to development@woodleyhouse.org with the subject line: [Your Name] – Director of Development. No phone calls please.


Job opening date: June 22, 2020

Woodley House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

To Apply:

Please send a resume and detailed cover letter, with salary expectations, to development@woodleyhouse.org with the subject line: [Your Name] – Director of Development. No…

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