Duties & Responsibilities
Including but not limited to:
- Work closely and collaborate with the Executive Director, as needed, on all projects related to the day-to-day and overall operation of the organization;
- Manage finances (including bookkeeping, maintenance and reconciliation of bank accounts, preparation of financial reports and budgets, preparation of tax forms, and communication and coordination with CMC’s accountant);
- Fundraising (including the planning, organizing, directing and achieving targets for fundraising activities including donor cultivation, major gifts, annual appeal, planned giving, corporate development, grants, special events and eventually, capital campaigns. Knowledge of registration requirements as a charitable organization. Track donations and send donor acknowledgment letters);
- Select and manage CMC volunteers;
- Promote the mission of the organization through outreach, networking and social media;
- Prepare and distribute agendas for Board Meetings in collaboration with the Executive Director, attend Board meetings and record meeting minutes as requested;
- Submit reports to the Executive Director as requested on goals and objectives, as well as prior work performed;
- Collaboration with consultant(s), including on program development and/or other projects as assigned;
- Design, draft, edit and publish marketing materials, including newsletters;
- Plan, organize and direct programs, including the research, design, drafting and editing of program materials and forms;
- Review and edit website content and coordinate with website developer;
- Plan, organize and direct workplace safety standards, rules and regulations;
- Manage the purchase of supplies and equipment;
- Develop administrative policies and procedures.
Education, Training & Certification
The ideal Director of Operations & Fundraising candidate should have some college education. An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree is preferred, but may be substituted for experience.
Prior nonprofit management training and/or certification is preferred.
CFRE Certification or equivalent is preferred.
- Three (3)+ years of nonprofit experience preferred.
- One (1) year of nonprofit management experience preferred.
- One (1) year of fundraising experience.
- Prior experience with horses and/or healing arts programs preferred.
- Prior experience working with people with substance use disorders preferred.
Skills & Competencies
- Strong leadership qualities;
- Social Media marketing experience (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and more);
- Ability to work independently;
- Proficiency with computers and software including Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.);
- Experience working with a Board of Directors;
- High level strategic thinking and planning;
- Ability to envision and convey the organization’s strategic future to the staff, board, volunteers and donors;
- Ability to effectively communicate the organization’s mission to donors, volunteers, and the overall community;
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate with staff and consultants;
- A history of successfully generating new revenue streams and improving financial results;
- Active fundraising experience;
- Excellent donor relations skills and understanding of the funding community;
- Strong written and oral communication skills;
- Public speaking ability and experience; and,
- Strong work ethic.