Recruit Petra is proud to partner with A Better Chance to find a mission-driven fundraiser and strategist Deputy Director of Development in New York City.
Location: Hybrid schedule. Office at 253 West 35th Street New York, NY 10001
Vaccination Status: Vaccinated preferred.
Salary: $100,000-$105,000 per year with a comprehensive benefits package
- Reporting to the National Director of External Affairs, the Deputy Director of Development will cultivate and lead key relationships with individuals, corporations, and institutions including stewardship and building new relationships to secure at least $4M in annual revenue.
- Build, manage and steward a portfolio of corporate partnerships with the capacity to give over $100,000+, on a multi-year basis.
- Supervise and manage a team of 4, which currently includes a Development Assistant, Manager of Individual and Annual Giving, and Assistant Director of Development.
- Perform prospect research to identify corporations and organizations whose philanthropic, employee engagement, and/or community engagement goals align with A Better Chance.
- Interface with Board members, donors, Advisory Council members, and other essential stakeholders to drive forward key Development initiatives.
- Prepare accurate, thorough partner briefings and information packets for meetings with prospects.
- Create appropriate follow-up to all calls and meetings.
- Oversee the execution of all donor communications including mid-year and annual donor reports, cases for support, and related Development collateral; work with the Development Deputy, external Communications partner, and A Better Chance team members to produce these communications pieces with a creative approach, within budget, and on time.
- Serve as the leader for all Development events from inception to execution; ensure the events are designed to support moves management strategies; manage team members (Development, Consultants and other department staff) to successfully plan and execute events.
- Oversee reporting on financial progress against goals including bi-weekly financial updates, and monthly and quarterly forecasting.
- Oversee donor data with accuracy, confidentiality, and efficiency; ensure data management supports the needs of all aspects of the Development program.
- Effectively develop and put into practice the use of fundraising reports and metrics to drive accountability and fundraising success.
- The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of experience in a nonprofit or educational institution with experience in capital campaigns and have a successful track record of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of five-figure gifts or more.
- Experience in a supervisory role including mentoring, coaching, professional development, and training of new staff.
- Experience building and maintaining long-term relationships with prospects or fundraising constituents.
- Experience in presenting and closing proposals.
- Experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects and donors in donor relationship management systems.
- Experience working with cross-functional teams.
- Experience, coursework, or other training in fundraising principles and practices.
- Experience in writing and editing funding proposals, presentations, donor letters, annual reports, or equivalent.
- Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience are appreciated.