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Director of Philanthropy

Publicado por
Harc, Inc.
Hartford, CT
Publicado hace 19 días

Position Description:

The Director of Philanthropy serves as the principal fundraising and events manager for Harc, bringing a creative and innovative approach to all of Harc’s philanthropic activities. In collaboration with nonprofit thought leaders engaged by Harc, he or she is responsible for the oversight, planning and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising program that secures the financial resources from individuals, foundations, corporations and others to support Harc’s programming in pursuit of its mission. S/he manages all fundraising events, major gifts and grant functions, and direct response fundraising solicitations. S/he works with Harc’s leadership team to establish fundraising goals and is accountable for these goals. S/he hires, manages and establishes fundraising goals for fundraising staff. The Director of Philanthropy is supervised by the Chief Executive Officer and supervises in turn the philanthropy staff and partners.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Planning and Management:

·        Work closely with the Chief Executive Officer to develop and implement an annual Development Plan that aligns with Harc’s strategic plan and priorities.

·        Develop and manage fundraising budget.

  • Oversee the ongoing development and maintenance of fundraising-related systems including but not limited to donor management, research, gift processing and recognition
  • Prepare regular reports on the progress and success of fundraising activities.
  • Supervises a Development Specialist

Fundraising Events:

·        Primary manager of fundraising events such as Harc’s annual auction, Walk and Roll and others.

·        Responsible for event planning, budgeting, results analysis, and vendor contract negotiations.

  • Works with marketing department or external partner on the production of all event materials and public relations.

Major Gifts:

  • Work with external resources on the development of organizational case statements and a Major Gifts Moves Management process.
  • Develop major donor portfolios for management and assign portfolios to be managed by leadership and staff.
  • Manage a select group donors and prospects.
  • Plan and oversee coordination of major donor engagement campaigns, events and activities.


  • Manage external Grant writer and oversee grant seeking activities for the organization including research, proposal writing and reporting requirements;
  • Assign and help prepare proposals and reports, as necessary

Direct Response Fundraising:

·        Working with external resources, responsible for the approval of the organization’s direct response (e.g., mail, email, social media) content and schedule.

General Communications:

·        Responsible for the development of organizational press releases and response to media inquiries.


  • At least seven years of non-profit fundraising experience, with a proven track record of success in managing fundraising events.
  • Strong planning, prioritization, and analytical skills
  • High level of initiative and desire to meet specific goals
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, requests and deadlines simultaneously
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Outstanding customer service skills, tact, discretion and attention to detail; a commitment to excellence
  • High ethical standards


Commensurate with experience; potential bonus for exceeding annual goals


For Full-time employees (30+ hours a week)

·        Eligible the first of the month following 30 full days of employment

·        Medical and prescription benefits

·        Dental benefits

·        Vision benefits

·        Life Insurance at 2 times your annual salary (up to $250,000.): company paid

·        Voluntary/Optional Life Insurance: for employee, spouse and/or children

·        Long Term Disability (LTD) insurance: company paid

·        Paid Time Off (PTO) benefits

·        10 company holidays + 1 Floating holiday for eligible employees

·        401(k) plan with company match

·        Bi-weekly payroll with Direct Deposit


Job can be performed remotely, with periodic onsite attendance in Hartford expected.

Position Description:

The Director of Philanthropy serves as the principal fundraising and events manager for Harc, bringing a creative and innovative approach to all of Harc’s philanthropic activities. In collaboration with nonprofit…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Fecha límite de postulación
    5 de agosto de 2022
  • Nivel de Experiencia
    Mando intermedio


A distancia
El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Hartford, CT
Ubicación Asociada
Hartford, CT, USA

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