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We are currently hiring for two positions! Development Director and Marketing/Outreach Coordinator.

Please see below.

 

Development director Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

The Development Director will co-create and drive a fundraising plan with Flourish staff and board of directors. The objective of this position is to lead efforts in establishing financial sustainability and cultivate long-term donor relationships. S/he reports directly to the Executive Director and will adhere to policies and values established by the Board of Directors and work in service of the organization’s mission.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Support Marketing Coordinator in developing strategies to educate, market, cultivate, solicit, and steward all donor constituencies

• Annual Appeal/Campaign Activities - Oversee a strategic, large constituency mailing that will serve as both a solicitation as well as a marketing piece for the organization.

• Create a high-touch stewardship program to foster ongoing relationships with donors and foundations. The program will keep all major donors up to date with regard to the history of their gifts, individuals or programs they are benefitting as well as a yearly fiscal report of their funds (in the case of an endowed or restricted fund).

• Organize donor appreciation calls with board of directors and staff.

• Develop an understanding of capacity, propensity and affinity for all current donors. Work with the Board, staff, and volunteers to help identify new donors.

• Work with Marketing Coordinator in utilizing the donor tracking system to help with future solicitations.

• Create a case for support for each program as well as a case support for the organization as a whole (part of coordinated communications effort).

• Formulate talking points for restricted and unrestricted donor solicitations and train Board members and ED how to conduct a successful 2:1 ask.

• Prepare and monitor development-related budgets with Executive Director and Financial Committee.

• In conjunction with the Marketing Coordinator create and lead the development of content for all fundraising materials i.e. Annual Appeal Brochure, Annual Report, pledge cards, remittance envelopes, talking points, acknowledgement letters, etc.

• Identify new corporate, private, and government funding from outside sources.

• Help co-facilitate or participate in at least one Flourish offering a week to build and sustain a personal affinity for the work.

• Attend community events and lectures to strengthen organizational presence.

Execution of Fundraising Events

• Timeline for months leading up to the event, the week of the event as well as a detailed schedule of events for the day of.

• With the Marketing Coordinator manage invitation list and RSVPs, working closely with key partners, Flourish Staff, as well as board members to target new donors to insure the guest list is inclusive and diverse.

• Write agendas, facilitate meetings with External Affairs Chair and create minutes for all meetings.

• Work with Marketing and Outreach coordinator on marketing and PR around events.

• Coordinate, motivate, and follow through with all volunteers for the event.

• Weekly updated tracking sheets for all staff and volunteers with regard to job assignments, procurement and event logistics.

• Organize a gratitude campaign to follow up with donors individually after the event

QUALIFICATIONS:

Prefer a minimum of three years in fundraising and related field.

Prefer experience with supervision of volunteer or paid staff.

Must work well with persons of varied sexual preference, racial, ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic backgrounds, and with individuals who are differently-abled.

Must demonstrate commitment to social justice and social service through previous employment or volunteer work.

Must be a self-directed, and forward thinking individual with excellent people skills. Ability to work independently and efficiently with a minimum of supervision required.

Must have program planning and administrative skills, be highly organized, motivated and remain flexible under pressure. Attention to detail and ability to organize and set priorities a must.

Must be able to actively problem-solve using sound judgment and critical thinking.

Must have a strong work ethic and be friendly when interacting with community members and other team members, and be able to delegate effectively.

Must be computer proficient, including working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office, and Excel

Key Interfaces:

• Board Chair

• Executive Director

• Operations Coordinator

• Board of Directors

• Program Managers

• All Staff

• Donors

Employment Status:

Beginning as a Part Time Employee with option of full time depending on effectiveness and need

Salary: Salary will be determined based on experience and performance in meeting fundraising goals.

Work Schedule:

20 hours/week scheduled as mutually convenient.

Flourish Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and service provider.

 

Marketing and Outreach Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY:

The primary duties of the Marketing and Outreach Coordinator (MOC) include community outreach through press releases, newsletters, website updates and social media networks, marketing assistance through participant and donor collateral materials, and development assistance. S/he is the primary driver behind the Flourish brand, working closely with staff for appropriate messaging. MOC must be personable, creative, flexible, and highly organized, with excellent design, computer, writing and communication skills. S/he reports directly to the Executive Director and will adhere to policies and values established by the Board of Directors and work in service of the organization’s mission.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Work with Staff in developing press releases, social media sites and newsletters to educate, market, cultivate, solicit, and steward a Flourish support network

• Maintain website and update Facebook page weekly; research and manage other social media.

• Design and distribute various media pieces for programs and fundraising.

• Work with printers to get project bids and determine best rates

• Support Development Director with design of Annual Appeal/Campaign and Annual Report

• Process and send tax letters with handwritten thank you.

• Support Development Director in utilizing the donor tracking system to help with future solicitations.

• Work with Program Directors and Development Director to create a case for support for each program as well as a case support for the organization as a whole (part of coordinated communications effort).

• Oversee record keeping in Funraise software and work with Operations Coordinator in the reconciliation of revenue.

• Work with Executive Director in writing and submitting grant applications.

• Help co-facilitate or participate in at least one Flourish offering a week to build and sustain a personal affinity for the work.

• Attend community events and lectures to strengthen organizational presence.

Execution of Fundraising Events

• Oversee marketing and PR around events.

• Create gift items and marketing materials given out at the event.

• Coordinate marketing strategy - invitations, fliers, press etc.

• Work with Development Director to Organize a gratitude campaign to follow up with donors individually after the event

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must work well with persons of varied sexual preference, racial, ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic backgrounds, and with individuals who are differently-abled.

Must demonstrate commitment to social justice and social service through previous employment or volunteer work.

Must be a self-directed, and forward thinking individual with excellent people skills. Ability to work independently and efficiently with a minimum of supervision required.

Must have program planning and administrative skills, be highly organized, motivated and remain flexible under pressure. Attention to detail and ability to organize and set priorities a must.

Must be able to actively problem-solve using sound judgment and critical thinking.

Must have a strong work ethic and be friendly when interacting with community members and other team members, and be able to delegate effectively.

Must have experience writing press releases and using various online social media networks.

Must be able to write, edit & proofread written materials for use with donor solicitations, member communications, and special events, providing effective messages.

Must be computer proficient, including working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office, Excel, and Mail Chimp.

Attention to detail and ability to organize and set priorities a must.

Key Interfaces:

• Board Chair

• Executive Director

• Operations Coordinator

• Board of Directors

• Program Managers

• All Staff

• Donors

Employment Status:

Beginning as a Part Time Employee with option of moving to full time depending on effectiveness and need

Salary: Salary will be determined based on experience and performance in meeting fundraising goals.

Work Schedule:

10 hours/week scheduled as mutually convenient.

Flourish Foundation is an equal opportunity employer