Development Director

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships


organization:Alzheimer's Association - Oregon Chapter
position summary:

Provide management level leadership for the development, oversight, execution and monitoring of a diversified comprehensive Chapter development plan that is aligned with the Association’s strategic plan. Responsible for the supervision of all Chapter Development staff and volunteers. Member of the Chapter management team.

Salary / Pay Rate:This is an exempt full-time position including paid benefits for medical, dental, life insurance, and vacation
Required Skills and Abilities:Advocate Effectively on Behalf of Those We Serve • Build understanding for the Alzheimer’s Association, its research, programs and services in all communications with current and potential donors Build and Develop Effective Competent Staff Team • Recruit, select and place a qualified staff team capable of implementing the chapter’s comprehensive and diversified philanthropic revenue generation plan • Guide, develop and coach staff; ensure that annual reviews are conducted in a timely and constructive manner Create Effective Partnerships and Collaborations • Develop, organize, lead, present and otherwise support planned giving; including, though not limited to seminars, conferences, meetings for donors, professional advisors, wealth management companies, attorney’s, CPA’s and other financial professionals Develop and Implement Comprehensive Strategic and Operational Plans • Actively participate in the chapter’s management team to ensure effective integration of strategic directions into the development work plan • Insure that periodic and accurate reports are provided to the CEO and Board in a timely manner • Manage the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship process for donors and prospects Develop and Support Effective Leaders – Volunteer and Staff • Provide leadership to appropriate board members/committees to ensure timely and responsible decision-making and coordinating appropriate and timely activities • Responsible for recruitment, training, supervision and coaching of chapter development staff and volunteers, including members of the Development Committee of the Board Expand Reach, Service and Revenue of the Association • Provide management level leadership for development of the chapter’s fundraising programs to ensure a diverse revenue stream including, but not limited to: annual campaigns, memorials, corporate sponsorship, major, intermediate, and planned gifts, grants, and special events including Memory Walk and McGinty • Work with Executive Director, Program Director and Board to position the chapter and its programs to maximize fund development opportunities Increase Public Awareness • Cultivate prospects and current donors in the areas of major gifts, planned giving, corporations and foundations for the chapter; collaborate with national staff in combined fundraising efforts including staying current and responsive • Represent the Association at public events, conferences, workshops and media events Insure Ethical Behaviors and Decisions • Insure that donor directions are met and that all fund raising activities meet the highest ethical standards Maximize Diversity and Inclusion • Work effectively with groups and individuals from diverse racial ethnic groups • Insure that all are invited to support the Association and its work Meet Fiduciary and Legal Responsibilities • Manage the development and implementation of a comprehensive donor database • Assure compliance with all Association policies, procedures, standards and applicable regulatory requirements, promote Association-wide programs and initiatives • Review and monitor revenue accounting and reporting systems in a timely manner Sustain the Financial Health of the Association • Maximize revenues at the lowest possible expense; develop and implement a development work plan to work within budget
Qualifications:Minimum Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in sales or marketing, or a related field; or equivalent work experience; CFRE preferred • 3 years leadership experience in fund raising using diversified fund development programs • Proven success in making fundraising requests of individuals and groups and meeting fund development goals • 3 years experience supervising professional and clerical staff and volunteers • Successful experience in coaching volunteers in fund raising activities • Experience in strategic planning and budget development and management • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel, Power Point, and Results Plus • Experience in using fundraising software applications (donor tracking systems) Physical and Mental Requirements: • Ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff and external contacts to build and maintain successful teams • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities – organized and able to see and work within the big picture • Ability to anticipate, identify, organize and analyze growth opportunities • Ability to coach and develop staff and volunteers – able to work well with a diverse range of people • Ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing, and electronically to a variety of audiences • Ability to analyze information and make timely, appropriate decisions • High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed • Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties, including driving personal car and having a valid drivers license • Ability to operate designated office equipment
Education Required:College degree
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer