Director of Development

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organization:Oregon Chapter, National Multiple Sclerosis Society
position summary:

Position: Director of Development Reports to: Chapter President Job Status: Exempt, Full Time

Five to seven years progressively responsible experience in resource development, with demonstrated success generating significant revenue through mass market events. Previous experience in a voluntary health agency preferred, minimum of three years supervisory experience, proven success in building and motivating a team, proven ability to successfully cultivate corporate relationships, experience in planning and forecasting, creative and energetic individual who functions well within a fast-paced team environment which includes cross-departmental collaboration, self-started, excellent written and spoken communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, advanced computer skills. Bachelor’s degree required.

Salary / Pay Rate:Dependent upon qualifications. Benefits include group medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance and tax deferred savings plan 403(b) contribution.
Required Skills and Abilities:Overall Duties: The Director of Development is responsible for managing all aspects of the development department. This includes Bike MS, Walk MS, Dinner of Champions and MS Breakfast campaign plans, budgets and timelines and staff management.
Qualifications:Responsibilities •Directs the campaign planning, marketing, implementation and evaluation of all special events •Supervises all logistical procurement needs for Development Department and Special Events •Supervises the planning, marketing, implementation and appropriate evaluation of all special events •Supervises development of effective strategies for successful solicitation of sponsors •Supervise development strategy of special events marketing •Supervise the coordination of efforts between event volunteer leadership and staff •Manages the activities of the Development Department within the approved departmental budget and provides necessary supervision in following campaign budgets •Represents the Chapter to a variety of community organizations •Provides for appropriate staff support to assigned committees •As part of the President’s senior management team, participate in Chapter strategic planning efforts and overarching goal development •In conjunction with direct reports, develop annual fundraising goals •Direct responsibility for planning and execution of annual Dinner of Champions and MS Breakfast •Mentor assigned staff and provide opportunities for growth •Assume responsibility of individual events during staff changes •In collaboration with Chapter marketing and communications staff, research and develop concepts for new campaigns •In collaboration with Chapter program services staff, ensure assigned staff have knowledge of client programs and services •Oversee risk management of events to ensure the safety of participants, volunteers and the community. •Maintain accurate, organized and centralized records and files. •Assist with and attend other Chapter events as appropriate. •Required to travel to multiple walk site locations to attend committee meetings in the evening and on weekends, as needed. •Ability to lift 50 pounds. •Perform other duties as assigned. To apply, forward resume and cover letter to [email protected]
Education Required:College degree
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer