About Bringing Hope Home
We provide financial and emotional support to families battling cancer in the Greater Philadelphia Area by paying for bills when they are going through treatment. We know from personal experience that when cancer hits, it affects the entire family. We want families to know that we are here, and that they are not alone.
The Director of Development of Bringing Hope Home (BHH) is a mid-level leadership role responsible for developing and leading a successful fundraising program, with an emphasis on increasing major gifts. The role requires an influential communicator with skill in creating and executing effective development plans, and building, nurturing, and leveraging diverse partnerships. The ideal candidate is versatile, able to multi-task, understands the unique qualities that make an organization marketable, works well with diverse constituencies. He or she can manage fundraising with both traditional and nontraditional sources and has strong track record of successful fundraising.
Development & Management Responsibilities include:
Designs and implements a comprehensive development program for BHH.
Maintains accountability for BHH fundraising programs.
Cultivates and nurtures relationships with current and potential corporate & foundation sponsors, ?and individual donors
Continually identifies and pursues untapped fundraising sources and opportunities.
Develops and manages the Board fundraising capacity, and proactively engages board, volunteers and other constituents to expand fundraising effort.
Develops and leverages fluency with deferred giving, including charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts to create a vehicle for inciting donors to participate.
Works collaboratively with BHH staff and constituents on prospect identification, management, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.
Collaborates with Marketing on developing various media campaigns.
Writes grant proposals for corporations, foundations, and government funders.
Attends event functions to interact with potential donors and prospects.
Employs donor management system to track contributions and identify future donor opportunities.
Three to Five years development experience required, including two plus years major gifts solicitation, direct marketing and sponsorship
Knowledge of planned giving concepts
Sales and presentation experience a plus
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on multiple projects concurrently
High level of self-confidence, creativity, self-motivation and energy needed to undertake diverse responsibilities
Ability to work nights and weekends
If interested in the position, please email your resume to Jennifer Zbinden at firstname.lastname@example.org
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