DONOR DEVELOPMENT OFFICER I
Date Posted: May 16, 2023
Shriners Children’s is a family that respects, supports, and values each other. We are engaged in providing excellence in patient care, embracing multi-disciplinary education, and research with global impact. We foster a learning environment that values evidenced based practice, experience, innovation, and critical thinking. Our compassion, integrity, accountability, and resilience defines us as leaders in pediatric specialty care for our children and their families.
Department: Donor Development
Location: Portland, OR
Hours: Full-Time Exempt
Shriners Hospitals for Children – Portland is seeking a full-time Donor Development Officer I to join our team! We are presently recruiting for an entry-level fundraising professional located in Portland, Oregon. This is a dynamic and meaningful position for an entry-level development professional interested in purposeful fundraising.
Stewardship of current donors and grateful patient (GP) alumni is a crucial piece of the success of the fundraising efforts at Shriners Hospitals for Children. This position responsible for the creation, implementation, oversight and management of the special programs and events related to donor and GP alumni relations/stewardship. This position also identifies and cultivates entry-level prospective donors in the hospital’s community from whom to solicit gifts. Nurtures donor relationships through regular contact, communication and recognition. For the purpose of, fund raising, develops and maintains relationships with hospital-affiliated Shrine Temples and the local community. Acts as a resource to staff and general public regarding assigned areas of responsibility. Position exercises professional and ethical judgment in the performance of duties. Responsible for fulfilling the objectives and goals identified by Director of Development and Hospital Administrator as consistent with those articulated by Shriners Hospitals for Children’s Joint Boards and the Chief Development Officer.
- Overall responsibility for all activities, outreach, correspondence and interactions with SHC donors and Grateful Patient alumni to share impact of their gifts, thank them for their support and invite them to special programs and events related to stewardship.
- Maintaining complex data, keep and update detailed records, prepare contact reports, develop and maintain systems and continually monitor and improve
- Oversight and management for marketing and communications efforts and special events/programs to current donors and GP alumni
- Identifies, cultivates and stewards prospect relationships through personal visits, and written and oral communication for the purpose of obtaining fundraising gifts to support Shriners Hospitals for Children (SHC).
- Assists in developing outreach activities aimed at increasing the number of donor prospects at all giving
- Assists the Development Officer III in the management of specific solicitations and other programmatic elements.
- Responsible for providing required reports in a timely manner to the Director of Development Officer for submission to various departments.
- Ensures records of all donor-related activities and gifts are recorded accurately and timely in SHC’s central donor development database through personal visits, written and oral communication for meeting annual goals to support Shriners Hospitals.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Donor database experience preferred
- Informed and committed to the work of Shriners Hospitals for Children and its importance for the future
- Knowledgeable about a broad range of interests and having the ability to comfortably converse on many subjects
- Detail oriented with respect to planning, file analysis and record keeping is essential
- Communicate professionally, effectively and tactfully in both oral and written forms with persons from diverse cultural and professional
- Skilled in prospect management and prospect research
- Strong computer skills and a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
- Manage time effectively
- Work successfully with colleagues, donors, administrators, and volunteers using excellent interpersonal
- Must be a facilitator with excellent management skills and be results-oriented
- Work independently within a strong teamwork philosophy as well as collaboratively with colleagues to achieve common goals
- Comfortable work in a dynamic environment; adaptable to change
- Flexible in working hours, ability and willingness to travel as needed and willing to occasionally work evenings and weekends when
- Confident, professional, energetic, enthusiastic, self-motivated and ethical
- A “people person” who is genuinely interested in others and an active listener
- Analyze data, problem solve, and select an appropriate course of action from a given set
- Must have diplomacy, discretion and independent
- 2-3 years of progressive fundraising experience
- Bachelor’s degree required
- A demonstrable track record of fund-raising or similar accomplishments is essential
- A working knowledge of all planned giving vehicles and prior experience with Charitable Gift Annuities Programs is helpful
- Healthcare fundraising and supervisory experience
- Professional development accreditation
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CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Date posted: May 9, 2023
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Location: Pacific Northwest, USA (Remote within OR, WA, AK, ID)
Status: Full-Time, Salary, Exempt
The United States Tennis Association Pacific Northwest, a 501c(3) nonprofit organization, is seeking a leader to make our exciting 7-year philanthropic vision a reality by building relationships and supporting, nurturing and growing a culture of philanthropy.
Four years ago, our organization launched fundraising activities that included efforts with individual donors, sponsors, grant-writing, and special events. As a result, we have developed a deep pool of databases, tools, staff experience, granting body partners, individual donors, sponsors, and pilot program success. Additionally, and perhaps most importantly, we learned that our message of “Tennis is a vehicle that can transform lives” resonated with donors and sponsors. We continually heard stories of how tennis promotes life-long fitness and wellness, instills leadership and sportsmanship, teaches teamwork and life skills, and builds stronger families and healthier communities. Our primary call to action is seeking support to provide accessibility of tennis to children in every neighborhood across our section.
Given this success in terms of establishing a baseline of funds raised and engagement with prospective supporters, we are now ready to build on this momentum and take our efforts to the next level. The newly created CDO position will lead and develop the strategies, pathway, and ongoing steps needed to achieve our resource development vision.
The ideal candidate for this highly visible and externally facing C-Suite role is a natural leader who is entrepreneurial, innovative, organized, engaging, a builder, a self-starter, and a promoter/salesperson/advocate. The CDO will spend the majority of time 1) championing our story and “why”, 2) prospecting and cultivating donors and sponsors, and 3) leading, aligning and shaping the fundraising and marketing teams for the future.
With resource development identified as one of our organization’s core strategic priorities, the CDO position will have significant organizational support, including a motivated Board of Directors, executives with fundraising experience, 1.3 million tennis consumers, an organizational wide staff of over 500 (including full-time, part-time, seasonal) with a program and service footprint covering four states (Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Idaho), access to leverage large locally economic-generating championship events, access to US Open assets in New York, and deep partnerships within the sports industry, municipalities, school districts, and general community.
This is truly a unique opportunity to make an impact on children and communities and leverage existing and untapped assets and resources to build a legacy and something special.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Strategy – Develops and continually updates a multi-pronged development strategy and annual plan with budget for fundraising targeted to different audiences and across many communication platforms. The strategy includes: individual donors (cultivation, acquisition, recognition, stewardship); sponsorships (cultivation and fulfillment), grant-writing; and special events.
Execution – Personally executes against and implements the Annual Plan, including ambitiously cultivating prospective donors and sponsors.
Management – Provides oversight of and scales the development and marketing departments with overall responsibility for its management, administration, strategic direction and results. This includes directly supervising and empowering the work of the fundraising and the marketing/communications teams and managing external vendors contracted to address outsourced activities.
Support – Acts as the organization's agent in fundraising meetings and communications with leadership, volunteers, legislators and stakeholders, and provides support to the Board of Directors, CEO, and COO for all aspects of fundraising outreach.
Spokesperson – Serves as the chief liaison for media inquiries, develops communication plans, and is a lead spokesperson for the agency; including coordinating outsourced vendors as needed.
- Entrepreneurial and innovative spirit with a builder mentality.
- Minimum of a Bachelors’ degree. Masters degree preferred.
- Minimum of three years’ experience in development, marketing and/or public relations that will include a mix of gift cultivations, solicitations, special event planning and corporate relations experience.
- Donor database experience. Salesforce experience preferred.
- Demonstrated track record of success personally cultivating, soliciting, closing and stewarding gifts from individuals, corporations or comparable experience and skills.
- Demonstrated understanding of marketing mix, brand development, story-telling, and aligning marketing goals with fundraising and global organizational strategy
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including grant writing and public speaking experience, and ability to develop and manage relationships with diverse audiences.
- Demonstrated management and strategic planning skills, preferred.
- Computer competency in Microsoft Office programs and Google Suite.
- Database familiarity, especially with SalesForce and Tableau-reader.
- Strong listening and communication skills.
- Project Implementation/Management: ability to execute and prioritize multiple projects to meet aggressive deadlines supporting multiple brands and partners across multiple channels.
- Experience working with geographically dispersed teams with a high level of commitment and persuasive influence. This is a position serving matrices of people and partners.
- Extremely detail-oriented, highly organized with excellent time management skills. We need someone who is self-directed and able to multitask.
- Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively with peers, partners and senior management.
- Team player with a positive attitude, excellent interpersonal skills and a focus on problem solving.
- Must thrive in a dynamic, entrepreneurial work environment that is growth oriented, fast-paced and serves multiple brands and channels of distribution.
ABOUT USTA PNW
Established in 1904, the United States Tennis Association Pacific Northwest (USTA PNW) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization working to promote and develop the growth of tennis by providing access for all. As one of the 17 sections of the USTA, the national governing body of the sport of tennis, With over 500 employees, USTA PNW serves over 1.3 million tennis players and supports 200+ tennis facilities. USTA PNW has cultivated over 300 community partnerships including schools, public parks, recreation and shared spaces across four states.
To expand accessible play opportunities and to continue to ensure cost is not a barrier to entry, USTA PNW also manages and operates multiple indoor tennis facilities and delivers programs at hundreds of parks and after-school sites throughout the Pacific Northwest. Learn more at www.ustapnw.org.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
- Base salary starting at $125,000 annually. Compensation commensurate with experience.
- Bonus eligibility determined annually.
- 144 hours of Paid Time Off annually.
- This position is eligible for Employer-Paid (per the current plan rules) Short-term and Long-term disability, Life Insurance, and AD&D coverage supplied to all eligible staff the first of the month after 60 days of employment.
- Opportunity to opt for Employer-Paid Employee Health, Dental, Vision insurance per current standards and plan rules. Employee contribution to payment for benefit plans is determined annually. Eligible to employees the first of the month following 60 days of employment.
- Eligibility for other benefits, including 401k will take place per plan rules.
- Opportunity to participate in flexible spending plans for healthcare and dependent care the first of the month following 60 days of employment.
- Limited relocation benefits are available to eligible candidates.
INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO APPLY
Candidates interested in applying for the role can submit their application by utilizing the following link: USTA PNW Careers Site.
After an application has been submitted, candidates can email Lindsay Rector, Director of Human Resources Operations & People at email@example.com with a cover letter for consideration.
USTA PNW is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. USTA PNW is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know via email or phone at 503-718-3326.
Date Posted: May 1, 2023
Status: Regular, full-time, exempt
Salary: $90,000-$100,000 per year, plus excellent benefits
We seek a dynamic, mission-focused Development Director with proven fundraising and management experience to build on the strong and sustainable foundation of community support that is already in place. Located in Eugene, Oregon, FOOD For Lane County is a highly-regarded and strongly-supported community institution. Last year we received more than 17,000 gifts from 6,000 donors – including one thousand gifts of $1,000 or more. We recently finished a successful five-year, $10 million capital campaign – the money has been raised and the work has been completed. We have no debt, and we have funds in reserve to both take advantage of opportunities and respond to challenges.
You will oversee an experienced team of Development staff members, and you will be part of an organizational leadership team that is collaborative and committed to excellence. You will find opportunities for future growth in giving in all aspects of the Development program, particularly in major gifts.
If you are energized by the thought of guiding and improving an already-thriving Development program, and if you are inspired by the opportunity to help lead an organization that is making a real difference in the lives of those who struggle with hunger and food insecurity, please come join us.
Full job description.
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, complete chronological resume, and three professional references. Combine these documents into one pdf file and email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org, attention: Development Director search.
Please submit your application document by May 26, 2023. We will acknowledge receipt of your application, and all inquiries will be handled confidentially.
ASSOCIATE MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER
MARION POLK FOOD SHARE
Date Posted: April 26, 2023
** This position is Open Until Filled – Applications will be reviewed as they are received. For immediate consideration, apply soon!
Marion Polk Food Share is seeking a full-time Associate Major Gifts Officer to join our team of passionate, caring and dedicated staff who support the Food Share’s mission: to bring people together to end hunger and its root causes.
The primary focus of the Associate Major Gifts Officer is to develop and maintain relationships with leadership-level donors to deepen their connection with the Food Share and provide them with meaningful information about the impact their support makes in our community. We are looking for a candidate who has strong communication and interpersonal skills, enjoys connecting with a variety of people and is a skilled relationship builder. We also want a candidate who has an attention to detail, is organized and process-oriented.
Your responsibilities as the Associate Major Gifts Officer will include:
- Qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding a portfolio of 400-600 Marion Polk Food Share donors who are giving leadership-level gifts.
- Creating and managing an annual donor communication strategy that includes phone, email, and mail communication.
- Identifying specific areas of interest for donors and providing them updates that align with those interests.
- Independently setting fundraising goals for assigned donors, creating and managing cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies, and tracking progress toward annual goals.
- Identifying and transitioning donors who are ready for higher-level support and engagement with the Food Share.
- Conducting face-to-face visits with select donors for cultivation, solicitations, and stewardship efforts.
- Updating the donor database with contact reports and new information about donors.
- Effectively communicating the Food Share’s programs and mission to donors.
- Attending all Food Share donor events.
- Working collaboratively with members of the Development Team to support other development activities and achieve team goals.
- Performing other duties as assigned.
**This position has no supervisory responsibilities but may provide leadership, guidance, and training to volunteers.
Work may be performed at a workstation while using a telephone and sitting at a computer screen for extended periods and at other venues in the community. May occasionally lift, move, and carry objects more than 30 pounds. Work is subject to varying indoor and outdoor temperatures and road and walkway surface in all seasons. May work or travel out of the local area and work outside normal working hours, such as evenings and weekends on occasion. Work in excess of 40 hours per week during peak business periods may occasionally be required.
This position requires some onsite work hours, however remote work options may be available for some of this position’s schedule. All remote work assignments begin, end, or change only with supervisory approval.
The Food Share provides essential services to our neighbors in Marion and Polk counties. As a result, all Food Share employees may be asked to report to work during local public health, weather, or other environmental emergencies.
About Marion Polk Food Share
We are the regional food bank bringing people together to end hunger and its root causes in Marion and Polk Counties. Support from our local community makes it possible for the Food Share to collect and distribute nutritious food for children, adults, and seniors through more than 100 partner programs, including food pantries, meal sites and home-delivered meals and to carry out programs to address the root causes of hunger.
Our Mission:?“to bring people together to end hunger and its root causes.”
At the Food Share, our commitment is to:
- Treat all people as our neighbor.
- Encourage creativity and be willing to take risks.
- Listen first and seek to understand.
- Focus on shared goals.
- Celebrate diversity, ensure dignity, and act equitably.
More on Compensation:
The Food Share provides all employees with the following benefits:
- Competitive pay
- 12 paid holidays each year
- Earned vacation and sick leave
- Employee Assistance Program
- 401K retirement contributions
The employee in this regular, full-time position is also eligible to receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
- Contributions towards Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance for employee and dependents
- Employer paid Disability, Life Insurance, and AD&D Insurance
All candidates will need:
- Demonstrated excellent written, phone and verbal communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to use effective interpersonal skills, listening, diplomacy and tact in order to build strong relationships with donors and all levels of staff.
- Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse group of external and internal persons to achieve results.
- Demonstrated skills and commitment to quality, timeliness, efficiency, and effectiveness.
- Demonstrated strong organization skills with attention to detail.
- Excellent customer service and follow-through skills.
- Willingness to review and agree to Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Code of Ethical Standards.
- An Oregon driver’s license and acceptable driving history for the last three years.
- Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen (excluding THC) and full background check.
The strongest candidates for this position will have:
- Five or more years of relevant professional work experience.
- Bachelor’s Degree (preferred but not required).
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and experience with using computer databases and tools.
- Experience identifying and safeguarding confidential information and materials.
- Fundraising and/or donor relations experience.
- Care and concern about food-insecurity in our community and a desire to make a difference.