Director of Development, MDC Foundation
Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus is looking for a highly motivated individual for the Director of Development, MDC Foundation position. The Director of Development provides leadership and direction for the fundraising efforts for assigned academic areas. The position is responsible for raising philanthropic resources and developing fundraising strategies to further the College’s mission.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Works directly with campus presidents, the campus development officers and deans/faculty to develop new approaches to prospective donors and coordinates these contacts to initiate the cultivation/fundraising process
Develops fundraising strategies and monitors trends in the community or region for the programs assigned
Develops and manages timelines for assigned fundraising initiatives to ensure strategic plans and critical fund-raising processes are carried out in a timely manner
Builds relationships with community stakeholders to advance the mission and fundraising goals of the College
Identifies and develops community and individual prospects for the organization's fundraising priorities
Develops and implements the fund development plans for programs assigned in accordance with ethical fundraising principles
Maintains a portfolio of at least 150 prospects for gifts of $25,000 and higher
Maintains an active understanding of the programs to which assigned and translates those programs to opportunities for donor support
Conducts 15-20 face-to-face meetings per month with prospects for purposes of discovery, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship
Prepares written gift proposals for prospects
Makes recommendations for gift restrictions and naming opportunities
Prepares gift agreements for new gifts, as required
Master’s degree in a related field of study such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing and four (4) years of experience in development, non-profit marketing or related field with some emphasis in Major gift fundraising, senior level fundraising, or upper-level annual fund work; or Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study such as Business, Public Relations, or Marketing and eight (8) years of experience in development, non-profit marketing or related field with some emphasis in Major gift fundraising, senior level fundraising, or upper-level annual fund work.
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