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Chief Development Officer

Employer
Jewish Federation of Sarasota & Manatee
Location
District of Columbia, United States
Salary
$120,000.00 - $130,000.00
Closing date
Dec 1, 2021

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Position Type
Executive, Fundraising, Annual Fund, Capital Campaigns, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Donor Relations, Grant Seeking, Major Gifts, Planned Giving, Prospect Research, Special Events
Fields
Community Development, Social Services
Salary Band
$120,000 - $149,999
Employment Type
Full Time
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KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Build and lead a team of passionate result-driven development officers by serving as an inspiring but demanding mentor while driving a culture of revenue accountability in every Federation department

 

  • Develop a personal portfolio of existing high-potential and new donors and serve as their relationship manager and solicitor

 

  • Forge a culture of synergistic partnership among development professionals and committed volunteers with shared ownership of the philanthropic strategy, process and results which includes:
  • Accountability for team results
  • High touch relationship focuses
  • Challenge staff and volunteers to reach stretch results

   

  • Partner with the CEO on an ongoing basis to develop and implement a ‘total FDR’ philanthropic strategy including endowment, corporate and grants

 

  • Act as an advocate for the organization in the community and governmental activities and in making presentations countrywide to promote the mission and goals of the Foundation

 

  • Manage and delegate the philanthropic operations which includes optimizing the donor database, follow-up, billing, systems and staff development, etc.

 

  • Expand and further develop donor acquisition, retention and stewardship

 

 

  • Represent the Federation at a full calendar of civic, and charitable functions and events to cultivate relationships with current and potential donors

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising plan in partnership with the CEO, senior staff and Board of Directors
  • Orchestrate & complete the 30 M Capital campaign where 20 M has been raised during the opening phase.
  • Serve as the Federation’s major gift fundraiser, identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding key donors and prospects
  • Build a strong portfolio of major gift prospects and donors.
  • Expand and build the Jewish Federation Endowment Fund
  • Build and continue to develop further the data base of donors and prospects
  • Direct staff in the search for grant opportunities, write, monitor and manage grant applications including timely update and final grant reports
  • Direct and continue development of an ongoing annual giving program
  • Remain up-to-date on current fundraising, being used in the nonprofit sector as well as current tax law affecting charitable giving
  • Act as an advocate for the organization in the community and governmental activities and in making presentations countrywide to promote the mission and goals of the Foundation
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