Development Director (Iredell County, NC) in Mooresville, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

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Job Description

Are you interested in making an impact in the Charlotte community and looking to be a part of a reputable Not-For-Profit organization then apply today!

This position will establish and implement a cost-effective and comprehensive fundraising plan to build relationships and raise resources to support the agency's mission. Development Director will also maintain and effectively manage and keep up-to-date all agency donor databases.

A self-starter and able to work independently while involving the Executive Director on a need to know basis. Must have a record of meeting fundraising goals, experience in soliciting funds directly, establishing a fundraising plan, establishing donor relationships and organizing specific fundraising events. Good community contacts and knowledge of Iredell and surrounding Counties is a big plus.

* Collaborate with the Executive Director, the Board and Staff to establish an annual and long-range fundraising plan and budget of fund development activities for the agency
* A priority will be creating and working a donor cultivation plan and creating a robust donor database
* Organize and schedule fundraising event planning committees and be the agency's lead on all events to insure successful execution of event's fundraising goals
* Create specific fundraising event revenue and expense forecasts
* In collaboration with the agency's bookkeeper and Treasurer, report all results of fundraising events and any variances to forecasts and/or budgets
* Identify 3rd Party Fundraising opportunities that minimizes agency's staff involvement in these types of fundraisers
* Supervise and ultimately execute regular organizational updates to stakeholders via press releases, brochures, website and social media postings

Preferred Experience:
* An established network of potential donors located in Iredell and surrounding counties
* Experience planning, organizing and executing fundraising events
* Experience effectively managing donor databases