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Director of Development

Company: Michael Page
Location: White Plains
Posted on: May 30, 2021

Job Description:

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

*Description*

* Develop and implement organization's annual fundraising plan in partnership with Executive Director.

* Develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising strategy to ensure that the organization's revenue meets its annual funding objectives and broadens its donor base through: individual and major donor recruitment and retention, corporate giving, planned giving, digital fundraising, and in-person and virtual events planning.

* Refine, continuously improve, and execute a short-, medium-, and long-term strategic development plan

* Establish benchmarks for progress and success; monitor results against revenue goals.

* Oversee the annual appeal direct mail campaign and donor recognition program.

* Oversee and ensure accuracy of all aspects of data management systems and acknowledgement process.

* Conduct prospect and donor research.

* Develop strategy for special events, board giving, and other fundraising campaigns.

* Oversee the development communications materials.

* Lead the Strategic Development Committee of the board.

* Work directly with development personnel; work collaboratively with business operations and program staff.

* Align the organization with industry best practices for donor prospecting, meeting tracking, and contact management

* Promulgate an institution-wide culture of philanthropy.

· Minimum of 5 years of experience as a development and fundraising professional

· Strong management and supervisory skills

· Proven track record in soliciting and closing major, corporate, and individual gifts

· Experience with development strategy, creating and implementing fundraising events, capital campaigns, legacy and planned gift programs

· Experience managing a direct mail program

· Ability to work on multiple tasks with rigorous attention to detail and ability to prioritize

· Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills

· Experience with donor databases, data analysis and prospect research

· Capacity to work successfully with colleagues, board members and volunteers

· Ability to delicately navigate soliciting members and growing current donor giving

· Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

· Ability to maintain detailed records and files

· Ability to prepare correspondence and reports

· Ability to follow detailed written and oral instructions

· Ability to maintain confidentiality

· Familiarity with computer applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)

· Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree preferred

This renowned organization focuses on supporting cancer patients and their families through activity and community caring.

Competitive compensation and benefits package

Keywords: Michael Page, White Plains , Director of Development, Other , White Plains, New York

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