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VP Development

Company: ExecuNet
Location: Hoboken
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

As the Vice President of Development, you will be responsible for driving the vision and results-driven roadmap for development, building and effectively managing a team of three employees, and influencing the facilitation of a culture of philanthropy. This is an exciting opportunity for a leader who has a passion for generating organizational resources and who is prepared to excel in a goal-oriented and mission-driven environment. You will help build awareness and resources for both local and national support of our fellowship program.-- You will foster relationships with national and regional board members and be responsible for maintaining and building donor relations.Key Responsibilities:Fundraising/Development (60%)

  • --- Oversee and grow existing $5MM+ national donor portfolio, including corporate partners and national foundations.--
  • --- In conjunction with the CEO and the Board of Directors, identify, cultivate and solicit or maintain new and continuing sources of funding (foundations, corporations, government agencies).
  • --- Partner with the Vice President of Community Partnership and with Community Directors to develop a strategy for implementing organization-wide donor cultivation and stewardship best practices.--
  • --- Work with members of the Board and the Board---s Development Committee to set goals and determine strategy for board-driven fundraising--efforts.
  • --- In partnership with the Vice President of HR/Finance, ensure timely, assumption-based Revenue projections for at least 12 months out.
  • --- Develop and manage an annual direct mail campaign.----
  • --- Work collaboratively with the CEO, Vice President of HR/Finance and Grants team to ensure timely submission of all grant proposals and the timely preparation and submission of grant reports.
  • --- Collaborate with marketing communications to produce and disseminate informational materials (e.g. organizational collateral, annual report).
  • --- Establish regular contact and foster positive relationships with private donors, including individuals and corporations, private funding organizations, including foundations, and local municipal--agencies.
  • --- Collaborate--with the Vice President of Programs and Vice President of Talent to create best-in-class engagement activities to engage private sector partners as part of a broad corporate social responsibility strategy.
  • --- Ensure fundraising systems are functional and efficient, including grant writing and reporting process, donor records,-- goal setting, pipeline tracking, and Salesforce data integrity.Event Management (25%)
    • --- Oversee the development and execution of all fundraising, cultivation, and stewardship events and activities.
    • --- Ensure all fundraising, cultivation, and stewardship events and activities are aligned with the larger strategic plan for Development
    • --- Outline revenue strategy for existing fundraising events on a national scale
    • --- Create a cultivation and stewardship strategy to convert event attendees and volunteer leadership to annual major donors.Alumni Engagement (5%)
      • --- Provide general oversight and management of Fellow and Alumni board giving program
      • --- Meet regularly with VFA Alumni committee and serve as an advisor-- for fundraising discussions, ensuring organizational alignmentOrganization-wide Leadership (10%)
        • --- Serve as a leader throughout the organization, taking on org-wide projects outside of the Development team.--
        • --- Participate in organizational priorities such as the selection of Fellows, as is expected of all Team members
        • --- Serve on the Senior Leadership TeamWhat you may have already done:
          • --- 10+ years cumulative leadership experience as a fundraising and Development professional
          • --- Leveraged flexibility and creative thinking to identify ---big bets--- - strategic funding opportunities that align with organizational goals to drive large innovation and transformation
          • --- Direct experience in a non-profit organization or cause-based leadership role is strongly preferred.
          • --- A proven track record cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major donors, foundations, and corporate partners
          • --- Experience supporting or launching an Annual Campaign - generating $5 million+ overallSkills required:
            • --- Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships
            • --- Expert storytelling and communication skills, both verbally and in writing, that share our story in a compelling, concise, insightful way to donor audiences while fostering long-term relationships--
            • --- Strong team management skills, but also a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside of an organization
            • --- Bachelor's degree required, CFRE fundraising professional certification preferred
            • --- Ability to construct, articulate, and implement annual strategic development plan
            • --- Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail
            • --- First point of contact for all grant applications and reports (new and renewal) in partnerships with Strategic Partnerships Associate and Grant AssociateWork Demands:
              • --- Working with colleagues across the country leveraging remote technologies
              • --- Ability to travel in various US cities as needed beginning in 2022--
              • --- Willingness to work some eveningsThe good stuff:
                • --- High performers at VFA are given substantial opportunity to grow and develop
                • --- You---ll earn a competitive salary, commensurate with experience
                • --- We offer a great benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), commuter benefits, flexible spending account, and gym, tech, and professional development stipends
                • --- We have a generous vacation policy, plenty of paid holidays, and regular work from home Fridays
                • --- VFA is a dynamic startup environment with varied responsibilities and a different challenge each day (we mean it --- always plenty of interesting problems to work on!)
                • --- You---ll work alongside an inclusive team of exceptionally motivated, high-caliber people

Keywords: ExecuNet, Hoboken , VP Development, Executive , Hoboken, New Jersey

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