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The Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC) has an opening for a full time Director of Donor Relations to join our Senior Leadership Team. This position will be based in our Linn County office. We have positioned this role to offer a competitive salary and benefits to attract experienced fundraising professionals.
POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: The Director of Donor Relations will manage the ASAC fundraising program, including but not limited to individual gifts, corporate gifts/sponsors, planned giving and capital campaigns.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Lead the strategic development, planning and implementation of ASAC fundraising activities to meet short and long term goals in accordance with ASAC’s mission, visions and strategic plan
- Engage the ASAC Executive Leadership and Board of Directors in fundraising efforts
- Develop professional and supportive relationships with past, current and potential donors
- Develop and execute a donor focused individual gifts program, including prospect research
- Develop and execute a planned giving program
- Develop and execute a business sponsorship program
- Manage capital campaigns as needed
- Plan, promote, and implement special events to develop prospective donors
- Track and report progress and results of fund development strategies
- Maintain accurate constituent data for effective fundraising and communications strategies
- Ensure the timely and effective acknowledgement of gifts and recognition of donors
- Develop/update fund development policies and procedures to accurately reflect agency and best practices
- Develop donor communications materials, online giving and expand development website presence
- Research and write for grant funding opportunities as needed that support the ASAC mission, vision and strategic plan.
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in philanthropy, business or related field, MA preferred.
- Knowledge fundraising and development research and best practices.
- A minimum of three years of experience of increasing responsibility in raising funds in a non-profit setting through diversified and comprehensive fund development, five years or more experience preferred.
- Proven record in achieving fund development goals.
- Ability to work on a daily basis utilizing standard office equipment.
- Ability to use computer system, software and to work well technology.
- Ability to use independent judgment, analytical/decision-making skills, verbal and written communication skills, human relations skills, team working skills, and organizational skills.
- This position consists of frequent sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time.
The Area Substance Abuse Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please send resume, cover letter and ASAC employment application no later than February 15, 2018 to:
Area Substance Abuse Council, Attn: Melissa Walker
3536 18th Avenue SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
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