KEES has been exclusively retained by Heifer International in its search for two Director of Philanthropy roles, one be based in the New York City area, and the other in New England.
The Director of Philanthropy roles will offer an energetic, self-directed, experienced fundraiser the opportunity to join a development program within an organization that has broad reach and a proven reputation in the international development and humanitarian arena.
Heifer is seeking an exceptional major gift professional with demonstrated success securing six and seven figure leadership gifts on behalf of charitable organizations in areas of Heifer International’s focus. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to personal and team excellence; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; strong drive to create and strengthen donor relationships; and the ability to work cooperatively and diplomatically with a culturally diverse group of people. They enjoy high-level, front-line relationship building, solicitation, and strategy development for cultivating high-value relationships. Candidates must display improvisation and flexibility in a rapidly changing environment and a capacity to work under pressure.
Key responsibilities include crafting strategies to engage donors and prospects and developing highly tailored proposals and engagement opportunities, with strategic responsibility for growing high-profile relationships.
One position is based in the New York City area and the second position is based in New England. The Director of Philanthropy is required to reside in or within commuting distance of their region will be expected to have frequent local travel, and on occasion, national and international travel as well.
This position offers a competitive salary with strong benefits. Relocation assistance may be offered.
Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Specific requirements include:
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This search is being managed by Sue Bultman, Senior Consultant, and Alison Lewin, Project Manager of KEES. Questions may be addressed to email@example.com.
KEES is a retained search and consulting firm dedicated to building transformative teams and leaders in the nonprofit and public sectors.
Heifer International works in 25 countries to attain sustainable livelihoods through community-owned interventions, and has provided more than 32 million families with the tools and training to lift themselves from poverty. Recognizing the different ways in which each region of the world supports the people who live there, Heifer has developed their 12 Cornerstones for Just and Sustainable Development to serve as the foundation for community growth. By organizing their work into large-scale programs consisting of strategic initiatives that aim to meet the long-term needs of communities in many parts of the globe, Heifer creates deeper impact in the lives of their project partners by improving access to income, education, sanitation, water sources, health care and infrastructure.