As a member of the Institute’s senior leadership team, the Director of Philanthropy will create, execute and evaluate all philanthropy strategies with a donor-centered philosophy to ensure a diverse and sustainable revue portfolio to support the Institute’s mission. The Director of Philanthropy also will create and effectively manage the organization’s annual communications and philanthropic plan to build a consistent brand and to develop and strengthen relationships with key stakeholders.
Create, execute and evaluate the organization’s philanthropy strategy (80%).
In concert with the CEO and Board of Directors create a comprehensive philanthropy strategy and annual operating plan that promotes mission achievement and financial sustainability.
Execute the organization’s philanthropy operating plan to achieve plan goals. Effectively steward all Institute donors and cultivate new potential partners. Make donor and potential donor appointments, calls and visits and solicit funds and other resources for the organization.
Evaluate philanthropic strategy for the organization. Regularly evaluate philanthropic strategy and operating plan and make strategy recommendations to CEO and Board of Directors based on experience and a deep understanding of the organization’s strategic goals.
Create, execute and evaluate the organization’s communications strategy in support of mission (20%).
Create annual communications plan for the organization with measurable deliverables.
With support of philanthropy staff and marketing department, execute plan, including production of weekly e-newsletter, updating of website content, marketing special events, managing production of all print/electronic collateral and ads, coordinating all media outreach and social media for the organization, and managing staff working on the plan.
Evaluate plan at least annually and provide regular reports to CEO, Board of Directors and staff.
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