Thursday, June 27, 2013

Featured Nonprofit Job: Director Of Philanthropy

Strong fundraising programs don't just appear out of nowhere; they come from the hard work of an organization's employees. That's why Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities (TASC), Inc., is looking to hire a Director of Philanthropy.

The chosen candidate for this position will help the Chicago-based organization build its philanthropy program over a five-year period. The position requires a multi-talented individual who can develop fundraising infrastructure and initiate fundraising programs at the same time.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Build and personally manage an individual major gifts program working closely with the EVP/COO;
  • By the end of year 1, launch a program that develops funding relationships with a growing number of foundations and corporations with potential to become major supporters over time;
  • Take the strategic leadership role for the annual awards luncheon;
  • With outside counsel, design and implement a formal annual giving program intended to raise funds, raise visibility, supplement prospect research, test messaging and tactical assumptions, and provide opportunities for smaller donors to show interest and support; and,
  • Hire and supervise a Philanthropy Assistant for the day to day operations of these programs.
Qualified applicants will have a Master's Degree (or Bachelor's Degree and CFRE) and seven to ten years of experience in resource development and/or fundraising. You can learn more about what it takes to be a Director of Philanthropy by visiting the NPT Jobs Career Center.

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