Director of Development
The Director of Development will provide leadership and direction for the enhancement, oversight, and administration of a diversified comprehensive development plan that is aligned with the Association's strategic plan. In addition, this position carries responsibility for the cultivation of corporate and organizational gifts, increasing Walk to End Alzheimer's and The Longest Day revenue to fund the mission of the Association. The Development Director supervises two development staff.
This is a full-time position located in Honolulu, Hawaii, and reports to the Executive Director.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
* Provide management level leadership, oversight and implementation of fundraising programs to ensure a diverse revenue stream from corporate sponsorship and other corporate gifts, Walk to End Alzheimer's, The Longest Day, and other special events.
* Participate in the development and implementation of the annual strategic plan for the Chapter, with an emphasis on the identification and cultivation of prospects for fundraising appeals and to initiate new and maximize existing income streams from the Chapter, including foundation relations and grant management.
* Manage corporate relationships to include securing new event sponsors, increasing commitment from existing sponsors, and ensuring benefit fulfillment.
* Develop marketing strategies, to include utilization of local media, to promote and increase special event awareness, visibility, and participation.
* Supervise the direct Association liaison for all third-party events. Ensure completion and compliance of third-party agreements.
* Develop an effective and "cause-dedicated" pool of effective volunteers, including strong chairs to lead all special events planning and implementation.
* Analyze/evaluate current donor base to identify opportunities to expand individual giving and corporate landscape. Build understanding for the Alzheimer's Association - its research role, programs and services - in all communications with current and potential donors.
* Represent Chapter at public and media events, as well as conferences and workshops.
* Assure compliance with all National Association policies, procedures, standards and applicable regulatory requirements; promote Association-wide programs and initiatives. Ensure proper preparation and timely submission of reports as requested and required.
* Perform those additional duties deemed necessary by the Executive Director to maintain efficient operations in the defined geographical region.
* Bachelor's degree in sales/marketing or related field; CFRE preferred
* 7 years proven leadership experience in professional fundraising, utilizing diversified fundraising programs. Experience with mass market events like Walk preferred
* Ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion
* Proven success in making & closing fundraising requests of individuals and groups to meet fund development goals
* Experience in strategic planning, budget development and management
* Experience successfully supervising and supporting fundraising staff and volunteers
* Excellent written and verbal communications skills
* Public speaking skills
* Attention to detail and solid project management skills
* Ability to work and collaborate with a variety of personalities in a positive manner
* Ability to work in diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion
* Willingness and ability to represent Chapter at meetings and special events
* Proficiency with Google Apps, Microsoft Office applications, especially Word and Excel and PowerPoint
* Proficiency with Internet and database/fundraising applications, preferably Convio
* Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and occasional weekends
* Ability and willingness to travel by car up to 30% of time within the assigned territory. Travel is considered time spent away from the office and in the community. Occasional overnight travel or air travel may be required. Must have valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, access to a reliable vehicle, and a good driving record.
* Ability to bend, stoop, lift and transport up to 25 lbs. of materials
The Alzheimer’s Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace and provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.