Chief administrative and development officer for the Foundation responsible for the daily operations of the Foundation in support of the mission of the organization, which is to provide funding for educational programs and scholarships for members of the International Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi, a professional business fraternity. Works closely with the Executive Director of the Fraternity to maximize collaborative efforts.
1. The primary responsibility of this position is to oversee the daily activities of the Leadership Foundation. These responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following duties:
-Manage all contribution campaigns and donor communication;
-Oversee the maintenance of all donor records and recognition programs;
-Manage scholarship and grant programs;
-Prepare and administer the annual budget including the authorization of expenses, including the submittal of the annual budget for approval to the Board of Trustees;
-Coordinate an annual audit with an external audit firm, to assure accuracy and compliance;
-Oversee preparation of monthly financial updates on the Foundation, produced by finance department staff;
-Plan and coordinate all meetings of the Board of Trustees, donor events and other Foundation related functions;
-Provide reports for and during Trustee Meetings.
-Serve as the Corporate Secretary and Treasurer to the Board of Trustees, and as an authorized signatory for checks.
2. Develop strategies to increase Foundation revenue from new and existing avenues. These responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following duties:
-Make cultivation and formal “ask” visits and calls for significant gifts as part of normal calendar;
-Coordinate fundraising activities at Fraternity events including LEAD, Grand Chapter Congress and special Fraternity functions;
-Develop and coordinate the Foundation’s Planned Giving Program, including the promotion of the Living Legacy Society program and the cultivation of major gift candidates.
-Coordinate and communicate the creation of new endowment funds through collegiate and alumni chapters as well as individuals;
-Develop plan for Trustees to cultivate relationships and complete formal “asks” from donors;
-Support Trustees on planning and communicating all fundraising activities;
-Oversee the marketing plan for the Foundation including social media, website and mobile technologies; as well as the management of vendor relationships;
-Write and submit grants for educational programming and scholarship funding available through other Foundations and donating organizations.
3. Provide strategic planning oversight, support and direction to the operations of the Foundation and serve as a resource to the Trustees for strategic planning decisions.
4. Supervise other Foundation staff and any Fraternity staff performing Foundation functions (through contractual relationship). These responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following duties: -Work with Fraternity staff in development and coordination of corporate sponsorships and partners, including maintenance of relationships with corporate partners and potential partners;
-Attend Delta Sigma Pi Fraternity Board meetings and joint planning meetings; facilitate communication among the Trustees and between the trustees, donors and staff;
-Develop relationships with other Foundations and charities to meet mutual needs and purposes.
5. Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of the Fraternity and/or the Chairman of the Leadership Foundation.
-Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or related field, specialized education in non-profit management and fund raising preferred.
-Minimum 2 years’ experience in the non-profit or public sector, working with volunteer boards.
-5 years fund-raising experience within a membership organization or educational setting preferred.
-Grant writing experience preferred.
-Knowledge of strategic planning and budgeting processes, financial reporting and tax guidelines for non-profits, annual campaigns, major gift solicitation processes and planned giving programs is preferred. ?
-The individual must be a self-starter, able and willing to travel for long periods of time, work long hours, late evenings and on weekends.
Delta Sigma Pi is the nation's largest and first co-ed, professional business fraternity that encourages personal and professional development of men and women pursuing careers in business. The Fraternity is one of the most diverse Greek organizations supporting scholastic, professional and service events on campuses and in communities. Delta Sigma Pi provides high-quality training and events to s...hape ethical leaders of tomorrow in business, communities, and the world at large. Delta Sigma Pi has grown from its founding at New York University in 1907 by four men of diverse faiths and backgrounds to an extensive network of more than 250 chapters and 275,000 members. To learn more about Delta Sigma Pi, visit dsp.org.