Designs, implements and manages all agency fundraising activities including grant submission, annual giving, endowment and capital campaigns, special projects, and other agency related solicitations. Responsible for updating and implementing a strategic, multi-faceted communications program designed to build and strengthen ACTION PATHWAYS's role and reputation as a leader and authoritative voice in its field. Performs related duties as assigned by the Chief Executive Officer. Manages all strategies and activities for donor cultivation, solicitation, and relations. Builds and fosters collaborative relationships with other departments within the organization as well as with community partners and stakeholders. Develop and maintain agency's media related communication tools such as the web site, video, photo opportunities; ensuring data is accurate and updated regularly. Plan and foster advertising and promotional activities including print, online, electronic media, and direct mail. Establish and maintain a consistent corporate image. Develop and submit grant proposals for funds from private foundations, corporations and government agencies. Supervise a staff of communications and funds development professionals
Proven success in funds development. At least three years experience in funds development or the communications field, preferably in a not for profit environment.
Possess persuasive written and verbal skills and must be detail oriented and able to edit and proofread materials. Experience managing special events and media tours independently as needed. Ability to speak Spanish a plus.
Action Pathways is a private, non-profit human services agency offering a comprehensive and supportive approach to helping families and individuals achieve and sustain economic security—effectively providing them a path forward in life. Formerly known as the Cumberland Community Action Program, Inc. (CCAP), Action Pathways has developed and operated successful community-based programs in southeast...ern North Carolina for 50 years. Action Pathways is part of a national network of community action programs whose promise is to change people’s lives, embody the spirit of hope, improve communities, and make America a better place to live. We care about the entire community and are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.