Development - General, Donor Relations/Stewardship, Grants
4 Year Degree
Meals On Wheels of Tampa is seeking a mission-oriented, full-time Director of Donor Relations/ Development. Reporting to, and in partnership with, the Executive Director and the Director of Major Gifts, the person will spearhead development efforts according to the philosophy and culture of Meals On Wheels of Tampa as it continues to grow and expand in fulfilling its mission.
Maximize gift giving, fundraising, and stewardship for Meals On Wheels of Tampa using the Benevon philosophy. Develop an annual plan, in partnership with team, for all aspects of fundraising – annual, events, planned gifts and grants.
Secure financial support from individuals, corporations, and foundations.
Be the lead for all facets of the annual fundraiser, the Nourish the Homebound Breakfast, while working directly with the Resource and Development Committee and other staff, to facilitate the event.
Facilitate monthly luncheons (Nourish at Noon/ Lunch and Learn) by extending invitations, coordinating details, and doing appropriate follow up.
Oversee gift management and thank you process.
Plan stewardship programs using the Benevon philosophy for donor events.
Be helpful in ensuring the accuracy of the donor database for development, and monthly reconciliation with the business office.
Work with Communications Manager to produce Annual Report (may include writing content/designing layout, coordination with printer/mail house), creating direct mail appeals, newsletters (electronic and printed), and design of invitations, posters and other recognition vehicles.
Work with Communications Manager to maintain and update the website and in posting items for social media.
Speak at community functions, attend Chamber events, and pursue networking possibilities to extend outreach, mission, and business opportunities for MOW.
Work with staff and the Board of Directors to develop a strategic plan for development.
Partner with the Chair of the Resource and Development Committee to maximize the work of the committee.
Oversee the Grant Program by seeking and applying for new grants and maintaining communication with Grantors.
Collaborate with the Director of Programs and Communications Manager to achieve new supporters through increased exposure, creative partnership developments and new initiatives.
Be an active and enthusiastic participant to the MOW team.
Meals On Wheels of Tampa is committed to the mission of “Nourishing and enriching the independent lives of the homebound and seniors.”Meals On Wheels serves approximately 700 individuals with a hot, nutritious meal delivered to their door by a caring volunteer. The quality of the food provides nourishment for the body. The encouraging words from volunteers, provides enrichment for the soul. For ma...ny of the homebound, a visit from a volunteer is the only human contact they will receive that day. Together we strengthen the community by caring for a segment of our population who are often forgotten and can not get out of the house.Meals On Wheels of Tampa is a proud member of Meals On Wheels America and is proud to report 85 cents of every dollar donated goes directly back to programming.