JOB PURPOSE: Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Development Officer (CDO) Plans, coordinates and executes donor & corporate prospecting and cultivation, agency events & activities, and marketing, social media, and public relations.
ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Donor Prospecting & Cultivation:
Create an annual development plan which includes strategies to achieve fundraising goals
Develop annual prospecting goals
Identify corporate, foundation, and individual prospects
Develop relationships with potential donors and engage them in foundation activities
Create various opportunities for donors to contribute; major gift campaign, giving clubs, third party events, registries, etc.
Establish 7 touches routine and track progress towards goal
Project and manage event budgets in collaboration with Development Director
Prospect for sponsorships for Halloween and Gala events to hit revenue goals
Ensure that comprehensive records of all donors, volunteers, and prospective donors are maintained
Collaborate with graphic designer on development of marketing materials (annual report, sponsorship packets, gala materials, flyers, banners, table linens, signage, etc.)
Ongoing communication with donors and vendors
Point of contact for Third Party Fundraisers
Create an annual marketing plan which includes strategies to promote brand recognition
Work with leadership and strategic partners to visually convey a particular message, idea or concept
Manage outside vendors to produce high qualitymaterials marketing materials for promotions, website updates,eblasts, videos, newsletters, signage, menus, pamphlets, packaging for events/fundraisers, sponsorship kits, advertisements, overall SLF marketing materials, appeals,fliers, annual and impact reports and more.
Collaborate with CEO for Website Development
Track marketing, media, and social media analytics
Create an annual social media plan which includes strategies to increase followers
Manage Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Coordinate YouTube channel content
Collaborate with CEO on vision for social media accounts
Create areas of focus and create content calendar
Design engaging content, both video and images
Engage with followers, answers questions, questions, and messages
Engage with other organizations with similar missions
Help develop content for paid ads
Create an annual public relations plan which includes strategies to increase exposure
Brainstorm, pitch and secure proactive media opportunities
Engage supporters by utilizing storytelling strategies
Coordinate a blog to interest various target markets
Plan for and manage any crisis communication w/ strategic partners
Field incoming media inquiries, develop media contacts in print, television, radio and other industry and community influencers
Author and lead the design of press materials, including media kits, op-eds, talking points, executive media interview briefs, news releases, website content and fact sheets on organizational programs, initiatives and key messages.
Facilitate and staff media interviews with appropriate staff persons and prepare appropriate briefing materials
Other Duties as Assigned
Chief Development Officer duties will include development of policies and procedures. Responsibilities may change based on the needs of the organization. The position will need to be flexible and willing to take on other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Business Administration, or related field (Master’s preferred)
Minimum of 5 years of professional fundraising experience
Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE preferred)
Proven track record of success in fundraising and marketing
Strong interpersonal, decision-making, and leadership skills
Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple priorities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Analytical thinking and ability to analyze data
Ability to work nights and weekends required
Occasional travel required
About Selfless Love Foundatuon
Selfless Love Foundation is dedicated to transforming the lives of current and former foster youth through awareness and strategic partnerships.
Selfless Love Foundation is looking to add an amazing Chief Development Officer to our Dream Team. If you have a proven track record of successful fundraising & marketing and enjoy the freedom of working remotely, send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org Top candidates will be located in South Florida with Masters degree, 5 years of fundraising experience, & CFRE preferred.