Development - General, Major Gifts, Special Events
4 Year Degree
The Development Director is a dynamic and creative fundraiser responsible for securing new sponsors and income, executing fundraising programs and events, developing relationships and expanding the National Pancreas Foundations major donor and annual giving programs. Travel up to 30% of the time. The position is desired to be located in Bethesda, MD but will open it nationally for the right candidate. Please include a cover letter, resume, and a salary expectations in your application. Applications should be sent to email@example.com.
Coordinate details of events such as galas, cocktail events, and other fundraising opportunities.
Create fundraising opportunities through various business development techniques including prospecting, targeted follow-up and new lead generation.
Leverage existing donors while continually generating new contacts.
Deliver organized, structured, and persuasive presentations, using effective written and verbal communication.
Manage fiscal accountability for significant income requirements. Provide timely and accurate projections to Executive Director.
Oversee and participate in the execution of major fundraising programs such as Gala’s For The Cure and Strike Out Pancreas Disease events.
Develop marketing materials to support events using Photoshop or other programs
Develop and support major donor program
Develop and support annual giving plan
Develop budgets for events
Assists in the development of fundraising goals and solicits funds to meet these goals
Work with Chapter Manager to help support Chapter events
Analyze event performance and prepare metrics presentations
Responsible for assisting in the development of strategic social media programs
Coordinates daily operations in conjunction with the CEO
Perform other duties or special projects as needed.
Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
Preference given to those with Photoshop & donor database experience
3-5 years of fundraising experience minimum
Ability to travel extensively nationwide and work varying hours
3-5 years working in the nonprofit sector
Skilled in organizing work of self and others
Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
Well-developed organizational and time-management skills
Self-starting and goal-oriented; able to prioritize projects and meet deadlines
Proficiency with Microsoft Office
About National Pancreas Foundation
The National Pancreas Foundation provides hope for those suffering from pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer through funding cutting edge research, advocating for new and better therapies, and providing support and education for patients, caregivers, and health care professionals.