The Director of Philanthropy will identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors in support of the overall annual fundraising goals of the organization. The director will be well organized and have exceptional writing and inter-personal skills.
Conduct all foundation business in an ethical and respectful manner in adherence with the Compliance and Ethics Program.
Manage a portfolio of approximately 100 constituents with giving capacity of $5,000 or more.
Implement a comprehensive donor development plan for assigned constituents.
Identify prospective donors, identify areas of interest and prepare proposals for secure funding.
Review prospect research and develop prospecting strategies, matching prospects to funding opportunities.
Cultivate, solicit, and steward assigned constituents.
Document constituent activities in Raiser's Edge, monitor timeliness of gift entry and donor acknowledgement.
Support strategic planning efforts, events, and giving initiatives of the team.
Participate in budget planning, review, and accounting.
Contribute content to newsletters, electronic correspondence and other mass communications as requested.
Participate in continuing education opportunities and industry associations that will promote the Avow brand and/or develop fundraising expertise.
Perform other job duties as assigned.
Computer Skills: Knowledge of basic typing skills, data entry and word processing software. Familiarity in database software (preference given to Raiser's Edge) and general knowledge of Outlook and Microsoft office product is required.
Bachelor's degree required. A minimum of 3 years fundraising/development experience. CFRE preferred.
Compensation and Benefits:
This is only a summary of our employee benefits; it is subject to change.
Medical insurance (PPO) with prescription drug co-pay or HDHP w/HSA
Avow is a Collier County, Florida-based nonprofit healthcare system that provides hospice care, non-hospice palliative care, and grief and loss support. We serve people of all ages, from infants to the most senior of citizens. Avow has deep roots in Collier County: we were established here in 1983 by volunteers and community members as the county's first hospice. Since then, we have grown to become one of the largest hospices in the US. We also pioneered non-hospice palliative care in Collier County, offering services beginning in 2003. Throughout our history and growth, we have kept our focus squarely on our non-profit mission to serve.