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Director of Development

Job Summary:  This position will lead the agency’s fundraising and resource development efforts, develop marketing strategies that promote agency involvement, complete the annual report, and strengthen the FOF endowment.  

Duties specific to Development Director:

  1. Work with Executive Director to identify and prepare grant proposals supporting existing and new programming.
  2. Work with Executive Director on development of marketing strategies related to programming..
  3. Work with Executive Director and Director of Community Engagement to put together yearly fundraising plan.
  4. Respond to all inquiries through the website regarding donation needs and signing up for the newsletter.
  5. Respond to all community requests for speakers about agency involvement, and coordinate the appropriate staff person to deliver the presentation.
  6. Co-Lead current and new fundraising events, utilizing committees and board members..
  7. Maintain long-term relationships with existing donors
  8. Identify and build relationships with new and prospective donors
  9. Provide general supervisory support to the Prevention Education Coordinator
  10. Oversee the quality of donor data in the Salesforce system in conjunction with the Office Manager.
  11. Provide regular reports to the Executive Director on incomes through the Salesforce system.
  12. Lead the development of foundation and corporate support programs.
  13. Communicate fundraising goals throughout the organization and equip team members to reach them
  14. Develop and implement annual fundraising plan, in coordination with the Executive Director, including strategies and goals related to securing both immediate and long-term support.
  15. Active member of management team: participates in developing program planning and operational budgets.
  16. Attend staff meetings, retreats, and board meetings. Report to Executive Director and Board on the effectiveness of fundraising strategies and donor engagement.
  17. Generate new ideas that increase revenue and donor loyalty
  18. Attend meetings, seminars, and networking/outreach events on behalf of FOF

Perform other duties as requested by the Executive Director

Please send resume and cover letter to Ben Brustkern, email: [email protected] or by mail to 3835 West 9th Street, Waterloo, IA 50702.  All materials due by November 1st, 2019.