Website Nevada FFA Foundation
The director’s primary responsibility is the strategic execution and management of a comprehensive annual giving program.
He/She develops a coordinated matrix of solicitation strategies involving email, direct mail, phone/mail, personal visitation, workplace giving, employee giving and volunteer engagement, all focused on shaping a sustainable tradition of annual support.
In addition, he/she will foster the growth of best practices in the supporting areas of gift processing, data management and stewardship.
The director provides strategic direction and long-range/short-range planning in the context of growing the annual giving program while supporting the greater development goals of the Nevada FFA Foundation.
- Determine annual individual and corporate giving goals for all solicitation strategies and build strategic and tactical plans for achieving these goals.
- Focus on effective engagement and solicitation activities within specific market segments identified as having potential for the greatest growth.
- Work effectively with the executive director and board to gain strong participation in annual giving and build strategies for moving donors to higher giving levels.
- Statewide travel may be required. Reliable transportation is required.
- Team player with the ability to work independently in a frequently changing environment.
- Excellent interpersonal, listening, written and verbal communication, follow-up, and project management skills and initiative.
- Interact and work with a diverse group of internal/external people.
- Provide excellent customer service to internal and/or external customers.
- Effectively prioritize, organize, use time-management skills, and be adept at multi-tasking.
- Accurate, detailed-oriented, able to problem solve/analyze, and maintain a high level of confidentiality.
- Computer literate and be able to make and receive phone calls. Must be willing to use personal phone and computer and have access to reliable internet service.
- Strong understanding of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) as well as an ability to learn new software programs. Ability to learn/use QuickBooks and Donor Perfect.
- Confident in speaking in front of small and large groups.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience may be substituted for education
- 3+years of previous non-profit or fundraising, public relations, sales, marketing experience preferred.
- Yearly ½ time position contract. Committed to 3-year position (1/2 time). Willing to go full-time sooner based on success. The position will be evaluated yearly to determine details such as expanding the position and benefits.
- Flexible Schedule, minimum 20 hours per week
- Pay – 1099 Contract Position (Open to making it a part-time employee position.) – $45,000 plus a budget for travel and professional networking
- Remote work in Nevada preferred. Residence outside of Nevada negotiable based on experience and travel budget.
- To apply, submit a detailed letter of application addressing the essential functions and technical/professional knowledge, a current resume, and the names and contact information for three (3) references to: email@example.com with “Annual Fund Director” in the subject link. Questions can be directed to Heather Dye, 775-721-6052.
To apply for this job email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org