Chief Development Officer
Company: Feeding America
Posted on: February 24, 2021
The Chief Development Officer will be a critical member of the
executive leadership team, reporting to the CEO. The CDO will lead
the development team and serve as the chief fundraising and donor
steward strategist, effectively leading and managing the
development team to generate financial support to advance the work
of MFB in its mission. This leader will serve as a lead strategist
for fund development, responsible for designing and implementing a
comprehensive fund development plan to support all aspects of
philanthropic giving and to create a best in-class development
team. End date April 01, 2021 Opportunity type Job Category
Executive Director / CEO / Other C-Level Executives Job
responsibilities External Leadership
---Acts as a visible, external leader with all donors in the
communities MFB serves.
---Demonstrates skill and personal passion for engaging prospects
and existing donors.
---Oversees preparation and execution of annual fundraising plans
and corresponding budgets that outline goals and strategies, engage
staff and volunteers, and communicate with stakeholders.
---Understands various giving vehicles and value and strategically
---When necessary, refines business models internally to enhance
impact and return.
---Ensures stakeholders have a positive customer experience.
---Engages donors and responds to changing preferences in how
donors want to create impact.
---Ensures compliance with documents and protocols that honor donor
charitable intent-short and long term. Individual Giving
---In partnership with staff, develops and executes a comprehensive
fundraising strategy for all facets of individual giving, including
major gifts, planned giving, and direct marketing.
---Serves as a lead fundraiser, engaging prospects in effective
cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors.
---Leads fundraising by personally cultivating and soliciting a
portfolio of donors and top prospects.
---Sets strategy for CEO, board, and other staff to secure funding
through major donors.
---Supports board-lead fundraising activities, including committees
of the board (e.g. Development Committee). Organizational
Partnerships - Corporations, Foundations, Grants
---Responsible for donor engagement, fundraising, stewardship, and
management of the day-to-day functions of the development team and
the final phase of capital campaign efforts.
---Along with staff, develops and executes a comprehensive
fundraising strategy for institutional sponsorships, partnerships,
and grant management.
---Leads partnership development by personally cultivating and
meeting with corporations and foundations to maximize financial
support from sponsorships and grants.
---Proactively fosters relationships and pursues every avenue for
grants, securing general operating, capital, and special project
---In partnership with management, when necessary, develops and
executes capital campaigns to secure funding. Events
---Develops and executes a comprehensive strategy for special
events to increase financial return and standing in the community.
---Measures and reports appropriate development metrics in support
of the strategic plan.
---Understands and analyzes trends and design strategies to raise
financial support for SHH through individuals, corporations,
foundations, volunteers, events, and government.
---Inspires team members to aspire to outstanding customer service
for a diverse set of stakeholders.
---Acts as an active and engaged member of the executive team,
building strength and engagement across the organization and
specifically with the development team.
---Facilitates cross-department collaborations to leverage impact
internally and externally to maximize relationships and ROIs.
---Demonstrates by example the integrity and commitment expected
from colleagues, including a high expectation for accountability
---Exercises leadership style that promotes collaboration,
appreciates staff initiative, and creates opportunity for
---Establishes goals, monitors progress, and coach's employees to
empower them to meet their goals.
---Manages development team members around annual goals, metrics,
and performance evaluation, conducting monthly meetings with the
advancement team and frequent meetings with each direct report.
---Creates a positive environment where two-way communication and
strong trust are established.
---Performs other duties as assigned by the CEO. ---Bachelor's
Degree in a related field
---At least 2 years of experience as a fundraising and
organizational development specialist,
---Several years of management experience in a non-profit
organization or similar environment. Mountaineer Food Bank is
committed to a competitive salary based on commensurate experience
plus a generous benefit package including 100% employer paid
health, vision, dental, and life insurance. Also includes paid time
off, and 401k option. Deadline April 01, 2021 How to apply Send
resume, references, and cover letter to
firstname.lastname@example.org by April 1. Visit our website at
mountaineerfoodbank.org/employment for more information including a
full job posting. About the organization Working at Mountaineer
Food Bank is a uniquely rewarding experience in which our employees
work together as vital parts of a much larger mission: to feed the
hungry in West Virginia. We are innovative, mission-focused,
diverse, collaborative, values-driven and focused on results. We
are a West Virginia non-profit and the state's largest feeding
organization. Located in the heart of West Virginia, our mission is
to feed West Virginia's hungry through a network of feeding
programs and engage the state in the fight to end hunger.
Additional information Feel free to call or direct any questions
about this opportunity to CEO, Chad Morrison at
email@example.com or 304-364-5518. We look forward to
talking to you! Photos associated with client stories feature the
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