Organization: Girls Inc. Of Greater Houston Mission:
Job Title: Director of Development Salary:
Location: Houston Posted on:
Contact: Louise Symmes Email:
Description: Girls Inc.'s mission is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. We do this by developing the whole girl, from age 6 -18 by bringing programs to schools, through camps, and other activities and programs. The Development Director will be responsible for overseeing all fund raising and communication efforts for Girls Inc. of Greater Houston. This individual will be responsible for working with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to develop and implement a strategic fund raising plan that will allow Girls Inc. to meet its operating budget needs and objectives on an annual basis and beyond. Developing, implementing and coordinating the fundraising plan requires securing funds by, but not limited to: • Identifying, prioritizing, cultivating, soliciting and recognizing both Individual Donor and Foundations • Developing grant proposals, writing the proposal, and following up with any required reporting, • Planning, overseeing, and executing major fall and spring fundraising events, • Managing and overseeing Donor Management data base including recording, reporting and reconciling all donations • Leading other office personnel in assisting and executing all fundraising efforts This position will also be responsible for developing, implementing and executing a communications strategy. This includes: • Developing and executing a communications calendar • Maintaining the content of the web site • Actively and creatively using social media as a promotion and fundraising tool • Gathering content, writing articles, producing and distributing the quarterly newsletter • Community outreach - developing new community partnerships in collaboration with the Executive Director and Program Director
Skills: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Ten plus years proven experience in resource development including: • Major gifts solicitation experience in Annual Campaign • Minimum 5 years in grant writing with excellent writing, editing and research skills • Minimum 5 years of fundraising event planning • Excellent oral communication skills and ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors while building long-term relationships. • Ability to manage multiple projects while objectively evaluating, making effective decisions, and developing alternative solutions. • Ability to use software including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience in Raisers Edge is preferred. How to Apply: Interested candidates may submit a resume and cover letter with salary expectations by emailing by August 31, 2017. No phone calls, please. GIRLS INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Education: Bachelors
Yrs Experience: 10+
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