The Opportunity Tree
Phoenix, AZ, United States
Director of Development
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Director of Development
Job Summary: The Director of Development is responsible for overseeing The Opportunity Tree's fundraising efforts through grants, individual contributions, and corporate sponsorships. The Director is also responsible for coordinating all grant reporting and external communications with partners and media outlets in the communities served by The Opportunity Tree.
Essential Job Functions:
- Work with CEO to determine monetary fundraising goals for the fiscal year.
- Collaborate with Development and Marketing Committee to create a strategic plan for fundraising and marketing activities.
- Research and maintain list of potential donors including grants, individual contributions, and corporate sponsorships.
- Coordinate and maintain literature necessary for distribution for potential funders, stakeholders, and community partners.
- Collaborate with Programs team to identify key programmatic funding needs.
- Coordinate and maintain agency website and social media platforms.
- Plan and execute annual giving campaigns - including but not limited to Giving Tuesday, Arizona Gives Day, and annual Tax Credit Campaign.
- Assist CEO and Directors team with internal communications as necessary.
- Research, register for, plan, and staff outreach events in collaboration with Leadership Team.
- Maintain current and expand future community partnerships.
- Be responsible for all branding of agency materials.
- Maintain awareness of current local, state, and national fundraising trends, best practices, and technologies.
- Maintain confidentiality of information regarding Members and The Opportunity Tree.
- Collaborate with Operations and Finance Departments to ensure campaigns are compliant with standards and regulations as stipulated in initial request to funders. 15. Advocate on behalf of the Members and their families to ensure individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities have a voice.
- Remain compliant with all attendance rules.
- Promote and maintain a collaborative and respectful working environment and a line of communication with all stakeholders of The Opportunity Tree.
- Comply and enforce the Policies, Procedures, and Regulations of The Opportunity Tree.
- Other job duties as assigned.
- Minimum of 18 years of age.
- Current driver license with Non-Restricted Vehicle Record and compliance per the requirements of The Opportunity Tree’s insurance carrier.
- Communicate in English; speech, write and read.
- Experience: One (1) year preferred in the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) field. At least 2 years of experience in Development required.
- Education: Four-year degree preferred with a preference in non-profit management, communications, business, or public administration.
- Knowledge: Intermediate in MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, web browser (experience with other required software).
- Personal enthusiasm for participation in a non-profit organization, which provides services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- Positive attitude and ability to represent The Opportunity Tree effectively in the community. Ability to work collaboratively as a team member with Members, staff, families, funders, and stakeholders.
- Successful completion and maintain all required training which may include CPR, First Aid, Article 9, and Prevention and Support.
- Successfully meet AZ-DPS requirements for Fingerprint Clearance Card.
- Reliable transportation and travel for The Opportunity Tree business.
- Supervisory skills to include but not limited to knowledge of management principles in staff interaction and task productivity, leadership abilities, problem identification, and resolution administration.
- Lift/carry/transfer minimum of 40 pounds.
- Bend, kneel and stoop. 3. Pushing or pulling of wheelchairs.
- Reach/ reach overhead.
- Walk/stand for extended periods.
- Sit for extended periods.
- Finger/hand/wrist dexterity to eye.
- This position is considered a “safety-sensitive” position.