Director Of Advancement - Missouri

Company: The Rome Group
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Location: USA

Working closely with the development staff and leadership team, and reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Director of Advancement is responsible for planning, developing, and executing strategies for obtaining donations in support of, and enhancing the public awareness and understanding of Memory Care Home Solutions. This individual will cultivate relationships and secure support from individuals and corporations who are capable of making donations to the organization. Additionally, the Director of Advancement will develop and manage relationships with key volunteers and board members, ensuring a pipeline of active donors and volunteers.

This position supervises a Development Coordinator, Grants Manager, Grant Writer, and a part-time Development Assistant.

Characteristic Duties

Work in consultation with the Executive Director and leadership team to identify and communicate funding priorities for the organization.

Provide counsel to senior leadership through participation in Leadership Team meetings.

Prepare an annual development plan with monthly, quarterly, and yearly activity and progress goals.

Qualify, develop, and manage a portfolio of annual, major, and planned giving donors.

Work with development staff on the stewardship of assigned donors.

Identify and utilize volunteers, staff, publications and other resources to identify linkage, ability, and interest of major gift prospects.

Ensure that prospects capable of major gifts are cultivated and solicited in an appropriate and deliberate manner.

Provide oversight and direction for fundraising team.

Oversee grant team and any contracted grant writers through management of prospect research, proposal

writing, reporting, and trustee relationship management.

Work with Executive Director to develop and manage an Advancement budget that meets organizational needs.

Facilitate Board of Director's Advancement Committee.

Oversee the management of fundraising events.

Oversee database management, including gift processing and acknowledgement process.

Oversee and manage marketing and social media efforts.

Assist with other development projects as needed.


5 or more years of fundraising experience required.

Bachelor's degree or equivalent education/experience preferred.

CFRE certification is preferred.

Experience with strategic planning and nonprofit budgeting.

Demonstrated success cultivating and closing major gifts.

Experience working with a Board of Directors.

Ability to develop effective partnerships with internal and external constituencies.

Ability to build and maintain positive constituent and colleague relationships through constructive communication skills and professionalism.

Ability to work with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.

Effective communication skills including ability to write and speak persuasively about the organization.

Strong interpersonal and motivational skills.

Strong organizational and time management skills.

Ability to work independently while also working as a member of the senior administration team.

Work Day: Full Time
Employment type: Permanent Job
Salary: Negotiable

Minimal experience: No experience

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