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Senior Director of Development

Full-time FULL_TIME ; posted: Tuesday, May 10 2022

2022-05-10

http://www.easterseals.com/florida

Easterseals Florida

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West Palm Beach, Florida 3409 US

To apply for this position, please complete our online application on our careers site at the link provided: https://eastersealsflorida.e3applicants.com/careers

Summary:

About the Position:

We are seeking a Senior Director of Development to develop and implement the strategic direction to increase financial support and foster community awareness and support of our programs and services in West Palm Beach. This position is responsible for the execution of fundraising activities to meet fiscal year budgeted goals through collaboration of staff, volunteers, corporate participation and local advisory board involvement. 

What we offer:

  • Live and on demand Professional Development opportunities
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Several Supplemental Insurance Policies
  • 403B Savings Plan
  • Easterseals Cares Wellness Program
  • Work Life Balance
  • The Opportunity to Make a Difference in the Community and the Organization

Basic Responsibilities:

A Snapshot of What You Will Be Doing:

  • Plan, develop, and implement fundraising plan to secure corporate, organization and foundation gifts in support of fundraising goals
  • Develop and manage a fundraising infrastructure that supports various giving strategies, stewardship, and donor data management activities
  • Plan and execute annual signature event
  • Identify, cultivate, recruit, and develop candidates for the local advisory board
  • Participate in community networking events
  • Travel to meet with and personally solicit donors

Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year College or university; and five years of development/sales experience; or equivalent combination of education
  • Fundraising goal achievement and relevant experience
  • Dynamic leadership experience
  • CFRE desirable
  • Non-profit experience preferred
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to meet our approved driver qualifications in order to drive for organization related business
  • An energetic, creative and professional individual who will portray and promote a positive, respectful, and team-based environment
  • Experience in event planning
  • Experience soliciting businesses and individuals for sponsorship opportunities and donated auction items
  • Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills; professional phone skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Significant attention to detail, superior organizational and writing skills and the ability to work quickly and efficiently
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, Adobe, Canva, and donor database software (Donor Perfect preferred)
  • Detail-oriented self-starter who can efficiently handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, as well as the ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Available for evening and weekend events and activities when needed 

Easterseals Florida is an AA/EEO employer and Drug Free Workplace (DFWP) (including medical marijuana).

Easterseals Florida has been rated a 2020 and 2021 Great Place to Work by our employees! We provide services daily that make a profound, positive difference in the lives of people living with disabilities and their families.  We believe in the potential of each individual's ability to live, work, learn and play in their own communities.  Working at Easterseals is more than just a job - it's an opportunity to be part of something bigger!  If you want to translate your talent, your passion, and your commitment to help people with disabilities, families and the community, you might be exactly what we are looking for.

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