The Director leads the fund development efforts of OneWest and is expected to plan and execute all aspects of the development department, including but not limited to: major gifts, annual and capital campaigns, grants, reporting, donor recognition, direct mail campaigns, email communications, fundraising and cultivation events, and board engagement. An important and early focus of the new Director will be to lead the successful execution of a multi-million comprehensive fundraising effort.
In concert with this initiative, the Director will also be charged with expanding and diversifying OneWest’s fundraising program to increase long term sustainable operating support for the agency’s mission that will aspire to $3M annually after three years. In each of these efforts, the Director will look to increase both the number of donors and revenue to the agency. The Director is first and foremost the lead fundraising professional for OneWest and should expect to be meeting daily with current and potential major contributors in order to cultivate, solicit and steward gifts. The Director must have excellent oral and written communication skills, be articulate, poised and professional in all situations and be able to work closely with the President & CEO to support and guide all fundraising visits. The Director must also analyze data to increase support by regularly improving methods for cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, retention and increased giving across the region and nationally. This position is the key senior staff member to serve as liaison to the Fundraising Committee. The Director must be a team player, flexible in working with varied constituents including Board Members, local advocates, volunteers and OneWest staff among others. The Director reports to the President and CEO.
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Applications will be reviewed immediately and will be considered until the position is filled.
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