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Manager of Donor Relations & Events   

Date posted: August 14, 2020
Organization:Catholic Community Services

General Position Summary

The Manager of Donor Relations & Events works closely with the COO of Communications, Fund Development and Public Affairs to plan, develop, implement and evaluate communications and fund development projects and systems to advance the mission and improve the financial sustainability of Catholic Community Services and affiliated organizations. Management responsibilities include department donor relations, including recognition, cultivation and awareness building activities.  Event management, database management and quality improvement across all systems are priorities.  In addition to managing ongoing donor recognition, communication and events, the Donor Relations Manager contributes to all sustainable funding and communications projects including capital funding and grant writing and reporting.

FTE - Exempt - Full time - 40 hours per week (some weekends & evenings as needed)

Schedule: Days - Monday-Friday 

Annual Wage:  $45,552 - $53, 539 DOQ DOE

This position is based in Salem, Oregon

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Communications, English, Marketing, or related field and six years related work experience in communications, public relations and fund development and demonstrated competence in project management, or
  2. Master’s Degree in related field with 4 or more years of experience.
  3. Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, Power Point and knowledge of relational database logic
  4. Valid Oregon driver’s license and reliable transportation. 

Essential Position Functions and Key Work Processes 

    1. Develops the donor relations components of the annual operations plan and works closely with the COO of Communications, Resource Development and Public Affairs to refine and implement the plan.
    2. Plans and implements ongoing engagement activities and events for recurring donors, pledge holders, grant makers, corporate sponsors and major donors, with an emphasis on the CCS General Fund, Father Taaffe Homes, Saint Joseph Shelter and Mission Benedict.
    3. Leads the content development process for donor newsletters and appeals (electronic and print).
    4. Oversees all donor mailings including acknowledgements, holiday appeals, pledge reminders, annual report and end of year mailing.
    5. Event Management: Develops Gantt chart for each department-sponsored event including the Annual Luncheon and St. Joseph the Worker Annual Fundraising Dinner and coordinates video story development, messaging, stage management, logistics, volunteers (with volunteer coordinator) and staff to ensure success. Coordinates with Volunteer Team to request and schedule volunteer needs including developing job descriptions and requirements.
    6. Secures new table hosts and sustains relationships with existing table hosts and increases corporate giving through effective interaction with corporate sponsors
    7. Coordinates regular fund development meetings to advance funding goals.
    8. Works to increase Knights of Columbus donations to Father Taaffe Homes and other faith-based ministries such as Saint Joseph Shelter and Mission Benedict.
    9. Tracks and achieves increase in ongoing “Know thy Donor” contacts with Bishop’s Circle, 60+ Annual Luncheon Table Captains, major donors and other key funders.
    10. Supervises and acts as a back up to the department digital content and administrative specialist to ensure:
      1. Tracking and reporting of department project deadlines, quality assurance procedures and practices, and fiscal compliance utilizing department project management systems and software
      2. Tracking and coordinating of all departmental projects and ensure timely acceptance response and updates to requestors
      3. Documentation of department procedures in a standard operating procedures manual.
      4. Maintaining talent release files and assures compliance for all photography
      5. Maintaining up-to-date publicity files, including grant agreement media requirements, photo library, etc.

Associate Director of Development   

Date posted: August 14, 2020
Organization:PSU Foundation

At the PSU Foundation, we believe in the power of higher education to transform lives. We are a mission-driven organization focused on advancing Portland State University through relationships, community connections and philanthropy. As part of our team, you’ll join a group of passionate, committed and engaged individuals working to empower students, faculty and the communities we serve. Join us.

The Opportunity:  

The PSU Foundation is currently searching for a creative, thoughtful and detail-oriented Associate Director of Development for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) and the College of Education (COE) to join our team of highly talented individuals who work together to advance the mission of higher education. This position is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and securing new and ongoing major gifts, as well as planned gifts.  The Associate Director of Development will carry a portfolio of major and planned gift prospects, using moves management and being guided by metrics, to maximize six- and seven-figure gifts to Portland State.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree.
  • A minimum of three years of relevant fundraising experience including proven success in securing six-and seven-figure gifts.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse groups including alumni, volunteers, faculty, and staff.
  • Extensive experience in prospect cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
  • Excellent analytical, computer and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with campaign fundraising demonstrated experience in writing proposals and stewardship reports for donors.
  • A willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends.
  • Experience using MS office applications, Google mail, Google Docs and fundraising software is a must.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A strong candidate will possess a graduate degree and CFRE Certification
  • Fundraising experience in higher education, particularly a large, public institution, or comparably complex organization is preferred. Familiarity with donor databases is also a plus.
  • Experience with campaign fundraising.

Characteristics and Cultural Competencies:

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and duties simultaneously while paying careful attention to details and meeting deadlines
  • Results-oriented professional who can set, pursue and achieve goals
  • Creative thinker with high degree of integrity and loyalty
  • Strong affinity for the mission of higher education
  • Creates an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates differences
  • Functions and communicates effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities and cultural backgrounds
  • Seeks opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural and inclusive settings with a willingness to change for continual improvement
  • Is committed to these core values that guide our ethical, professional approach to our work: collaboration, integrity, transparency, empowerment, donor-centric

Essential Duties:

  • The Associate Director of Development (CLAS and COE) will possess a spirit of cooperation and work collaboratively with the Foundation’s fundraising programs and partners including Annual Giving, Planned Giving, Corporate and Foundation Relations, the Alumni Association, and the Office of Research and Strategic Partnerships
  • Manage a portfolio of major gift prospects for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship
  • Develop and implement strategies to increase giving from individual, corporations, and foundations that match the prospects’ interests with the University’s priorities
  • Successfully close six- and seven-figure gifts
  • Identify and qualify new prospects through discovery visits
  • Write, edit, and participate in the development of case statements and proposals
  • Work with the Prospect Management and Research team to identify new prospects; comply with the moves management system; and achieve required metrics
  • Participate in the planning and execution of fundraising and stewardship events including campus visits
  • Represent Portland State at university and community events

Other Essential Information:

  • Proposed Start Date: September 2020
  • Department: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and College of Education
  • Workdays/Hours: Full-time
  • Benefits Eligible. For a full list of our awesome offered benefits, please visit: https://www.psuf.org/careers
  • Pay Grade Level: 5, $57,000 - $75,000 dependent on experience

PSU Foundation an EEO employer. To learn more about the foundation, our strategic direction and our financial impacts, please visit: https://www.psuf.org/about-psu-foundation

Ready to apply? We are looking forward to hearing from you! Please visit: www.psuf.org/careers to apply. This position will close on August 31, 2020.

Associate Director of Development for the School of Business Administration 

Date posted: August 14, 2020
Organization:PSU Foundation

At the PSU Foundation, we believe in the power of higher education to transform lives. We are a mission-driven organization focused on advancing Portland State University through relationships, community connections and philanthropy. As part of our team, you’ll join a group of passionate, committed and engaged individuals working to empower students, faculty and the communities we serve. Join us.

The Opportunity:

The PSU Foundation is currently searching for a creative, thoughtful and detail-oriented Associate Director of Development for the School of Business Administration (SBA) to join our team of highly talented individuals who work together to advance the mission of higher education.

The Associate Director of Development (SBA) is a frontline fundraising position, responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding special and major gifts on behalf of the School of Business Administration. The Associate Director will carry a portfolio of donor prospects, using moves management and metrics, to optimize special and major gifts to SBA. This position will involve collaborating with various SBA faculty and staff, including the SBA Dean. It will emphasize building a pipeline of new and existing donors, with a primary, but not exclusive focus on gifts in the $10,000 to $100,000 range.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three years of relevant fundraising experience, including proven success in securing outright gifts and pledges.
  • Experience in prospect cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.
  • Demonstrated excellence in analytical, computer, written and oral communication skills.
  • Definable competence in writing proposals and stewardship reports for donors.
  • Validated computer proficiency; including experience in using MS office applications, Google mail, Google Docs and other fund-raising software as necessary to manage donors and prospects.
  • Available and willing to both travel and work evenings and weekends as necessary to achieve fundraising objectives.
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • More than two years of fundraising experience in higher education, particularly a large, public, urban university or a comparably complex organization.
  • Specific experience in higher education or a non-profit environment is a plus.
  • A graduate degree.
  • A deep appreciation for the mission of Portland State University.

Characteristics and Cultural Competencies:

  • Ability to set and achieve or exceed fundraising goals.
  • Experience in developing and managing donor relationships.
  • Evidence of successful performance in a highly collaborative, team-oriented organization.
  • Results-oriented professional who can set, pursue, and achieve goals.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and duties simultaneously, while paying careful attention to details and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to take complex information from many sources and distill it to core messages to communicate to different audiences.
  • A philosophical comfort and strong affinity with the specialized mission of PSU and its School of Business as an urban institution of higher education.

Essential Duties:

  • Build, develop and manage a portfolio of 100-125 donor prospects.
  • Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward donors to the School of Business, with a focus (but not exclusive) on gifts in the $10,000 to $100,000 range.
  • Develop and implement strategies to build SBA’s donor pipeline, with an emphasis on identifying new high potential prospects. Target 120 visits/year.
  • Develop strategies to appropriately utilize the SBA Dean and faculty/staff in prospect development cycle. Serve as Development liaison for chairs and key faculty members in SBA’s departments and centers.
  • Serve as primary staff contact for one or more SBA Advisory Boards.
  • Create and implement targeted annual giving strategies, in collaboration with the SBA Assistant Director of Development and PSUF’s central Annual Giving team.
  • Periodic and consistent travel to areas of with high concentrations of SBA alumni, donors and prospective donors. These areas to include, but not be limited to San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle and Phoenix.
  • Uphold PSU and PSUF brand standards.

Other Essential Information:

  • Department: School of Business Administration
  • Anticipated Start Date: September 2020
  • Work Days/Hours: Full-time, Exempt
  • Benefits Eligible. For a full list of our awesome offered benefits, please visit: https://www.psuf.org/careers
  • Pay Grade Level: 5, $57,000 - $75,000 depending on experience

PSU Foundation an EEO employer. To learn more about the foundation, our strategic direction and our financial impacts, please visit: https://www.psuf.org/about-psu-foundation

Ready to apply? We look forward to hearing from you! Visit: www.psuf.org/careers to apply today!

Major Gifts Officer 

Date posted: August 12, 2020
Organization:Marion Polk Food Share

Marion Polk Food Share is the regional food bank serving Marion and Polk counties.  Support from our local community makes it possible for the Food Share to collect and distribute nutritious food for children, adults and seniors through more than 100 partner programs, including food pantries, meal sites and home-delivered meals and to carry out programs to address the root causes of hunger. 

The mission of Marion Polk Food Share is “Bringing people together to end hunger and its root causes.”

At the Food Share, our commitment is to:

Treat all people as our neighbor                      Value diversity and strive for inclusion

Listen first and seek to understand                  Focus on shared goals

Encourage creativity and be willing to take risks

Statement of Purpose:  The Major Gifts Officer develops relationships with leadership-level donors to deepen their engagement with the Food Share and provide them with meaningful information about the impact they make in the mission of ending hunger.

Summary of Role:  The Major Gifts Officer maintains a portfolio of donors and through meaningful relationship-building, determines what their philanthropic interests are to develop personalized donor plans that align Food Share needs with donors’ interests and capabilities.

Core Areas of Responsibility

Qualifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards a select portfolio of Marion Polk Food Share donors who are giving leadership-level gifts.

This position has no supervisory responsibilities but may provide leadership, guidance and training to volunteers.

Areas of Responsibility, Evaluation and Essential Functions: 

Qualifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards a select portfolio of Marion Polk Food Share donors who are giving leadership-level gifts.

    • Works with Director of Major Gifts to regularly review portfolio and qualify donors for engagement.
    • Develops and maintains written personalized donor plans for each qualified donor in portfolio.
    • Engages with qualified donors personally to deepen their connection to the work of the Food Share that they support.
    • Develops personalized gift proposals, involving Food Share leadership as needed, to solicit donors for leadership-level Gifts.
    • Ensures donors are receiving prompt acknowledgement and meaningful information about their support.
    • Identifies donors in portfolio who are ready to increase their support.
    • Engages Food Share leadership in donor relationships as needed.
    • Attends all Food Share donor events.
  • Works collaboratively with members of the development team to support other development activities and achieve team goals.
  • Other duties as assigned[i]

Education and/or Experience; Certificates/Licenses/Registrations:

·       Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, liberal arts or related field, preferred.

·       Three or more years of successful experience in development, fundraising, marketing, public relations, sales and/or donor relations activities.

·       Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and experience with computer databases and tools.

·       Must possess Oregon driver’s license and auto insurance and acceptable driving history for the last three years.

·       Must pass pre-employment drug screen and full background check, including driving record check.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal skills.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to use effective interpersonal skills, listening, diplomacy and tact to build strong relationships with donors and all levels of staff
  • Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse group of external and internal persons to achieve results.
  • Demonstrated skills and commitment to quality, timeliness, efficiency, and effectiveness.
  • Demonstrated strong organization skills with attention to detail.

·       Excellent customer service and follow-through skills.

·       Must review and agree to Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Code of Ethical Standards.

Job Conditions:

Work may be performed at a work station while using a telephone and sitting at a computer screen for extended periods and throughout other venues in the community.  May occasionally lift, move and carry objects in excess of 30 pounds.  Work is subject to varying indoor and outdoor temperatures and road and walkway surface in all seasons.  May work or travel out of the local area and work outside normal working hours, such as evenings and weekends on occasion.  Work in excess of 10 hours per week during peak business periods may occasionally be required.

 

Title

Major Gifts Officer

Department

Development

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Status

☒ Full Time  ☐ Part Time

Hours Per Week

40

Reports to

Director of Major Gifts

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K

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[i] This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description. Marion Polk Food Share has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and physical demand satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.  EOE.