DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR (CHILDREN'S CANCER PARTNERS)
Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas
POSITION: Development Director
TYPE: Full time, exempt
REPORT: Executive Director
DESCRIPTION: Position works closely with the Executive Director (ED) to set
overall resource development strategy and goals. Pursues and
cultivates new donors and develops current donors to foster a
higher level of giving. Stewards existing and prospective
donor/grantor relationships, assuring appropriate recognition and
accurate reporting. Manages assigned fundraising events.
Initiates, manages and grows strategic community partnerships.
Collaborate with ED in all resource development matters and communications.
Serve as a passionate and informed advocate for CCP.
Communicate CCP’s story effectively with individuals and large groups, in spoken
and written form, stimulating enthusiasm for and commitment to the work of the
Manage, identify, cultivate, solicit, secure and steward assigned donors.
Promote, solicit and secure planned gifts as part of a systematic program.
Seek opportunities and introductions for CCP’s Kidz in Lids program.
Foster enduring relationships and provide thoughtful support to CCP board
members, donors and volunteers as appropriate.
Research, recommend and implement donor relation and retention programs.
Ensure timely and accurate reporting to funders/donor.
Strategically design and execute the CCP annual fundraising program.
Provide strategic leadership for CCP’s Development Committee.
Collaborate with staff, manage the planning and execution of successful
Identify and engage community partners/volunteers for leadership roles on special
As directed, coordinate with external parties to plan and executive third-party
Establish and pursue ambitious revenue generation goals.
Oversee management of a comprehensive donor database with optimal accuracy
Oversee management and updating of a Grants Funding Calendar and collaborate
with the ED on the development of timely and productive grant applications.
Perform all necessary duties to ensure that organization’s financial goals are met.
Collaborate with CCP’s marketing team to accurately and effectively promote the
organization’s brand and messaging, participating in media activities as requested.
Other duties as appropriate and assigned.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS INCLUDE:
Commitment to excellence in supporting children battling cancer
College degree or experience equivalency
Significant prior experience in relevant non-profit fundraising roles
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communications skills
Means and ability to travel throughout CCP service area
Familiar with web/text/cloud-based donations and crowdfunding
May include evening and weekend assignments
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Proficiency with donor software system, preferably Blackbaud eTapestry
Ability to perform routine office work, lift up to 25 lbs.
Valid Driver’s license
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