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Vice President of Development/Fundraising

Company: Westhab, Inc.
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Vice President of Development/FundraisingSTATUS: ExemptLOCATION: BashfordREPORTS TO: President and CEOSummaryThe Vice President of Development leads all aspects of Westhab's fundraising strategy and execution across all channels including: major gifts, planned giving, events, and direct response. Oversees marketing and public relations efforts, volunteer coordination, and the grant writing function, cultivating support from the public sector, philanthropic foundations, and corporate partners. The successful candidate will have an established network of relationships and the capacity to grow Westhab's development efforts in Westchester County, New York City, and beyond, and will have experience personally securing major gifts and meeting annual seven-figure fundraising goals.DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES

  • Creates, implements, and manages a comprehensive donor relations plan including prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. Builds an extensive donor pipeline.
  • Manages and personally solicits a group of major donors. Implements growth and retention strategies with existing donors and prospects of all levels.
  • Implements a Board engagement plan and works with the Board of Directors on overall fundraising strategy and donor cultivation efforts.
  • Oversees all donor cultivation, fundraising events, and annual appeals. Implements a comprehensive strategy for capital campaigns
  • Develops a planned giving program, to include identifying and soliciting prospects, creating and implementing a marketing strategy, and creating a gift policy.
  • Develops annual fundraising budgets. Reports on the overall performance of fundraising against goals and the strategic plan.
  • Supervises grant writing and volunteer coordination functions, building relationships with foundations, corporate partners, and civic organizations.
  • Supervises communications functions, including internal and external communications, social media, marketing, public relations, and press releases, working with outside public relations and marketing firms as needed.
  • Stays apprised of advancements in the fundraising and development profession. Directs and leads adaptations to current strategies and practices.EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor Degree required with 5-10 years of fundraising and development experience in leadership positions. Prior experience in a senior leadership role required. Strong background managing and cultivating all aspects of fundraising including high net worth individuals, foundation and corporate relations, and direct response fundraising. Experience with fundraising applications using available data to perform donor data analysis and reporting. Ability to coach staff in the development and successful management of a major gift portfolio.AGENCY PROFILE & EMPLOYEE EXPECTATIONS:Westhab is the premier organization of our kind in our region, providing housing and supportive services for more than 10,000 of the most vulnerable members of our community each year. We are staffed by an extraordinary group of hard working professionals that are fully committed to our mission - Building Communities. Changing Lives. Working at Westhab is not easy. Our expectations for all staff are high. We believe that the people and the communities that we have the privilege to serve deserve our very best every day. We are results-driven organization that focuses on empowerment and impact. If you want to apply for this opportunity, it should only be because you feel ready for the challenges and expectations that come with joining this kind of team. (EOE)z32Q39OTsC

Keywords: Westhab, Inc., Yonkers , Vice President of Development/Fundraising, Executive , Yonkers, New York

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