Organization: Arapahoe Douglas Mental Health NetworkTitle: Director of Development
Categories: Nonprofit Jobs
Region: Denver Metro Area
Subcategory: Health & Mental Health
Org Type: 501(c)(3)
Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network is growing! We are seeking motivated individuals to be a part of our Marketing and Development team in the FULL TIME position of Director of Development at our Englewood location. If you are passionate about what you do and want to make a difference, please apply.
Founded in 1955, ADMHN provides professional, culturally inclusive mental health and substance abuse services, including outpatient services such as individual, family, marital and group counseling and psychiatry– plus a full range of specialized programs including an acute treatment unit, program for those with severe and persistent mental illness, and more.
This position is eligible to enroll in our Competitive Benefit package.
|II. Position Summary:||The Director of Development is primarily responsible for the planning, implementing, directing and evaluating a comprehensive development program. Under the auspices of the External Relations department and in working with the Chief Marketing and External Relations Officer, the Director of Development will identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major individual gifts and planned gift as well as creating a more robust annual giving fund with the support of a Development Associate. This position will be responsible for supervising a Development Associate and will be involved in the planning and execution of special events, corporate giving and engaging and motivating board members and community volunteers in philanthropy.
From an organizational perspective, this position will work closely with the Chief Marketing and External Relations Officer and the marketing team on internal communications so as to ensure that development needs and current updates are well communicated amongst all clinical and program areas. Additionally, this position will work with the CMEO on long-range and strategic planning as it relates to the broader development area and will help coordinate and communicate these goals to organizational staff, Board of Directors and key volunteers.
|A. Education:||Bachelor’s degree in communications, business, marketing or related area
|B. Experience:||5-7 years’ experience in major gift fundraising with a demonstrated record of success in identifying, securing and soliciting of high level donors.
|A.) Provide leadership, direction and management to plan and implement a comprehensive, cost-effective development plan to meet organizational needs for Arapahoe Douglas Mental Health Network
B.) Work with staff, board and key volunteers to continually identify and broaden prospective individual and corporate donor base
C.) Provide executive level support and advisement in the development process to the Chief Marketing and External Relations Officer and to the CEO
D.) Supervise Development Associate and provide support when needed to members of the External Relations Division creating dynamic working relationships and a rewarding environment to ensure stability and a moving forward direction
E.) Responsible for Development Department Budget and resources maximum benefit of the organization
F.) Work with CMEO and CEO in recruitment of key volunteers to expand donor base and new prospects for leadership and annual giving gifts
G.) Work with CMEO and CEO on board and volunteer training in philanthropy and best practices
H.) Oversee Development Associate in donor data base information and procedures to ensure quality and accuracy of information
I.) Create, maintain and manage a portfolio of major gift prospects for annual, leadership and planned gifts
J.) Work with Development Associate in the creation and implementation of an annual unrestricted giving program beyond event program including annual appeals, social marketing collaborations and online donor campaigns
K.) Oversee development and production of all fundraising materials as created by Development Associate
L.) Work with Grants Writer and Researcher on reporting and stewardship of proposals to private, corporate and family foundations as needed
M.) As supervisor of Development Associate, oversee all aspects of fundraising events to ensure a seamless approach to logistics, budget and fundraising revenue are achieved
N.) Work with CMEO on performance measures for development department
O.) Collaborate with all Departmental Directors as needed to effectively accomplish organizational goals
P.) As designated by CMEO, represent organization at functions and community activities
Q.) Ensure ongoing collaboration with members of the External Relations team and other areas of the organization including finance, programs and clinical services
|A.) A strong generalist background with experience in creating and implementing a range of fundraising platforms including major gifts/ individual gifts, corporate planned giving, annual giving, event fundraising, direct mail and online donations and exposure to grant writing and foundation relations.
B.) Knowledge and commitment to ethical practices in cultivation and solicitation
C.) Strong writing, verbal and presentation skills
D.) 3 years’ experience managing staff in a fundraising or communications
E.) Computer proficiency and experience in working with fund development software systems
F.) Self-starter who is results oriented and committed to working as a part of a team
G.) Knowledge and passion for making a positive impact in the dialogue around mental health.
This is a posting on Colorado Nonprofit Association’s Career Center.