Pay: 43,000 per year
Option to be fully remote
Our client, Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center is seeking a new Development Director. The Development Director will report to Maxville Heritage’s Executive Director. In this role, the Development Coordinator will become adept in stewardship activities related to non-profit fundraising and relationship management, including creating and implementing fundraising, development, and communications strategy for MHIC, as well as grant writing and tracking. The Development Coordinator will perform administrative duties related to fundraising, marketing, and public relations and will gain firsthand experience in strategic planning to increase the capacity of a small, growing non-profit organization. This role is entry level and will serve as the catalyst for a successful career in non-profit fundraising and relationship management for the right candidate.
DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assist with the development and implementation of a Development Plan that incorporates a range of strategies including annual appeals, major donors, grants, corporate and individual appeals, and special events.
- Work with committees and the Executive Director in establishing an annual Development Calend
- Coordinate, submit draft for Fall Appeal fundraising letter campaign with the Executive Director.
- Adhere to event budgets, offer fundraising insight where applicable, and attend events to assist in set up, implementation, and clean up.
- Coordinate with MHIC’s affiliate social media outputs and timely PR for all fundraising and development events.
- Assist in grant research, tracking, reporting, and writing when necessary with input from MHIC’s Executive Director.
- Access and use database and relationship tracking software(Pastperfect museum software), specifically donors; individual, corporate, foundation and public funders. Annual tax receipts and end of year fundraising efforts.
- Enter donations and produce receipts/thank yous for donors (Pastperfect).
- Generate accurate, comprehensive donation report at the end of the fiscal year; assist Executive Director in the creation of a Annual Report.
- Attend networking events with the Executive Director to increase your professional network, expand relationship management skills, and enhance MHIC’s outreach and capacity.
- Assist Administrator duties as needed including documentation files support for financial operations.
- Research current trends in fundraising and development.
DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR REQUIREMENTS:
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent development work experience (2 years minimum)
- Experience with organizing special events
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Knowledge of social media tools: Facebook, Twitter, website support management
- Some experience in database management and data entry
- Ability to handle some flexible hours (weekdays, some evenings, and an occasional Saturday and Sunday to help with events)
- Interest and desire to learn how to become an impactful development professional
- An understanding of and belief in the mission of Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
- Knowledge of event management, processes, and available resources including social marketing and web-based strategies.
- Organizational, project planning, and leadership skills.
- Exceptional interpersonal skills: ability to interact effectively with community leaders, board members, corporate managers, prospects, donors, and a variety of volunteers.
- Must be able to coordinate multiple tasks and be open to new learning experiences.
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
- Creativity, drive, enthusiasm and initiative to carry projects to conclusion.
- Ability to learn Salesforce database management software required.
About Motus Recruiting and Staffing, Inc:
Founded in 2006, Motus is an award-winning recruiting and staffing firm in the Pacific Northwest, specializing in professional services and technology solutions. We are a group of people who not only recognize the importance of representation, but actively fight for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process. Our goal is to educate organizations on the importance of DEI when hiring, promoting, and supporting diverse employees. We are calling organizations to demonstrate their commitment to DEI by being intentional about who they hire.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status