Director of Development


Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter Inc

2021-01-13 06:05:31

salary: 75000.00 US Dollar . USD Annual

Job location Nashua, New Hampshire, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Executive Positions

Job description

New Opportunity: Director of Development Position Summary The Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter (NSKS) seeks a dynamic and innovative Director of Development to lead all fundraising initiatives and activities of the agency. Guided by a strong and sincere commitment to NSKSs mission, the Director will strategically develop and implement a detailed fundraising plan to support the agencys evolution and growth. Responsibilities will include:Strategic PlanningWork closely with the Executive Director to develop fundraising strategic plan, designed to meet the funding needs of NSKS. Annual FundSupervise execution of annual fundraising campaign, including but not limited to direct mail appeals, annual benefit, grants and individual donor cultivation.Build the major gift program through donor research, strategizing and outreach.Research foundations and write and/or edit grant proposals.Grow the volunteer base, with the goal of increasing volunteer confidence and involvement.Develop materials to be used as tools in the development process: impact statements; donor letters; fundraising brochures; email solicitations, newsletter articles and more.Oversee gift acknowledgement, donor recognition and stewardship.Collaborate with staff and volunteer committees on special events, taking lead responsibility for sponsor solicitation.Cultivate area corporate relationships to increase both financial and in-kind support.Develop a planned giving program. Capital CampaignProvide staff leadership in the ongoing planning, coordinating and managing of the capital campaign for major gifts and community efforts.Staff the Campaign Leadership Committee.Manage and monitor the campaign timeline.Work directly with campaign consultants.CommunicationWork with communications staff and consultant to maintain clear and consistent messaging in all media venues, including print and online solicitation materials.Board and Staff Leadership/SupportProvide quarterly updates to the Board of Directors on fundraising efforts and progress towards goals.Participate in committees and sub-committees of the Board of Directors.Build the boards understanding of their role in fundraising and their fundraising activity.Keep staff informed of development efforts and results.Communicate with program staff in order to be fully informed of NSKSs work.Provide fundraising training to staff and volunteers.Requirements & Qualifications A commitment to the mission and activities of NSKSAt least 4 years of nonprofit fundraising/development experience, with demonstrated success in major gift solicitation and grant writing.A strategic approach to management that balances control of details with the big picture.Innovative thinking and an eagerness to take on ambitious goals. Outstanding interpersonal communication skills and diplomacy. Comfort with public speaking, and the ability to deliver a message concisely and effectively.Excellent written communication, research, and organizational skills.Strong leadership qualities, with the ability to inspire a team toward a common goal.Ability to manage multiple concurrent timelines and projects.Experience with budget management and preparation of financial reports.Computer proficiency and experience with fundraising databases.Bachelors Degree (advanced degree preferred).The Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter offers competitive compensation ($65,000 - $75,000), excellent benefits, and a supportive workplace culture. Please submit your resume, along with a thoughtful cover letter, via email to: ; Subject line should contain Attn: Michael Reinke, Executive Director. Kindly note that resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. No telephone calls, please. About the Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter: Established in 1981, the Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter is a volunteer-driven, community-supported agency which, through the sharing of goods and talents, responds to individuals and families who lack the basic necessities or resources to improve their lives. With a financial budget of over $1.6M, an additional $2M in annual in-kind donations. NSKS is a well-managed and innovative agency. More than 90% of all donations go directly to programs, which include a permanent food pantry, multiple mobile pantries, a community kitchen serving 80,000 meals annually, a meals for kids program providing frozen evening meals for 13 public schools, financial assistance for a clients situational crisis, a single adult male emergency shelter and the only emergency shelter for single adult women and families. For more information, please browse our website.EOE

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