Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 26-Jul-2017 to 25-Aug-2017
  • - Easter Seals Crossroads
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Position Summary:  

The VP of Marketing and Development is responsible for securing financial resources through grants and appeals which will support the organization's programs and services. The VP is also responsible for helping to build and manage the organization's brand and all aspects of marketing communications in order to raise awareness of the organization. The VP reports to the CEO, and works closely with the Board and management of the organization. 

Essential Functions:

  1. Develop all marketing and fundraising strategies to grow the base of philanthropic support and increase public awareness of Easterseals Crossroads.
    • Monitor and evaluate all fundraising activities to ensure that the fundraising goals are being achieved.
    • Develop and monitor a realistic annual fund budget with revenue and expense projections
    • Work closely with staff to review program services in order to obtain information for reporting, comply with donor expectations and be aware of programmatic needs for funding to fill gaps or unmet needs of consumers.
    • Develop and execute with the CEO a comprehensive marketing plan that includes events, media relations, press releases, social networking, annual report, website, newsletters, and branding.


  1. Set the organization's strategic fundraising agenda to achieve and exceed its revenue goals through the solicitation of individual, corporate and foundation support and grants.
    • Develop an annual comprehensive development plan, in collaboration with the CEO, with targeted goals, objective, methods, quantifiable outcomes and timelines which will achieve budgeted goals
    • Identify and develop corporate, community and individual prospects for the organization's fundraising priorities.
    • Ensure follow up relationship calls are made with all identified prospects in order to keep people engaged.
    • Secure general operating and capacity building grants.
    • Write and submit new and renewed grants and reports.
    • Oversee the administration of a donor mailing list and database which respects the privacy and confidentiality of donor information 
  1. Builds and manages brand identity and all aspects of marketing communication to raise awareness of the organization and its programs. 
    • Monitor trends in the community or region and adapt fundraising strategies as necessary.
    • Investigate possibilities of program partnerships and strategic alliance that will extend the organization's brand in the community and increase avenues of support.
    • Manage and promote special events.
    • Foster an understanding of philanthropy within the organization.
    • Grow positive awareness of the organization and strengthen its reputation with consumers, funders and the community it serves. 
  1. In consultation with the CEO, recruit, interview, and select well-qualified development staff. 
  1. Manage all development staff activities and performance.

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