Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 09-Aug-2018 to 08-Sep-2018
  • - Big Green
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • $80,000.00 /year
  • Full Time

We're searching for a Development Director to provide on-the-ground leadership and management as we build connections, fundraise to install 100+ Learning Gardens in Indianapolis.
 
Organization Overview:
Big Green is a national nonprofit dedicated to building a nationwide network of learning garden programs to ensure all kids have a healthier future. We believe that real food has the power to improve the health and well-being of every person and create a more sustainable future.
 
Position Duties:
 
Development
• Oversee creation and implementation of $1 MM regional fundraising plan; collaborate with National Development Team to meet fundraising goals for annual regional budget and support successful completion of annual organizational fundraising goals
• Build and maintain effective relationships with individual donors, corporate partners, and foundation staff
• Conduct successful fundraising events for the region to expand the organization's impact
• Guide and lead efforts to recruit and manage a Regional Advisory Board
• Create a strong and thoughtful donor retainment plan
 
Regional Team Management
• Develop and manage annual budgets
• Oversee the organization and implementation of the Program and Project Management plans in region
• Provide leadership and be a resource for intra-regional teams
• Communicate general organization and regional goals to team
• Communicate and work collaboratively with the National Development, Program, and Project Management teams around functional and organizational guidelines and goals
• Ensure timely information and reporting between the region and the National Office
• Advise and guide regional team on district relationships and strategic program partners
 
Qualifications
• Passion and enthusiasm for Big Green's mission
• Bachelor's degree from accredited four-year college or university. Master's degree preferred
• Proven ability to raise at least $1MM annually
• Five years of business development experience with demonstrated track record of success
• Intimate familiarity with and experience in the political and cultural landscape of Indianapolis metropolitan area
• Preferred knowledge of Indianapolis school districts and related education systems
• Proven management and leadership capabilities
• Experience working with senior level executives in a nonprofit or corporate environment
• High energy, positive attitude, flexibility, teamwork, and attention to detail; high degree of initiative
• Strong oral and written communication, including public speaking; demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively
• Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations including youth and adults
• Superb interpersonal skills, professional demeanor, flexible and team-oriented
• Demonstrated ability to think strategically and thoroughly understand strategic development
• Strong partnership-building and event management skills
• Ability and willingness to travel
• Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; knowledge of Salesforce or CRM a plus
 
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