Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 08-Jul-2019 to 01-Aug-2019
  • - Dove Recovery House for Women
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Dove House is seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual for the role of Marketing & Development Manager. A successful candidate will provide leadership for a Board-approved fundraising plan that creates a donor-centered philanthropic culture throughout the organization, and oversight of a marketing plan that advances the external presence of Dove House.

Organization Overview:
Dove Recovery House for Women is committed to empowering women to become substance free, self-sufficient, and healthy by providing safe housing, quality programming, and – above all – hope for their future.

Position Duties:
• Actively communicate the organization's mission and values to funders, donors, and the community at-large.
• Oversee a stewardship program that acknowledges donations/sponsorships in a timely manner, and communicates with donors/sponsors throughout the year to strengthen relationships and further engage and retain their support of Dove House.
• Implement fundraising strategies that cultivate relationships with current and prospective donors in order to secure new funding/increased gifts.
• Manage all functions of the fundraising database to update sponsor/donor records which includes but is not limited to entering donor information, gift processing, donor relationship management, community partners, prospect research, and report generation.
• Lead a committee of volunteers to plan the annual Dove House fundraising event which includes securing corporate sponsorships, managing event communications, promoting ticket sales, developing event program, and overseeing logistics.
• Plan and execute 3-4 targeted, small group donor social and networking events each year.
• Manage the annual grants calendar which includes grant writing, reporting, and serving as point of contact for foundations.
• Identify, create and plan opportunities to engage the community in advancing the mission of Dove House.
• Lead communications efforts and strategies that further engages Dove House stakeholders through newsletters, the website, social media and public relations.
• Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
Position Qualifications:
• Undergraduate degree in a field related to philanthropy and/or communications.
• 3-5 years professional experience with standard concepts, practices, and procedures of fundraising in the nonprofit sector.
• Experience in nonprofit marketing or communications.
• History of success developing and managing relationships with individual donors and corporate sponsors to ensure solid retention each year.
• Strong interpersonal and written communications skills with demonstrated attention to detail and ability to relate to individuals at varying levels both internally and externally.
• Ability to handle multiple deadlines and projects, and prioritize accordingly.
• Strong work ethic with excellent time management skills.
• Ability to work collaboratively and independently.
• Computer software skills, including Microsoft Office is required; knowledge of working with an integrated donor database system is preferred.
• Professional in appearance, demeanor, and decision-making, with ability to use discretion in working with confidential and sensitive data.
ATTENTION: Be Prepared - To assist you and the search committee in discerning your match for the position, we suggest you prepare your responses to these questions prior to hitting "APPLY" to make your application. Applications will not be considered without question responses.
1. Share your experience in creating or organizing a development office to increase its effectiveness?
2. What methods have you used in increasing a donors gift?
3. How have you successfully engaged corporate partners in your mission?
4. Tell us about your greatest event-focused successes.
5. How does Social Media belong in non-profit marketing plan?
Click the APPLY button to submit cover letter, resume, and salary expectations by Aug 1.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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