Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 10-Feb-2020 to 24-Feb-2020
  • - Indianapolis Parks Foundation
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

About the Indianapolis Parks Foundation:
The Indianapolis Parks Foundation was established in 1991 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization to enable private funding in support of enhancing and growing the city's public parks and greenways. The Indianapolis Parks Foundation is a partner under the Central Indiana Community Foundation and serves as a leader in developing and sustaining Indy's parks, trails, greenways, and public spaces by connecting resources to need to better establish and maintain a safe and thriving community.

Scope of Position:
The Development Manager will be responsible for generating funds to support the work of the Indianapolis Parks Foundation. The Development Manager will be will be expected to maintain existing relationships with corporate supporters, individual donors, and philanthropic organizations, as well as generating new leads. The Development Manager will be empowered to develop new fundraising events and campaigns. A good candidate must possess highly developed organizational skills, high attention to detail, and ability to maintain and develop professional relationships.

1. Oversee coordination and event logistics for Indianapolis Parks Foundation's fundraising events, as well as develop at least one new, or multiple event(s), with the purpose of fundraising and building awareness
2. Ensure quality and frequency of sponsorship fulfillment, and provide guidance in this function to Communications Manager and Development Coordinator (ie. newsletter(s), social media, web, and other publications)
3. Communicate and meet with the Parks Foundation's corporate donors
4. Develop sponsorship levels and benefits programs that enhance donor experience and generate new leads
5. Develop individual giving campaigns, and work closely with Communications Manager and Development Coordinator to effectively implement for success
6. Provide support to Vice President and President to achieve fundraising and strategic goals set by the Parks Foundation staff and board of directors
7. All other duties as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:  The following are the qualifications and minimum requirements necessary for a person to perform this job:
1. Minimum of a bachelor's degree and/or 4 years' experience in fundraising
2. Minimum (4) years in professional environment, which may include internship experience
3. Background that includes demonstrated commitment to fundraising and development
4. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet designated deadlines.
5. Possesses a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.  Excellent organizational and workload prioritizing skills.
6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to write clearly with proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation. 
7. Proficiency with basic office equipment and extensive knowledge of MS Office products is required. Experience working on the Internet and with integrated database software is also required.
8. Passion and understanding of the mission of the Indianapolis Parks Foundation.
9. Ability to work effectively as part of a team and work independently with little supervision.
10. Ability to effectively interact and communicate with others in a professional and appropriate manner. 
11. Ability to work overtime, evenings and weekends as necessary.
12. Ability to travel between multiple office locations and attend off premise events.  Possession of a valid driver's license and reliable personal vehicle.

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.
What is your greatest achievement outside of work?
Where would you like to be in your career five years from now?
If you had to choose one, would you consider yourself a big-picture person or a detail-oriented person?
What is your favorite Park? Park Memory?

Click the APPLY button to submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements.

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