Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 20-Aug-2020 to 19-Sep-2020
  • - Sheltering Wings
  • Danville, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Sheltering Wings, located just 20 minutes west of I-465, is a highly recognized community asset that serves women, men and children who are victims of domestic violence from Hendricks County, Marion County and surrounding communities.  Sheltering Wings provides shelter, services and programs, including community education and awareness, that are focused on critically important issues that impact individuals of all social and economic spheres.  With a strong donor base, exceptional volunteer support, and a dynamic board and staff, the position of Director of Development offers an exciting opportunity to join a well-established and successful organization that is mission centered with a direct, positive impact upon the issue of domestic violence. 

Sheltering Wings is seeking a skilled fundraising professional with commitment, energy and a desire to join a great team to develop, lead, guide and grow our fundraising efforts.  Working with and reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development will manage and have oversight over all aspects of fundraising including annual giving, grants, corporate giving, communications and marketing, stewardship, and major and planned giving, with oversight and management of related staff.  The Director of Development will demonstrate a disciplined, analytical, strategic and organized approach to fundraising and develop and execute an annual fundraising plan to reach budget goals.  

This individual will also work with our board members and staff leaders to engage them in the fundraising process, and help coordinate and execute long-term fundraising initiatives and campaigns. Our ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree and at least three years of professional fundraising experience with a strong background in fundraising best practices and experience working with fundraising software for managing donor and solicitation records.   This position offers opportunities in the near future to manage a full fundraising team, to develop a major/planned giving program, and to help structure the fundraising staff for maximum efficiency and return.

Qualifications
 
Requirements
1. Full commitment and dedication to the mission statement of Sheltering Wings
2. Bachelor's degree
3. Minimum of 3-5 years' experience working in direct fundraising
4. Successful nonprofit fundraising experience
2. Outstanding oral and written communication skills
3. Proven networking and relationship building skills and experiences
4. Strong creative, planning, organizational and administrative skills
5. Ability to work flexible hours and events as requested; can and will include some evenings and weekends

Preferred but not required
1. Demonstrated success in corporate and individual annual and major gift cultivation and solicitation, and working with board members and volunteers
2. Donor relationships in Marion and Hendricks counties
3. Prior fundraising for nonprofit domestic violence shelter

ATTENTION: Be Prepared - To assist you and the search committee in discerning your match for this 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 the highest level of education you have completed?
• Are you able to work in Danville, IN 46122?
• Are you willing to undergo a background check and drug screen, in accordance with local law/regulations?
• How is your education and experience relevant to this role?
• Are you able to demonstrate a full commitment to Sheltering Wings' Statement of Faith?

Click the APPLY button to submit a cover letter and resume to Amy O'Hearn, Operations Manager.



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