Foundations, Corporations and Church Relations Officer - Sheltering Wings
- 11-Jan-2021 to 12-Feb-2021
- - Sheltering Wings
- Danville, IN, USA
- Full Time
Sheltering Wings, just 20 minutes from I-465, is a highly recognized community asset that serves women, men and children who are victims of domestic violence from Hendricks County, Indianapolis and surrounding communities. Sheltering Wings provides shelter, services and programs, including community education and awareness, that are focused on a critically important issue that impacts individuals of all social and economic spheres. With a strong donor base, exceptional volunteer support, and a dynamic board and staff, the position of Foundations, Corporations and Church Relations Officer 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 an individual with experience in, or the willingness to learn the art and science of cultivating, soliciting and stewarding contributions, sponsorships, and grants from foundations, corporations and churches. The individual who will be successful in this position should exhibit strong organizational skills, be self-disciplined and focused, be a strong relationship builder, have attention to detail and good writing skills. The position is responsible for researching, writing and submitting grants, developing and retaining relationships with grantors, churches and corporations who have an interest in and support the work of Sheltering Wings. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Foundations, Corporations and Church Relations Officer is expected to contribute in a significant way to reaching budgeted fundraising goals at Sheltering Wings.
This individual will work as an important member of a dynamic development team supporting and interacting with funders through daily interactions and stewardship initiatives. Our ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree and professional fundraising experience in a nonprofit setting. This position offers opportunities to work remotely in part and to be part of an inspired mission to serve those impacted by domestic violence.
Roles & Responsibilities: Foundations, Corporations and Church Relations Officer (FCCRO) position consists of primary responsibilities essential to the strategic functioning of Sheltering Wings: fundraising through development of relationships with and soliciting foundations, corporate funders and community churches. The FCCRO is expected to uphold the vision, mission, and guiding principles of Sheltering Wings.
Qualifications for the Position
Requirements for the Position:
- Bachelor's degree or 2-3 years relevant experience
- Strong organizational skills.
- Exceptional writing skills.
- Ability to successfully meet budgeted fundraising goals.
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Well-developed communication, presentation, and people skills.
- Ability to maintain good public relations with funding organizations.
- Commitment, energy, motivation, and persistence in execution of job responsibilities.
- Ability to work with in a team environment to meet organizational goals.
Preferred but not Required:
1. Previous fundraising experience in specific areas of grant writing, corporate and church relationship building and fundraising.
Click the APPLY button to submit a Cover Letter and Resume to Amy O'Hearn, Operations Manager.