Development Fundraising Director

Aggieland Humane Society
Job Description
SUMMARY:  Responsible for coordination and implementation of contributed income programs. Develop relationships with donors, sharing opportunities to make a difference through monetary gifts. Create numerous, efficient, and compelling opportunities for donors to support Aggieland Humane Society and to make the experience of giving satisfying and rewarding.
 
GENERAL DUTIES:
  • Responsible for major fundraising luncheon, generation of lead gifts, coordination of Development Committee, and all aspects of Inspiring Rescues Giving Circle
  • Conduct all fundraising, donor cultivation, and donor stewardship events; as well as tours and public presentations
  • Identify and cultivate individuals who love our mission and maintain portfolio of 100 active donors
  • Keep timely records of all donor contacts and donor visits
  • Oversight of direct mail and email solicitations and newsletter fundraising content
  • Report on all solicitation statistics and produce monthly reports
  • Facilitate board interaction with donor thank you calls, letters and donor visits
  • Oversight of timely thank you letters and thank you phone calls
  • Assist with monitoring portfolios for Executive Director and key Board members
  • Supervise Development Associate
  • Attend Board of Director meetings
  • Uphold the Base Code of Conduct of the Aggieland Humane Society at all times
  • Other duties as assigned
 
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
BS or BA required
Three or more years nonprofit fund raising development experience required
Master’s Degree preferred
Experience with Benevon fundraising model preferred
Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification preferred
 
SKILLS/ABILITIES:
  • Ability to work with the public/donors in a calm, courteous manner; tactful with upset donors
  • Exceptional writing and computer skills
  • Detail oriented and high level of accuracy
  • Good organizational skills
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
  • Previous donor relationship management software experience preferred – Must be proficient in Little Green Light database system within 90 days
  • Public Speaking
  • Ability to handle stress associated with euthanasia of animals, loud noises and strong odors
  • Must be able to work in areas with dogs and cats
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