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.
  • 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
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
  • 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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