Director of Development for Riverview Center
General Role Description:
The Development Director coordinates work with the Executive Director, Directors Team and Board of Directors to implement a comprehensive development program. Provide vision and management of Riverview Center’s development strategies in the designated area of a 16-county region that includes rural and urban environments.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with the Executive Director and Board in the development of the major gift program including prospecting, cultivating, and renewing major individual gifts.
Initiate and connect new donors to the mission of Riverview Center.
Lead the development and cultivations of foundation and private support.
Develop and maintain fundraising goals and objectives.
Coordinate, facilitate, and implement current and new fundraising events.
Attend and assist in leading the Development Committee meetings, special event committee meetings, all agency and staff meetings, management team meetings, et al as requested.
Keep staff and Board of Directors informed of fundraising and development activities.
Lead and coordinate fundraising events through the Board of Directors Development Committee and volunteer groups.
Recruit, motivate and retain volunteers (non-40 hour trained) to assist with fundraising committees and events.
Design and initiate agency media relations plan with Executive Director and management team.
Maintain and update agency website and all social networking sites.
Maintain agency mailing list.
Responsible for donor recognition.