Director of Philanthropic Development

Posting Date July 11, 2019
Job Title Director of Philanthropic Development
Hours FT
Overview Direct and administer all philanthropic development and fundraising activities of HCS and Affiliated organizations (VNA at HCS), including: annual appeal, data base record and other record keeping, events, planned giving program, contact with and applications to foundations and other funders, donors, potential donors, volunteer, and the general public. We seek candidates whose next career objective is to make a long-term commitment to a vital not-for-profit human and health services agency; high energy candidates able to thrive in a “small shop” development environment; and candidates with the ability to work in partnership with Board, staff colleagues, providers, and grateful patients and families to engender a culture of philanthropy throughout the agency that will help ensure the long-term sustainability of HCS and its essential programs and services for the community. Knowledge of the communities of southwest New Hampshire and a desire to call this region “home” highly desirable. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Serve as member of the HCS Leadership Team. Serve as staff liaison to the Fundraising Committee of the Board of Directors. Plan, budget, implement and evaluate annual appeal. Develop and adhere to time line of events; identify and solicit prospective donors by mail, in person, or by utilizing other technologies/social media; develop and oversee direct mailings and production of other fundraising-related collateral materials. Work with internal marketing and tech services staff to maximize use of HCS Website, select social media resources, and other online fundraising resources to support all fundraising initiatives and public relations initiatives of HCS; research and work to implement appropriate cutting-edge media and online strategies to enhance HCS fundraising efforts and expand the agency’s donor constituency. Research funding sources, including governmental, private foundations and corporate giving programs. Maintain files on funders, grant programs and program funding priorities. Initiate and/or maintain relationships with funding agencies and foundations. Write grant applications and all copy related to development and fundraising activities. (e.g.: quarterly newsletters, direct mail materials, personalized correspondence) Manage data base record keeping and reporting systems for all development activities in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge. Oversee data base activities performed by the Development Coordinator. Seek and/or support opportunities to work collaboratively with other non-profit agencies and organizations, assisting, in particular, with joint fundraising efforts essential to sustaining such multi-agency collaborative program initiatives. Assist with the presentation and completion of statistical and programmatic reports as required by funders, collaborators, HCS Board, or other internal constituencies. Give fundraising-related and HCS program-related presentations. Coordinate the fund-raising activities of different HCS programs and affiliated agencies, and assist with such activities and special events as necessary and appropriate. Organize and oversee development fund-raising events and other special events, as needed. Develop and implement an ongoing Planned Giving Program to enhance legacy giving to VNA at HCS and/or to HCS directly. Work with Board and Staff leadership in planning and undertaking a major Capital Fund Campaign and/or (generally smaller) special purpose or project-related campaigns, if and when appropriate.
Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in appropriate discipline, advanced degree preferred. Five years of fundraising and public information experience. Strong knowledge of all aspects of fund-raising and public information. Excellent communication skills. Experience in budgeting, data base management, project management, and volunteer management. Valid driver’s license and access to an automobile during working hours that meets the State of New Hampshire registration regulations and auto liability insurance requirements.
Agency / Location Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services
PO Box 564
312 Marlboro Street
Keene, NH 03431
Contact Information Chaille Cohen
Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services
PO Box 564
PO Box 564
Keene, New Hampshire 03431
Phone: 6033522253
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