The Development Directorwill serve in a key position for CMP Management's foundation clients. The Development Director needs to be someone who can see big picture one minute and drill down to details in the next. CMP Management seeks someone who grow its clients support base and is passionate about truly changing communities for the better.
Goal-oriented: You are a person that is excited by the challenge.
Relationship builder and collaborator: You enjoy fostering relationships and are completely comfortable soliciting contributions.
Innovative, creative and strategic thinker: You have the ability to analyze, plan and execute strategies. You can assess current revenue streams and implement changes and new initiatives.
Highly productive with the ability to multi-task and self-manage: You are adept at knowing how to prioritize tasks, your time most effectively to achieve goals and working with others to achieve common goals.
Excellent 'customer' service skills: Interacting with volunteers, donors, and the public, you have strong listening skills, are patient, well-spoken, and polite.
Flexible, fluid and comfortable with a certain amount of ambiguity: You are able and willing to shift focus to address emerging needs and you are comfortable working independently.
Compelling public speaker: You have a gift for speaking to groups large and small, and wish to develop the talent further.
Passionate for mission-based work: You bring joyfulness to your work that shines through. You are fulfilled by knowing your work supports a mission.
Minimum 4 to 5 years' experience in fundraising with a proven record of success
Demonstrated excellence in organizational, project management and communication skills
Familiarity with philanthropic and business communities; ability to build relationships with donors and community stakeholders
Ability to work both autonomously and in collaboration with others
Proficiency with technology and its increasing role in development communication, including the use of social media, email marketing, and development software for donor tracking
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Bachelor's degree required
Access to reliable transportation, proof of insurance, and a valid driver's license required
Expanding on a growing development program and guiding back office operation needs to meet the plans to grow support
Planning, implementing, evaluating, and managing the development program designed to meet the goals and objectives as defined by the foundation boards
Ensuring all levels of donors are appropriately cultivated, solicited and stewarded in a donor-centered manner
Partnering with the executive director, program director, staff, board members, and volunteers to identify, cultivate, and solicit potential significant donors to help meet funding goals for the organizations
Developing strategies to acquire, upgrade and renew donors annually; implement a management plan for annual and major gift prospects
Leading and conducting foundation research, grant writing activities and reporting
Managing all development documentation including gift receipts, thank you letters, reports to the Board of Directors, and other fundraising correspondence
Collaborating on and assisting with the planning and execution of fundraising and awareness-building events, including budgets, volunteer management, strategy, and follow-up
Supervising and coordinating data-capture and hard files; maintaining security and quality controls; generating queries, reports, exports, and any other collection data as needed; managing any related vendors
Serving as the primary staff liaison and as a resource to the Board of Directors on all matters related to fundraising; providing ongoing support and training to Board members and key volunteers
Developing and maintaining close working relationships with the philanthropic community; serving as a spokesperson
Creating marketing materials, social media and awareness campaigns as part of a public relations strategy with responsibility for branding strategy that expands the target audience through community relations, speaking engagements, newsletters, and charitable events
CMP Management: An Accredited Professional Association Management Company
We are a rapidly growing Association Management Company seeking high energy, motivated, enthusiastic candidates to join our team. Our Austin area business is located in the suburb of Leander. CMP Management has experienced great success and growth in its over eighteen years in business. CMP Management provides services to support the daily operations of multiple organizations. Working at CMP Management means having the opportunity to be in a dynamic, changing, and fun environment with other very highly motivated, resourceful individuals.