The American Red Cross
AMERICAN RED CROSS
Regional Chief Development Officer
Reference #: 3398_RC16694 Job Description: We are seeking a visionary leader who is responsible for strengthening and growing the donor base and the development program to meet assigned financial goals. This position will support the Regional Executive who is the chief fundraiser for the region but will also drive a strong revenue-oriented culture based on market-driven targets. A successful leader will maintain a portfolio of assigned major donors and prospects and personally makes solicitations. This position is a highly visible, externally facing role and will represent the Region in cultivating donors with the greatest capacity. Responsibilities: 1. Strategy: Develops and executes annual and multi-year development strategies for the Region. Partners closely with the Regional Executive, DFVP and Board(s) in the Region to develop and execute the fundraising strategy in order to significantly grow annual revenues in the short term, while diversifying the funding base towards long term sustainability. Develops and implements a written plan for identifying, educating, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding donors across the Region. Leads focused growth in major gifts area; works directly with top major gift prospects in coordination with the Region's Major Gift Officer(s). Oversees implementation of organizational campaigns in the Region, such as Holiday Campaign, Disaster Relief, and March is Red Cross Month. Acts as a senior leader in the Region and directs the Regional Development team with respect to strategic decisions for the organization; ensures that the Region meets all reporting requirements related to fundraising. 2. Fundraising Targets and Portfolio Management: Accountable for achieving or exceeding Region's minimum fundraising target and managing to meet the fundraising expense target. Revenue target may increase due to major domestic disasters. Maintains own portfolio of assigned major donors and prospects, responsible for personally making face-to-face donor solicitations and meeting national/regional fundraising metrics. 3. Prospect Development: Works with community Board members and other leadership volunteers to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward appropriate donors. Identifies potential planned giving prospects among assigned donors and partners with Region's ass... For full info follow application link. The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The American Red Cross
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Each day, thousands of people – people just like you – provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world. We roll up our sleeves and donate time, money and blood. We learn or teach life-saving skills so our communities can be better prepared when the need arises. We do this every day because the Red Cross is needed - every day.