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New Director of Development - Washington DC

Company name
National Consumers League

Salary
Not Specified

Location
Washington, DC
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The National Consumers League (NCL), America’s pioneering consumer advocacy organization, is seeking a highly motivated staff member with a strong commitment to public interest work to serve as Director of Development. The League (www.nclnet.org) is a national nonprofit organization that for 118 years has been protecting and promoting social and economic justice for consumers and workers in the United States and abroad. NCL focuses on fraud prevention and education, food and drug safety, teen-consumer literacy, child labor, and fair labor standards.

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Director of Development serves as a key leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions that meet the overall mission of NCL. In partnership with the Executive Director, this position is responsible for all fundraising and development activities. This individual will help forge new relationships to build NCL’s visibility, brand, impact and financial resources. The Director of Development will also use and implement a comprehensive development plan for establishing key external alliances by cultivating individual, corporate and philanthropic support. The Director of Development will have primary responsibility for establishing and implementing the infrastructure needed to grow NCL’s $3 million budget through the solicitation of major gifts, grants, special events, corporate partnerships and foundation support.

Responsibilities

Work closely and collaborate with the Board of Directors and Executive Director to create a development plan which increases revenues to support the strategic direction of the organization

Manage one full-time staff member and a team of fundraising and event management consultants for annual Dinner

Collaborate with Managing Director on NCL’s financial strategy and ensure reconciliation on a regular basis

Monitor and evaluate all fundraising activities to ensure that the fundraising goals are being achieved

Support and partner with the Executive Director on all major fundraising initiative to develop and implement a strategy for significantly expanding corporate support to include prospecting, networking to explore connections to funders, and relationship building

Conduct research on individuals, corporations, and foundations for prospect activity and maintain integrity of data

Develop a strategy for cultivating existing and potential sponsors and informing them on a regular basis of activities associated with NCL’s activities and achievements

Oversee and manage the deadlines for applications to corporate foundations to meet agreed income target goals and reporting

Work with senior staff, board members, host committee and event consultants to set goals for NCL’s Annual Awards Dinner including incremental revenue, renewal, upgrade revenue and lapsed sponsors

Oversee and manage logistics for a variety of NCL events, large and small to engage funders, including fireside chats, receptions, membership meetings, breakfast briefings etc.

Develop and manage all income and expense budgets for Development and Development related events

Collaborate with the Communications team to strategize appropriate marketing and public relations efforts and outreach

Oversee the administration of a donor mailing list and database which respects the privacy and confidentiality of donor information

Oversee the administration of lists for email campaigns, event invitations, semi annual bulletins and annual reports

Skills commensurate with job duties

Five to eight years’ experience in development, fundraising, and major gifts and/or foundations

Extremely detail-oriented and proven ability to work well under deadline

Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and complete work independently

Superior program and project management experience

Exceptionally strong writing, editing, and oral communication skills

Demonstrated direct responsibility for raising and expanding significant funds for other non-profit organizations

Understanding of foundation and individual philanthropy and demonstrated record of achieving results

Ability to balance the needs of multiple internal and external stakeholders

Experience with event planning and/or client services

Ability to interact positively with colleagues, board of directors and donors, especially in challenging situations

Bachelor's degree required, Master’s preferred

High energy and passion for NCL’s mission is essential

Outgoing personality and a good sense of humor

Salary and Benefits

Salary based on experience and education. NCL is competitive with other nonprofit public interest organizations. Full-time employees receive health, dental, disability and life insurance benefits, vacation and sick leave; and direct payroll deposit. The League also offers a 401(k) retirement plan. The National Consumers League is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Development Manager

The National Consumers League (NCL), America’s pioneering consumer advocacy organization, is seeking a highly motivated staff member with a strong commitment to public interest work to serve as Development Manager. The League (www.nclnet.org) is a national nonprofit organization that for 118 years has been protecting and promoting social and economic justice for consumers and workers in the United States and abroad. NCL focuses on fraud prevention and education, food and drug safety, teen-consumer literacy, child labor, and fair labor standards.

Position summary

Under the direction of the Senior Director of Development, the Development Manager will work with staff and members of the NCL board to provide logistical and administrative support for the raising, processing, and acknowledging of major gifts, identifying corporate foundation grants for all departments and programs, as well as streamlining the donor database for cultivation and stewardship. This position at NCL will be integral to carrying out key organizational goals of diversifying revenue sources, while maintaining the strong relationships already in existence.

Responsibilities

Grants/proposals (15%)

Support the Senior Director of Development with an emphasis on research, writing, and editing prospects, proposals and partnerships in tandem with emerging trends in philanthropy

Prepare, submit and maintain deadlines for applications to corporate foundations to meet agreed income target goals and reporting

Manage, analyze and streamline grant tracking charts for finance and development departments

Assist in the development of budgets and financial reports for programs and departments

Annual giving (35%)

Play a significant role in long-term planning, including an initiative geared toward operational excellence

Implement and manage a comprehensive program to cultivate, steward, acknowledge and recognize alumni of NCL’s teen consumer literacy program

Work with senior NCL staff to develop and implement a strategy for significantly expanding corporate support to include prospecting, networking to explore connections to funders, and relationship building

Devise and use consistent, accurate, and appropriate information-sharing mechanisms for stewarding prospects and donors

Plan and implement multiple direct mail and email appeals annually, with a high degree of customization and emotional appeal. Involves working with the Communications team to coordinate with printers, mail-fulfillment vendors, and key NCL staff.

In collaboration with the Communications team, compile and maintain up-to-date language regarding NCL programs, develop and maintain collections of current research, statistics, and citations regarding NCL’s work for use in grant submissions and other Development communications; create marketing packages to position NCL , its access to policy makers, and its events as an attractive and effective use for marketing dollars; implement a robust calendar for donor-centered communications

Donor relations (10%)

Manage stewardship and recognition for donors through phone calls, emails, direct mail, annual reports, semi annual bulletins, special events and other activities

Develop a strategy for cultivating existing and potential sponsors and informing them on a regular basis of activities associated with NCL’s activities and achievements

Work closely with senior NCL staff members, including the Executive Director, on mailings and communications to key NCL partners, including thank you cards, birthday and holiday cards, event invitations, and NCL updates

Assemble donor folders for events and meetings

Event management (20%)

Work with senior staff, board members, host committee and event consultants to set goals for NCL’s Annual Awards Dinner including incremental revenue, renewal, upgrade revenue and lapsed sponsors

Help support and manage logistics for a variety of NCL programmatic events, large and small

Develop and manage all income and expense budgets, invoicing and sponsorship benefit fulfillment

Work with the Communications team to prepare appropriate marketing and public relations efforts and outreach

Plan and execute small and large events to engage funders, including fireside chats, receptions, membership meetings, breakfast briefings etc

Database management and gift processing (20%)

Oversee the day-to-day integrity of database and database procedures; identify and eliminate duplicate records

Enter constituent data for all individuals and organizations, including address updates, constituent demographics, and relationship links

Maintain donor database constituent codes

Enter returned mail address corrections or other such change of address notification

Maintain donor records and new gift entry

Produce custom data queries, exports, financial reports and assist with general analysis of data as it relates to fundraising, financial reconciliation and donor recognition

Assist with confidential research for update of businesses information, including contact persons for Primary Contact for businesses

Assist with conducting research on individuals, corporations, and foundations for prospect activity and maintain integrity of data

Maintain recordkeeping systems, including hard copy and electronic files, calendars, and spreadsheets

Maintain and produce lists for email campaigns, event invitations, semi annual bulletins and annual reports

Skills commensurate with job duties

Extremely detail-oriented and proven ability to work well under deadline

Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and complete work independently

Superior program and project management experience

Exceptionally strong writing, editing, and oral communication skills

Four to six years’ experience in development, fundraising, and major gifts and/or foundations

Demonstrated direct responsibility for raising significant funds for other non-profit organizations

Experience with online fundraising campaigns and grassroots advocacy efforts, social media and growing trends in philanthropy outreach

Familiarity with CRM software; familiarity with DonorPerfect Online a plus

Understanding of foundation and individual philanthropy and demonstrated record of achieving results

Ability to balance the needs of multiple internal and external stakeholders

Experience with event planning and/or client services a plus.

Outgoing personality and a good sense of humor

Ability to interact positively with colleagues, board of directors and donors, especially in challenging situations

Bachelor's degree

Salary and benefits

Salary based on experience and education. NCL is competitive with other nonprofit public interest organizations. Full-time employees receive health, dental, disability and life insurance benefits, vacation and sick leave; and direct payroll deposit. The League also offers a 401(k) retirement plan. The National Consumers League is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

To apply

Please submit cover letter, résumé, and writing sample to Development Department, NCL, 1701 K Street, N.W., Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20006; or by fax to 202-835-0747; or by email to jobs@nclnet.org. No phone calls, please. Candidates who are contacted for an interview may be expected to take a writing test.

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Duties / Expectations:

NCL is competitive with other nonprofit public interest organizations- The National Consumers League (NCL), America’s pioneering consumer advocacy organization,---

Primary Skill

Fund Development

Critical Skills

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