Vice President of Development

    • Job Tracking ID: 512251-601830
    • Job Location: Marietta, GA
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: February 15, 2018
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Job Description:

VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT

Tommy Nobis Center

Marietta, GA 30066

Tommy Nobis Center Mission: Empowering People Through Employment

Vision: Tommy Nobis Center envisions supportive communities where people with disabilities are afforded the opportunity to work.

Position Summary:

The Vice President of Development establishes short-term and long-term partnerships and strengthens existing relationships with the corporate and foundation sectors, as well as other key communities, which will result in funding for the immediate and long-term goals of the organization. The Vice President of Development is responsible for leadership and direction of grants, annual fundraising events, annual giving campaign, planned giving and the vehicle donation program.

 

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

 

  • Provides day-to-day leadership and direction of Development team.
  • Responsible for fundraising and increasing the visibility of Nobis Works in the community.
  • Designs, implements, and manages a comprehensive proactive development plan focused on expanding and enhancing corporate, foundation and personal relationships obtaining monetary support for Nobis Works operations and strategic planning initiatives.
  • Enhance and oversee annual events (currently Galaxy of Stars) as revenue generators for Nobis Works.
  • Provides oversight and direction to the grant identification process including preparation of well-developed responses to secure operating and strategic planning funding.
  • Creates high quality communications including but not limited to letters, templates, PowerPoint presentations, and oral presentations.
  • Identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards relationships with corporations, foundations, and private donors. Conduct related research to determine cultural compatibility/interest and donation potential.
  • Creates compelling presentations and comprehensive fundraising proposals. Monitor proposal deadlines, prepare and edit proposals, and manage proposal submissions
  • Makes the "ask" for monetary gifts for the organization.
  • Prepares prospect lists, work plans, and monthly achievement reports for submission to the President/CEO.
  • Seeks opportunities and gives informational presentations about Nobis Works and its programs to external organizations.
  • Manages and oversees contact database, data collection and analysis, monitors/analyzes trends and reports findings which may affect management decisions and/or strategic objectives.
  • Leads coordination of volunteers for events and other fundraising opportunities with the Development team members.
  • Evaluates and recommends future event options.
  • Is highly visible in the business and community activities.
  • Participates in the identification of potential community sites.
  • Oversees the vehicle donation program as a revenue generation tool for Nobis Works.
  • Prepares budgets, statistical reports, proposals, board presentations, other materials as required.
  • Acts as organizational representative for local community events, business clubs/associations, etc.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in management, business or related field.
  • Certified Fundraising Executive certification preferred

Prior Experience:

  • Minimum 8 years’ demonstrated successful corporate and/or foundation fundraising experience preferably in a non-profit environment (or a comparably complex organization).
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience leading and managing others.
  • Grant writing experience in a non-profit setting.
  • Individual giving experience.

Other Qualifications or Requirements:

  • Mission driven, guided by core values and a pleasure to work with.
  • Excellent communication skills, including presentation experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organization, planning and follow through skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels in/out of the organization.
  • Analytically minded with an accounting aptitude.
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Ability to manage multiple projects within tight timeframes.
  • Requires high energy level.
  • Must pass drug screen and background check.
  • Eligibility to work in the United States

 

 

Special Skills/Abilities:

 

Interpersonal:

Ability to relate to a variety of individuals, corporate and foundation contacts building trust and support of organizational programs.

Written Communications:

Strong written skills required to create and prepare professional quality documentation and to effectively communicate with a broad range of individuals.

Analytical:

Strong ability to review statistical information in order to create reports, show changes, validate any deficiencies, and to establish improvement goals.

Oral Communications:

Ability to communicate and present information informally and formally to supporters and potential supports of Nobis Works’ strategic objectives.

Leadership:

Ability to lead/coach others in support of organizational and financial initiatives.

Organizational:

Ability to organize data, as well as work loads and work schedules. Good attendance is expected; occasional overtime may be needed.

Problem-Solving

Multi-task oriented with ability to make decisions based on employee’s level of responsibility and to provide common sense solutions.

Equipment

Knowledge of computers, copy machines, fax machines

 

Other Qualifications or Requirements:

 

Mental Effort:

Ability to prepare and comprehend statistical data and

ability to perform the day-to-day tasks required to maintain operations in the Foundation area.

Physical Requirements:

Office environment not requiring strenuous physical qualifications.

Working Conditions:

Office environment maintaining adequate working conditions.

Visual Effort:

Well-lighted environment requiring average amount of visual effort.

Safety:

It is the philosophy of Nobis Works to provide a safe work environment according compliance agencies and other safety policies and guidelines.

Declaration:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. They may be subject to change at any time.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

 

Nobis Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Drugs Don’t Work worksite and a participant in e-Verify.

Experience and Skills:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in management, business or related field.
  • Certified Fundraising Executive certification preferred

Prior Experience:

  • Minimum 8 years’ demonstrated successful corporate and/or foundation fundraising experience preferably in a non-profit environment (or a comparably complex organization).
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience leading and managing others.
  • Grant writing experience in a non-profit setting.
  • Individual giving experience.

Other Qualifications or Requirements:

  • Mission driven, guided by core values and a pleasure to work with.
  • Excellent communication skills, including presentation experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organization, planning and follow through skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels in/out of the organization.
  • Analytically minded with an accounting aptitude.
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Ability to manage multiple projects within tight timeframes.
  • Requires high energy level.
  • Must pass drug screen and background check.
  • Eligibility to work in the United States

 

Nobis Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Drugs Don’t Work worksite and a participant in e-Verify.