Community Support Services (CSS), a leader in behavioral healthcare for adults living with severe and persistent mental illnesses is in search of a Fund Development Director to create and oversee the implementations of a strategic approach to fundraising. Initially this will include building a strong and robust annual fund for Community Support Services.
Collaborate with the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer to create a fund development business plan which increases revenues to support the strategic direction of the organization.
Research and identify prospects for solicitation of Community Support Services identified priorities.
Develop and manage timelines for various fundraising activities to ensure strategic plans and critical fundraising processes are carried out in a timely manner.
Coordinate in-kind donations and make decisions regarding the issuing of receipts.
Monitor expenses and analyze budget reports on fund development and recommend changes as necessary.
Promote the organization
Foster an understanding of philanthropy within the organization
Develop a comprehensive communication plan to promote the organization to its donors and maximize public awareness of the fundraising activities of the organization.
Coordinate the design, printing and distribution of marketing and communication materials for development efforts with the Director of Quality, Education and Marketing.
Assist with the panning, coordination, and implementation of events designed to promote community awareness of CSS.
Facilitate and participate in various meetings to discuss development activities as it relates to client services and other work matters.
Participate in agency sub-committees as needed or assigned.
Maintain confidentiality of clinical and sensitive administrative information.
Exhibit regular and predictable attendance. Regular business hours are 8:30am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Must be able to work a flexible schedule as assigned and must be available evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary. This is an exempt position.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
Applicant must successfully pass required criminal background check and drug test.
Insurability through the Agency's vehicle insurance carrier.
Regular business hours are 8:30am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Must be able to work a flexible schedule as assigned and must be available evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary. This is an exempt position.
Licensure or Certification Requirements
Certificate in Fundraising Management (Preferred)
Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation (Preferred)
Current State motor vehicle operator's license.