Work Location : US - San Francisco, CA Type of Post : Not Applicable Other Possible Location : Funding : APPROVED Expected Travel : up to 20% Type of Contract : Language Requirement : ENGLISH Application Deadline : Employee Duration : Active Full-Time
CARE USA is inviting an entrepreneurial and engaging fundraising professional to be our next Senior Director of Development and work with some of our most generous individual and family foundation donors throughout the Western region of the United States. In particular, we would like this person to be accountable for raising the profile of CARE, growing the base of supporters and donors, proactively cultivating new prospective donors from outside CARE's known donor pool, with a particular focus on the Bay Area/Silicon Valley.
Major Gifts Fundraising (60%)
External Relations (30%)With the Associate Vice President of Major Gifts, build and manage relationships with professional advisors in the private wealth management space and with leaders within the cryptocurrency community to generate strategic alliances and new revenue for CARE. Develop and implement strategies for increasing CARE’s visibility in key Western region markets, including the Bay Area and Los Angeles. Lead the planning and execution of a minimum of two donor cultivation events per year, including cultivating hosts, managing external speaker and topic, invitation creation and dissemination, onsite event management, and follow up.
Leadership and Management (10%)Represent the Major Gifts team on important task forces or working groups as required. Establish and maintain strategic relationships with colleagues across CARE. Engage Program staff in donor outreach and provide mentorship on donor cultivation to them as needed. Collaborate as needed with the Finance team and Grants Administration team on restricted gifts, planned gifts, and special appeals.
Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree 10 years sales or fundraising management experience in either/or both the non-profit and for-profit context or equivalent. Strong track record of settling and exceeding sales or fundraising targets. Entrepreneurial mindset in building donor/client portfolios. Experience working with high net-worth individuals, family foundations and other entities based in the region consistently supporting organizations with six-to-seven-figure gifts. Proven experience in results-oriented relationship management, networking, marketing and intelligence gathering. Ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple responsibilities and priorities and achieve impact and results under pressure. Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills. Evidence of strong analytic skills and strategy development. Computer literacy, including facility with Word, Excel, and other Microsoft Office applications. Experience in crypto philanthropy a plus Experience with venture philanthropy and impact investing a plus
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