Director of Development

New York, Brooklyn, 11201 Brooklyn USA
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Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) is a non-profit organization that provides a year-round, unique, integrated academic and enrichment after-school and summer program service model that meets the distinctive needs of children with incarcerated parent(s). CPNYC’s mission is to embrace and empower the children of incarcerated parents to break the cycle of intergenerational involvement in the criminal justice system through guidance, support and access to the necessary resources to effectively develop leadership skills, form positive social relationships and enhance academic performance.

Position Summary:

The Director of Development & Communications is a hands-on senior leader whose primary focus is overseeing an organizational budget of $2.8 million and increasing unrestricted revenue for CPNYC to advance the strategic priorities of the organization and ensure long-term growth and sustainability. The Director will carry out a robust development plan that includes revenue from a diverse mix of individual, corporate, institutional foundation and government entities. Responsibilities include managing all donor relations, foundation submissions, corporate partnerships, donation systems and processes, special events, volunteer engagement and external affairs (including marketing, public relations, branding) This role will work directly with CPNYC’s Board of Directors, and two committees: Women’s Philanthropy Group and Young Professionals Council. The Director of Development and Communications is a member of the senior management team and works collaboratively with CPNYC’s Founder to set the strategic direction for the organization’s development and communication activities. The Development and Communications Associate reports to the Director of Development and Communications.

Duties and Responsibility:

  • Play an instrumental role building an institutional giving and corporate program.

  • Research foundation and corporate funding opportunities and recommend prospects with the greatest potential and propose cultivation strategies including developing relationships with individuals and program officers.

  • Write grant proposals not assigned to the grant writer consultant and take the lead to prepare materials for submission.

  • Oversee peer-to-peer fundraising initiatives and work with the team to build an audience through all social media platforms.

  • Produce consistent communication to donors and create opportunities to engage donors in programs and volunteering.

  • Oversee the production of Annual Benefit (e.g., recruiting potential corporate sponsors, engaging the Host Committee and other stakeholders around fundraising, etc.).

  • Monitor and report regularly to the Executive Director and the Board on the progress of the development program.

  • Supervise the full time Development and Communications Associate who will maintain records and reporting in the

  • Salesforce database, generate thank you letters to donors and funders, conduct research, and provide administrative support to all areas of fundraising

  • Other duties as assigned

Children of Promise, NYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Education/Licenses and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field

  • 7+ years of development, fundraising, communications and management experience in a non-profit setting is preferred

  • Proven track record of securing gifts that have increased in size over time

  • Comfort making direct asks of individuals and corporate representatives

  • A deep appreciation for CPNYC work, mission and population

  • Experience in Board, committee and volunteer management

  • Excellent project management, writing and researching skills; great attention to detail

  • Advanced MS Office suite skills (Excel and PowerPoint); familiarity and experience using Gmail

  • Experience using Salesforce

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and simultaneous deadlines

  • Relevant experience working with confidential information; extremely high reliability and integrity

  • Excellent team player and be open to working in a fluid, fast paced environment with the ability to be flexible and adjust to claiming demands

  • Proven participation and ability to work collaboratively with internal team members and management staff for the purposes of achieving goals/objectives

  • Proven relationship manager

  • Great public speaker and strategic thinker

Children of Promise, NYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Details

ID #6014390
Estado New York
Ciudad Brooklyn
Fuente Children Of Promise Nyc
Showed 2020-11-22
Fecha 2020-06-22
Fecha tope 2020-08-21
Categoría No lucrativo
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