Director of Corporate and Foundation Giving

Posting ID : B1008677805
Date Posted : 2012-05-11
Category : Nonprofit Jobs

The Spondylitis Association of America (SAA) is a dynamic and growing 501 (c) 3 dedicated to advancing a cure for spondyloarthritis (arthritis of the spine) and to improving the lives of individuals affected by this condition. Headquartered in Van Nuys, Los Angeles County, CA, the SAA is seeking to hire a Director of Corporate and Foundation Giving. SAA recently was ranked in The Top Ten Best Charities in the US by MainStreet/ based on Charity Navigator's perfect Four Star Rating for fiscal responsibility, strong leadership and transparency.

Principal Responsibilities:
Reporting directly to the eexcutive Director, the succesful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of Corporate and Foundation giving. The succesful candidate will be responsible for strategizing, tactical planning and development of new leads, and for stewarding and advancing current giving relationships. He or she will also be responsible for the development and the stewardship of The Planned Giving Program. Experience in this area is desired but not required.

We are seeking a high energy and assertive creative self-starter to join our hard working, talented team. We are located in a tree lined buisness park next to the Van Nuys Airport in bright and airy offices on the ground floor of a two story building.

Requirements include a Bachelor's degree; graduate or CFRE prefered but not required. Documented record of recent succesful Fundraising required. Industry and Individual Fundraising Prefered. Planned Giving Prefered. Academic transcripts will be requested.

Skill set includes but is not limited to:
Proven advanced writing skills in direct mail and marketing; current examples required
Presentation skills
Project Management form conceptualization to delivery; recent examples required
Team player accross all departments; examples will be requested
Ability to manage and to steward support staff
Budget preparation and tracking
Interest in Health Care issues/science/medicine
Recent documented fundraising experience; examples will be required
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; test will be given in Word and in Excel
Fundraising database analytical skills; a test will be given
Comfortable in a deadline driven and multitasking enviroment
Ability to Travel 10-15%

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