Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation
The Director of Development designs, implements, and manages the development strategy for Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation.
Develops strategic vision for Theta Foundation’s fundraising initiatives.
Develops and executes a fundraising plan, which includes:
- Developing strategies for identifying, researching, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major donors and prospects,
- Managing a portfolio of high-level donors/prospects,
- Organizing fund development activities,
- Monitoring progress of the plan, and
- Managing a budget.
Develops and tracks proposals and reports for all Foundation fundraising activities.
Promotes Kappa Alpha Theta and its mission.
Recruits and trains fundraising staff and volunteer leaders.
Stays abreast of fundraising trends and the non-profit community in general.
Works collaboratively and creatively with the marketing/communications team to appropriately position development opportunities.
Superb written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
Creative, self-starter attitude.
Organized and inspiring team leader.
Ability to anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of donors to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters.
Ability to maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
Daily management of development staff.
Some travel, as well as after-hours and weekend work, is required.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
A minimum 3 years of development experience required.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Certificate in Fundraising Management or CFRE is preferred.
ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS
Kappa Alpha Theta membership preferred.
If you are interested in applying for this exempt, full-time position based in Indianapolis, Indiana, please send a cover letter, resume, salary expectations, and list of three references to email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.