SUMMARY: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development and Marketing develops and drives the fundraising strategy for Anthesis, ensuring the implementation of marketing/fundraising activities for the agency and includes management, administration and reporting of campaign goals, major gifts, grant-writing activities and special events. As a highly external position, the Director of Development and Marketing is also responsible for donor prospecting, cultivating and stewarding relationships with individual and institutional donors; plans and conducts public relations program designed to create and maintain favorable public image for Anthesis in order maximize all revenue streams, including but not limited to, fundraising, job placement, contract work, consumer enrollments and Thrift Store sales. As a member of the Executive Staff, the Director of Development and Marketing has the authority to direct and coordinate overall marketing of the organization, including persons served, services and/or products, by performing the following duties:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other Duties may be assigned.
Is responsible to ensure all job duties are performed in-line with and in support of the mission of Anthesis. Acts as an advocate for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, especially as it relates to prospective employment and other Anthesis programs.
•Works in conjunction with the Executive Director to develop and implement a comprehensive, long- and short-term development plan including strategies related to individual giving, institutional giving, in-kind donations, special events and Thrift Store sales.
•Develops, manages and monitors the annual budget for the development department
•Provides leadership and educates Board members in fundraising. Recruits other volunteers to work on various fundraising committees and projects.
•Participates as a member of the executive team; promotes the organization's goals and philosophies to staff and volunteers
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily:
•Must have experience with and passion for fundraising from multiple donors to support improving the financial landscape of Anthesis.
•At least 5 years’ experience in fundraising focused on individual and institutional giving, grant writing, public relations and marketing.
•A Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or university, preferable in Public Relations or relevant field.
•Demonstrated strength in organizational, managerial, and communication skills and attention to detail.