To be considered for the Foundation and Development Manager position, please submit a cover letter and resume. The position is responsible for managing the foundation fundraising activities and business operations. This position requires initiative to manage relationships with current Foundation donors and perform an integral role in fundraising efforts on behalf of the organization. The work requires the ability to work with a wide range of audiences without bias in a timely manner. Exceptional interpersonal skills are essential to work with donors, board, other leaders, and staff.
May require more than 37.5 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position. Ability to travel to meetings and fulfill evening or weekend obligations.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office environment with light noise. Work may be frequently interrupted. The employee will spend the majority of the workday sitting, computing, and talking/hearing. Required lifting (boxes) in the up to 25lb range requiring the ability to bend at the waist and knee. OSHA Category III: position whose tasks/duties will not put them at risk for exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials, therefore, universal/standard precautions are not required.
Facilitates the work of the SAA Foundation Board in preparing and presenting materials for Board meetings and online deliberations, drafts meeting minutes, manages meeting logistics, and leads Board member orientation. Develop agendas and corresponding materials for all SAAF Board Meetings.
Serve as Staff Administrator for the SAAF Development Committee, Grant Review Committee, Finance Committee, Nominating Committee, and other committees and task forces, as needed. Responsible for stewarding volunteers through high touch service and creating an excellent volunteer experience. Manages volunteer onboarding and stewardship programs.
Develops-focused content, application materials and manages technology supporting application process. Develop and implement promotional strategy to include managing content on website, email, social media and other storytelling avenues to support future growth. Responsible for communication efforts including newsletters, annual report, development brochures, and educational materials that support the research communication strategy.
Plan and implement the strategic and business plan for the Foundation. Maintain the overall operations of the Foundation including fundraising campaigns, development, budgeting, and donor partnerships. Establish/maintain Foundation policies and procedures.
Speak at conferences to support Foundation awareness and research communication strategy, as needed. Act as the primary interface with, and direct the efforts of, a fundraising consultant, as needed.
Collaborate with other teams on current and future strategies. Other duties may be assigned.
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