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Philanthropic Engagement Director

FAME INC Wilmington ,DE
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, medical
Job Description

​General Job Description:

Guided by the Chief Executive Officer, the Philanthropic Engagement Director is responsible for: Strategic fundraising activities that advance the mission/vision of Forum to Advance Minorities in Engineering Inc (FAME Inc.). 

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Strategic/Comprehensive resource development plan(s)

·         Direct FAME Inc. advancement activities

·         Development/Implementation of FAME Inc. comprehensive plan

·         Develops and Communicates policy, ethics and vital philanthropic engagement information to staff/board

·         Communicates advancement status with CEO and management team at least on a monthly schedule

·         Report and discuss strategic plans with CEO and management

·         Evaluates and manages donor, partner and stakeholder communication/recognition

·         Recommend policies, procedures, and guidelines for gift receipt (cash, stock, real estate, etc.)

 

  1. Grants Management/Tracking

·         Research, evaluate, and lead local and national grant opportunities for the intended target population(s) and expressed goals/objectives of FAME strategic initiatives

·         Provide updated advancement/grants calendar inclusive of target annually

·         Ensure timely application, reporting and approval for all funding opportunities

·         Maintain all necessary approvals and standards ensuring FAME Inc. of local and federal good standing

 

  1. Individual giving

·         Plan, coordinate and implement campaigns for individuals/alumni

·         Work with CEO to set goals for annual campaign(s)

·         Partner with appropriate program staff to devise language for campaigns

·         Infuse relevant technology to yield most successful campaign results

·         Evaluate database to ensure that information is accurate and up to date for mailings, web-based dissemination, or newsletter

·         Manage appropriate staff or volunteers as needed for mailings and special projects

 

  1. Investor Relations and Communications

·         Coordinate meetings with investors, strategic partners, funders, and various other stakeholders within the institutional advancement spectrum

·         Attend public presentations and demonstrations as needed

·         Serve as leadership for internal and external advancement events

·         Attend and or present at relevant trade shows, volunteer fairs and corporate partner sites

 

  1. Administrative

·         Interface with and cultivate relations with, professional, corporate and community partners

·         Provide budget forecasts for advancement, grants and partnership(s) initiative(s)

·         Maintain resource development expenditures within budget

·         Coordinate with program staff to ensure that evaluation and assessment of grant/contribution impact

·         Manage donor contacts, information, and records within the FAME database

·         All other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

·         BA/BS degree with a strong writing background at a minimum

·         3-5 years fund development or equivalent cause driven sales/marketing experience with measurable relationship/cultivation track record, proposal writing, and campaign management

·         Experience in a staff management and supervisory position desired

·         Strong leadership abilities and self-starter/motivated

·         Strong networking skills and emotional intelligence

·         Refined and well-organized with the ability to multi-task

·         Knowledge of STEM field and Delaware Education System

·         Personable and able to work within a team-oriented framework

·         Social media Savvy and working knowledge of social fundraising

·         Proficient use of Microsoft Office suite including word, excel, power point and desktop publishing programs

 

FAME INC

Address

Wilmington
Wilmington, DE
19802 USA

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