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  • Crosslake, Minnesota, The National Loon Center’s mission is to be an interactive educational destination that transforms visitors into champions for loons and freshwater everywhere! We are seeking a dynamic, visionary executive for the position of Executive Director. We are a new non-profit with our fundraising goal for construction of the center well underway with a four-million-dollar state grant and a six-million-dollar fundraising campaign in motion. This is a highly visible and widely supported project. The National Loon Center is no ordinary nature center. This will be a high tech, highly interactive sensory educational attraction both inside the center and outdoors. Citizen Science, Virtual Reality, and a Floating Classroom are examples of learning fun for all ages. Please watch video two minute at www.nationallooncenter.org.   Position Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for National Loon Center’s Nonprofit’s staff, volunteers, programs, expansion, fundraising and execution of its mission. S/he will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business plans.   Leadership & Management: Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals Actively engage and energize National Loon Center’s nonprofit volunteers, board members, event committees, alumni, partnering organizations, and funders Develop, maintain, and support a strong board of directors; serve as ex-officio of each committee, seek and build board involvement with strategic direction for both ongoing local operations as well as for the national rollout Lead, coach, develop, and retain National Loon Center’s competent and qualified staff Ensure effective systems to track scaling progress, and regularly evaluate program components, so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents Enhance the National Loon Center’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations Build partnerships in new markets, establishing relationships with the funders and political and community leaders at each expansion site   Financial Performance, Viability and Fundraising: Responsible for leading a two-year, six-million-dollar capital fundraising campaign to match the State of Minnesota’s four-million-dollar seed grant. The capital campaign will focus on planning, design, and construction of the 15,000 square foot National Loon Center and approximately six outdoor demonstration learning kiosks, interpretive trails, boardwalks, boat docks, a fishing dock, and native landscaping along approximately 3,100 feet of shoreline. The campaign should consider all available resources including corporations and foundations, governmental funding, major gift philanthropists and smaller individual donations. Responsible for fundraising for ongoing operational expenses such as personnel, utilities, maintenance, marketing and contractual obligations. Annual expenses are expected to be in excess of $_________ Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions Deepen and refine all aspects of communications—from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating with the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position. Be an external local and national presence that publishes and communicates program results with an emphasis on the successes of the local program as a model for regional and national replication If you are ready to advance to a challenging executive leadership position with a nationally-prominent organization or are seeking a rewarding capstone to an already highly accomplished career, this may be the perfect opportunity for you.  The National Loon Center Foundation is a 501c (3) organization, founded in 2016 by a visionary and community focused group of volunteers with a mission to connect people with loons and lakes, history and nature, community and fun. Qualifications: Hold a degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience with a strong record of achievement in previous non-profit leadership roles encompassing executive management, fundraising, marketing, education, natural science, humanities, grant-writing and/or membership growth Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget all completed with a high degree of transparency Experience and skill in working with a Board of Directors Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures A history of successfully generating new revenue streams and improving financial results Demonstrated success in establishing relationships with individuals and organization of influence including funder, partner agencies and volunteers Excellent donor relations skills and understanding of the funding community Have a high level of strategic thinking and planning with the ability to envision and convey the organization’s strategic future to the staff, board, volunteers, donors and the overall community Solid organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation Strong financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making and reporting Strong written and oral communication skills including a strong public speaking ability Strong work ethic with a high degree of energy Range will be on experience. Looking for strong fundraising background.
  • Minnetonka, Minnesota, The Director of Donor Relations works closely with the CDO to support positive donor relations by fielding questions, addressing concerns, and actively listening to our donors. Extra attention is given to ensure enhanced customer service to our Major Donors and building our donor pipeline through meaningful engagement touchpoints. Donor recognition is a key component of donor relations and this position is responsible for maintaining all donor stewardship and recognition programs. This position is also responsible for creating and updating Donor Profiles and assisting with Prospect Management assignment, including identifying new prospective (and increased) donors, and assisting the CDO with pipeline reporting and moves management. The Director of Donor Relations will also raise funds for the Jewish Community by developing relationships with donors at the leadership giving level of $1000-$9,999 annually. This is to help create a sustainable pipeline of future support and connection with the Federation--thereby ensuring the strength and growth of the Jewish community in Minneapolis. This work includes-- securing gifts from individual donors, identifying and qualifying prospective donors, cultivating and stewarding current donors, connecting donors’ philanthropic goals with Federation programs and community partners, as well as engaging volunteer leaders and campaign workers. Short Term: For the next 18 months, this position will be the lead project manager for the Jewish Community’s Kadima: Building Our Future COVID-19 recovery campaign (Kadima), coordinating all aspects of the Kadima campaign under the direction of the CDO. This work includes staffing the Principal Working Group, taking meeting minutes, updating donor and prospect pipelines with notes and solicitation stages, maintaining and serving as lead administrative contact for the agencies participating in the Kadima campaign, event attendance, and other general duties as they arise. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: 5-10 years of experience in customer/donor relations, and 3-5 years of experience in fundraising and volunteer management and/or related professional experience. Experienced with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, preferably Salesforce. Strong research and reporting skills, excellent project management skills, attention to detail and a self-starter with experience bringing projects from requirements to fruition. PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Direct experience and expertise in Salesforce CRM and Donor Search wealth engine, experience managing teams or with direct reports, knowledge of the Jewish community. SCHEDULE FLEXIBILITY: Able to work early mornings, evenings and weekends as required PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Equal Opportunity Employer