Development Director

Daily Work

| Saint Paul, MN | February 4, 2019

CLASSIFICATION: Permanent, part-time (20-30 hours/week)
REPORTS TO: Executive Director

Organization Summary
Live your passion for social justice as Director of Development at Daily Work. Daily Work supports early-stage job seekers in developing the skills and experience needed to break away from part-time, sporadic, low-paid employment and transition to financially-stable career pathways. We are located in St. Paul, behind the State Capitol building.

Through employment services and mentoring, we work together with job seekers to increase their incomes through work, which reduces economic disparities and creates positive, across-the-board impact on the health and wellness of our entire community.

Daily Work is seeking a Development Director that can take our small nonprofit to the next level. Ideal candidates will have at least 5 years’ professional fundraising experience and a demonstrated track record for achieving revenue growth. We offer a rewarding and flexible work environment that can grow and evolve with the right candidate.

Primary Responsibilities
The Director of Development is responsible for the creation, execution, and evaluation of a comprehensive development plan that will grow and diversify Daily Work’s revenue sources using the strategies listed below.
• Use relationship-based fundraising to proactively identify, cultivate, solicit and steward current and prospective donors.
• Develop annual development revenue targets and expense budgets and manage department cash flow.
• Engage executive director, volunteers, staff and board members in supporting development efforts such as soliciting and thanking donors, sharing their networks, being ambassadors, and participating in other fundraising activities such as house parties, benefit concerts, block parties, and more.
• Be an ambassador for Daily Work. Present in public forums (e.g., faith-based organizations, service clubs, etc.) to identify potential new donors and volunteers.
• Manage all Daily Work special events, including the Annual Steps to Success luncheon, an annual raffle drawing, and other events as determined.
• Identify, write and monitor grant proposals and reports. Ensure compliance in accordance with the grantor.
• Mange and update Bloomerang donor management tool and use it to track and segment donors, send customized communications, and track goal progress. Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
• Work with Daily Work team to develop meaningful ways to recognize job seekers, donors and others and share their stories with donors.
• Develop compelling messages that inspire donors and other Daily Work audiences. Assist with website, newsletter, annual report, and email and social media marketing.
• Coordinate and manage all aspects of annual year-end campaign that includes a matching gift, impactful letter, and web/social media support.

Key Requirements
• Possess a passion for social justice and the ability to be a genuine and enthusiastic advocate for Daily Work’s mission.
• 5+ years’ experience in professional fundraising in nonprofit sector with a proven track record of donor prospecting and life cycle development.
• Experience in grant writing and reporting.
• Embodies servant leadership and a collaborative, decisive, motivating and engaging communication style.
• Experience in recruiting, training and managing volunteers.
• Ability to engage Daily Work staff, board, interns, and volunteers in donor visits, and to earn and maintain their confidence. Experience engaging with faith-based communities is a plus.
• Demonstrated ability to work in a team setting as a leader, participant and facilitator.
• Possess working and cross-functional knowledge of basic business terminology, finances, and the ethical, legal, and tax-related issues regarding the solicitation, transfer, and management of charitable gifts.
• Excellent communication skills, especially in writing. Knowledge of marketing and social media skills is a plus.
• Advanced computer skills. PC software such as Microsoft Office, and CRM experience. Daily Work uses Bloomerang.
• Personal accountability to meeting the goals of position and the mission of the organization.
• Detail-oriented and ability to time manage and follow through on complex and simultaneous tasks.
• Bachelor’s degree or a combination of education and experience.
• CFRE preferred, but not required.

Daily Work offers competitive compensation, paid time off, holiday pay, and a flexible, rewarding work environment.

Please submit in a single PDF document your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to: Position will remain open until filled.

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