Company Name:

GIRL SCOUTS DIAMONDS OF ARKANSAS, OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS

Location:

Little Rock, Arkansas

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Date Posted:

October 27, 2017

FUND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Job Description: GIRL SCOUTS-DIAMONDS OF ARKANSAS, OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS JOB DESCRIPTION Position Title: Fund Development Officer Reports To: Fund Development Director (This position has the option of reporting from Rogers, AR or Little Rock, AR) LEADERSHIP SUMMARY: The Fund Development Officer will infuse and model the Girl Scout Law into their everyday work to fulfill the mission of building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. POSITION SUMMARY: The Fund Development Officer is accountable for coordinating and implementing the council’s efforts in securing funding from individuals, corporations, foundations, United Ways and government entities. Primary focus is managing and coordinating fundraising activities in support of organizational priorities. Under administrative direction, the Fund Development Officer identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards donors; serves as development liaison; supports fundraising special projects, develops key initiatives and collaborates in strategic goal setting. MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES: 1.Aggressively identifies and cultivates relationships with potential donors and stakeholders to support funding needs within our council 2.Develop and maintains a robust donor portfolio with a plan for donor acquisition, retention and stewardship 3.Works with other departments and the external relations team to research and identify specific funding needs of council programs/initiatives and raises funds to support those efforts 4.Identifies, cultivates and solicits philanthropic support by developing and maintaining relationships with assigned prospects, manages special projects; carries out fundraising priorities in assigned areas 5.Plays a pivotal role in the development of the GirlsFirst for Girl Scouts – Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas volunteer auxiliaries, with special emphasis on membership recruitment, volunteer management and fundraising/special events mentorship and management 6.Supports fundraising strategies and methods/activities to ensure proper acknowledgement, recognition, and stewardship of donors; collaborates with other members of the fund development and communications teams in developing campaign materials, case statements and brochures; works in collaboration to prepare reports and prospect research materials 7.Ensures the integrity of the grant management process by active participation in the grant bridge procedure 8.Coordinates and ensures maintenance of an effective fund development data management system 9.Remains current with national, regional and local fundraising trends and laws impacting the fundraising initiatives 10.Builds working relationships and serves as development liaison to community organizations, donors and other key personnel to achieve successful fundraising; nurtures culture of philanthropic support both among internal and external audiences 11.Provides leadership with regional fund development events 12.Participates in special projects and other duties as assigned SUPERVISORY ACCOUNTABILITY: Staff: None Committees: None CULTURAL EXPECTATIONS: Empathy – Shows concern for the needs of others. Takes time with people. Open & warm. Good listener. Possibility Thinking – Openly shows enthusiasm. Takes on challenging tasks. Explores alternatives before acting. Works for the sense of accomplishment. Innovation – Knows the business. Thinks in unique and independent ways. Resists conformity. Communicates ideas effectively. Learns from smart risk taking and failure. Pursues a standard of excellence. Courageous Leadership- Maintains personal integrity. Resolves conflicts constructively. Helps others to grow and develop. Involves others in decisions affecting them. SKILLS QUALIFICATIONS: •Knowledge of development/fundraising concepts and appropriate solicitation techniques •Computer literacy and technical knowledge of computer software •Close attention to detail •Strong interpersonal skills •Strong verbal and written communication skills •Marketing and presentation skills •Project management skills •Adheres to the AFP Donor Bill of Rights and Code of Ethics •Strong initiative, self motivated with the ability to work independently to reach fundraising goals ABILITY QUALIFICATIONS: •Ability to interact with diplomacy and tact amid diverse groups •Ability to maintain relationships with significant and influential individuals •Ability to solicit gifts •Ability to adapt and respond to various situations •Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality and professionalism •Ability to think creatively when facing challenges GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS: • Subscribes to the principles of the Girl Scout Movement • Strong human relations skills and have ability to work well with people of diverse backgrounds • Unequivocal commitment to pluralism • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including some nights and weekends • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple priorities, work independently, and meet deadlines • Ability to exercise good judgment • Excellent leadership qualities which include the ability to collaborate, organize and work effectively while using creativity in problem solving • Excellent written and oral communications skills • Valid driver’s lic

Company Name:

GIRL SCOUTS DIAMONDS OF ARKANSAS, OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS

Location:

Little Rock, Arkansas

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Date Posted:

October 27, 2017

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