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Director of Resource Development

Company: Gwinnett Coalition
Location: Lawrenceville
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

The Gwinnett Coalition (Coalition) is a growing 501c3 nonprofit organization with a vision of fostering equity and prosperity in Gwinnett. The Coalition works alongside members of local government, the business community, nonprofits, faith-based organizations, and concerned citizens to champion health equity, mental and behavioral health, and nonprofit capacity building to advance health and well-being for all Gwinnettians.
The Director of Resource Development (DRD) will lead the development and implementation of plans that provide the Coalition the necessary resources to achieve its strategic goals while providing organizational leadership in the areas of grant management and fundraising. The DRD reports to the President and CEO and is responsible for maintaining and increasing organizational resources, prospect identification, and stewardship of investors and donors. The DRD works collaboratively with Coalition colleagues to optimize resource development opportunities that fuel the Coalition's impact on the community.

  • Exempt

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    • Currently none; future growth planned

      General Responsibilities

      • Develop a holistic resource development plan including establishing and implementing goals, benchmarks, action plans, and success measures
      • Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward gifts from individual, corporate, and foundation prospects
      • Maintain accurate donor and solicitation data, including the archiving of all solicitations and proposals, within approved donor management system and other CRM tools
      • In partnership with the Director of Engagement, create and execute campaign strategies (e.g. appeal letters, digital development, publications, etc.)
      • Develop and implement methods to appropriately acknowledge and recognize donors and supporters
      • Lead the planning and execution of fundraising and special events
      • Increase resources through grant research and proposal writing
      • Oversee grants awarded to ensure compliance with grant requirements and timely reporting
      • Develop policies and procedures relevant to the resource development function
      • Evaluate and analyze all resource development efforts and develop, with senior staff, appropriate strategies to address and improve results
      • Other duties as assigned

        Teamwork, Collaboration, and Culture

        • Possess high energy and passion for the Gwinnett Coalition's mission
        • Act in a manner that reflects positively on the Gwinnett Coalition and serves the best interest of the organization
        • Employ a can-do attitude that is collaborative, creative, and positive
        • Treat others with kindness, respect, and dignity
        • Utilize best practices while embracing innovation and new ideas
        • Commit to continuous improvement, including giving and receiving constructive feedback for the improvement of the individual and organization

          Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

          • Outstanding professional relationship-building experience, including the ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors to build long-term, sustainable relationships
          • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
          • Professional and resourceful style; the ability to work independently and as a team player, a self-starter able to manage multiple tasks and projects at a time, and follow through on all assignments in a timely manner

            • Grant management experience, including proposal writing and reporting
            • Event planning and fundraising experience

              • Superior professional judgment, including analyzing complex situations, problem-solving, decision-making, and mediating conflict
              • Flexible and adaptable leader who can work at the strategic and tactical levels
              • Experience working and interacting effectively with diverse populations

                Preferred Skills and Abilities

                • Ability to think strategically, balanced with an attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
                • Demonstrated history of success in successful grant applications and management
                • Ability to create and use appropriate metrics to ensure progress and productivity
                • Experience with client/stakeholder databases or CRM platforms

                  Education and Experience

                  • Bachelor's degree in related field required; Master's degree and/or CFRE certification preferred
                  • Minimum of 5 years of professional and/or related experience and demonstrated success in a development role

                    Physical Requirements

                    • Must occasionally lift and/or move items and materials to perform job duties

                      In addition to the great work-place culture and the opportunity to build a new program, the Coalition offers the following benefits:

                      • Generous PTO
                      • Healthcare coverage (100%) for the employee; optional dental and vision plans
                      • Workplace flexibility
                      • Phone stipend
                      • 403(b) retirement plan with employer match

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Keywords: Gwinnett Coalition, Roswell , Director of Resource Development, Executive , Lawrenceville, Georgia

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