Development Specialist

This part time position(15 hours a week) can expand to additional hours depending upon available resources.                                                                                                                                 Development Specialist  Specific Duties Marketing:
  1. Capitalize on and implement agency brand
  2. Communicate with pledge holders as they complete pledge obligations
  3. Implement major and minor capital campaigns
  4. Create and implement marketing strategies
  5. Increase donors, keep donor list current updated
  Fundraising Events
  1. Maintain events calendar
  2. Plan, schedule and execute individual events in conjunction with volunteers, staff and community groups
  3. Solicit in-kind goods and services as needed
  4. Schedule and document post event de-briefings reports
  5. Monitors W.O.M.E.N.’s compliance with donor gift intent. 
  Planned Giving
  1. Identify planned gift prospects
  2. Organize communications and materials for solicitation
  3. Organize targeted solicitation
  Other duties as required Develop a plan for each event Keep confidentiality Use critical thinking , strategic thinking Monitor progress of fundraiser Compile and develop eye catching materials to be submitted  in a verity of outlets Develop and maintain media contact lists Develop strategies to encourage new or increased contributions Recruit sponsors, participants, or volunteers for fundraising events Direct or supervise fundraising staff, including volunteer staff members Develop pledge drives through media-radio Secure commitments of participation or donation from individuals or corporate donors. Prepare materials for charitable events, such as fundraising envelopes, or gift bags Establish fundraising or participation goals for special events or specified time periods Explain the tax advantages of contributions to potential donors Identify and build relationships with potential donors Attend community events, meetings, or conferences to promote organizational goals or solicit donations or sponsorships Contact corporate representatives, government officials, or community leaders to increase awareness of organizational causes, activities, or needs Develop fundraising activity plans that maximize participation or contributions and minimize costs Develop or implement fundraising activities, such as annual giving campaigns or direct mail programs Coordinate web-based fundraising activities Plan and direct events for fundraising, such as silent auctions, dances, golf events etc Solicit cash or in-kind donations or sponsorships from individual, business donors Write speeches, press releases, or other promotional materials to increase awareness of the causes, missions, or goals of organizations seeking funds Conduct research to identify the goals, net worth, history of charitable donations, or other data related to potential donors, potential investors, or general donor markets Coordinate transportation or delivery of materials, supplies, or donations for fundraising events Secure speakers for charitable events, community meetings, or conferences to increase awareness of charitable, nonprofit, or political causes

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