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Director Of Content Promotions, Fundraising & Audience Development
A thriving, mission-driven multimedia organization, NPR produces award-winning news, information, and music programming in partnership with hundreds of independent public radio stations across the nation. NPR listeners value information, creativity, curiosity, and social responsibility – our employees do, too. We are innovators and leaders in diverse fields, from journalism and digital media to IT and development. Every day, our employees and member stations touch the lives of millions worldwide.
Help us grow our audience and shape the sound of the NPR network. We need a forward-thinking, creative, organized leader to drive audience growth through promotional, fundraising and sponsor messages and campaigns. We are looking for someone who is great at enticing audiences to tune in and enjoy NPR's groundbreaking journalism and storytelling.
Create and execute promotional campaigns to support editorial initiatives across all network assets including radio, digital and podcasting. All promotional material should meet or exceed network expectations for production values, compelling delivery and effective messaging.
Oversee strategy and execution of captivating, memorable fundraising materials NPR provides to stations, with particular attention to what will be most helpful to stations in their fundraising drives.
Own the strategy and execution of on-air funding credits for the network, featuring best in class talent.
Keeps on top of industry trends and shapes initiatives in a way that is responsive to the way people are engaging with media.
Effectively recruits, manages and develops staff
Partner with others in the organization to develop strategies and tactics that diversify, grow and engage audiences
Be an evangelist for best practices in programming formatics, promotions and fundraising opportunities across all platforms.
Develops and leads partnership ideas that drive new audience growth and revenue opportunities while maintaining NPR's ethics and guidelines.
Integrates work with other NPR departments including Member Partnership, Marketing & Branding, Digital Media, Development, Audio Engineering, Information Technology, News, and Audience Insight.
8+ years of experience
Wants to find innovative ways to drive listening and engagement to content in the myriad ways audiences connect, including radio, podcasting, digital, and smart speakers.
Has a compelling vision for how promotions, fundraising and sponsor messages can lift a radio station's sound and drive audience loyalty and engagement. Understands radio best practices.
Has a track record of creating campaigns and delivering projects with a strong sense of purpose and measurable outcomes.
Has experience managing content production flow from start to finish.
Is able to shine in a complex, fast-paced work environment with many stakeholders and collaborators.
Loves language and the ability to communicate messages that stick
Has strong organizational skills
Reports to the VP of Programming and Audience Development, and works closely with leadership of the Marketing, Member partnerships, Sales, and News divisions.
NPR offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package including health and wellness benefits, retirement, and work/life balance programs, as well as opportunities for career growth and development.
NPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Director Of Fundraising And Awareness Events
Director of Fundraising and Awareness Events
We are seeking a full-time Director of Fundraising and Awareness Events to join our fast-paced, in-house Marketing team. The Director of Fundraising and Awareness Events at the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI), reporting to the Senior Director Marketing Communications and PR, will provide management-level leadership, and will be accountable for the performance and success of fundraising events and strategies to meet revenue goals. This new position will manage the creation and implementation of fundraising and awareness building events for ALS TDI. Events include 1) homegrown or "signature" ALS TDI events, 2) community/third party events hosted by ALS TDI supporters all across the US and 3) digital/social media driven campaigns and fundraisers, using popular sites and strategies.
The Director of Fundraising and Awareness Events will eventually lead a small team of event and program production specialists and oversee/support sponsorship, logistics, marketing, production, print and digital promotion, fulfilment, and volunteer/committee recruitment and engagement across all events in support of ALS TDI's mission to end ALS.
The ideal candidate must thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment, exemplify a strong work ethic, be able to work lead with solid attention to the details of each event. S/he must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, must be well-organized and self-motivated.
Minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
5+ years of experience in event management, fundraising, marketing, non-profit management or related field preferred.
5+ years demonstrated ability to recruit, motivate and coach committee members/volunteers in a fundraising environment preferred.
Minimum 3+ years of experience in supervising staff toward achievement of organizational, professional and personal goals and objectives.
Prior experience in strategic planning and budget development
Demonstrated ability to open new corporate doors and to successfully develop and manage corporate relationships and partnerships.
Demonstrated success in the promotion of large fundraising/awareness building events.
Ability to promote ALS TDI mission, programs and events to a variety of audiences, including middle- and upper-corporate management, individual participants and donors.
Displays in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, their respective participants (Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, Google+, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn etc.) and how each platform can be deployed in different scenarios
Maintains excellent English writing and language skills
Excellent organizational skills; professional customer service skills with donors, committee members/volunteers.
Ability to travel overnight or work evenings/weekends when necessary.Must possess a reliable personal vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of valid insurance to attend meetings and perform outreach duties.
About ALS TDI
The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS.net) and its scientists actively discover and develop treatments for ALS. ALS.net is the world's first and largest nonprofit biotech focused 100% on ALS research. Led by ALS patients and their families, the charity understands the urgent need to slow and stop this horrible disease. ALS.net, based in Cambridge, MA, has served as one of the leaders in sharing data and information with academic and ALS research organizations, patients and their families. For more information, visit www.als.net.
Please visit https://als.applicantpro.com to apply. Please submit a cover letter, salary requirements and resume. No phone calls please. ALS TDI is an equal opportunity employer.
Director Of Fundraising
Crotched Mountain Foundation seeks a seasoned, entrepreneurial Director of Fundraising. This high-level annual fund position requires a special mix of creative hands-on fundraising, donor engagement and stewardship experience with the ability to carry out management of development systems and protocols. Reporting to the Vice President of Advancement, the Director of Fundraising will marshal 3-5 years experience to create compelling Annual Fund solicitations and donor stewardship opportunities; will convey to donors a commitment to our mission with compassion and integrity in finely crafted oral and written communications; will manage professional operating procedures and practices with the assistance of an experienced direct-report; and will easily transition between responsibilities on a day-to-day basis. Expertise in Raisers Edge platforms is preferred. CFRE certification is a plus.
Reporting to the Vice President of Advancement, the Director of Fundraising works with volunteers and other staff to manage the Annual Fund, special events and a small portfolio of key prospects to secure and steward gifts for the Crotched Mountain Foundation and to help build a strong pipeline of potential major donors. The Director also manages development operations according to industry best practices.
Manage the Direct Mail Program, E-philanthropy, and Giving Societies to establish and maintain a pipeline of donors for the Crotched Mountain Foundation
Work closely with the Vice President of Advancement to establish and manage a portfolio of qualified high-end annual fund prospects
Develop and implement individual cultivation and solicitation strategies, creating relevant engagement opportunities that support the progression of each relationship
Manage limited portfolio of mid-level $500-$5,000 donors
Create and implement calendar of fundraising and friend-raising events focused on supporting Annual Fund goals
Maximize departmental use of Raisers Edge, including tracking of relationships and prospect moves management
Meet fundraising goals established in concert with the Vice President of Advancement
Work closely with the Vice President of Advancement to provide staff support for the board and appropriate committees
Perform additional duties as assigned by the Vice President of Advancement
Development Operations & Management Responsibilities
Continually enhance development operations, including policies and procedures
Assist with the generation and monitoring of the departments Annual Work Plan and Operating Budgets and oversee development financial reporting and analysis
Ensure that all fundraising collateral materials are compliant with Crotched Mountain standards and reflect best practices in all development disciplines
Oversee Development data collection and analytical models for all fundraising programs
Manage the Gift Processing and Database Administrator, ensuring accuracy of data and compliance with all applicable policies and laws
Monitor day-to-day operations and the timeliness of scheduled programs and deliverables throughout the development department
Position requires a bachelors degree and a minimum of 3-5 years demonstrated record of accomplishment in fostering strong relationships and active hands-on fundraising, preferably in healthcare or special education. The incumbent will have experience working with relational databases, with preference for experience with Raisers Edge platforms. Preference will be given to those candidates with an understanding of special education services/programs. Experience successfully managing staff and volunteers, special events fundraising experience, an interest in being part of a strong team and exceptional oral and written communication skills are critical. CFRE certification is a plus.
Director Of Development - Fundraising
Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values
to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic
drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years.
We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities
challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions.
Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on
the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of
best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs;
and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are
committed to treating the whole person—and come from all fields.
personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the
values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and
becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we
touch. As ‘One Phoenix House’ we believe in having fun along the way –
embracing ‘progress not perfection’ as our journey continues.
Phoenix House of
Florida seeks a strategic and innovative development professional to become its
next Director of Development. The successful candidate will be committed to
PH’s mission and will serve as a frontline fundraiser and strategist. S/he will
evaluate and build upon Phoenix House Florida’s existing program, formulate
strategies to increase philanthropic support, and will engage existing board
members as well as recruit new board members to expend contributed income.
The Director of
Development will be a generalist, capable of major gift solicitation, as well
as other aspects of fundraising. S/he will serve as a strategic partner to
Executive Director of Florida Region and the board and will actively engage all
board members in fundraising activities.
The Director of
Development will report to SVP and Executive Director of Florida region as well
as SVP and Chief Development officer of PHF and will work closely board
members. S/he will work with program/clinical team to articulate compelling
messaging and cases for philanthropic support, manage a portfolio of donor
prospects, support the regional executive on tactics and strategies for
specific development activities,
B.S. or B.A. Degree
Implement annual appeal
efforts, create and manage a pipeline of prospects.
An accomplished front-line
major gift solicitor
A generalist; knowledge of
best practices in all areas of fundraising, including special events,
annual campaign, planned giving, e-philanthropy
Knowledge of Tampa area
Demonstrated ability to
strategize, set and meets goals
Experience with board
engagement, cultivation, and development
Commitment to collaborative,
Ability to articulate a
vision that promotes Phoenix House’s efforts and is clear and inspiring to
internal and external audiences
Energy, drive, and “can do”
5 years of demonstrated
experience in Board management, special event fundraising, project
management and event management including large-scale, complex, high
profile events with ability to plan and monitor projects from inception
Experience in successfully
negotiating all vendor contracts in support of development activities
Experience working with
non-profit organizations, volunteers and volunteer committees preferred
Experience with event budget
Proficiency in Microsoft
Office applications, especially Word and Excel.
Proficiency in Outlook
applications. Knowledge of Raiser’s
Phoenix House conducts as needed, job-related
background checks, fingerprints, drug testing, physical exams, medical exams,
TB testing, verification of employment history and/or reference checks prior to
House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all
who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order,
including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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Fundraising Programs Manager
The Fundraising Programs Manager leads and manages all aspects of the Annual Luncheon including planning and executing committee meetings, developing donor lists and program collateral. Strategically develop and implement new programs to raise additional funds and awareness of The Salvation Army through cause-related marketing, awareness, fundraising events, corporate sponsorships, promotions, new workplace giving campaigns, and digital fundraising programs. Lead efforts to build affinity with the next generation of Salvation Army donors and volunteers; and identify and maximize opportunities for communication and fundraising growth.
The Fundraising Programs Manager works with the Director of Communications, Marketing and Public Relations Director to establish a social media, digital communications, website management campaign and annual calendar of content. Provides oversight and guidance to the Event and Volunteer Program Coordinator relative to e-communications, corporate partner relationships, and event support related to corps, social service distributions, volunteer promotions and corporate relations events.
Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or Communications-related field
Minimum of four years of professional fundraising, communication and event experience.
Experience with constituent communication and stewardship through written communication and events implementation; and overall program strategy and implementation.
Experience in achieving program goals by developing short and long-term strategies for fundraising programs, communication, stewardship and engaging volunteer leaders.
Experience with: writing/production of communication, solicitation and marketing collateral; managing all aspects of planning and organizing multiple and often simultaneous major special events
Experience working to create, produce and distribute marketing materials, solicitations and other communications.
Experience in website content management, social media, and graphic design.
Entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit and approach to goal achievement, problem solving and increasing charitable income through fundraising programs;
Strong verbal and written communications with experience in writing donor solicitations, promotional materials such as newsletters, e-solicitations, web pages, or brochures;
Strong customer service, leadership, organizational and problem solving skills;
Project management skills and highly organized with excellent attention to detail;
Effective at relationship building with key stakeholders including officers, staff, donors, and volunteer leaders.
Flexible and able to maintain priorities while managing multiple projects and a large volume of responsibilities;
Ability to remain tactful and flexible under pressure;
Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional customer service and maintain a high level of confidentiality;
Experience producing collateral materials and using digital marketing tools such as Constant Contact, Luminate System or similar;
This position requires expertise with relational database software and Microsoft Excel and/or Access; and design/presentation expertise with Mac Pages and Keynote, the Adobe Creative Suite (or similar publications software), Microsoft PowerPoint and Publisher
The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:
Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time and sick time.
Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles
Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
Flexible Spending Accounts
Eligibility for the Federal Government's Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!
The pay range for this position is $45,000 to $50,000 per year.
Coordinator Of Fundraising
To attract and compel donors to be part of our ministry.
Major Responsibilities, Duties, Functions, and Tasks of the Position
Develop corporate fundraising programs, such as employer gift-matching.
Monitor progress of fundraising drives.
Compile or develop materials to submit to granting or other funding organizations.
Develop and maintain media contact lists.
Develop strategies to encourage new or increased contributions.
Recruit sponsors, participants, or volunteers for fundraising events.
Supervise fundraising volunteer staff members.
Secure commitments of participation or donation from individuals or corporate donors.
Prepare materials for charitable events, such as fundraising envelopes, bid sheets, or gift bags.
Create or update donor databases.
Establish fundraising or participation goals for special events or specified time periods.
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.
Design or produce materials such as posters, information for the corporate website, or newsletters to promote, market, or advertise fundraising events.
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.
Plan and direct special events for fundraising, such as silent auctions, dances, golf events, or walks.
Solicit cash or in-kind donations or sponsorships from individual, business, or government 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.
Write and send letters of thanks to donors.
Write reports or prepare presentations to communicate fundraising program data.
Work with the Executive Directors to determine their community's needs (Capital or Operating) that a fundraising program could support.
StoneRidge Retirement Living Communities
440 E. Lincoln Ave.
Myerstown, PA 17067
Development, Fundraising And Sponsorship Manager
Key Responsibilities/Outcomes (include but not limited to):
Cultivate, manage, and grow NEW relationships with priority corporate partners/sponsors with annual revenue of at least $500,000 plus and/or potential to grow to at least $1MM per year.
Develop compelling proposals and presentations to send to corporations, foundations, and organizations to solicit sponsorships, grants, and in-kind support.
Initiate innovative ideas to generate NEW revenue and add value to partnerships.
Ensure appropriate delivery of sponsorship benefits at every level of the project.
Assist the Director with managing existing corporate partners/sponsors
Build relationships with key corporate and NEW contacts at all levels and across a variety of functions to help advance the partnership.
Develop and implement a strategy for raising funds on-line and through social media.
Write and file sponsorship reports for the benefits of documentation and review.
Develop appropriate correspondence, such as thank you letters and program outcomes information.
Work with the Director and EVP to track and manage revenues, expenses, and income projections.
Negotiate partnership terms and contracts.
Lead/participate in special projects.
Some travel may be involved.
Other duties as assigned by the Director.
RequirementsRequired Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
Bachelor's degree or advance degree (e.g., MBA)
5 – 10 years' experience in sales, vendor relationships, sponsorship, fundraising, grant-writing, corporate/cause partnerships, account management, and/or corporate branding/marketing
Proven ability to generate revenue; creative thinker with ability to identify and pursue NEW funding leads and opportunities
Ability to build relationships with individuals with diverse personalities and styles and at different levels of seniority
Ability to develop and execute an account plan, including goals, metrics, strategy, and tactics
Ability to lead internal and external meetings, including webinars, conference calls, and in-person meetings
Excellent ability to set proprieties, plan long-term, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and perform in a fast-paced environment
Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to collect, analyze, organize, distill, and present information
Must be comfortable and work effectively with numbers, budgets, and data
Excellent negotiation skills; able to build consensus and find creative solutions
Excellent written and oral communication skills; capability to edit and proofread
Highly skilled at MS Office Suite, particularly Excel and Power Point
Salary commiserates with experience
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Development Officer For Fundraising Operations
The Noble Research Institute, LLC is seeking a full time Development Officer for Fundraising Operations, who will be responsible for providing assistance to the Director of Development and State-Community Relations in managing the ongoing day to day fundraising operations and donor services infrastructure.
Development Officer for Fundraising Operations Job Descriptions
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
This position will serve a dual role:
As Development Officer for Fundraising Operations for the Noble Research Institute
- Ensures aligned implementation of the 5-year strategic plan across the Development Department and the Research Institute. Responsible for the oversight of tracking, processing, acknowledgement and reporting of all charitable contributions received.
Oversight of CRM systems use, maintenance and build-out, including ensuring donor information is accurate, kept secure, and that related reports are available as needed. Responsible for total preparation of or assistance in preparing grant proposal budgets or other program budgets for the solicitation of fundraised dollars.
As Program Officer for the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation
- Responsible for researching, evaluating and performing due diligence of grant proposals. Write technical summaries and prepare financial summaries.
Track approved grants and conduct post-award follow up. Maintain and independently apply knowledge of program guidelines and private foundation regulations as related to grants and evaluate requests accordingly. Provide oversight and guidance to the Program Assistant in the administration of the Sam Noble scholarship program, Noble Educational Fund scholarship program, and the Matching Grants program.
Both roles will involve a moderate amount of budgeting, financial management, and analysis.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration, Non-profit Management or related field is required; or HS Diploma with a minimum of 8 years related experience in lieu of a degree is required. Experience in accounting or finance preferred. Experience working in a non-profit preferred.
Bilingual Fundraising Coordinator - Illinois Transplant Fund
Gift of Hope Organ and Tissue Donor Network started the Illinois Transplant Fund driven by our belief that a person's financial status should not be a barrier to their ability to receive a lifesaving organ transplant. The Illinois Transplant fund is a 501C3 that provides access to organ transplants for those who lack access to health insurance.
Our Development Coordinator serves as an integral part of achieving our mission: To give people access to lifesaving organ transplants and follow-up care to help them live long, healthy and productive lives.
In this role, you would work with the Executive Director to develop and track progress of fundraising goals, create and execute formal fundraising programs focusing on major gifts, annual giving and special events, cultivate relationships with prospects and directly solicit funds.
The following essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Support Gift of Hope's mission, vision and values; adhere to its policies and procedures in carrying out the responsibilities of this position
Assists the Executive Director with the development of fundraising goals and soliciting funds
Creating a formal fundraising program, focusing on major gifts, annual giving and special events
Ability to cultivate relationships with prospects.
Developing strong working relationships with members of the ITF board of directors, including identification of board member prospects, strategy development, meeting preparation and execution
Expand ITF awareness through development of new and beneficial relationships
Conducting research to determine capacity for raising funds from each target market
Maintains fundraising database, including gift recognition and prospect information. Provides recommendations for database program that fits current and future needs
Works in collaboration with other company departments to develop events, collateral materials, and opportunities to promote ITF within the Chicago philanthropic community
Monitors fundraising progress and produces written and oral reports for internal and external audiences
Other duties as assigned
Education and Training Required
The following identifies the minimum education and training required to perform the essential functions of the job.
- Bachelor's degree in a relevant field preferred.
Experience and Skills Required
The following indicates the minimum skills and experience required to perform the essential functions of the job.
Strong Spanish-speaking and writing skills preferred
3-5 years of experience in non-profit development/fundraising
Strong experience in fundraising program development and donor stewardship, including fundraising databases, budget development, building relationships and working with board members
Relationships within the Chicago Philanthropic community
Strong oral and writing skills
Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment, think proactively and respond appropriately
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Ability to drive personal car to offsite locations to perform job functions
Ability to work outside normal business hours including evenings and weekends
Ability to speak to make presentations
Ability to use personal cell phone for business use
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that will be encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of the job.
Normal office environment
Attend events at a variety of locations within Gift of Hope's service area
Carry a personal cell phone to be accessible outside regular business hours
Subject Matter Expert - Special Liaison For Fundraising (1569-183)
Fundraising and Donor Relations Outreach
80 percent of time
Directs and plans all external outreach activities to ensure all fundraising goals are met to support a U.S. Pavilion at Expo 2017. The incumbent uses established and newly developed contacts with the business, media, diaspora organizations, universities, and a wide variety of economics, environment, security organizations to obtain financial commitments from top decision makers. Most of these contacts are leaders of their organizations and are prominent in the U.S. business and foreign policy communities.
20 percent of time
The incumbent manages the strategy for domestic and international communications regarding the U.S. Pavilion at Expo 2017. The incumbent offers advice regularly to office, Bureau a leadership and occasionally to the Deputy Secretary and Undersecretary for Public Afairs on best methods to communicate to the broader community. The incumbent conducts complex research on Expo related issues and prepares reports, letters and other documents with recommendations for delegations, events, policies and activities in support of Expo 2017. The incumbent drafts speeches, articles, letters and other documents for Department, and Bureau principals that address Expo 2017 themes.
Manages other task authorized by Government Task Manager that fall within the scope of this task order.
The contractor shall have the following skills:
Undergraduate degree in a related professional or academic field such as marketing, management, business administration, public policy, international relations, economics, communications, public affairs, political science, or English. Master's degree in relevant field strongly encouraged.
Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this position requires U.S. Citizenship status.
Must possess an active SECRET Clearance.
- Five years of progressively responsible experience in fundraising and/or business development. Two years of experience in national or international media, public relations, or marketing. Experience in an international work environment and familiarity with American society, culture and political system.
Post Entry Training:
Industry-specific training; presentation training; training in computer software as required.
Language Proficiency: List both English and host country language(s) proficiency requirements by level (II, III) and specialization (sp/read):
FSI 3/3 in English required, FSI 2/2 in Russian or Kazakh preferred.
The ability to gain competent knowledge of applicable State Department administrative procedures, regulations and requirements is desirable. Must be capable of quickly achieving a thorough understanding of State Department procedures, programs and reporting requirement. Sound knowledge of Expo practices and official policies is helpful. Knowledge of Eurasian social, political, economic and cultural structures and institutions, key personalities in culture, media and government institutions, and the relationships among actors in the political-economic and cultural world is desirable.
Skills and Abilities: Knowledge Required by the Position Expert knowledge in fundraising
Mastery of practices, techniques and methods used in the analysis, development, collection, and relationship maintenance of donor organizations.
Knowledge of and skill in the management of fundraising activities, including the design and evaluation of opportunities and the development of public and private sector partnerships. Ability to perceive and express complex relationships among diverse actors in the business and foreign policy communities in order to effectively coordinate donations and donor benefits.
Demonstrated ability to quickly gain the respect, support and trust of various constituencies, including board members, high net worth individuals, organizational stakeholders, and strategic partners.
Demonstrated ability to meet fundraising goals and secure five figure gifts
Proven success in the design and implementation of comprehensive fundraising plans.
Knowledge of current U.S. business and fundraising environment and ability to discern potential donors and their motivations as pertaining to energy extraction, innovation, conservation, Kazakhstan and Expo 2017.
A well-established network of contacts in the above communities is highly desirable.
Expert Communication Skills
Mastery of communication principles, methods, practices and techniques, and analytical methods.
Knowledge and skill to explain significant issues to generally responsive groups or individuals interested in participation in Expo 2017.
Mastery level skill in interpersonal relationships including the ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relationships with the business community, 501c3 partners, media, Department and Bureau leadership, diaspora organizations, contacts in universities, think tanks and the general policy community in order to exchange information and communicate and disseminate information on participation opportunities.
Expert skill in oral and written communications to prepare reports, letters speeches and other documents with recommendations for public-private interactions.
Ability to prepare and present analyses, make recommendations, provide advice and guidance to officials at all levels, solicit information and defend and negotiate positions.
Knowledge and skill sufficient for conducting events and other meetings with the business community, non-profit organizations, and academic institutions.
Knowledge of Foreign Policy & Kazakhstan
Knowledge of Central Asian region, with particular focus on political and economic structures, business development opportunities, society and culture.
An expertise in Kazakhstan is highly desirable.
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