Apply for Philanthropy Director Position

Dec 22, 2018News

Philanthropy Director Job Functions:

  • Works collaboratively with other departments and partners with development staff to create customized solicitation strategies matching the objectives of the organization and interests of the donor/prospect
  • Responsible for minimum annual fundraising goal as specified in performance standards, including both renewable gifts, events, and new incremental revenue
  • Develops donor management plans for entire portfolio resulting in strategic, knowledgeable and complex asks. Personally, solicits assigned donors through face to face visits, electronic and printed communications, including preparation of personalized materials as well as all follow up materials/reporting
  • Oversees event committees and serve as the lead in planning and executing numerous successful events that identify, cultivate, solicit and steward donors, with an emphasis on maximizing revenue. Serves as primary fundraiser for event sponsorships
  • Maintains accurate records by tracking contacts, continuously updating donor information in the Foundation database following donor contacts. Develops detailed event budgets and closely monitors expense and revenue transactions, providing reports as needed or required for assigned events or programs
  • Works with Board members and other organizational leaders to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward appropriate donors and to evaluate and segment the list for appropriate levels of giving.
  • Listens to the needs of individuals or corporations’ and aligns programs to their interests, preparing grant proposals, and engaging foundation staff and board members to cultivate and solicit support for our healthy athletes initiative and to meet annual fundraising goals.
  • Develops and implements annual giving campaigns and programs, markets programs via variety of electronic and print media, evaluates fund raising program effectiveness, attends events for cultivation and coordinates annual renewal and upgrade efforts, and prepares reports on each program as required
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Level of Education
    • Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree or an Associate Degree

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree or master degree

  • Level of Experience
    • Minimum Required:

Three (3) years of progressive responsibility in non-profit development/fund raising, finance, event management/planning, and customer service

Six (6) months functioning successfully at a coordinator level or higher.

Preferred Experience: Philanthropy and fundraising responsibility

Send resume to [email protected]