Director of Individual Giving

Website I Am Boundless, Inc.

Are you a Director of Individual Giving who is passionate about people? Are you looking for a job where you’ll enjoy excellent benefits and the chance to make a difference in your community? Then join the I Am Boundless, Inc. team!

We are a fast-growing nonprofit organization committed to building a world that realizes the boundless potential of all people. For more than forty years, we’ve provided people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges the support and services to thrive. Our person-centered approach to care celebrates people for who they are and empowers them to become active participants in the communities where they live, work, and play.

The Director of Individual Giving is responsible for all philanthropic programs focusing on individuals which support the people and mission of the Boundless family of companies.  Reporting to and working in close collaboration with the Vice President (VP), Advancement, the Director of Individual Giving will oversee and execute all aspects of fundraising efforts focusing on individual giving. These tasks include, but are not limited to, direct mail campaigns, multi-channel solicitations, affinity group giving programs (staff, families, volunteers, etc.), and prospect strategies relative to specific individuals at both the leadership annual giving level and major gift level.

Major tasks, duties and responsibilities:

*Design and execute a philanthropy strategy focusing on individual donors for the Boundless family of companies: Work with the management team to identify funding needs, preferred funding targets, and approaches.

*Create/execute a very robust annual giving calendar of tactics targeting numerous constituents. Monitor success of initiatives, making adjustments as needed. Current annual programs include staff giving, leadership annual giving, family giving, memorial giving and legacy giving. Director will work with others to strategize maximizing annual giving of affinity groups – including Open Circle Society and Board of Trustees.

*Conduct research, prospecting, and application to multiple donor sources, oversee ongoing development efforts including, but not limited to, individual giving, annual giving, and donor stewardship. and maintain a small portfolio of donors and prospects

*Develop and execute strategies that will annually grow the existing donor base.

*Design and execute donor retention strategies including working with data entry/gift processing staff to ensure effective use of database and stewardship

*Supervision: At present, this position supervises the Advancement Officer. In the future, with a track record of success, there may be opportunities for team growth.

*Train and mentor philanthropy staff and communicate fundraising goals and progress throughout the organization.

*Provide leadership to the organization including serving as a member of the Boundless Leadership Team, creating and managing growing budgets, setting goals, and working in collaboration with the VP, Advancement, President & CEO, Executive Leadership Team, and other members of the Leadership Team.

This position works primarily from a remote location of the employee’s choosing.  A drop-in office space at any of the Boundless offices statewide is available as needed.  Standard office equipment and technology reimbursements will be provided for the Director’s use while working remotely.

The culture of Boundless, and the Advancement team in particular, is one of entrepreneurial collaboration, flexibility, and “can do” spirit.

Required Education and Experience:

+Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent
+At least seven (7) years of professional fundraising experience in a not-for-profit setting with a proven track record of meeting/exceeding annual goals and personal metrics.
+Past supervisory experience and demonstrated success as a team leader.
+Strong experience with Microsoft Office suite of programs.

Preferred Education and Experience:

+CFRE or Masters Degree
+Experience with Raiser’s Edge
+Experience working with or for people with complex needs.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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