| Position Summary:In collaboration with the Executive Director, the Board of Directors, and the Coalition Philanthropic Council, the Director of Philanthropy will manage fundraising efforts, including: securing financial support from individuals, foundations, and corporations; developing and maintaining relationships with lead donors; and, creating and executing a strategy for sustained annual giving. The Director will demonstrate superior organizational, managerial, and communication skills. Responsibilities:Serve members of the Coalition Philanthropic Council as primary point of contact.Execute advancement plan devised in collaboration with Philanthropic Council, Board of Directors, and Executive Director.Develop and present quarterly fundraising report providing overview of engagement with donors, prospect research, pledged and received philanthropic support.Manage financial accounting for the Coalition, which will include: tracking incoming monies (from donors, grants, and member dues and fees); invoicing for annual membership dues and registration fees, and managing payments to external organizations. Develop proposals and reports for foundation and corporate fundraising.Plan and organize all meetings for the Coalition Philanthropic Council and any special events for donors. Manage CRM data entry, extraction, and analysis (current, past and prospective philanthropic council members, individual donors, friends of the Coalition, foundations, and corporations).Conduct training sessions, demonstrations, webinars to audiences varying in size and scope.About the Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success: The Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success was developed to improve the college application process for all students as they search for and apply to their perfect college. The online platform provides a single, centralized toolkit for students to organize, build, and refine their applications to numerous institutions. More than 100 of colleges and universities have teamed up to design a new application system that aims to deepen engagement with high school students, especially those from low-income families. The Coalition member institutions are committed to broadening access and increasing affordability of higher education for students of all backgrounds. For more information, please visit http://www.coalitionforcollegeaccess.org/why.html. |
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