Vinfen is seeking an experienced Development Officer to create and execute fundraising strategies by engaging individual donors, cultivating corporate sponsors, seeking foundational grant opportunities, managing planned giving soliciting in-kind donations and leading work place giving to achieve fundraising goals. The Development Officer will manage a relational database, process and acknowledge gifts and report on development initiatives while working collaboratively with staff to create and implement development initiatives in support of the fundraising efforts of both Vinfen as a whole as well departments and programs.
Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the information listed below:
Creates and executes fundraising strategies including donor engagement and solicitation, corporate sponsorship, foundation grants, major gifts, individual giving, planned giving, in-kind donations, and workplace giving.
Manages relationships with individual donors, corporate sponsors, and foundation funders to retain and grow contributions.
Manages relational database including constituents, supporters, donors, public officials, and media. Tracks donations, keeps donor records, processes gifts, and sends acknowledgements.
Works with staff to create and implement fundraising plans for Vinfen departments and programs seeking assistance with their special events and development efforts.
Administers internal micro grants for initiatives developed by staff to benefit people in our services.
Assists with fundraising for special events including professional conferences, Moving Images Film Festival, Celebrations of Family Partnerships, and program events.
Leads friend-to-friend fundraising efforts such events as the Ragnar Cape Cod Run-4-Life.
Identifies, researches, prepares, and submits grant letters of inquiry, proposals, and reports for funding for projects.
Writes and edits internal and external fundraising publications and electronic communications, including marketing emails, newsletter articles, website articles and blogs, and annual reports.
Develops, creates, writes, and produces multimedia appeal campaign to support the Holiday Giving Fund and other appeals
Why Vinfen? We are committed to you! We offer great training, great benefits, career growth and job security!
Our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes:
A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans
Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Generous Vacation, Holiday, Personal and Sick Time Benefits
Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
Educational Assistance and Remission Programs
$500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
Other generous benefits and perks!
Founded in 1977, for 40 years Vinfen has been a leading nonprofit human services organization that "transforms lives" by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. To learn more about Vinfen, and/or to apply to this or other Vinfen positions, please visit our website at www.vinfen.org/careers. My Job. My Community. My Vinfen.
Bachelor's degree required
A minimum of five (5) years experience in development in the nonprofit, human services or healthcare or similar field.
Proven experience as a fundraiser with campaign, major gifts and annual fundraising experience.
Extensive experience with Relationship/Fundraising Databases required, experience with eTapestry a plus
Experience with Email Marketing platforms required, experience with Constant Contact a plus
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Driving is a requirement for this position and must be willing to use their own personal vehicle
All candidates must be at least 21 years of age and have held a valid US driver's license for at least one year and be able to satisfactorily pass a CORI, employment reference, multi-state background check and driving record check.
Founded in 1977, for 40 years Vinfen has been a leading nonprofit human services organization that "transforms lives" by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals.