K9s For Warriors – Development Manager – Corporate Partners

Posted Jun 09, 2021 Ponte Vedra, Florida

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Expires Jul 14, 2021

Description

K9s For Warriors is the nation’s largest provider of service dogs to veterans suffering from the invisible wounds of war, such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Our unique, in-house program helps change the lives of American heroes by pairing them with a battle buddy, who was likely a rescue dog, and then teaching him or her to utilize that dog to mitigate the symptoms of their wounds. In order to continue the great work, we are doing, we are in need of a Development Manager – Corporate Partners to join our amazing team!

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Working under the direction of the Development Director, the Development Manager-Corporate Partners (DM) plays a key and integral role in the success of K9s For Warriors’ fund development efforts; specifically, through ongoing and proactive relationship management, strategic communications planning, gifts cultivation and solicitation activity of corporate partners. In this role, the DM will be responsible for developing and maintaining varying corporate partnerships.

The DM must be a team player who also works well independently, has strong leadership abilities and an entrepreneurial spirit, possesses initiative, has unparalleled attention to detail, and excels in being creative, dependable, flexible, and resourceful. The DM will work on site at the Ponte Vedra office with the Development Director and team to design, develop and implement K9s For Warriors’ annual major gift and corporate partner plan. The DM will be expected to energize team members, persuade prospects, and meet annual fundraising objectives. This position works closely with program managers, Development Director and CMDO to align major gifts and partnership efforts with the K9s For Warriors’ strategic plan and mission.

Qualifications

The DM primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 5-years, minimum, demonstrated experience in non-profit fundraising; 3+ years in major gift and corporate solicitation Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications, Nonprofit Management or a related field Demonstrated ability to secure individual major gifts of $25,000+ Capital Campaign Experience Demonstrated-record of personally identifying, cultivating and soliciting new individual donors and corporate partners Record of measurable results in organizing and implementing development events and related activities Comfortable using a donor database, prospect research and other wealth screening tools to aid in the moves management process Experience with Blackbaud products preferred Experience writing proposals Planned Giving experience Understanding of Military Service organizations (MSO) and Veteran Service organizations (VSO) Excellent verbal and written communication skills A valid driver’s license required

Education and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 5-years, minimum, demonstrated experience in non-profit fundraising; 3+ years in major gift and corporate solicitation Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications, Nonprofit Management or a related field Demonstrated ability to secure individual major gifts of $25,000+ Capital Campaign Experience Demonstrated-record of personally identifying, cultivating and soliciting new individual donors and corporate partners Record of measurable results in organizing and implementing development events and related activities Comfortable using a donor database, prospect research and other wealth screening tools to aid in the moves management process Experience with Blackbaud products preferred Experience writing proposals Planned Giving experience Understanding of Military Service organizations (MSO) and Veteran Service organizations (VSO) Excellent verbal and written communication skills A valid driver’s license required PREFERRED SKILLS A self-starter driven by results Experience in cause-related marketing campaigns is a plus Willingness to travel to meet with current and prospective donors; some overnight travel is required Strategist adept at planning, prioritizing, multi-tasking and follow-through Prospecting experience Ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines Willing and capable to work hands-on developing and executing fundraising events and other activities as needed Committed to and enthusiastic about K9s For Warriors Military background or veteran status is a plus CORE COMPETENCIES Persuasiveness Planning and Organizing Networking Written and Verbal Expression Social Awareness Sociability Job Type: Full-time

Salary/Salary Range

60,000

Company/Organization

K9s For Warriors

http://www.k9sforwarriors.org

Contact

Vanessa Mace | Email