Junior Achievement of the Triad is seeking a Director of
Strategic Partnerships with the vision and drive to create, execute
and evaluate all philanthropy strategies with a donor-centered
philosophy to ensure a diverse and sustainable revenue portfolio to
support the expansion, impact and influence of a dynamic and
thriving organization. The Director will be responsible for
launching and leading innovative growth initiatives that will
broaden and diversify Junior Achievement's base of investors with a
focus on sustainability. The Director will have: a track record of
increasing resources for small organizations with big goals;
experience in partnering with CEO with a growth mentality; and a
mind-set of creating mutually-beneficial long-term partnerships.
The Director will be an outstanding strategist and a collaborative
Junior Achievement of the Triad serves a six county area:
Alamance, Forsyth, Guilford, Randolph, Rockingham and Montgomery.
Over the last 24 months Junior Achievement of the Triad has
increased its student reach by 98% taking the number of students
served annually from approximately 8,000 to over 16,200. The
organization operates across 118 schools in the Triad and can do so
because the dedicated pool of volunteers has increased by 31.5%.
The organization achieved the growth in students served while only
increasing expenses by 32%. During this same period of time, annual
revenue has increased by 50% and the organization's staff size has
increased by three full time equivalents. For the last three years,
Junior Achievement of the Triad has ranked in the top four Junior
Achievement offices out of 109 offices across the nation. Junior
Achievement of the Triad has also achieved 4 Star status annually
for this last three years. This status recognizes staff and boards
of Junior Achievement offices that meet JA USA's operational
standards for compliance, student impact, operational efficiency,
financial stability and sustainability.
Provide leadership, strategy and support to all lines of
revenue by developing fundraising alliances, maximizing current
opportunities and developing new and sustainable income sources for
Provide strategic leadership and support for the preparation of
the development department's annual fundraising plan, in
collaboration with CEO and peer Director of Stewardship and
Marketing, resulting in revenue growth and financial
sustainability. With input from the team, develop projected income
goals, strategies for increasing investment, priority setting and
timelines for deliverables to include all forms of outreach.
Responsible for the execution of the strategic annual
fundraising plan to include growth strategies and new revenue
streams, monitoring monthly progress to meeting fundraising goals
and modifying plans accordingly. Responsibilities include
Strategically deploy the CEO, staff and key volunteer leaders
to solicit gifts to achieve revenue goals.
Responsible for conducting the full range of activities
required to prepare, submit and manage grant proposals to
foundation and corporate sources. Monitors grant programs
performance and review grant reports created by Director of
Stewardship and Marketing for compliance with funder's
requirements. Director may have opportunity to contract a grant
writer in support of this function upon meeting an initial
Focus on identifying, cultivating and soliciting new major
donor prospects to meet fundraising goals in corporate, foundation
and individual giving.
Regularly evaluate organization's philanthropic strategy and
operating plan and make strategic recommendations to CEO based on
organization's strategic plan goals.
Long-term, in collaboration with CEO, develop and implement
strategy to increase the organization's endowment fund and to
create a fund for the establishment of a capstone facility.
Be a credible, compelling representative of Junior Achievement
and its mission.
IDEAL EXPERIENCE AND
5-7 years of demonstrated experience in nonprofit fundraising.
Particular weight will be given to candidates with a track record
for developing strategy for a development department and
cultivating a diverse donor base.
Successful record of identifying, cultivating and soliciting
corporations and individual major donors.
CFRE accreditation desirable.
Demonstrated leadership skills; experience in working
collaboratively with team members. Strong interpersonal skills and
confidence in making donor contacts in diverse communities.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Superb organization skills; detail-oriented with strong
follow-through and the ability to meet tight deadlines in a face
Computer proficiency, including database management.
Creative, results-oriented, self-starting, can handle and
prioritize multiple activities and responsibilities.
Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent combination of education
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Employment Type: Permanent
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