Director of Strategic Partnerships Posted May 18
Junior Achievement of the Triad , Greensboro, NC
 
POSITION SUMMARY:

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

peer leader.

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.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

annual operations.

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

face-to-face solicitation.

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

fundraising goal.

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

pace environment.

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

and experience.

INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD SEND RESUME, COVER LETTER AND THREE

REFERENCES WITH POSITION TITLE IN SUBJECT LINE TO .

Employment Type: Permanent

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