Parental Care Ministries/Director of DevelopmentCompany: Parental Care Ministries
Date Posted: December 20, 2017
The Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all Parental Care Ministries fundraising including: major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns. The Director works closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors in all development and fundraising endeavors.
RESPONSIBILITIES: • Meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communication and maintain relationships • Grow a major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors • Oversee grant seeking including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements • Direct annual fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising drives • Direct capital campaigns and other major fundraising drives • Coordinate fund raising special events • Oversee prospect research • Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about PCM with the community • Oversee fundraising database and tracking systems • Supervise and collaborate with other fundraising staff • Oversee creation of publications to support PCM and fundraising activities • Maintain gift recognition programs • Demonstrate professional conduct at all times
QUALIFICATIONS: • Be a professing Christian who demonstrates growth as a disciple of Jesus Christ • Embrace the mission and Statement of beliefs of PCM • Have a love for PCM Uganda and its people • Possess a positive and professional attitude • Experience in and with a heart for Christian hospitality • Strong interpersonal and writing skills • Have knowledge of donor management • Have knowledge and experience in fundraising techniques, particularly major gift funding • Possess the skills to work with and motivate staff, board members and volunteers • Have the desire and ability to build external relationships • Be a “self-starter” and goal driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls • Be organized and exhibit “follow-through” on tasks and goals • Flexibility to work in a changing environment • 5 years minimum experience in professional fundraising
TO APPLY: If you meet the required skills and experience and believe yourself to be a qualified candidate, please send a cover letter, current resume and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org