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Director of Philanthropy

Company: Harc Inc
Location: Hartford
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Post Internal Days 0 Category Administration Description Position Description:The Director of Philanthropy serves as the principal fundraising and events manager for Harc, bringing a creative and innovative approach to all of Harc's philanthropic activities. In collaboration with nonprofit thought leaders engaged by Harc, he or she is responsible for the oversight, planning and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising program that secures the financial resources from individuals, foundations, corporations and others to support Harc's programming in pursuit of its mission. S/he manages all fundraising events, major gifts and grant functions, and direct response fundraising solicitations. S/he works with Harc's leadership team to establish fundraising goals and is accountable for these goals. S/he hires, manages and establishes fundraising goals for fundraising staff. The Director of Philanthropy is supervised by the Chief Executive Officer and supervises in turn the philanthropy staff and partners.Key Duties and Responsibilities:Planning and Management:

  • Work closely with the Chief Executive Officer to develop and implement an annual Development Plan that aligns with Harc's strategic plan and priorities.
  • Develop and manage fundraising budget.
  • Oversee the ongoing development and maintenance of fundraising-related systems including but not limited to donor management, research, gift processing and recognition
  • Prepare regular reports on the progress and success of fundraising activities.
  • Supervises a Development SpecialistFundraising Events:
    • Primary manager of fundraising events such as Harc's annual auction, Walk and Roll and others.
    • Responsible for event planning, budgeting, results analysis, and vendor contract negotiations.
    • Works with marketing department or external partner on the production of all event materials and public relations.Major Gifts:
      • Work with external resources on the development of organizational case statements and a Major Gifts Moves Management process.
      • Develop major donor portfolios for management and assign portfolios to be managed by leadership and staff.
      • Manage a select group donors and prospects.
      • Plan and oversee coordination of major donor engagement campaigns, events and activities.Grants:
        • Manage external Grant writer and oversee grant seeking activities for the organization including research, proposal writing and reporting requirements;
        • Assign and help prepare proposals and reports, as necessaryDirect Response Fundraising:
          • Working with external resources, responsible for the approval of the organization's direct response (e.g., mail, email, social media) content and schedule.General Communications:
            • Responsible for the development of organizational press releases and response to media inquiries.Salary:Commensurate with experience; potential bonus for exceeding annual goalsBenefits:For Full-time employees (30+ hours a week) Eligible the first of the month following 30 full days of employment
              • Medical and prescription benefits
              • Dental benefits
              • Vision benefits
              • Life Insurance at 2 times your annual salary (up to
              • $250,000.): company paid
              • Voluntary/Optional Life Insurance: for employee, spouse
              • and/or children
              • Long Term Disability (LTD) insurance: company paid
              • Paid Time Off (PTO) benefits
              • 10 company holidays + 1 Floating holiday for eligible
              • employees
              • 401(k) plan with company match
              • Bi-weekly payroll with Direct DepositLocation:Job can be performed remotely, with periodic onsite attendance in Hartford expectedHarc conducts background checks and verifies COVID-19 vaccination status as part of the hiring process. - Position Requirements Qualifications:
                • At least seven years of non-profit fundraising experience, with a proven track record of success in managing fundraising events.
                • Strong planning, prioritization, and analytical skills
                • High level of initiative and desire to meet specific goals
                • Ability to manage multiple projects, requests and deadlines simultaneously
                • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
                • Outstanding customer service skills, tact, discretion and attention to detail; a commitment to excellence
                • High ethical standards - Shift -not applicable- Position Director of Development Location Harc About the Organization HARC is a major provider of clinical and supportive services for people with intellectual disability and related challenges. Serving greater Hartford since 1951, HARC provides the full range of services from intermittent support to pervasive care. Services include: early intervention through Connecticut's Birth-to-Three System, family support, respite and year round recreation, employment and adult day programs, behavioral health, residential, elderly and advocacy. HARC advocates for civil rights, supportive services throughout the lifetime, and quality of life for people with intellectual disability and their families.

                  HARC's programs have national accreditation and licenses. Though HARC has become a large multi-service organization, it retains a strong sense of family. The Board of Directors consists of committed community leaders including parents, adult siblings and self-advocates.

                  HARC's mission is to help individuals with intellectual disability and their families enjoy lives of quality, inclusion and dignity by providing support, education, and advocacy. This position is currently accepting applications. Development Specialist in Hartford, CT
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