Director of Development & Marketing
TYPE: Full time position, with nights and weekends as required
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
General Position Description
Reporting to the Executive Director (“ED”) and in partnership with the Resource Development Committee, the Development & Marketing Director (“DMD”) will set and achieve annual and long-term goals, including a strategy to develop contributed income in line with the goals of Circle Program’s Strategic Plan. The DMD will cultivate and maintain strong professional and personal relationships with the funding and donor communities, plan fundraising events, research and write grant applications, and seek new fundraising sources wherever possible. In partnership with the ED, the DMD will help guide strategy for all marketing/communications, and public relations messages and collateral to consistently articulate Circle Program's mission.
Primary Position Responsibilities
• Work closely with the Executive Director and Resource Development Committee (“RDC”) to develop and execute Circle Program’s Development Plan designed to cultivate, solicit, and steward support for the organization
• Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations
• Fully utilize and manage the Little Green Light donor database, including data entry, gift processing, and gift acknowledgements
• Support Executive Director and Board members in developing and maintaining ongoing relationships with major donors, including regular attendance at RDC meetings
• Develop and oversee stewardship and fundraising events
• Grant Writing: Develop and track proposals, accompanying project budgets, and reports for all individual, foundation, and corporate giving; update & regularly review the “Master Grant Tracking” Excel spreadsheet
• Maintain a working knowledge of Planned Giving options for cultivating and soliciting those prospects
• Community Outreach: Attend meetings or events as a representative of Circle Program
• Work with the ED and Program Staff to distribute all media content for marketing, advertising, and recruitment purposes
• Coordinate production of public information such as the annual report, brochures, E- Newsletters, and press releases
• Flexibility: As a staff member of a small nonprofit, other responsibilities and tasks may be expected or needed
We are seeking an accomplished individual who has at least 5 years of advancement experience in a nonprofit organization. The ideal candidate will have expertise in donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship, donor database systems, fundraising event management, major gift solicitation, grant writing and management, and social media. Specific requirements include:
• Highly collaborative style
• Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills
• A strong track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently
• Relationship builder with the flexibility and finesse to manage by influence
• Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staﬀ, board members, volunteers, donors, audience members, and other supporters
• Entrepreneurial, self-starter, able to work independently; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives
• Integrity, excellent judgement, and the capacity to inspire required
• Bachelors degree at a minimum
• Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills
• Database management skills
MENTORSHIP PROGRAM Coordinator
The Mentorship Program Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the mentoring program, including recruiting mentors to match with Circle girls and teens, providing orientation, ongoing training, and support for all mentors. The MPC works closely with the Program Director and Camp Manager to ensure alignment with the organization’s values, mission, and Program Logic Model.
Primary Position Responsibilities:
Research, develop, and implement new recruitment strategies and procedures to generate the number of volunteer mentors needed to provide a mentor for each girl and teen in the program.
Recruit throughout the year for new volunteer mentors, collaborating with Program Director to identify recruitment target areas.
Conduct home visits with potential mentors.
Serve as the primary contact person for the mentors, providing support and managing all mentoring activity.
Collaborate with Program Director and Camp Manager to develop sound mentor-girl matches.
Work closely with Program Director and Camp Manager to plan and implement orientation, ongoing training sessions, and meetings at least four (4) times/year, for the mentors, including securing guest trainers/presenters.
Explore and implement best practices for mentoring girls.
Establish and implement various channels for regular communication with mentors (Mentor Facebook page, email, etc.)
Maintain volunteer mentor records and application process.
Review and update Mentor Handbook annually.
Coordinate annual Mentor Appreciation Month campaign, annual Mentor Appreciation event, etc. to acknowledge and thank our mentors.
Community Outreach: Seek opportunities to represent the organization in the community, create and implement strategies for spreading awareness of our cause, and discover new partnerships and collaborations.
Assist with organization and facilitation of monthly group gatherings for girls and teens.
Serve on appropriate internal task forces or committees, as needed.
Perform related duties as assigned by the Program Director and considered necessary to the efficient operation of Circle Program.
Bachelors degree at a minimum
Experience in volunteer management & community outreach
Ability to work independently as well as part of an inter-disciplinary team
Demonstrated excellence in organizational, time management, and communication skills
(including public speaking)
Experience with and a passion for working with youth and an understanding of positive youth development
Strong relationship-building skills
Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including colleagues,
Board members, mentors, donors, and other supporters
Integrity, excellent judgement, and the capacity to inspire
Proficiency with databases, social media, Word, Excel, etc.
TYPE: Part time (up to 33 hours/week); Flexible schedule, with some nights and weekends as required
REPORTS TO: Program Director
To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, and five references to firstname.lastname@example.org.