Development Director

Dallas, TX

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PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 
Fundraising
 
  • Leading the development team, driving a donor centric culture, building relationships and implementing best practices to accomplish market and region financial goals.
  • Develop and execute the regions operational plan that includes budget, financial analysis, team development, corporate development, volunteer development and logistics.
  • Execute fundraising strategies to raise budgeted goal from corporations, individuals, and foundations.
  • Partner with Executive Director and Regional Vice President growing relationships for major gifts and board / volunteer recruitment.
  • Accountable to develop and steward a portfolio of donors to secure sponsorship, individual and corporate donations, event sponsors / teams, grants, and other partnerships.
  • Proficiency with Salesforce or equivalent customer database software (e.g., data input, record updating, gift processing, report production).
  • Identifies, qualifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards sponsors, supporters and event participants ensuring a high-touch stewardship plan for donors and partners.
  • Manages grant solicitation from corporations and foundations in partnership with the Executive Director.
  • Manages and executes special events including Kidney Walk, NKF Golf Classic, Kidney Ball, and Congressional Awards Reception, as well as future events in their market.
  • Assists with sponsor solicitation for program activities.
  • Maintains relationships with medical and corporate donors and partners.
  • Identifies committee members, leads the effort to build stronger committees and identifies and builds volunteer and donor support networks.
Additional 
 
  • Identifies new sources of revenue and cause related marketing opportunities.
  • Implements marketing and communication plans to enhance visibility and increase community awareness and participation.
  • Participates in board and staff meetings as needed.
  • Performs additional duties as required.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum five years related experience in fundraising, event management, and volunteer management; preferably with a non-profit health agency.
  • Experienced in sponsorship solicitation, major and annual giving.
  • Experience working with board members.
  • Experience working with a national walkathon preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to lead and work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Exceptional level of customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluent in Word applications and donor management systems.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Computer and database proficiency required.

Contact: NKFrecruitment@kidney.org

Perks of Working at the NKF

  • Generous Time off Policies
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 403(b) plan with matching company contributions
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Commuter benefits program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Corporate discounts
  • Referral bonus