Role:† The Development Directors primary role is to develop and execute a strategy for securing financial and other resources sufficient to support Restore Oregons mission and strategic plan.† The role is executed in close coordination with the Executive Director and Board of Directors.
∑†††††††† Partner with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors to enhance community visibility and establish donor relations.
∑†††††††† Develop, implement, and achieve both short and long-term fund development plans to meet the operating and program needs of Restore Oregon.
∑†††††††† Research and develop strategies and/or campaigns to secure annual gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations, and promote planned giving and bequests.
∑†††††††† Manage current and prospective donor information and cultivation.
∑†††††††† Represent Restore Oregon at speaking engagements and other development functions as deemed necessary.
∑†††††††† Identify and oversee development and execution of both Restore Oregon and third party special events that are innovative, mission compatible, and provide significant financial return to Restore Oregon.
∑†††††††† Identify and build a base of sponsors and donors (i.e. underwriters, exhibitors) for events.
∑†††††††† Identify grant funding opportunities; write or coordinate grant applications.
∑†††††††† Partner with the Executive Director to define a marketing strategy to build statewide awareness of and support for Restore Oregons mission.
∑†††††††† Oversee development of marketing materials including brochures, social media, public relations and website.
General Responsibilities:† include, but are not limited to:
∑†††††††† Cultivate a Development Committee and, with the committee chair, develop agendas for meetings so that the committee can fulfill its responsibilities effectively.
∑†††††††† Develop an annual calendar to cover all crucial development issues in a timely fashion.
∑†††††††† Inform the Executive Director and Board of Directors on the state of the organizations fund development program and on all important factors influencing it.
∑†††††††† Work with each board member on their individual Friend Raising/Fund Raising Plan to get their best thinking and involvement and stimulate each one to give his/her best.
∑†††††††† Collect, manage, analyze and apply member and donor information in a dono