Chief Development Officer - Development
Company: EAC Network
Posted on: November 18, 2021
EAC NETWORK seeks a Chief Development Officer (CDO) to work in
the Development Department of EAC Network in Hempstead, NY. The
position is full time, Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM with flexibility
for evenings and weekend availability. Excellent benefits
medical/dental/401K and very generous Paid Time Off plan (PTO).
The Chief Development Officer (CDO) is responsible for working
directly with the President & CEO, Board of Directors, Senior
Management teams, community partners, sponsors, organization
supporters, and the community at-large to create and implement
comprehensive development programs, special events and marketing
campaigns that proactively secure primarily unrestricted annual and
endowment funds necessary to fulfill EAC Networks mission.
Structure and lead a high-functioning development department to
successfully solicit significant donations from both public and
private sources and to expand the base of support.
Actively participate in strategic discussions and plans about
current and anticipated priorities, opportunities, and the future
direction of the agency.
Create and implement a comprehensive, strategic plan to generate
increased support for EAC Networks strategic priorities, including
but not limited to the annual operating budget, new programming,
diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and cash reserves.
Plan and manage donor outreach efforts. Track prospects, pledges,
gifts, grants, and acknowledgements, regularly providing reports to
Develop donor recognition programs
Execute and manage expansion and marketing of fundraising
activities, strategies and special events.
Manage logistics and timelines for small and large-scale
Recruit and liaise with board members, event planning committees
and co-chairs, including organizing planning meetings, following-up
on requests, scheduling post-meeting analysis and sending regular
income and event updates.
Manage activation of sponsorship benefits at events as well as
sponsor relations both pre and post event.
Develop new sponsorship opportunities in conjunction with committee
members, corporations, funders and events.
Identify all available major gift programming opportunities, to
cultivate donor support.
Develop planned giving strategy
Create a new board member orientation and board development
Create a help guide and provide support to board members in their
Supports and participates in agency-wide efforts to promote and
Develop and execute well-designed stewardship plans, including
fulfillment of donor acknowledgements, foundation requirements and
Coordinate with Program Directors to target solicitations, grants,
and/or foundations for special needs specific to programs.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Bachelors degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or
related field required.
Significant corporate and community contacts with both private and
corporate foundations and donors.
Five to seven years of progressively responsible development,
marketing, fundraising & event management experience, staff
leadership and mentoring experience.
Must be proficient in computer applications or other automated
systems including Microsoft Office applications, database
fundraising software necessary to perform work assignments.
Excellent conceptual, organizational, communication and writing
skills as well as persuasive communication and presentation skills
Understanding of the social services sector and its unique funding
sources and challenges.
Proven success as a front-line major gift solicitor from existing
and new donors.
Knowledge of the NYC and Long Island, business, government, and
philanthropic communities with ability to skillfully represent EAC
Network to donors, prospects, and the public across our geographic
region of Long Island and New York City.
Current with established and emerging tactics in fundraising and
ability to identify and secure new sources of funding.
Experience diversifying the donor base to include donors from
historically underrepresented groups.
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