Beech Acres Parenting Center

  • Senior Development Officer

    Job Locations US-OH-Cincinnati
    Job ID 2018-1044
    Category
    Marketing & Development
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    At Beech Acres Parenting Center, we uncover the natural gifts of children by unleashing the power of parents and caregivers. We provide strength-based tools for parents and inspire them with an approach that is intentional and mindful.  With programs for kids needing behavioral health services, parents and caregivers in transition or crisis, parents of children, birth to 6 years old, foster care parenting support or general parenting solutions, Beech Acres Parenting Center provides a complete suite of tools for parents and children. 

     

    We're a spirited team that believes in having fun and making an impact in our community.  Beech Acres offers competitive salaries, a best-in show paid time off program (ask us about our "Best in Show" for Work/Life Flexibility Award!), a robust training program to support you in your journey, tuition reimbursement, a retirement plan, an award-winning work culture (we are a proud recipient of Cincinnati Enquirer's Top Workplaces Award for FIVE years running), and so much more! 

    Responsibilities

    Beech Acres Parenting Center is seeking a Senior Development Officer to serve as one of the chief fundraisers for Beech Acres.  This role is responsible for a Portfolio of Individual Donors at the major gift level of $1,000 and above, and planning, implementing and managing annual fundraising efforts from Foundations (local, regional and national) and Corporations (local and regional).

    • Manage a Portfolio of Individual Donors and Prospects as part of the overall Major Gifts Program and execute for success.
      • Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward individual prospects and donors, as assigned by the Vice President of Development
      • Develop a tailored strategy (that includes monthly contact) for each prospect/donor and coordinate steps to move them toward readiness to be asked for a meaningful gift (new or increased)
      • Maintain an active schedule of personal visits and meaningful connections with donors and prospects
    • Develop Annual Corporate Plan and execute for success.
      • Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward corporate prospects and donors.
      • Develop a tailored strategy for each prospect/donor and coordinate steps to move them toward readiness to be asked for a meaningful gift
      • Serve as the chief relationship-manager for Corporate prospects and Corporate donors
      • Maintain an active schedule of personal visits and meaningful connections with donors and prospects
    • Develop Annual Foundation Plan and execute for success
      • Maintain an active schedule of personal visits and meaningful connections with donors and prospects
      • Serve as the lead staff liaison with Grants Plus, managing their work to achieve Plan goals
      • Work with Beech Acres senior leadership and program staff to secure information and materials required by Grants Plus to develop compelling grant proposals and a clear Case for Support for each funder
      • Serve as the chief relationship-manager for Foundation prospects and Foundation funders

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Marketing or related area and 5+ years of experience in non-profit fundraising. Experience fundraising for a non-profit focused on social services, community health, or related area is preferred.  
    • High level of comfort in asking individuals, corporations, and foundations for major gifts.
    • Track record of success in securing major gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with a high level of professionalism.
    • A love of networking and building relationships. Passionate about cultivating strong partnerships.
    • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Self-directed, goal oriented and a strong team player.
    • Fantastic customer service ethic and high expectations for quality.
    • Computer skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

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