Director of Business Development

Posted on Jan 18, 2019 by United Way

Sacramento, CA 94203
Consultancy
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

The employer was formed in 1923 and is dedicated to building stronger, healthier, more compassionate communities.

  • Raises significant new undesignated financial resources each year by establishing and expanding the current base of business partners.
  • Identifying and developing strategies for new prospects.
  • Creates awareness of small business initiative and mission and brand through public speaking engagements, presentation and memberships and leadership in business, civic, professional, and networking organizations.
  • Secures 30 Small Business Program partners in first year of program.
  • Secures $30k in revenue from new workplace giving campaigns and event sponsorships by June 30, 2019.
  • Provides direct leadership, recruitment, supervision and management of all small business partners, special initiatives, and special event fundraisers.
  • Provides direct leadership, supervision and management of Small Business Program Leadership Council.
  • Achieves annual goals under supervision of the SVP of Resource Development & Marketing.
  • Assists in all initiatives, projects, and events as needed and serves on various committees as requested.
  • Provides support to staff and volunteers, maintaining continuous contact to monitor and motivate.
  • Create a marketing plan for business development to include partners, events and projects and work in conjunction with the marketing department to provide materials, event logistics and media relations.
  • Develops and maintains databases and financial tracking systems for new business partners.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, including the ability to communicate well in a variety of settings with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Ability to develop strong rapport and relationships with stakeholders.
  • Extensive knowledge of fundraising best practices and/or business development fundamentals.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and the ability to create results through influence management.
  • Experience working with volunteers.
  • Ability to develop and use creative and innovative methods and the judgment to know when innovation makes sense.
  • Ability to use independent judgment and make sound decisions.
  • Ability to effectively coordinate.
  • Ability to build and retain quality relationships with business and community leaders.
  • Ability to expertly represent in public settings.
  • Good proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Ability to utilize social media as a tool for marketing and communication.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Communications, Marketing or a related field.
  • 5-7 years of experience in these or related fields such as sales, ideally with 3-5 years of experience fundraising and/or business development.
  • Experience developing and implementing successful fundraising initiatives.
  • Experience with account or client management.
  • Experience working directly with donors on fundraising efforts.

Reference: 614966072

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