Development Officer
SoutheastHEALTH - Cape Girardeau, MO

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Job Summary

The development officer is responsible for implementing the comprehensive development program for both short term and long range giving. The officer is a frontline fundraiser who is responsible for increasing the total number of gifts from individuals, corporate donors, and other relationship-building opportunities to fulfill the overall fundraising goals and future needs of the foundation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Donor prospecting:
  • Work closely with associates in planning and implementing fundraising strategies
  • Remain abreast of fundraising trends and strategies
  • Identify prospective individual, foundation and corporate contributors
  • develop, Organize, planning, and execution of foundation events as assigned
  • Prioritize prospects to maximize solicitation efforts
Donor solicitation:
  • Solicitation of foundation supporters utilizing multiple development strategies
  • Prepare appropriate activities reports for presentation to meet and ensure fiduciary accountability
  • Conduct assessment on a regular basis of activities to maximize and evaluate efforts
Donor stewardship:
  • Conduct appropriate stewardship communication and activities to acknowledge donor support
  • Maintain strict donor confidentiality
  • Conduct all foundation business according to the donor bill of rights
Human resource management
  • Recruit, coordinate and supervise volunteers as needed to assist with events and programs
  • Ensure that volunteers are being fully utilized and engaged appropriately
  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook Express
  • Knowledge of donor research methodology
  • Knowledge of fundraising concepts and techniques
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and manage and coordinate several projects simultaneously
  • and efficiently
  • Possess and utilize strong interpersonal / human relations skills
  • Team player who takes initiative, is attentive to detail, and is creative
  • Can easily work independently and as a team member
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral, and must be comfortable with requests to
  • donors and stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills to create and evaluate spreadsheets, as well as evaluation abilities to
  • research and prioritize information
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

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