The Corporate and Foundation Programs unit is the central office through which high quality, consistent fundraising programs and platforms are created that reflect the organizations fundable strategic opportunities. It is also the primary office though which corporate, foundation and new market strategy is developed to maximize fundraising locally, regionally, nationally and globally. The Workplace Giving Strategy Senior Officer is responsible for expanding the funding for the American Red Cross through workplace giving campaigns. The Senior Officer will conduct one-on-one strategy consultation, forecast workplace giving contributions and manage the donor pipeline, develop workplace giving work plans with regional fundraisers, conduct high-level trainings on workplace giving for relationship managers and Divisional Fundraising Vice Presidents, and participate in donor visits with Fortune 1000 companies as the workplace giving subject matter expert. This position is located in Washington, DC.
Collaborates with the Workplace Giving Manager to develop the corporate workplace giving goals, objectives and strategy. Executes the strategy by working directly with fundraising staff. Develops corporate workplace giving campaigns that align with the Red Cross mission and oversees creation of accompanying marketing materials. Works one-on-one with Relationship Managers to develop custom workplace giving fundraising strategies and participate in donor meetings as needed. Creates guidance, sales materials, tools, and resources on workplace giving, including annual campaigns, special event fundraising, disaster fundraising and campaigns to support key Red Cross service areas. Creates effective communications plan. Conducts trainings and group calls. Develops resources and training programs, including workplace giving campaign toolkits, and provides support for Red Cross fundraisers regarding corporate workplace campaigns. Coordinate with multiple internal stakeholders to develop scalable turn- key programs to increase support of the Red Cross. Determines resources to enable fundraisers to successfully implement campaigns. Actively solicits feedback on the effectiveness of these resources.
A Bachelors degree (or equivalent experience) in Communications, Business, Organizational Development or a relevant field. A minimum of seven years experience working for a nonprofit organization in fundraising, public relations, marketing, sales, communication or project management. Corporate fundraising and workplace giving experience preferred. Experience coordinating projects in a large organization helpful. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including strong presentation skills. Excellent planning and organizational skills, including attention to detail and data management. Strong customer service orientation is necessary. Demonstrated ability to work well within a team. Demonstrated initiative and ability to handle deadlines, pressure and changing priorities with good judgment. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is necessary and experience with a donor management system (like Raisers Edge or Team Approach) is highly preferred. Operational flexibility to meet sudden and unpredictable business needs, willingness to work outside standard established business hours, and 25% of business travel are required.
The American Red Cross National Headquarters is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
TO APPLY, please visit www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com and search for Requisition Number NHQ23890.
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