Director of Philanthropy, San Diego, CACompany: International Relief Teams
Date Posted: January 1, 2018
The purpose of the Director of Philanthropy position is to sustain and grow philanthropic giving at the organization, oversee the philanthropy department operations and staff, and provide leadership and guidance as a member of the senior management team regarding all aspects of philanthropy activities in partnership with the Founder & Executive Director, Director of Operations & Program Development and the Board of Directors. In pursuit of the organization’s mission, the Director of Philanthropy will bring vision and the strategic expertise necessary for oversight and execution of the organization’s strategic philanthropy plan. The position will have a special focus on individual major donors and donor prospects with gift capacity of $1,000+, launching a planned giving program, and cultivating a new generation of donors. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record leading a philanthropy department and securing major gifts.
An extensive review of the organizations current capacity has recently been completed from an outside organization with a three year strategic plan developed in consultation with the executive team and the board. This will serve as a significant springboard for the new Director.
Required Experience & Skills:
Demonstrated commitment to continuing education in nonprofit fundraising and management; CFRE preferred.
Minimum four (4) years’ experience leading comprehensive fund development/philanthropy department operations including:
In addition the successful candidate will be a good fit for IRT's culture including: