Director of Development

Company:   Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina
Business Type:   Philanthropy
Location:   Charleston, SC
Required Major:  
Required Education:   Bachelor
Required GPA:  
Salary:   $65,800 - $75,000
Citizenship:   US Citizen
Employment Type:   Full-Time    
  Contact Information
Contact:   Prenita Mack
Executive Assistant
  Phone:   8437233635

Job Description

Job Summary The Director of Development is an integral member of the Development and Stewardship Department leadership team, whose primary responsibility is increased asset development and excellent donor stewardship. The Director will maintain a robust portfolio of prospects and cultivate and develop relationships with individuals, professional advisors, and business contacts to continuously increase asset development for the Coastal Community Foundation (Foundation) and improve the donor stewardship experience. S/he will have mastery of philanthropic products such as planned gifts and other foundation products and services. In addition, s/he will have excellent stewardship techniques such as the creation of signature development events and custom-tailored donor annual reports. The Director, Development will agree with and demonstrate respect for the Foundations belief that diversity means the active inclusion of the entire community as welcomed participants in all Foundation activities; support the Foundations practice of encouraging diversity, equity and inclusiveness as the cornerstones of all that the Foundation does. To apply, submit a resume, cover letter and essay response to the question listed below. 1. Why do you want to work for Coastal Community Foundation? Please submit materials to in PDF form by Saturday, March 31, 2018 for consideration. Philanthropic Services Responsibilities " Emphasis on providing development leadership across our 9-county footprint including, but not limited to, giving circle groups (currently Bridge, Giving Back to Berkeley, and Dorchester County Fund). " Lead the research, creation and management of Foundation giving circle donor opportunities. " Develop relationships with prospective clients, including corporations, to create new foundation funds and grow unrestricted assets (Endowment and Community Partnership Program). " Develop relationships with professional advisors and their clients and donors. This responsibility will include planned giving expertise related to estate planning. Assist an ongoing donor and professional advisor customized education series and education opportunities. " Manage a portfolio of existing Fund establishers to build strong relationships and increase their giving. " Prepare and present on relevant development and stewardship activities and metrics to internal and external leadership. " Responds to requests for information from Donors, either directly or indirectly, within 24-48 hours. General CCF Responsibilities " Assists donors, Board members, grantees and the general public in a courteous, helpful and respectful manner, with everyone given equal consideration. " Remains current with events and trends in local, national and international business, finance and philanthropy. Acquires and maintains current knowledge of public activities and internal projects, policies and procedures of the Foundation. " Supports the Foundations practice of encouraging diversity, equity and inclusiveness as the cornerstones of all that it does. " Understand the various functions of each of the Foundations Departments, in order to gain an overall understanding of the Foundations work. " Other Foundation projects and initiatives as assigned. " Requires occasional nights and weekends work and regional travel with advanced notice.

Work Days:  5
Work Hours:  38


Knowledge, skills, experience, and education needed " 4-year college degree required. Advanced degree or professional certification in a field related to philanthropy preferred. " Skilled in managing multiple tasks simultaneously and successfully. " Ability and comfort with significant degree of file organization, administrative support, and data entry. " Excellent attention to detail. " Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and completely comfortable with learning new software. " Excellent written and oral skills. " Knowledge of customer relationship management software, such as Raisers Edge and/or Granted Edge a plus.

To Apply


By Email or Fax
Deadline:   March,31, 2018

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