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Director of Fundraising & Development

Company: Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay (Westmins
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWestminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay Foundation is seeking an individual who possesses the development skills and experience to support and direct donor cultivation efforts. The Director of Development is responsible for coordinating the ongoing and proactive cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospective/donors (individuals, corporations, and foundations).The Director of Development will report to the VP of Development & Marketing. The position requires an energetic, highly organized, goal-oriented self-starter. Computer skills in database management and Microsoft Office systems are essential.This position is responsible for creating, implementing and managing all fundraising and donor relationship activities in partnership with the VP of Development & Marketing. The Director of Development will lead the effort to position WCCB as a philanthropic destination with current and prospective donors. The Director of Development must build donor confidence in order to secure major gifts and increase annual giving. This position will also work closely with the Foundation Board of Directors.What you will do:

  • Support and coordinate activities of campaign volunteers, and others as they relate to campaign planning and implementation.
  • Manage portfolio of current and prospective donors. Conduct two to four in-person donor visits per week. Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward donors and prospects for both capital campaign and annual support.
  • Assist with the creation of and maintain campaign marketing materials including support of campaign volunteers in preparing information, cultivation, and solicitation packets.
  • Create and implement a comprehensive annual development plan to support the short- and long-term philanthropic needs of the organization.
  • Craft fundraising proposals for individuals, corporations and foundations for both annual and campaign priorities.
  • Conduct research to compile background information and support soliciting individual, corporate, foundation, and other prospective donors.
  • Maintain donor database of all prospective campaign donors and assignments, cultivation strategies, and record of contacts.
  • Perform the above and any other duties necessary for effective and efficient campaign planning, management, and implementation.
  • Act in an ethical and professional manner in carrying out the duties of this position and in maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information.
    What you will need to be successful:
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • 10+ years of experience and documented success in fundraising, preferably with major gifts.
    • Excellent writing skills.
    • Organized and attentive to detail.
    • Must enjoy building and growing programs.
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain external relationships.
    • Ability to manage a fundraising database.
    • Flexible and hands- on attitude,Company DescriptionWhat makes Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay unique?Founded in 1982, Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay is a faith based, not-for-profit, Life Plan Continuing Care Community to serve older adults of all beliefs, their families and the broader community.Our waterfront community, located on the southern shore of Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Beach, in a beautiful, resort-like setting, provides innovative and comprehensive services designed to offer independent living, assisted living, and nursing care solutions.Our employees, residents and guests carry out our mission daily: Creating community to foster joy and well-being. We maintain a close and friendly culture for our staff and residents by adhering to our Values of achieving excellence by giving and expecting:RESPECT for each Person.PASSION for what we do.PROFESSIONALISM in all we do.Check us out on Facebook: @WCBayCareersStay updated on Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay's response to COVID-19: this exciting video of The Hoy Center: on Chesapeake Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status. Candidates are screened, in accordance with the Code of Virginia, with the State Police criminal background check including sex offender crimes. All new hires are subject to a Pre-Employment Drug Screen and receiving the flu shot.BenefitsDAY ONE BENEFITS FOR ALL FULL-TIME HIRES!
      • Dental Insurance
      • Vision Insurance
      • Same Day Pay-Get early pay access through UKG and get paid without waiting for your paycheck!
      • Direct Deposit
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Excellent Advancement Opportunities
      • Identity Theft Plan
      • Legal Resources
      • Life Insurance
      • Long-term Disability Insurance
      • Medical Insurance
      • Paid Time Off (PTO)
      • Retirement Plan with Employer Match
      • Scholarship Program for Employees/Family Members
      • Short-term Disability Insurance
      • Six (6) Paid Holidays
      • Team Member Discounts
      • Tuition Assistance
      • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
      • On-Site Gym, Salon, Clinic & Pharmacy
      • No Agency use for any clinical positions

Keywords: Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay (Westmins, Virginia Beach , Director of Fundraising & Development, Executive , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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