Director of Development and Communications
Cascade AIDS Project (CAP), the oldest and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington. We support and empower all people living with or affected by HIV, reduce stigma, and provide the LGBTQ+ community with compassionate healthcare. Learn more about us at http://www.cascadeaids.org/.
CAP is excited to announce that we are currently hiring an experienced Director of Development and Communications to lead the organizations fundraising, marketing and communications activities.
The Director of Development & Communications leads and directs the work of CAP’s Development Department in a manner consistent with the agency’s strategic plan, mission, and budget. The position oversees the planning and implementation of agency fundraising strategies including individual donors, corporate sponsors, foundation grants and fundraising events. The Director of Development & Communications also oversees the maintenance of the agency brands, which includes the adherence to style guides for all logos, collateral development, web and social media as well as oversees the creation and dissemination of agency press releases. They employ a broad array of fundraising strategies to ensure a diverse funding base.
The Director works with the Development Committee of the CAP Board of Directors to help support and guide the implementation of a strategic development plan and is responsible for implementation of the plan and achievement of goals by the Development Department. The ideal candidate will have at least seven years of development management experience working in a non-profit setting, with a proven track record in fundraising. CAP operates with a $11 million annual budget, of which approximately $2.4 million is raised from individuals, grants, corporations, businesses, and foundations.
This is a full-time 1.0 FTE position, which reports to the Executive Director. They directly supervise 3.0 FTE’s. Direct reports include: Development Manager, Institutional Giving Officer, and Volunteer Resources Coordinator. The person in this position is stationed in the CAP main office but will travel throughout the seven-county service area for meetings and events. Evening and weekend work is required.
7+ years of professional experience in fundraising/development and management for non-profit organizations
Excellent written, verbal, and electronic communication skills
Experience forging relationships with donors, potential donors, representatives of foundations, and other organizations
Experience securing and maintaining sponsorships Experience with planned giving and estate planning
Experience managing the creative process for collateral development for use in print and electronic media
Experience working within the LGBTQ+ community
Experience working under pressure while maintaining a positive and professional demeanor
Experience managing a team responsible for carrying out complex functions, under pressure with absolute deadlines
Experience working with large public fundraising events
Successful track record establishing and maintaining media contacts that result in sponsorship, earned money and news coverage
Successful experience working with ethnic, racial, sexual and economically diverse populations Skilled at prioritizing work projects, meeting deadlines
Available to work evenings and weekends
Provide agency leadership through full participation on the Executive Team, through involvement in agency-wide activities, and by acting as a role model for employees
Provide guidance and oversight for all Development Department staff and encourage team development by actively involving staff in planning, decision making and resolving team conflicts
Develop and manage an effective plan for the future direction of the Development Department
Develop and maintain professional relationships with individuals, foundations, and businesses who support CAP’s mission
Represent CAP at community events and meetings
DEPARTMENT/ PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT
EXECUTIVE LEVEL FUNCTIONS
Compensation: DOE, plus employer-paid health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with generous employer matching contribution, 125C cafeteria savings plan; generous vacation and health leave benefits.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
To apply for this position, mail, email, fax, or deliver the following three documents:
Cascade AIDS Project
Director of Development and Communications 520 NW Davis St., Suite 215
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Cascade AIDS Project is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
People of color, women, LGBTQ individuals and people living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply
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