Associate Director of Development - Spur Impact Association
Spur Impact Association ("Spur Impact"; spurimpact.org) is a Delaware-based nonprofit organization focused on connecting young professionals and inspiring them to get involved and make an impact in their career and community. There are five founding initiatives of Spur Impact that are designed to be supportive of its mission, both financially and practically. They are: (1) Millennial Summit (or #MILLSUMMIT) (a young professionals leadership and education conference), (2) Delaware Charity Challenge (a fundraising contest raising money for nonprofits coupled with athletic-focused competitions), (3) Pursuit of Health & Wellness Expo (a health fair and networking event), (4) Nine Innings of Networking (a job fair and networking event), and (5) the Delaware Difference Makers (a nonprofit networking group made up primarily of development directors, executive directors, and other professionals working with the nonprofit sector).
Overview of position and key responsibilities: The Associate Director of Development is a newly funded full-time position that will report to the Executive Director and work with other staff and volunteers within the organization. This position is essential to the growth and long-term sustainability of Spur Impact because the person in this position will be responsible for assisting with the development, marketing, fundraising, and strategy of each of the organization’s five initiatives. S/he will also serve as a key member of the strategic planning team for the #MILLSUMMIT and Delaware Charity Challenge. S/he will also help manage and supervise the different volunteer committees for the organization. In particular, this person will be tasked with working to grow and scale the Delaware Charity Challenge, including building and managing a planning committee.
Skills/Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be creative when it comes to philanthropy and leadership development. S/he will have a strong command of event planning, relevant experience with strategic planning, fundraising, and donor relations, and a professional demeanor to represent the organization in person or over the phone or email. Technical skills may include proficiency in a variety of software platforms, including the full Office and Adobe suite of products, as well as database management, email management, and website development and management. The organization is looking for a person with demonstrated written and verbal skills, a capacity and willingness to take charge, speak up, and empower the organization to make a bigger impact. Relevant experience includes, but is not limited to working with young professionals, event planning and execution, and managing multiple projects at once. This person must be able to travel throughout Delaware for regular meetings with donors and supporters on behalf of the organization.
Salary: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. No benefits will be offered. Resumes will be considered until the position is filled.
To apply: Send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 31, 2019. No phone calls please.