ColoradoSpringsRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Colorado Springs jobs

Chief Development Officer

Company: El Pasoans Fighting Hunger
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: September 12, 2020

Job Description:

Our mission is to combat the hunger crisis in our region by strategically procuring and distributing nutritious food through community partners…because no one should go hungry.

Direct Reports: Director of Fund Development, Director of Marketing, Volunteer Coordinator

The Organization: El Pasoans Fighting Hunger is the only food bank serving the greater El Paso community. We accomplish our mission of feeding hungry people through strategic food distribution partnerships with 130 soup kitchens, shelters and pantries, 182 schools, 14 school pantries, 120+ client choice mobile pantries and 15 refugee programs reaching over 200,000 hungry people in our region. The food bank is currently experiencing tremendous growth and expects to grow our service to the community by over 90% this year – securing over $40 million in donated product and $3.5 million in contributions, government revenue and service fees. POSITION SUMMARY: The Chief Development Officer will serve as a key member of the organization’s management team and will be expected to play a critical role in the continued growth of the food bank. This position is responsible for managing the fundraising, communications, marketing and volunteer functions of the organization. The CDO will provide leadership in the areas of individual and major giving, corporate and foundation giving, and the capital campaign. The CDO will play a pivotal role in building an organization-wide culture of philanthropy and will represent the organization externally in concert with the CEO.

MAJOR DUTIES AND SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: Include, but are not limited to the following:

• Responsible for successfully creating, leading and implementing an integrated resource development strategy while developing and maintaining existing relationships to build the organization’s visibility, impact and financial resources;

• Identify and maximize opportunities to grow revenue and meet the annual operating needs of the food bank;

• Lead the effort to raise $3.5 million in annual operating funds – with plans to grow revenue substantially in coming years – from individuals, corporations, foundations, government and third-party events;

• Manage the Capital Campaign and raise $7.7 million to meet the capital needs of the food bank;

• Proactively build and maintain existing donor relationships while actively researching and attracting new donors;

• Manage the food bank’s marketing and communications function including responsibility for creating a compelling website and producing collateral materials such as agency brochures, newsletters, annual report, etc. Ensure integration with the organization’s fundraising goals;

• Work with finance and operations to ensure grant requests are aligned with financial and operational needs;

• Produce monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports as required and monitor monthly expenditures against projections and forecasts;

• Grow our volunteer base to meet the operational needs of the organization;

• Attract, develop and maintain talent to ensure that the right people with the right skills are in place to meet our mission;

• Administrative functions including hiring, performance management, coaching, and disciplinary actions;

• Actively prepare for and participate in Board Meetings and Committee Meetings and report on the Development department as needed;

• Staff the Capital Campaign Committee of the Board of Directors;

• Serve as an ambassador and spokesperson for the organization;

• Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred with a minimum of 10 years experience in non-profit fundraising. A proven record of successfully managing a development team and personally cultivating and securing major gifts. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a leadership capacity.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Visionary mindset with the ability to drive results, manage challenges and capitalize on opportunities;

• Experience managing an integrated development and marketing/communications team;

• Proven track record of successfully managing a team and personally cultivating and securing 6 and 7 figure major gifts;

• Ability to manage staff to establish and maintain a working environment conducive to positive morale, quality and teamwork;

• Ability to work effectively as a part of a team, provide solutions, and respond quickly in a fast paced, changing environment;

• Strategic thinker with strong analytical thinking, business management and problem solving skills;

• People skills required to lead, motivate and inspire a team, represent EPFH in the community, communicate effectively with funders, Board, staff and other major stakeholders;

• Presentation skills and ability to present complex information to funders, the Board of Directors, employees and other stakeholders in both written and verbal formats;

• Strong organizational skills, including the ability to successfully manage multiple priorities & projects and consistently meet deadlines in a fast paced environment;

• Ability to be innovative, meet or exceed goals and manage workflow;

• Demonstrated passion for social services;

• Strong attention to detail and ability to work with a high degree of accuracy;

• Positive and professional attitude and demeanor with a commitment to excellent customer service;

• Ability to pass a background check and random drug testing;

• Valid driver’s license.

Bonus Points for:

• Fluent in both English and Spanish.

Registration or Licensure Requirements:

Texas Driver License

No personal inquiries or phone calls. Position open until filled.

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank

…because no one should go hungry Get notified on updates, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities

This Institute is an equal opportunity provider. Click for full statement in English or Spanish .

Keywords: El Pasoans Fighting Hunger, Colorado Springs , Chief Development Officer, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Other Jobs


Amazon Order Picker/Packer - Overnight Full-time Shifts
Description: Seasonal Full-time Warehouse Team Member - 1000 sign-on bonus Hourly pay rate: Earn 15/hr --- 16/hr, plus benefits and a 1,000 sign-on bonus. Limited-time opportunity. Location: Aurora, CO Job opportunities (more...)
Company: Amazon Workforce Staffing
Location: Parker
Posted on: 09/21/2020

Amazon Order Picker/Packer - $500 Sign-on Bonus!
Description: Seasonal Part-time Warehouse Team Member - 500 sign-on bonus br br Hourly pay rate: Earn 15/hr - 16/hr, plus benefits and a 500 bonus br Limited-time opportunity. br br Location: br (more...)
Company: Amazon Workforce Staffing
Location: Parker
Posted on: 09/21/2020

Amazon Sort Center - Night Shifts Available
Description: Schedule: -Part-Time, Full-Time Salary - -Earn 15.00/hr -- 17.40/hrAmazon remains open as an essential business to serve our communities delivering critical supplies directly to the doorsteps of (more...)
Company: Amazon Workforce Staffing
Location: Parker
Posted on: 09/21/2020


Amazon Order Picker/Packer - Overnight Shifts Available
Description: br br Seasonal Part-time Warehouse Team Member - 500 sign-on bonus br br Hourly pay rate:-- Earn 15/hr - 16/hr, plus benefits and a 500 bonus br Limited-time opportunity. br br Location: (more...)
Company: Amazon Workforce Staffing
Location: Parker
Posted on: 09/21/2020

Lot Associate
Description: Job DescriptionLot Associates assist customers with the loading of their vehicles and also monitor
Company: The Home Depot
Location: Parker
Posted on: 09/21/2020

Amazon Package Sorter $500 Sign-on Bonus!
Description: Job Description: 10 10 Seasonal Part-time Warehouse Team Member - 500 sign-on bonus Hourly pay rate: Earn 15/hr - 16/hr, plus benefits and a 500 bonus Limited-time opportunity. Location: Englewood, (more...)
Company: Amazon Workforce Staffing
Location: Parker
Posted on: 09/21/2020

Amazon Seasonal Full-time Warehouse Operator Bonus Benefits (Aurora)
Description: Seasonal Full-time Warehouse Team Member - 1000 sign-on bonus Hourly pay rate: Earn 15/hr --- 16/hr, plus benefits and a 1,000 sign-on bonus. Limited-time opportunity. Location: Aurora, CO Job opportunities (more...)
Company: Amazon Workforce Staffing
Location: Parker
Posted on: 09/21/2020

Amazon Order Picker/Packer - $1000 Sign-on Bonus
Description: Seasonal Full-time Warehouse Team Member - 1000 sign-on bonus Hourly pay rate: Earn 15/hr - 16/hr, plus benefits and a 1,000 sign-on bonus. Bonus applicable on start dates between 09/06-10/3.Location: (more...)
Company: Amazon Workforce Staffing
Location: Parker
Posted on: 09/21/2020

Amazon Package Sorter - $1000 Sign-on Bonus!
Description: Job Description: 10 10 Seasonal Full-time Warehouse Team Member - 1000 sign-on bonus Hourly pay rate: Earn 15/hr - 16/hr, plus benefits and a 1,000 sign-on bonus. Limited-time opportunity. Location: (more...)
Company: Amazon Workforce Staffing
Location: Parker
Posted on: 09/21/2020

Appointment Scheduling Entry Level
Description: We are currently seeking work from home customer service, appointment setting, telemarketing and data entry representatives. You're main responsibility is to supply specialized guidance to our current (more...)
Company: Tima
Location: Parker
Posted on: 09/21/2020

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Colorado jobs by following @recnetCO on Twitter!

Colorado Springs RSS job feeds