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Chief Development Officer                                                         

Job Summary:

The position is ideal for a Senior Development Manager or Development Director with the capacity to generate new revenue and lead a talented team that will help take Interfaith Family Services to the next level.  Interfaith is a data-driven organization that empowers families in crisis to break the cycle of poverty in a unique and effective way.  Position includes competitive salary and annual bonus, 401K with match, 4 weeks of paid vacation a year, and on-site childcare with employee discount.  Minimum qualifications include 5 years of fundraising experience with the three years or more of management experience.

To achieve this goal, the CDO will be responsible for raising and maintaining a $3 million annual budget. CDO will also be responsible for identifying new partners and securing over $125,000 in new annual funding for Adopt-A-Family partners and elevating annual giving by $75,000 annual through mid-level donor cultivation. Additionally, the CDO will need to effectively manage development team members who are responsible for managing a robust grants program, two annual events (Golf Tournament & Annual Luncheon), annual giving campaigns, corporate giving, and individual giving. The CDO will also oversee our volunteer and marketing efforts as well.  The ideal candidate would be highly organized with a unique balance of excellent communication and salesmanship as well as strong administrative and project management skills. Interested parties should submit their resume and salary requirements to (email). Salary requirements must be submitted for consideration of employment.

 

Reports To: CEO

 

Responsibilities:

  • Raise and maintain $3 million annual budget.
  • Personally, managing a portfolio of 50 to 60 prospective donors.
    • Making 4 to 5 calls, visits, or inquiries per month.
    • Developing and implementing written strategies based on capacity and readiness to give.
    • Determining how assigned prospects will be solicited for their annual fund gift.
    • Developing an annual revenue stream from assigned prospects
  • Generating $125,000 or more in Adopt-A-Family Sponsorships per year.
  • Provide leadership of three development staff and establish clear roles and responsibilities with measurable, performance objectives and the achievement of revenue targets.
  • Serve as liaison to the Board of Directors and the Development Committee and provide direction and support for board fundraising efforts.
  • Ensure all necessary policies, procedures and systems are in place and ensure professional standards are maintained.
  • Ensure that all development communications support the Interfaith Family Services brand.

 

Requirements:

  • Commitment to the community served by Interfaith Family Services.
  • Knowledge of the Dallas philanthropic community.
  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred).
  • At least 5 years of experience in fund development with demonstrated individual gift success.
  • Proven track record in growing fund development revenue from a variety of sources.
  • Demonstrated supervisory and management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage budgets.
  • Ability to engage and motivate people from all backgrounds.
  • Cover Letter that includes salary requirements

 

For inquiries, please contact Theresa Pilgrim at tpilgrim@interfaithdallas.org.

Grant Manager                                                           

Job Summary:

The Grant Manager is responsible for managing a grant portfolio of approximately 70 foundations and organizations. The Grant Manager will be responsible for prospecting/research, grant writing, and grant reports and working with CEO and Director of Donor Relations to update its Case for Support and LOIs annually. The Grant Manager will correspond with foundations and other grant-makers on behalf of Interfaith ensuring that grants are well written according to Interfaith guidelines and specifications, deadlines are met, monthly grant reports are updated, coordinate site visits, and ensure that the grants are executed in alignment with the Grants Management Plan.

Reports To: CDO & CEO

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that Grants are written & executed in alignment with the Grants Management Plan
  • Managing our Grants Database
  • Working with the Grant Writer to ensure that grants are written and submitted in a timely manner
  • Submitting all grant requests
  • Prospecting in preparation of grant request which includes the following.
  • Writing small grants and completing grant applications
  • Quarterly correspondence with grant-makers from IHC
  • Acknowledgement letters for denial
  • Thank you letters to foundations
  • Scheduling and coordinating site visits

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field. Must have at least two years of previous case management experience. BSW, LSW or Master’s Degree, a plus.
  • Must be proficient in use of Microsoft Office Programs, with an emphasis on excel.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • 3 years of administrative experience
  • 2 years of development experience
  • Cover Letter that includes salary requirements

 

For inquiries, please contact Theresa Pilgrim at tpilgrim@interfaithdallas.org.