The Development Director is responsible for developing fundraising events or programs that will ensure financial growth by executing CFF best practices in compliance with CFF policies and procedures. The Development Director provides coaching and mentoring to assigned staff. This position may be assigned direct reports and\/or participate in performance reviews.\u00a0 The Development Director carries out responsibilities in a manner that supports a collaborative, donor centric culture. In all aspects of their role, the Development Director strives to deliver quality results in a manner that is respectful and supportive of others and to help build a strong team environment that fosters creative and innovative ways to improve the lives of those with CF and their families.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nFundraising\r\n\r\n \tAccountable for revenue of assigned line which would typically include a minimum of 2 priority events or campaigns as well as additional responsibilities and programmatic initiatives.\r\n \tDevelops fundraising plans and budgets designed to achieve growth over prior year.\r\n \tLaunch new events, campaigns, initiatives and\/or programs as requested.\r\n \tWorks strategically to ensure key fundraising best practices are followed and key performance benchmarks are achieved.\r\n \tServes as a chapter role model for maintaining a consistent sales appointment calendar.\r\n \tShares successes and best practices among volunteers.\r\n \tEngages in continuous long- and short-term revenue planning.\r\n \tIdentifies, recruits\/renews, and cultivates\/stewards new and veteran corporate sponsors, committee members, team leaders, honorees, chairs, and volunteers for assigned events\/campaigns\/initiatives.\r\n \tIdentifies prospective board members and individual donors.\r\n \tEnsures good volunteer placement, ongoing training, holds volunteers accountable to agreed tasks and delegates assignments to recruited volunteers on an on-going basis.\r\n \tCultivates volunteers and recognizes their successes and achievements.\r\n \tCommunicates national volunteer engagement opportunities.\r\n \tRenews and works to deepen engagement of participants, committee members, community members and sponsors.\r\n \tNetworks with the greater chapter community as well as CF families, patients, volunteers, major donors, and corporate sponsors to identify and recruit new business.\r\n \tRecruits, trains, manages, and cultivates fundraising honorees\/participants, team leaders, and committee members.\r\n \tPartners with Executive Director to identify potential board members.\r\n \tIdentifies and assists with cultivation of prospects for Individual Giving, chapter events\/campaigns and regional\/national corporate participation.\r\n \tDevelops sponsorship proposals and negotiates volunteer\/corporate \u201cbest fit\u201d for the organization.\r\n \tConducts in partnership with key leaders, corporate recruitment events and post event wrap up and evaluation meetings.\r\n \tPlans, implements, and attends events and meetings.\r\n \tSeeks underwriting, in-kind donations and auction items for assigned events.\r\n \tCan have responsibility for onsite chapter event cultivation plan, show flow, bid\/auction execution, speaker recruitment, etc.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nEducation\/Service\r\n\r\n \tOrganizes frequent community engagement opportunities to help inform prospective and current volunteers about the CF Foundation\u2019s mission, fundraising events, programs, and services.\r\n \tCommunicates about CF Compass and its multifaceted service opportunities to key leaders, event participants, care team members and CF community members.\r\n \tWorks in partnership with CF community members to ensure that those impacted by the disease play an integral role in the organization.\r\n \tAccurately communicates and raises awareness about CF and the work of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at events and other Foundation-sponsored programs.\r\n \tRecruits community advocates and broadly communicates national advocacy messages.\r\n \tDemonstrates an understanding and appreciation of care center staff.\u00a0 Refers CF patients and family members to area accredited care centers as necessary.\r\n \tStays up to date on the drug development pipeline, educational resources, and tools available on CFF.org for the purpose of communicating current and relevant CF information.\r\n \tAssures that community engagement opportunities, events, and meetings organized by CFF, support the wellbeing of people with CF.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nFinancial\/Administrative\r\n\r\n \tCompletes all required training and maintains current knowledge of all financial and accounting systems and procedures.\r\n \tRecords and enters constituent information into record-keeping system to facilitate the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship processes of the Foundation.\r\n \tPrepares forms, materials, and reports for assigned events and submits post-event follow up documentation in a timely manner.\r\n \tAccurately forecasts revenue and tracks expenses for assigned events.\r\n \tCarries out all financial and accounting responsibilities in compliance with audit procedures.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:\r\n\r\n \tMinimum five years of fundraising\/sales experience.\r\n \tFour-year degree or equivalent education\/experience required.\r\n \tGood customer service skills.\r\n \tStrong volunteer management experience.\r\n \tStrong attention to detail.\r\n \tWorking knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel.\r\n \tStrong interpersonal skills (verbal and written) necessary to communicate diplomatically and effectively with volunteers, donors, and staff.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nREPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:\r\n\r\n \tThis position reports to the Executive Director.\u00a0No direct reports.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nWORKING CONDITIONS:\r\n\r\n \tNormal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, and temperature.\r\n \tWork nights and weekends as necessary to attend meetings and events.\r\n \tMust have access to reliable transportation and ability to travel to meetings or events at different locations.\r\n \tUse of computer required.\r\n \tSome heavy lifting may be required.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nThe above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nTotal Rewards\u00a0\r\nThe Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is committed to offering competitive compensation (base pay and incentive), benefits, and professional development opportunities that maximize our ability to recruit, retain, reward, and motivate a highly-qualified and diverse workforce. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision coverage; generous time-off and leave policies; a holistic well-being program; health savings and flexible spending accounts; employer-provided life and disability insurance; retirement savings benefits; and a variety of work-life benefits to support employees and their family members.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nThe CF Foundation is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. We strive to recruit and maintain a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, physical or mental disability, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, sex, marital status, genetic information or testing, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran or any characteristic protected by law.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nReasonable Accommodation Notice\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nThe CF Foundation is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or would like to request an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at HROps@cff.org .