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Suncoast Humane Society has the following job openings:

Development & Major Gift Manager

MAJOR FUNCTION
To develop a comprehensive fundraising strategy to expand support of financial resources for Suncoast Humane Society.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The following statements described the principal functions of this job and its scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Assists in the analysis of current income sources, including target audience, development, marketing and total fund raising efforts.
• Research foundations and corporate grant opportunities.
• Develop and submit grant proposals. Track and document progress. Submit required reports.
• Research corporations and businesses to identify prospective sponsors.
• Develop a Community Partnership program that builds relationships with corporations and businesses.
• Create and maintain corporate sponsorship levels.
• Prioritize involvements with area chambers and service organizations to strengthen our business support base.
• Work with the Director of Donor Relations to develop a Major Gifts program, widening our area of support and securing our financial future.
• Work with Director of Donor Relations to promote the planned giving program.
• Oversee the development of publications.
• Conduct interviews with media as assigned or approved by Executive Director.
• Fulfills speaking engagements as approved by the Executive Director.
• Promotes the mission and goals of Suncoast Humane Society.

SPECIALIZED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Strong written and verbal communications skills.
• Thorough knowledge of principles, methods, and techniques of fund development.
• Thorough knowledge of and skill in grant writing and management, and major donor work.
• Detailed knowledge and skills in the use of computer applications such as Word, Excel, The Raisers Edge, and In Design.
• Experience with design software such as Photoshop, Illustrator and Microsoft Publisher.
• Ability to prioritize assignments to complete work in a timely manner when there are: Changes in workload; changes in assignment; pressures of deadlines.
• Ability to work independently.
• Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others.
• Strong attention to detail with high degree of accuracy.
• Goal Oriented self-starter with ability to multi task.
• Ability to supervise staff in a professional manner.
• Proven experience in digital media and web-media.

If interested, please send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or stop in the shelter located at 6781 San Casa Dr. Englewood, FL 34224.

 

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