The person in this position provides high-level professional skills to the Inver Hills Community College Foundation. The focus of this position is to provide leadership for the growth and sustained success of the major giving program(s) and alumni relations program at the IHCC Foundation. The position will identify, cultivate and personally solicit businesses, corporations and individuals with the ability to make significant gifts to the college. It also has the responsibility for the ongoing stewardship of major gift contributors and alumni.
This position is responsible for the planning and implementing a comprehensive fund raising plan with a priority on managing the overall comprehensive fundraising campaign. Components include project management and logistics to cultivate and solicit donations from the corporate community and individuals.
Tactics for fundraising include an annual foundation fundraising event, corporate and community foundation grant solicitations, individual cultivation and fundraising, sponsorships, other significant events, as well as developing an alumni giving base.
Please note this is a limited (temporary) position with an expected end date of December 31, 2020.
Three to five years working in higher education
General working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites
Experience in making cold calls as well as developing cultivation and solicitation strategies
Ability to understand the needs and interests of leadership and major gift donors in order to develop relationships between them and the college.
Interest in education and a dedication to promoting the college's fundraising priorities through developing excellent relationships with faculty, academic leaders, staff, other fundraising professionals, volunteers, and other supportive members/areas of the college community.
Demonstrated leadership and the ability to successfully manage multi-functional or diverse areas.
Leadership and the ability to successfully manage multi-functional or diverse areas
Interest in all aspects of education and a dedication to promoting the college's fundraising
Ability to embrace the culture and values of IHCC as well as the ability to articulate the College mission
Professional experience in higher education fundraising and major gift fundraising
Experience in writing business plans and proposals
Experience working in a 501(c)(3) non-profit
Demonstrated knowledge of current best practices in development, including annual major gift-giving
For more information on this position and to apply, http://dctcihcc.peopleadmin.com/postings/1478
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