The Vice President for Development and Engagement serves as a full-time member of the leadership team in Phoenix, reporting to the President and CEO.
Responsibilities We are seeking a mission-driven leader to power the success of Children’s Action Alliance through exceptional strength in external operations, including fundraising, donor relations, event planning, and community outreach. • Develop and implement an annual fundraising plan, including one large annual event and smaller events, relationships with foundations and grant opportunities, and individual donor engagement. • Manage fundraising contact database and online constituent advocacy database. • Supervise two administrative support staff and work with the Director of Finance and Operations to coordinate and support internal office operations. • Provide leadership and advice to the President and CEO and Board of Directors on organizational development and strategy. • Forge collaborations and develop and lead community engagement strategies to build support for organizational goals and initiatives. • Work with the CEO and Communications Specialist on constituent, partner, and donor engagement strategies through the website, e-newsletters, digital media, and events. • Coordinate the design and printing of marketing materials; manage special projects and initiatives.
Qualifications • Commitment to the Children's Action Alliance mission. • High level of energy and enthusiasm, and a track record of professionalism, creativity, and integrity. • Demonstrated fundraising success, especially events, direct mail, and major donor programs. • Experience with online giving and fundraising database management. • Exceptional writing skills. • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with colleagues, funders, and partners. • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
Highly desired qualifications include the ability to provide strategic direction and leadership; experience working with graphic designers and publications; strong supervisory experience.
Experience & Education The ideal candidate will have: • An advanced degree in nonprofit or public administration or other relevant fields. • 2+ years of high-level experience in development that demonstrates an exceptionally high level of fundraising results, project management, and leadership. • Additional leadership experience may substitute for the graduate degree.
Compensation • Salary $92,000 to $95,000, depending on experience and qualifications • Major medical and dental insurance, life insurance, matching retirement contribution • Competitive leave policies for vacation, sick leave, personal days and an earned sabbatical
The position will remain open until filled. Visit www.azchildren.org to learn if the position has been filled; NO CALLS PLEASE.
Send cover letter, resume, and three references to: Dana Wolfe Naimark, President and CEO Children’s Action Alliance 3030 North 3rd Street, Suite 650, Phoenix, AZ 85012 email: email@example.com
About Children's Action Alliance
Children’s Action Alliance (CAA) is an independent voice for Arizona children and familiesat the state capitol and in the community. CAA works statewide to improve children’shealth, education, and security through research, policy development, media campaignsand advocacy. CAA is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization with 14 staff positions and a$2.1 million annual budget.