SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the CEO, the Vice President (VP), Development and Communications serves as a key leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting Sheltering Arms. In partnership with the CEO, this position is responsible for all fundraising including annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, capital campaigns, special events, in-kind and volunteer resources. The successful candidate will help forge new relationships to build Sheltering Arms’ visibility, impact and financial resources.
S/he will expand and diversify Sheltering Arms’ donor base pipeline and work closely with other team members to secure funding for new initiatives. In addition, the VP will work closely with the board of directors and support board members as they take on a more active fundraising role.
It is expected that the amount raised by Sheltering Arms will increase in future years as the VP, Development and Communications systematically and effectively strengthens the organization’s overall fundraising capacity.
The VP Development and Communications will also oversee all internal and external communications, brand management, public relations, marketing and social media.
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: (Asterisk for essential job duties.)
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CERTIFICATE AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to lift 30 lbs. without assistance; 50 lbs. with assistance. Position requires the ability to reach with hands and arms as well as to use hands to finger, handle or feel. Ability to talk and hear as well as stand, walk, and sit required. Occasional need to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
Willingness and ability to travel to all center locations and able to work a flexible schedule. Must pass a criminal background check and also a drug screen.
Performance of this job will be evaluated consistent with Sheltering Arms evaluation policy.
Date(s) Revised: 060817
This description may be changed at any time. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee. The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by leadership. Sheltering Arms reserves the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time.
((*)) Essential job duties -the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation.