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Assistant Director Institutional Giving

Assistant Director Institutional Giving  Description o In conjunction with the Director of Institutional Advancement, the Senior Grants Officer and Senior Program Staff, develop and implement a proactive foundation fundraising plan that includes strategies to support and renew current grants while expanding the foundation funding base o Stay abreast of philanthropic trends and most recent foundation giving o Identify new opportunities for funding that align with SCO programs and mission, including outreach and relationship building with prospective foundations o Help develop and implement foundation communications plan for stewardship of current foundation donors and cultivation of pipeline prospects including regular updates and promoting organizational accomplishments o Supervise all aspects of contributed income from foundation, corporate foundation, and government entities o Prospect and identify new sources of institutional support, write grant proposals and reports o Oversee and review RFP's, LOI's, proposals and reports before submitting to leadership o Initiate, develop and sustain important relationships in grant making community and serve as a contact with foundation program officers o Manage all foundation and government files for SCO and CFL o Provide direction, coordinate and track all CFL Development activities MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS o Participate in annual Development Planning process o Work with Finance staff as appropriate in preparing project specific budgets o Work with Finance Department to ensure reconciliation of grant revenue and finance records o Develop quarterly reports for Development Committee and KPI reports o Schedule meetings with foundation for Executive Director to address contract fulfillment o Supervise the Senior Grant Officer and the Grant Writer Skill requirements: Excellent attention to detail, strategic thinker, creative, strong writer; technical expertise including a working knowledge of Raiser's Edge; familiarity tracking trends and developments in philanthropy; and proven effectiveness in securing government and foundation grants. Understanding and appreciation for systems and promoting institutional memory. Be a flexible, skilled problem-solver and self-starter.   Qualifications   o Proven track record of writing highly competitive proposals and securing funding from the foundation community and family foundations o Demonstrated ability to conduct research and analyze complex information and managing multiple assignments on deadline o Excellent communication skills with strong written and oral presentation abilities (writing samples will be required) o Must be able to work both independently and as a team player with motivation to develop relationships and work collaboratively o Strong time-management skills and ability to uphold deadlines o Knowledge of fundraising best practices, standards and ethics o Minimum 10 years experience in foundation fundraising, preferably at a nonprofit organization with a budget of at least $10 million o Willingness to travel within Metropolitan New York City area o Computer literacy in Microsoft office programs is required and experience in development databases such as Blackbaud Raiser's Edge is highly desirable. o BA or BS degree o Commitment to SCO mission and goals 34582
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
11 - 15 years

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