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Job Title: ConnCAT and ConnCORP Director of Development
Reports To: ConnCAT CEO and President, ConnCORP President
FLSA Status: Exempt
Prepared Date: 4/1/2018
The Director of Development position consists of has dual role(s) between the Connecticut Center for Arts and Technology (ConnCAT) and ConnCORP; a disregarded entity (owned by ConnCAT) focused on economic development.
The Director of Development will plan, direct, and coordinate all ConnCAT, ConnCORP development activities, major fundraising activities and special projects, by performing the following duties personally, and or with ConnCAT CEO & President, ConnCORP President, ConnCAT Board of Directors, ConnCORP Board of Directors, as it relates to targeted goals in ConnCAT/CORP Development Plan(s).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Regular duties include the following. Other duties may be assigned. On an on going basis:
Ability to develop and manage budgets and prepare financial reports, and applying concepts of basic accounting for budgeting and cost projections.
Possess excellent interpersonal and intercultural, written, research, communication, and organization skills; excellent oral communication and ability to participate in public speaking events. Capable of structuring the delivery of information to the needs of the audience, which will include board members, funders, directors, managers, staff and business associates.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and develop sound recommendations. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of information, objectives or instructions, and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Capable of maintaining the vision of broad organizational goals, while undertaking and completing short-term objectives. Welcomes and seeks out opportunities to expand on current scope of skills and experience.
Communicates with clarity, and actively listens and contributes to discussions. Guides others toward organization objectives, and acknowledges accomplishments of individuals and teams. Ability to solicit and generate creative solutions. Ability to develop and implement universal processes to monitor and assess outcomes.
Effectively targets presentations to the characteristics and needs of the audience. Capable of effectively adjusting and coping with change and uncertainty in new situations and environments. Maintains balance and effectiveness in unsettling conditions and circumstances.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree required, Masters Degree preferred. At least 4 years of nonprofit fundraising/development experience, preferably with significant foundation and high donor fundraising experience.
If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.