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Regional Director of Development, Southeast and Sun Coast Regions

Company: National Parks Conservation Association
Date Posted: September 19, 2016

The Regional Director of Development, Southeast (AL, AR, GA, KY, NC, MS, SC, TN) and Sun Coast (FL, LA, PR, VI) Regional Offices (SERO/SCRO) assumes leadership of a growing fundraising program in the Southeastern United States. S/He will be responsible for working with high-net worth donors and prospects to secure gifts for NPCA’s national and regional programs. S/he will work closely with senior development staff, executive and program staff, the Southeast and Sun Coast regional staff, national trustees and regional volunteers to increase support at the $10,000+ level focusing on higher five-, six- and seven- figure prospects in particular to help grow the revenue of the existing portfolio.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and at least five years proven experience in major gifts fundraising.
  • Demonstrated success working with and engaging volunteers in philanthropy.
  • Excellent writing and oral communications skills and the ability to prepare funding proposals.
  • Ability to work with a wide range and diversity of constituents and must be prepared to travel 50% of the time throughout the two regions and occasionally to Washington, DC.
  • Must enjoy calling and visiting donors and prospects in person and must be willing to work as part of the national development team. 
  • Ability to set priorities, coordinate multiple projects, handle details, and work effectively under pressure with minimum supervision. 
  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel and database management software.
  • Bilingual communications skills preferred: English/Spanish

Qualified applicants please submit your resume and cover letter directly online to www.npca.org/about/careers under "Current Job Listings".  No phone calls please. NPCA is an EOE.