SUMMARY: Responsible for coordination and implementation of contributed income programs. Develop relationships with donors, sharing opportunities to make a difference through monetary gifts. Create numerous, efficient, and compelling opportunities for donors to support Aggieland Humane Society and to make the experience of giving satisfying and rewarding.
GENERAL DUTIES: • Responsible for major fundraising luncheon, generation of lead gifts, coordination of Development Committee, and all aspects of Inspiring Rescues Giving Circle • Conduct all fundraising, donor cultivation, and donor stewardship events; as well as tours and public presentations • Identify and cultivate individuals who love our mission and maintain portfolio of 100 active donors • Keep timely records of all donor contacts and donor visits • Oversight of direct mail and email solicitations and newsletter fundraising content • Report on all solicitation statistics and produce monthly reports • Facilitate board interaction with donor thank you calls, letters and donor visits • Oversight of timely thank you letters and thank you phone calls • Assist with monitoring portfolios for Executive Director and key Board members • Supervise Development Associate • Attend Board of Director meetings • Uphold the Base Code of Conduct of the Aggieland Humane Society at all times • Other duties as assigned
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: BS or BA required Three or more years nonprofit fund raising development experience required Master’s Degree preferred Experience with Benevon fundraising model preferred Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification preferred
SKILLS/ABILITIES: • Ability to work with the public/donors in a calm, courteous manner; tactful with upset donors • Exceptional writing and computer skills • Detail oriented and high level of accuracy • Good organizational skills • Previous supervisory experience • Proficient use of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel • Previous donor relationship management software experience preferred – Must be proficient in Little Green Light database system within 90 days • Public Speaking • Ability to handle stress associated with euthanasia of animals, loud noises and strong odors • Must be able to work in areas with dogs and cats
About Aggieland Humane Society
Aggieland Humane Society is the largest non-profit animal welfare organization in our area. The organization was founded as the Brazos Animal Shelter in 1982. We manage approximately 3,000 pets a year. Mission Statement - The Aggieland Humane Society provides humane care and placement for homeless and abandoned animals, promotes the human-animal bond and promotes responsible pet ownership to enhance the quality of life for the people and animals in our community.