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Director Of Development

Company: Heartland Farm Sanctuary
Location: Stoughton
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Development Director Full time/salaried At Heartland Farm Sanctuary, our mission is to inspire compassion for all beings. We provide specialized care to rescued farm animals, offer inclusive humane education programs for learners of all ages, and provide experiential therapy to ensure the Heartland community is accessible for everyone. Our sanctuary is a safe, welcoming space where people and rescued farm animals come together to experience growth, healing and connection. How You Will Make a Difference:As Development Director you are responsible for the majority of Heartland's vital revenue streams, which allow our growing organization to achieve our mission and maximize our compassionate impact in the community. You will steward and cultivate new and existing donor relationships, plan and organize fundraising activities, manage the development budget and work with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to raise funds to meet Heartland's annual philanthropic goals. The Development Director will be responsible for: --- Developing and executing Heartland's annual fundraising plan with the goal of raising over $500,000 annually with the capacity to grow year over year. --- Planning, writing, directing, and coordinating all development activities, including direct mail appeals, e-appeals, direct gift solicitations, and fundraising/cultivation events. --- Helping our current donors accomplish their philanthropic goals and ambitions through a relationship with Heartland. --- Researching and identifying donor prospects on the individual, corporate, and foundation levels. --- Developing and tracking proposals, grants and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising. --- Managing systems and software (currently DonorPerfect Online) to track and cultivate donors and prospects and overseeing staff responsible for data entry and gift processing. --- Partnering with the Executive Director and Board of Directors on a $5M Capital Campaign, including strategy development, assisting with prospect lists, developing cultivation plans, preparing and providing support to staff and board members. --- Scheduling and attending donor meetings for the Executive Director and board members. --- Making direct, face-to-face solicitations to secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations. --- Generating new ideas that increase revenue and donor retention. Who we are looking for: The Development Director must have: --- A strong commitment to the mission and values of Heartland Farm Sanctuary. --- 2 to 5 years of fundraising experience (securing major gifts, cultivating individual donors and increasing support from existing donors). Specific experience with capital campaigns is a plus but not mandatory. --- Strong verbal communication skills and demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively. --- High degree of initiative, flexibility, growth mindset, attention to detail and commitment to teamwork. --- Excellent organizational skills and ability to initiate, sustain and monitor multiple tasks/projects and see them through to a successful conclusion. --- Fundraising and donor management software experience preferred. --- Strong partnership-building and event planning skills. --- Ability to work independently while supporting a larger team effort. --- Reliable transportation to the sanctuary in Stoughton. We strongly encourage people of every race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, and ability to apply. Additional Details Compensation: $50,000-$60,000 commensurate with experience. Reports to: Executive Director Bonuses: Unlimited goat and sheep snuggles, plenty of peaceful pasture time with the llamas, and witnessing hilarious antics from ALL our rescued animals. Please send a resume and cover letter to Jen Korz at by June 30, 2022.

Keywords: Heartland Farm Sanctuary, Madison , Director Of Development, Executive , Stoughton, Wisconsin

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