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Community Director - SW Chapter – Las Vegas Office

Do you want to work for a world class organization where creativity and thinking outside the box are not only welcomed but encouraged and expected?  Do you want to promote health services and community resources while helping to find a cure for Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis?  If yes, then we want to speak with you.  CCFA is a dynamic organization that serves over 1.6 million IBD patients and we need your help in mobilizing resources to find a cure.  We’re currently growing and seek a strong Community Director for our Southwest Chapter / Nevada Office.  The incumbent will manage the implementation of CCFA’s mission through programs, fundraising events and board and volunteer development.  This employee will also cultivate partnerships and alliances that will promote growth and awareness within the community. If you have strong fundraising experience and enjoy working in the community, then this is the position for you.

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Community Director is responsible for the implementation of CCFA’s mission through programs, fundraising events and board and volunteer development.  The Community Director will cultivate partnerships and alliances that will promote growth and awareness within the Las Vegas, Reno and the State of Nevada.  The Community Director plays a key role in professional leadership to the community’s volunteers.

Qualifications Required:

  • BA/BS degree
  • Five to seven years in not-for-profit fundraising, preferably within a health-related organization.
  • Demonstrated track record of successful fundraising experience that includes special events, corporate/foundation giving, donor cultivation and recognition, donor records and acknowledgement.
  • Familiarity with major gifts.
  • Proven and applicable skills in strategic planning and budgeting and volunteer development
  • Self-motivated, results oriented leader with strong organizational skills.
  • An effective communicator, both written and oral.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Donor Direct, and Convio a plus.
  • Must possess a good credit history.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • In cooperation with the Area Executive Director develop, implement and monitor an annual budget and work plan, including fundraising, public education programs, support services, leadership development and volunteer development.
  • Create and implement strategies to meet fundraising goals through the Take Steps walk program, special events, 3rd party events, major gifts and grants.
  • Recruit volunteer leaders and committee members to assist in implementing the fundraising work plan.
  • Serve as a consultant and resource to Board Chairperson in assessing board members and their roles; developing board structure and tools; soliciting and training nominating committee and new board members.  Provide professional leadership in planning and implementing their tasks and/or responsibilities.
  • Assure appropriate utilization of volunteer skills and resources and provide guidance in carrying out assignments and recognition for their time and effort.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records and files for fundraising events, programs and activities and routinely review the status of each with the Area Executive Director
  • Direct the cultivation, solicitation, follow-up and recognition process for individual, corporate and foundation participation and donations.
  • Take the lead role in planning, directing and implementing cross promotional opportunities that lead to new revenue
  • Provide professional development to direct reports as appropriate.  Currently the Office does not have any additional staff.
  • Coordinate all collateral materials related to fundraising events, programs and activities.
  • Assist the Regional Education Support Manager in coordinating community based public education programs.
  • Coordinate public relations and promotion for fundraising events, programs and activities.
  • Perform all other duties and tasks required to support all new and/or proposed fundraising events, programs and activities.
  • Actively seek opportunities to address community needs and positively impact local regions while advancing CCFA’s mission, goals and values.
  • Keep abreast of National Office activities and properly utilize the resources available.
  • Be knowledgeable about Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and the foundation’s strategic plan and operations.
  • Assure the proper use, management, security and upkeep of CCFA facilities, equipment and documents.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

Physical Demands:  While performing duties of the job, incumbent is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear.
Work Environment:  Travel is required during weeknights and weekends.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be working remotely.

Note: CROHN’S & COLITIS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ADD, DELETE, CHANGE OR MODIFY THE JOB DUTIES.

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