Date of Posting: 12/13/2018
AFP Member?:
Organization: Foodlink, Inc.
Position: Director Of Development
Start Date: Jan 21, 2018
Salary Range (low): TBD or Other
Salary Range (high): TBD or Other
Equal Opportunity Employer: Organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Description of Responsibilities: The Director of Development is responsible for advancing Foodlinks mission through the planning, implementation and management of all aspects of fundraising activities. This includes, but is not limited to, Corporate/Foundation Gifts, Major Gifts, Planned Giving, Special Events, Grants, Direct Mail and food donations. Strong focus will be placed on the annual fund and generating gifts from individuals, new prospects, and expanding fundraising efforts within our service area, as well as maximizing existing campaigns and events. As a member of the leadership team, the DD must consistently exemplify and reinforce Foodlinks values and mission-driven culture. Everyone is welcome here! Foodlink is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, veteran or disability status.

Organization's Financial Sources:
     Foundation and Corporate Grants
     Special Events
     United Way
     Government Grants

 Masters Degree or equivalent work experience/education/training/certifications preferred. 
Experience/Personal Qualifications: Minimum of 5-10 years successful fundraising experience, including planning and campaigns involving multiple fundraising platforms and strategies; managing a development staff; working directly with high-level volunteers and board members; and direct solicitation of potential major donors. Thorough understanding of the nature and dimensions of philanthropy, which includes issues and trends in fund development, and knowledge of legal and ethical issues related to fundraising. Highly developed written and verbal skills. Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills. Proven ability to successfully handle multiple projects and meet critical deadlines. Results-orientated with a passion for creativity. Direct, honest, self-motivated, and diplomatic. Enthusiastic, high-energy team player. Computer literacy including Microsoft Office applications and database and online giving platforms. Flexibility to attend evening and/or weekend meetings and/or events. Must possess a valid drivers license with a good driving record, have access to a vehicle and be willing to travel within Foodlinks 10 county service area.
Specific Requirements of Position: 
     Annual Campaigns 
     Media Relations
     Grant Writing 
     Major Gift Solicitation 
     Annual Report/Brochure Production
     Planned Gifts 
     Capital Campaigns
     Special Events Planning
     Computer - Database
     Direct Mail
     Donor Research
Certification Preferred: N/A
Send Correspondence to: Stephanie Vaiana
Title: Director of Human Resources
Organization: Foodlink, Inc.
Phone Number: 585-328-3380
Address: 1999 Mount Read Boulevard
City: Rochester
State: New York
Zip Code: 14615
Email: [email protected]
Include with Correspondence: 
     Cover Letter
File Attachment: Director_of_Development.pdf