Position Description: The position will focus on increasing revenue through several events, as well as focus on the prospecting, cultivation, and retention of individual and corporate donors and the mobilization and management of the Virginia Hemophilia Foundation’s (VHF) volunteers.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure successful implementation and growth of all VHF fundraisers, general giving campaigns and similar initiatives
Establish, set, and meet financial goals and objectives for all development activities in partnership with the Executive Director, VHF Board of Directors, and other key stakeholders
Implement peer-to-peer fundraising best practices to increase growth and participation for all events
Build relationships with constituency to cultivate and steward, including face-to-face meetings and reoccurring correspondence
Maintain the donor/member database; including data entry, create mailings and mailing labels, generate reports (including post event income/expense reports), and manage donor contacts, donations, and acknowledgement letters
Cultivate both individual giving, corporate sponsorships, and foundation partnerships
Coordinate event details and logistics; including participation registration and management, selection of date, location, time, and event details for all development activities
Recruit, screen, coordinate, direct, and manage the recruitment of volunteers
Contribute to newsletters, the development of marketing materials, and social media platforms
Develop new sources of revenue by submitting grant requests throughout the year
Assist the Program and Communication Director with VHF programming events as needed
A bachelor’s degree in business, communications/marketing, public administration or related field is preferred. A minimum of two years in the nonprofit and/or business sector with proven experience in fundraising, event management, sales, or marketing is required.
Knowledge and Skills:
Strong customer service and sales skills
Organized, outgoing, enthusiastic, and friendly
Experience in setting, meeting, and achieving and/or exceeding goals
Excellent written, interpersonal, and verbal skills are essential
Experience planning and implementing nonprofit special events
Strong sense of accountability, responsibility, and commitment
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, experience with social media sites, including email marketing sites (i.e. Constant Contact). Experience with donor database software a plus.
Experience in the management and mobilization of volunteers
There will be some weekend and weeknight event commitments. Travel will occur throughout Virginia
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
Benefits include health insurance and retirement contributions.
The Virginia Hemophilia Foundation (VHF) is a tax-exempt non-profit established in 1975 (formerly known as the United Virginia Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation) by a group of concerned parents, patients, doctors, and nurses with the common goal of helping those persons affected by hemophilia and related bleeding disorders.
MISSION - “Dedicated to serving and supporting the needs of... those impacted by a bleeding disorder through education, advocacy and community.”
VISION - “Become the recognized voice and go-to resource for those impacted by a bleeding disorder.”