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Director Of Marketing And Development

Company: Dental Connections
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: -Director of Marketing and DevelopmentORGANIZATION: -Dental Connections, Inc. REPORTS TO: -President/Executive DirectorPosition Purpose: -To support the organization mission by leading resource development including grant-writing, fundraising, events, donor relations, and major gifts while consistently maintaining strong donor and funder relationships and increasing revenue. To develop and implement a marketing and communications plan including public relations, social media strategy, public relations, online giving, storytelling and brand experience. To serve as a member of the Dental Connections Leadership Team recognizing organization-wide priorities and working cooperatively to support their accomplishment with staff team and volunteer talent.Job Functions:Drive Resources and Achieve Results

  • Develop and maintain strategic partnerships with volunteers, community and business leaders, and donors to generate necessary resources
  • Identify, recruit and develop new funder prospects on a year-round basis
  • Initiate new ways to generate revenue by building and expanding network of donors
  • Identify strategies and opportunities to best engage volunteers
  • Research grant opportunities from government and non-government agencies
  • Draft grant proposals and supporting documents based on the funding requirements of the organization
  • Set ambitious yet realistic revenue goals and objectives and implement long and short-range plans to ensure sustainabilityBuild Relationships and Inspire Investment
    • Convey energy, meaning and importance of Dental Connections mission and work
    • Skilled at promoting idea or vision, able to read the audience, and persuade others to take action
    • Meet donor needs by providing strategies and opportunities that raise revenue and other resources while building trust and benefitting both parties
    • Focus on donor, actively listening to needs, interests and passions and connect to our work
    • Recognize the power of effective stewardship and implement relationship development plans for donors of all giving levels
    • Cultivate and solicit contributions from prospective and current individual and corporate donors
    • Engage with donors year-round, recognizing impact of gift, communicating progress and results, inspiring involvement and ensuring quality experience
    • Collect and record relevant donor and volunteer information Effective, Engaging and Innovative Communication
      • Develop compelling marketing materials to catalyze interest, link donor aspirations to needs and secure support
      • Distill complex information into a simple, clear messages using examples, stories, and information that is relevant and resonates with the donor, volunteer, and partner
      • Write clearly and concisely, using multiple platforms to reach diverse audiences
      • Develop and implement a comprehensive year-round communication plan to keep supporters and partners informed and engaged
      • Execute the development and implementation of social marketing, public and media relations, website content, communication/resource development materials and brand management
      • Design engaging marketing content including social media posts, flyers, newsletters and other external communicationsAdditional ResponsibilitiesInitiate or is directed by the President/CEO to perform additional duties or tasks to support mission.Qualifications
        • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent with at least four years of progressive experience in a similar role
        • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office, social media platforms and other software
        • Comprehensive knowledge in nonprofit fundraising and marketing
        • Experience and knowledge of project management and coordination
        • Ability to maintain knowledge and professional development in market research, business trends and fundraising trends that may impact needs and resources
        • Progressive thinker, understanding philanthropic trends and best practices in donor-centered fundraising
        • Open to new ideas, self-directed, pro-active and holds oneself accountable
        • Act using principles of integrity, respect, humility and inclusion internally and externally
        • Skilled fundraiser balancing strategic and operational needs
        • Familiarity with data and budget work and uses data appropriately in reports and communications
        • Excellent oral and written communication skills, effective public speaker and presenter
        • Grant-writing, fundraising, event-planning, design and marketing experience
        • Ability to supervise volunteers and staff, work both independently and in a team environment
        • Valid driver's license and appropriate vehicular insurancePhysical Requirements/Functions:Anticipated hours per week: 40
          • Frequent lifting and carrying weights ranging from zero to 50 pounds.
          • Minimal bending, kneeling, crouching and stooping, frequent standing, minimal climbing and reaching above shoulder height.
          • Good vision and hearing, ability to communicate/understand and perform job duties.
          • Ability to be mobile throughout required work areas, including within network and community events.
          • Working from home is allowed as needed.Mental Requirements:This position requires the mental capabilities to learn, comprehend, and communicate both orally and in writing. Independent decision making and problem-solving abilities are required to coordinate events and recruit and manage volunteers. Logical thinking, the ability to manage multiple tasks and accomplish them on time.

Keywords: Dental Connections, Des Moines , Director Of Marketing And Development, Advertising , Des Moines, Iowa

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