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Director of Development
Job Description FLSA: Exempt
Job Summary: The Director of Development leads all fundraising efforts for the Lycoming County SPCA, reporting directly to the Executive Director. The Director of Development is responsible for strategic growth of funding through cultivation of new donor relationships, coordination of fund-raising events, expanding philanthropic assets for the charitable needs and programs of the SPCA, and building relationships with professional advisors and community leaders. Works with the management team to create and implement strategic development and fundraising plans. This individual is passionate about the humane care of animals and the SPCA’s mission
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Work closely with the Executive Director to develop fundraising capacity.
- Maintain and leverage the organization’s CRM database with donor information.
- Grow a major gifts program including identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major donors.
- Meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish relationships and effective communications with them.
- Plan, organize and implement all components of the SPCA’s development strategy and direct all fundraising activities.
- Build an effective development process utilizing the staff, management, and volunteers to meet the annual revenue objectives of the organization.
- Expand the planned giving program.
- Engage, motivate, and effectively utilize board members in reaching fundraising goals.
- Develop and implement a results-oriented, effective funds development structure with the capability to increase the current budget on an annual basis.
- Prepare monthly progress reports of fund development as related to financial projections of the budget.
- Contribute to publications to support fundraising activities.
- Research, and write grant proposals to support programs and operations, and oversee reporting requirements.
- To be an advocate of the Society’s mission of protecting all domestic animals by providing shelter, emergency treatment, investigation and prosecution of cruelty or abuse complaints, adoption and counseling, education programs, and humane care throughout Lycoming County.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Reporting Requirements: Reports directly to the Executive Director.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent, or related experience desired. Professional education in fundraising, planned giving, donor relations, marketing/sales, financial planning, CFRE certification, and/or related areas preferred.
- Fundraising: 1 year (Required)
- Microsoft Office: 2 years (Required)
- Database management: 1 year (Preferred)
- Have knowledge and experience in fundraising strategies and tactics, particularly major gift fundraising as well as planned giving, estate planning, financial planning and/or general investment concepts.
- Have strong planning and organizational skills as well as exhibit consistent follow-through on tasks.
- Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, demonstrate self-confidence, common sense, and good listening ability.
- Have strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills and the ability to work with diverse groups of people.
- Be a self-starter and goal-driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls.
- Have working knowledge of Microsoft programs, CRM platform experience, and other computer-related software and technology, e-mail, social media, and other methods of online communications.
- Be willing to ask questions and collaborate with others in order to ensure understanding of new topics and opportunities and to delegate tasks appropriately to expand bandwidth.
- Must have compassion for and deep concern for the humane treatment and care of animals.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
- Work is primarily performed in an office setting but also involves setting up, staffing, and breaking down special events.
- Occasionally, irregular hours as needed.
- Frequent use of computer keyboard and telephone.
- Exposure to a variety of animals but primarily cats and dogs
Salary Range: $40,000-$60,000 commensurate with skill, knowledge, and experience. Benefits include health insurance, vacation, and retirement plan.
Job Type: Full-time
- Dental insurance
- Employee discount
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
- Retirement plan
- Vision insurance
Please email cover letter and resume to Alyssa Correll, Executive Director, at email@example.com or mail to Attn: Personnel Committee, Lycoming County SPCA, 2805 Reach Road, Williamsport, PA 17701.
Job Description FLSA: Non-Exempt
Job Summary: Provides assistance in the daily operations of the shelter, kennels, and cemetery.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Responsible for the complete care of every animal in the shelter including cleaning and disinfecting the kennels, feeding the animals, medicating, and treating some injuries and diseases.
- Restocks supplies, does laundry, reports maintenance issues to supervisor.
- Drives and maintains shelter vehicles.
- Performs burials and operates crematory.
- Performs building and ground maintenance.
- Performs additional duties as assigned.
Education: Must be able to read, write, and communicate effectively. Valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License preferred.
Prior Experience: Will train.
Knowledge and skills: Basic understanding of the Society’s services, policies, procedures, and Pennsylvania dog laws. Understanding of the humane treatment of animals is a necessity. Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds.
On-the-job: Job proficiency must be attained within three months.
Special Qualifications: Must have compassion for and deep concern for the humane treatment and care of animals.
Physical Demands and Work Conditions:
- Frequent lifting of 40 pounds or more.
- Standing, stooping, and lifting, throughout shift.
- Exposure to a variety of animals, their odors, noises, and feces.
- Exposure to materials used for cleaning and disinfection and to medications for animals.
- Minimal use of computers and office equipment.