The VP of Impact will be responsible for achieving Company fundraising goals and growing the organization?s major gifts program throughout the United States; with an emphasis on major metropolitan areas.? In this capacity, she/he will lead our Impact Team and oversee every aspect of our fundraising efforts. She/he will work closely with our CEO to manage the planning and execution of donor identification, research, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, as well as corporate and foundation relations, grant solicitations, and events.? The VP of Impact will head up the Impact team and supervise the responsibilities of other team members on that team. She/he will also collaborate with other Team members (VP of Programs, VP of People, VP of Operations, and others) in all development and fundraising endeavors.? This role requires an energetic, outgoing, well-organized and strategically minded individual who can successfully build and maintain relationships with COMPANY donors, Board and committee members, volunteers and others who contribute to our organizational success. She/he will foster and maintain critical relationships with key local and national organizations and will spend significant time out of the office for cultivation and solicitation meetings nationwide.
Strategic priorities for the new VP of Impact include:
The primary focus will be to align impact strategy with COMPANY?s current operational needs and vision for future growth. The VP of Impact is charged with increasing philanthropic revenue for the organization from individual, corporate and institutional funders. She/he will oversee the Impact Team, integrating individual, corporate, and foundation giving through various tactics. The VP of Impact will have a personal portfolio of top donors and prospects and will be expected to solicit and close major gifts. Key responsibilities include:
EDUCATION, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: