Catholic Charities of Oregon Director of Donor Relations in Portland, Oregon
Director of Donor Relations
Portland, OR, USA
70000-76000 per year
100% employer-paid health, dental, vision, and alternative care benefits for the employee. 100% employer-paid long-term disability and life insurance. Paid vacation, sick, personal and 13 paid holidays. Retirement benefit with employer match and discretionary contribution. Employee Assistance Program. Catholic Charities of Oregon employees may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness government-sponsored education loan repayment program. Full list of benefits can be found on this page under Resources. Please note these benefits are subject to change.
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Director of Donor Relations
Employment Type: Full Time; Exempt
Reports to: Chief Development Officer
Location: SE Portland, hybrid
Compensation: $70,000 - $76,000 annual salary
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100% employer-paid health, dental, vision, and alternative care benefits for the employee.
100% employer-paid long-term disability and life insurance.
Paid vacation, sick, personal and 13 paid holidays.
Retirement benefit with employer match and discretionary contribution.
Employee Assistance Program.
Catholic Charities of Oregon employees may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness government-sponsored education loan repayment program.
Full list of benefits can be found on this page under Resources. Please note these benefits are subject to change.
We are proud of our healthy work culture at Catholic Charities of Oregon. We care for our employees so they can take care of others. Our approach includes everything from support for continued training and education to a strong focus on allowing each employee to own their job and become a thought leader in their area of service. Together, we work to make a concrete, hands-on difference in our community.
Who We Are:
Catholic Charities of Oregon was named by the Portland Business Journal as the #9 Non-profit in their list of 2022 Most Admired Companies. Founded in 1933, Catholic Charites of Oregon is one of Oregon's oldest nonprofit social service agencies whose mission is to assure that essential, life-saving services and supports are accessible to the most vulnerable Oregonians.
Who You Are:
The Director of Donor Relations will serve as a key front-line fundraiser, specifically with individual donors, and will lead efforts to build and oversee a major/mid-level/annual donor program, and other donor engagement activities with a keen focus on sustained fundraising. This role will approach fundraising with an entrepreneurial spirit, focused primarily on developing financial support for specific programmatic priorities, and unrestricted use. As a member of Catholic Charities' Fund Development team, the Director of Donor Relations will also provide strategic and tactical support on a variety of other projects and initiatives including, but not limited to, special events, campaigns, and donor reporting. The Manager of Donor Relations and Stewardship and Donor Relations Specialist reports to this position. This position is eligible for the flexible work arrangement policy.
What You Will Work On:
Enhances the organization's funding models, identifying new sources of funding, developing competitive grant applications, and stewarding the Agency's strategic donors.
Manage and coordinate interim and final reporting requirements.
Research, seek, initiate, and steward relationships with new and current foundation, corporate and public partners in an effort to gain meaningful, revenue-generating partnerships that benefit our clients.
Manage a portfolio of private, corporate, and government funding applications, working closely alongside program, data, and finance teams to prepare and submit competitive proposals.
What You Bring:
Education, Certifications, and Licensure Requirements/Preferences
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent lived and or worked experience, required.
Outstanding leadership skills with 2-3 years supervisory experience showing progression, required.
At least two years' experience managing social service-related programs (preferred), including experience with staff supervision, program development, and budget management, required.
Demonstrated direct experience managing and cultivating relationships with major donors and successfully soliciting/securing major sources of funding for a non-profit organization, required.
Familiarity with Portland philanthropic community and recent individual funding trends and motivations.
Catholic Charities of Oregon requires all employees to confirm they are fully vaccinated, or in the process of receiving the COVID-19 vaccination. Employees can submit the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) request for exception form for medical or religious accommodation. COVID-19 testing in lieu of being vaccinated or having an approved medical or religious exception is not an option.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/VETERANS/DISABLED
Catholic Charities of Oregon is dedicated to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion across our agency. Catholic Charities of Oregon recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, equal pay, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. Applicants and employees need not be Catholic. Complete Social Justice and Diversity statements can be found on this page under Resources.
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