The Development Manager is responsible for managing all fundraising activities, including private and public grants, annual member campaign, and donor relations as well as directing the marketing and communication activities for the SVS Foundation.
What you own (Responsibilities)
Design, implement, monitor and evaluate the annual strategic development plan for fundraising in conjunction with the Executive Director and Foundation leadership
Actively seek grant opportunities in consultation with Foundation Board and Development Committee to effectively evaluate grant opportunities
Prepare grants for submission and insure that reporting is done correctly and on a timely basis
Collaborate with the SVS Director of Corporate Relations on the corporate outreach plan for the SVS Foundation
Collaborate with the Foundation Development Committee to develop fund raising goals for the annual member campaign and other Development Committee initiatives
Identify new donor prospects and fundraising sources through use of directories, online services, trade publications, and other sources.
Collaborate with marketing and communications staff on the creation of marketing materials, social media and other campaigns to support the overall fundraising strategy and strategic communications; this includes development of the Annual Report and distribution plan.
Maintain donor relationships and manage the Foundation’s Legacy Program donor recognition
Maintain and update the Foundation’s web pages on the SVS website
Manage donor solicitation and recognition events at the Vascular Annual Meeting
Oversee all administrative aspects pertaining to development including, execution and record keeping of LOA’s and management of accurate records including donor acknowledgment and donor cultivation
Carry out any other duties, as assigned
Serve as staff liaison to the Foundation Development Committee
Participates in SVS Foundation Board calls and prepares reports/presentations on behalf of Development Committee
What you bring to the job (Requirements)
Bachelor’s degree required
Minimum five years’ experience as a development professional, preferably in a medical association foundation, with a proven track record of success in fundraising
Experience with individual giving and developing private and public grant requests
Working knowledge of fundraising concepts, grant and proposal writing, and donor relations
Ability to construct, articulate, and implement annual strategic development plan
Knowledge of fundraising regulations and fund accounting
Ability to interact with high level contacts, including Foundation board and committees as well as corporate representatives
Experience coordinating and educating volunteers in fundraising activities
Highly motivated, results-oriented, and able to prioritize efforts to use limited resources efficiently
Demonstrated skills to apply effective oral, electronic, and written communication methods with colleagues and volunteers
Ability to work effectively with all multi-disciplinary team members, both internal and external
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel required; ability to learn new technology as required
About Society for Vascular Surgery
The Society for Vascular Surgery® (SVS) seeks to advance excellence and innovation in vascular health through education, advocacy, research and public awareness. The organization was founded in 1947 and currently has a membership of more than 5,600. SVS membership is recognized in the vascular community as a mark of professional achievement.