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Advancement Director

White Pine Programs

Organization Summary: Since 1999, White Pine Programs (WPP) has been the premier provider of year-round nature connection programs in the seacoast region of Northern New England. White Pine Programs forges deep nature connections that restore peace and build personal resilience. WPP fosters a team oriented work environment that values respect, integrity, authenticity, flexibility as well as creativity and positive, solution based approaches to challenges.  To learn more, goto: www.WhitePinePrograms.org

Position Summary: We’re excited to welcome the Advancement Director (AD) as a new position on our team! The AD will bring specialized skill in development and marketing as well as an open mind to help evolve and grow this new role. With the support of the Executive Director and the Board of Directors, the AD is part of the team propelling WPP forward in its new stage of growth and opportunity. The AD will be expected to strengthen and diversify WPP’s funding sources & community relationships as well as work closely with the Director’s team securing the resources needed to deliver and grow our high quality programming.


Advancement Director- Job Description  (Dec 2018)

Position Summary: We’re excited to welcome the Advancement Director (AD) as a new position on our team! The AD will bring specialized skill in development and marketing as well as an open mind to help evolve and grow this new role. With the support of the Executive Director and the Board of Directors, the AD is part of the team propelling WPP forward in its new stage of growth and opportunity. The AD will be expected to strengthen and diversify WPP’s funding sources & community relationships as well as work closely with the Director’s team securing the resources needed to deliver and grow our high quality programming.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Full-time, salaried position (avg 32 hrs/wk)
  • Salary Commensurate with experience
  • Expected start date of early Spring 2019
  • Partial benefits may be available after grace period
Requirements:
  • 4-Year college degree (or equivalent educational experiences)
  • 3 years measured, successful development experience   
  • Knowledge of individual, corporate and foundation giving
  • 2 years of recent experience with successful, nonprofit marketing/outreach/public relations
  • Appreciation of nature, outdoors & education efforts  
  • Ability to travel within the region.    
  • Schedule flexibility - weekend and / or nights as needed  

Minimum Skills & Experience:

  • Superior oral and written communications skill
  • Successful events management
  • Self-directed with ability to collaborate & take instruction
  • Supervisory experience with a commitment to diversity & inclusion
  • Successful grant writing & cultivation of foundation relationships
  • Working knowledge Google suite, Raiser’s Edge NXT & Microsoft office
  • Ability to produce under tight deadlines with multiple priorities

Additional Qualities & Skills Desired

  • Knowledge of and commitment to White Pine Programs mission, vision & strategic plan
  • Organized, proactive approach to completing work
  • Collaborates well with others
Responsibilities:

Development Responsibilities

  • Develops, implements and oversees organizational Advancement Plan
  • Meets clearly stated outcomes for Comprehensive Campaign through proactive, organized work
  • Oversees and assists the Executive Director and Board with stewardship & cultivation
  • Composes and produces grant applications, proposal letters, reports and other written materials
  • Implements efforts to secure new and untapped resources in a diversity of areas
  • Leads & oversees all fundraising efforts with Board of Directors & Committees
  • Manages donor relationships through Raiser’s Edge NXT including documentation, donation tracking, appreciation, acknowledgement, profiles, prospecting, mailing lists etc.
  • Maintains donor relationships with individuals, businesses, foundations etc.
  • Serves as lead coordinator of fundraising campaigns including upcoming Comprehensive Campaign
  • Commits to regular travel to meet with donors, foundations, attend workshops & conferences

Marketing/Public Relations Responsibilities

  • Leads the staff team & Board committee in marketing, outreach and public relations efforts
  • Oversees the design, implementation and management of White Pine Programs visibility, media and marketing campaigns  (e.g. email, social media, print, website, etc.)
  • Works closely with Program Director to strategize program development, evaluation & measuring outcomes
  • Initiates & grows relationships in new markets for programs
  • Develops, oversees and implements organizational Marketing & Public Relations Plan
  • Works with admin staff to help meet program enrollment targets via marketing efforts
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Development Responsibilities

  • Develops, implements and oversees organizational Advancement Plan
  • Meets clearly stated outcomes for Comprehensive Campaign through proactive, organized work
  • Oversees and assists the Executive Director and Board with stewardship & cultivation
  • Composes and produces grant applications, proposal letters, reports and other written materials
  • Implements efforts to secure new and untapped resources in a diversity of areas
  • Leads & oversees all fundraising efforts with Board of Directors & Committees
  • Manages donor relationships through Raiser’s Edge NXT including documentation, donation tracking, appreciation, acknowledgement, profiles, prospecting, mailing lists etc.
  • Maintains donor relationships with individuals, businesses, foundations etc.
  • Serves as lead coordinator of fundraising campaigns including upcoming Comprehensive Campaign
  • Commits to regular travel to meet with donors, foundations, attend workshops & conferences

Marketing/Public Relations Responsibilities

  • Leads the staff team & Board committee in marketing, outreach and public relations efforts
  • Oversees the design, implementation and management of White Pine Programs visibility, media and marketing campaigns  (e.g. email, social media, print, website, etc.)
  • Works closely with Program Director to strategize program development, evaluation & measuring outcomes
  • Initiates & grows relationships in new markets for programs
  • Develops, oversees and implements organizational Marketing & Public Relations Plan
  • Works with admin staff to help meet program enrollment targets via marketing efforts
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
How to Apply:

Please apply through our website or this direct link: https://whitepineprograms.org/about/join-our-team/

Job Location:

York, ME

Date Added: January 8, 2019

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