The Arc Foundation of Monroe - Executive Director Email

AFP Member? Yes
Name of Organization: The Arc Foundation of Monroe
Title of Position: Executive Director
Starting Date: 04/01/2021
Salary Range (low): $85,000
Salary Range (high): $100,000
Organization Website: www.arcmonroe.org

Description of Responsibilities: The Executive Director is responsible for creating and executing the foundation’s development strategy, enhancing existing and building new relationships to build visibility, impact and financial resources.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Uphold the mission of The Arc Foundation of Monroe and align with the agency’s mission and vision.
  • Live the core values of the agency and the foundation, centered on furthering the highest level of independence for people with I/DD.
  • Develop and implement foundation strategy; oversee/drive all major fundraising initiatives.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive development strategy to include major gifts, corporate sponsorships, foundation grants and special events, etc.
  • Ensure that grants to The Arc of Monroe fund necessary and/or critical projects
  • Develop and execute all proposals; write and archive all proposals with a long-term relationship-management approach.
  • Monitor all donor information; provide and present statistical analysis to the Foundation’s Board of Directors.
  • Develop and implement a stewardship program aimed at cultivating deeper ties with donors.
  • Actively participate in professional fundraising associations and industry groups to stay abreast of new practices and innovations in the development field, employ appropriate best practices
  • Monitor and report regularly on the progress of the development program.
  • Provide strategy for annual agency and foundation marketing/communications plan, ensuring consistent messaging to grow brand, recruitment, service enrollment and overall awareness in the community.
  • Understand the interactions between fundraising, marketing, public relations and social media to elevate The Arc of Monroe and audience engagement.
  • Continue to foster and deepen the cooperation amongst the marketing and fundraising staff team members.
  • Evaluate staff on an ongoing basis, including annual reviews; identify and implement individual professional development and performance improvement plans.

Development Office Budget: $855,000
Funds Raised Last Year: $875,000
Fund Goal This Year: $855,00

Organization's Financial Sources:
Contributions
Foundation and Corporate Grants
Special Events
Interest Income

Benefits:
Professional membership dues in AFP paid by organization
Performance Review Policy
Annually
Vacation and Holiday Policy
Medical, Dental, Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan

Education: Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred.

Experience/Personal Qualifications:

  • Five or more years of successful leadership of a foundation or not-for-profit development team; demonstrated success in building and growing a development program. Prior experience with I/DD organization, healthcare a plus.
  • Tangible experience of having expanded and cultivated existing donor/constituent relationships over time, culminating in increasing support for the organization.
  • Proven experience in creating and delivering dynamic presentations for donors, community organizations, legislators and volunteers.
  • Possess traits as a visionary, focused, professional and well-respected leader.
  • Be a team player who productively engages with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside the agency.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and donor management software.

Specific Requirements of Position:
Annual Campaigns
Media Relations
Grant Writing
Major Gift Solicitation
Planned Gifts
Special Events Planning
Computer - Database
Computer - Spreadsheets
Direct Mail
Volunteer Recruitment
Personal Automobile

Position Reports to:
Lisa Powers, Foundation Board Chair

Send Correspondence to:
Karen Oliveri, Chief Human Resources Officer
The Arc of Monroe
585-271-0660
2060 Brighton Henrietta Townline Road
Rochester, New York 14623
[email protected]

Include with Correspondence:
Resume
Cover Letter