Director of Development, New England Region

Summary: Manages constituent-driven walk event program, with an emphasis on volunteer management and fundraising, event planning and logistics. Collaborates with committee chairs regarding event logistics and sponsorships requests. Works closely with the National Director of Field Ops on strategy and market growth.

Supervision Exercised:  No supervisory duties required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all that may be found in positions of this class.)

Qualifications:  (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Education & ExperienceBachelor’s Degree required. Results-oriented professional with a minimum of five years of successful experience in fundraising, logistics, and community organizing and/or event management skills needed.

Required Skills, Knowledge & AbilitiesExceptional customer service experience providing support to volunteer fundraisers. Ability to balance multiple priorities and projects efficiently and effectively in fast-paced work environment.  Works well with limited supervision.  Creative and independent problem-solver.  Creative and adaptable to changing environment. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Computer and Internet literacy, and Microsoft Office programs. A desire to educate, motivate, and support volunteers and individuals to accomplish successful events and fundraising goals.  Experience with donor database software programs and online fundraising platforms preferred (Salesforce a plus).  Ability to connect with and articulate NBTS mission to work with constituents at all levels and from various backgrounds. Solid time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines. Ability to juggle priorities simultaneously. Valid driver’s license required.  Local travel required to meetings, events and donor visits requiring access to a car. Travel required 25% of the time.

Physical Demands:  (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

 Work Environment:  (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

 Work performed in the national home office in Newton, MA.

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