PPSP is currently seeking a full-time Director of Institutional Philanthropy The Director is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive strategy for the advancement of PPSP’s institutional giving program. This includes, but is not limited to, identifying and researching foundation and corporate funding prospects, developing relationships with foundation staff, preparing senior staff for meetings with institutional funders, writing proposals, developing all necessary budgets and attachments, and preparing and submitting all necessary reports to funding agencies. The Director ensures accurate tracking systems for reports and proposals due, and provides regular reports and updates to the Vice President of Development and other senior staff. Additional duties include managing proposal submission to selected government agencies, contributing to Planned Parenthood’s newsletters, annual report, and providing copy for fundraising materials. The Director of Institutional Philanthropy reports to the Vice President of Development and is an integral part of the Development Department.
This is an exempt, full-time position, working 40 hours per week including evenings and Saturdays as needed. Salary is DOE.
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
• Develop, implement and evaluate the agency's annual strategic development plan as it relates to grant funding for operations, special projects and capital support.
• Develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for increasing grant revenue to the agency.
• Actively seek new sources of funding and maintain existing sources of support.
• Provide superior stewardship to funding agencies and key decision makers.
• Maintain comprehensive hardcopy and electronic files on prospects and funders.
• Effectively utilize the Raiser’s Edge database for relationship management and to track grants received, reports due, proposals pending and new prospects.
• Work closely with program staff on the development of new proposals and reports, including writing narrative and creating budgets.
• Work with finance staff to ensure high level of communication and accurate reporting on individual project budgets.
• Maintain a thorough calendar of due dates related to collecting data from program directors for applications and reports.
• Attend informational meetings as required by funders and potential funders.
• Contribute language to development-related materials, such as appeal letters, stewardship reports, brochures, annual reports and newsletters.
• Directly supervises two employees in the development department, a Development/Grants Writer and a Development Associate. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
• Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Development software (Raiser's Edge preferred); Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
• Must have reliable automobile transportation and a valid California Driver's License and insurance.
• A minimum of five to seven years successful, results-oriented experience in research and proposal writing, preferably for a health care organization, or equivalent.
• Demonstrated success as a team leader and supervisor.
• Superior writing and editing skills.
• Ability to communicate well with staff, volunteers, and foundation program officers.
• Ability to work with program staff to develop an idea into a concrete proposal for funding, including a clear statement of need, program goals and outcomes, evaluation methods, and budgets.
• Ability to handle multiple priorities and tight deadlines with professionalism and grace.
• Good humor and a willingness to deal with and be challenged by controversy.
• Commitment to quality healthcare.
TO APPLY: Please email, fax, or mail your cover letter, resume, and two writing samples and names of three professional references with their phone numbers directly to:
Human Resources Department
Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific
2185 Pacheco Street
Concord, CA 94520
Please visit our website for even more information about us: www.pp-sp.org
Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific is an equal opportunity employer and works affirmatively to include diversity among its staff and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex/gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, income, marital status or any other irrelevant dimension of diversity. PPSP values collaboration between employees of diverse backgrounds and experiences.