Development Officer - St. Petersburg College in Tarpon Springs Florida

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St. Petersburg College

Tarpon Springs, Florida 34683

United States
((ID: 2307) )

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Detailed Job Description

Job Summary
Incumbents plan and implement fundraising functions that engage specific audiences and generate financial support for the organization. Primary responsibilities include donor cultivation, solicitation, management and investment. Other responsibilities may include planning and coordinating special events and activities; collecting/analyzing data and preparing reports; maintaining a record of activities; designing, writing, and editing a broad range of communications. A portion of responsibilities will include fundraising for the Leepa Rattner Museum. Extensive travel within Tampa Bay area required. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who has the ability and drive to work unsupervised. He/she will be collaborative, strategic and results-oriented.
Educational Requirements*

Bachelor's degree in a related field to assigned area.

Experience Requirements*
Three (3) years' experience with a verifiable track record in fundraising. Previous experience in development for the Arts is a plus.

* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.

Licensing Requirements

General Responsibilities
These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.
1.Generates support for the organization through donor identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Increases annual giving through the management of new and existing relationships with multiple constituencies including donors, partners, alumni and friends. Achieves measurable outcomes.
2.Develops and implements a comprehensive development plan that identifies the strategies and activities related to short- and long-term goals for growing financial contributions. Manages assigned database systems, including data entry, queries, analysis and updates. Develops correspondence, proposals and communications that advance the objectives of the organization.
3.Participates in meetings, proceedings, special events, and committees as assigned; assignments may include representing the department at meetings and conferences, and/or serving as a liaison between departments, external organizations, the general public, and other agencies.
4.Maintains the highest level confidentiality regarding Foundation and College records, including donor, prospect and student information.
5.Conducts research to identify emerging needs, trends, best practices, funding opportunities, and/or other items related to assigned area of responsibility.
6.Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Knowledge, Skills, and Physical Requirements
Proven track record in the implementation of fundraising principles, processes and practices including donor/prospect cultivation, solicitation and closing of annual and major gifts, campaign development/management, stewardship and recognition opportunities;
Proficiency with computers, electronic communications and MS Office applications;
Strategic planning principles, establishing timelines and deliverables;
Development of written communications, proposals, grants and gift agreement documents;
Endowment and term gift principles;
Report preparation and analysis techniques;
Process improvement principles;
Analytical methods and techniques;
Recordkeeping principles;
English language, grammar, and punctuation;
Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations;

Communication and interpersonal skills as applied to a broad range of constituencies including donors, partners, coworkers, supervisor, students, the general public, etc., sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.
Identifying fundraising opportunities, emerging trends, needs, and/or best practices;
High level of initiative and ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to fully manage multiple projects simultaneously and successfully from inception to completion
Detail oriented and high attention to accuracy
Preparing clear and concise communications, correspondence, records, reports, documents and forms;
Using a computer and related software applications;
Writing and researching grants, proposals etc. to secure funding;
Coordinating program activities;
Prioritizing work;
Establishing and following procedural and technical standards;
Compiling and analyzing data;
Maintaining confidential files and records;
Applying and explaining applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies, and/or procedures;

Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Key Position Information
St. Petersburg College (SPC) is a multi-campus institution that is committed to helping students finish what they start to achieve their goals. The SPC Foundation is a direct support organization that works to advance the mission of the College. The Development Officer reports to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement/Foundation Executive Director; fundraising is the primary responsibility of the Development Officer position.

The Development Officer will develop and implement comprehensive fundraising strategies for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of a broad range of donors including individuals, alumni, business partners and community/civic organizations. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who has a proven track record in resource development and the ability and drive to work unsupervised. He/she will be collaborative, strategic and results-oriented.

The successful candidate must display:
· High energy and a passion for the mission of the College
· Ability to successfully manage multiple projects from inception to conclusion
· Exceptional attention to detail
· Excellent computer skills; extensive experience with MS Office
· Ability to be a team player with strong collaboration and communication skills

Keyword Phrases

  • Development Officer
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: At least 3 years
Level of Job: Other
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume