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707-255-NEWS (6397)

24 HOUR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ABUSE HELP LINE
LINEA DE AYUDA LAS 24 HORAS PARA VIOLENCIA DOMESTICA Y ABUSO SEXUAL

1-800-799-7233

OUTSIDE OF NAPA COUNTY
FUERA DEL CONDADO DE NAPA

Job Opportunities

Development DIRECTOR

NEWS-Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Services, located in Napa, is looking for a full-time Development Director who is responsible for the oversight and strategic development of all fundraising strategies including, growth of philanthropic support; through donor cultivation, community engagement, events, as well as assistance with grants. As part of the NEWS Management Team, the Development  Director reports to the Executive Director and will work closely with the Marketing & Communications Director, and the Board of Directors, as a leader in moving the organization toward its mission. 

Experience in most of the following areas is essential:

  • Demonstrated success in managing a development program of comparable size with 3 to 5 years of experience in non-profit fundraising, including solicitation of support from individual donors, businesses, and government, as well as private and community foundations, including grant writing.
  • Bachelor’s degree, with further study in a related area, preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Knowledge of Napa and Bay Area funding, and the Napa County health and human services community strongly preferred. 
  • Knowledge of the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault victim services field, and funding landscape. 
  • Experience in event planning and management.
  • Works independently with strong organizational skills and takes full responsibility for the development and completion of fundraising proposals. Works under pressure with grace, while meeting timelines.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in spoken and written English, write reports, procedures, and business correspondence, and demonstrate excellent presentation skills.

NEWS is honored to provide domestic violence and sexual abuse advocacy services throughout Napa County. Recognized as a distinguished and well-respected non-profit organization, NEWS believes the pathways out of violence can be as individual as the people we serve. Our innovative programs and services reflect that belief. The agency was formed in 1981 to provide immediate safety assistance to people escaping violence. For over 35 years, NEWS has grown and expanded its services to include programs to address the whole person, including the needs of children who have been exposed to violence and abuse. Our 50-member team is grounded in the values of dignity and respect, both for those we serve and for ourselves. We are committed to continually working toward reducing domestic violence and sexual abuse, promoting healthy relationships, and to building a violence-free community for all.

The NEWS Development Director position offers competitive compensation and full benefits.

Please send cover letter and resume to:  jobsatnews@yahoo.com

Development DIRECTOR

Updated: January 15, 2020

Job Title:  Development Director

Department:  NEWS Administrative Team

Reports To: Executive Director

FLSA Status: Non Exempt, Full Time

Compensation:

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Life Ins.

Agency Description

NEWS is honored to provide domestic violence and sexual abuse advocacy services throughout Napa County. Recognized as a distinguished and well respected nonprofit organization, NEWS believes the pathways out of violence can be as individual as the people we serve. Our innovative programs and services reflect that belief. The agency was formed in 1981 to provide immediate safety assistance to people escaping violence. For over 35 years, NEWS has grown and expanded its services to include programs to address the whole person, including the needs of children who have been exposed to violence and abuse. Our team is grounded in the values of dignity and respect, both for those we serve and for ourselves. We are committed to continually working toward reducing domestic violence and sexual abuse, promoting healthy relationships and to building a violence free community for all.

Position Summary

The Development Director is responsible for the development of all fundraising strategies including, growth of the base of philanthropic support, ensuring the stability and growth of multifaceted funding streams (foundation, corporation, state and federal grants and gifts) and for providing direction and oversight for fundraising and “friend-raising” events. As part of the NEWS Management Team, the Development Director is a leader in moving the organization toward its mission.

Primary Responsibilities

DONOR CULTIVATION

  • Develop a public relations plan including cultivation of new donor relationships, fostering positive relationships with current donors and foundations, and acknowledgement of donations and gifts. Ensure donor gift receipt requirements are followed.
  • Meet, in person, with potential donors and supporters of the organization to provide education, build relationships, and encourage involvement in the mission to end domestic violence and sexual abuse.
  • Use an inclusive/equity approach to establishing and building relationships within the community.

STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT

  • Lead efforts to develop and implement annual and long term fundraising strategies to sustain and grow the current annual operating budget of 2 million+.
  • Work in collaboration with the Program Director to monitor program performance and goals as they pertain to funding sources.
  • Produce quarterly fundraising performance assessments, and issue reports.
  • Work collaboratively with the Board of Directors, including the Fund Development Committee, the ED, Program Director, Marketing & Communications Director, and the staff to create inclusion in the efforts to financially sustain the organization.

GRANT RESEARCH/WRITING AND MANAGEMENT

  • Assist the Executive Director with grant writing, grant reporting and researching potential new funding sources.
  • Track due dates for grant applications and follow up reports for various donors, and funding sources.
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement fundraising, friend raising and donor appreciation events, including obtaining sponsors for events.

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Working in collaboration with the Marketing & Communications Director, the Board Fund Development Committee and the Executive Director, provide oversight and direction in the planning, coordination and implementation of fundraising, friend-raising and donor appreciation events.

 

Education and Experience 

  • Demonstrated success in managing a development program of comparable size with 3 to 5 years of experience in non-profit fundraising, including grant writing, solicitation of support from corporate, business, government and individual donors, as well as private and community foundations.
  • Bachelor’s degree, with further study in related area preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Napa and Bay Area funding, and the Napa county health and human services community strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault victim services field, and funding landscape.
  • Experience in event planning and management.
  • Works independently, and takes full responsibility for development and completion of fundraising proposals. Works under pressure, and meets timelines.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in writing, orally in English, with strong organizational skills. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from supervisors, peers, donors, board, general public, etc.

Computer Skills, Certificates, Licenses, & Registrations

Proven ability to work with a variety of programs including Word, Excel, Client Database, etc. Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Counselor Certificate (or attain after hire). Valid California Driver’s License required and current vehicle registration. Other mandatory certifications as needed. The candidate must submit to and pass a background investigation.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employee is required to talk and hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard. Employee may be required to help move small items less than 45 lbs.

Work Environment

NEWS is dedicated to providing safety, hope, healing and empowerment for survivors of domestic and sexual abuse. Equally, NEWS is committed to promoting safe communities and social change through prevention, intervention, education, and advocacy throughout Napa County. The Administrative Office is one entry point for survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse to receive services. Survivors and their families may be in fear, experiencing emotional crisis and have immediate safety and health needs when they enter the office. The Development Director for NEWS will be working on-site with a team of Domestic Violence/Rape Crisis Counselors to create a safe and supportive environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

NEWS is an equal opportunity employer. Federal and State laws and the Agency’s policy prohibit employment discrimination against applicants for employment and employees on the basis of age, ancestry, sex/gender (including gender identity,) pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, marital status, registered domestic partner status, medical condition related to cancer or genetic characteristic, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, sexual orientation or veterans’ status. Discrimination is also prohibited on the basis of a perception that a person has any of the above characteristics.

Intent of Job Description

This description is intended to indicate the kinds of work duties that will be requires in this potion. It is not intended to limit, or in any way modify, the rights of any supervisor to assign, direct, and contract work of staff under his/her supervision. The use of a particular illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties, not mentioned, that are of a familiar level or difficulty.


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