Director of Development
The Outreach Program
Des Moines, Iowa
Full-Time salaried position
The Outreach Program:
The Outreach Program is an international nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation with the mission to provide safe water, food, medical care, and education to those in need at home and abroad. Outreach was formed in 2004 and is a multinational organization with multiple domestic offices, and warehouses. Outreach International operates schools, medical services, and children’s centers in Tanzania East Africa. Outreach is a disaster relief organization responding as need arises to domestic and international requests. We are currently providing over 3.2 million meals for the Ukraine crisis with our packaging associate organization.
This is a unique opportunity for the right individual to apply their skills and experience to create a new corporate development program and truly make a difference in this world. Outreach has enjoyed significant donor support since its inception. We recognize that a formal development program is require at this point to allow the organization to meet its potential. We are seeking a very special full-time development director to lead the organization to develop, expand, and diversify its financial resources. The person in this position will manage all aspects of annual giving campaigns, planning events, building new relationships, and maintaining relationships with current donors.
The Director will report to the President and be based at our Des Moines, Iowa offices.
Design, implement, and manage all fundraising strategies, including annual giving, endowment and annual campaigns, special projects, and other revenue generating opportunities.
Develop and implement telemarketing program
Establish annual forecasting goals and budgets, in collaboration with the Senior Management Team
Ensure fundraising efforts align with organization goals
Identifies, researches, and cultivates new funding partners statewide
Leverage donor and patron data to effectively inform fundraising strategies
Serve and actively participate on Senior Management Team, inter-departmental task forces, and committees as assigned. Interact with and attend all board meetings and select board committee meetings
Provides interim and final reports to donors on how funds have been used
Identifies and capitalizes on opportunities to promote and positively represent the organization
Promote the organization to its donors and maximize public awareness of the fundraising activities of the organization
Monitor expenses and analyze budget reports on fund development and recommend changes as necessary
Proactively monitor industry trends and adapt strategies as necessary
Writes, submits, and monitors federal, state, local, corporate, and foundation grant proposals.
Additional duties as they are assigned
Bachelor’s Degree required
Minimum 3 years’ experience soliciting private funding in a nonprofit environment
Minimum 5 years’ experience in development and communications
Proven experience securing corporate sponsorships, grant writing and/or individual contributions preferred
Understanding of and ability to analyze and interpret statistical data and trends and translate information into actionable strategies
Must have current valid driver’s license for the state of Iowa with an insurable record
Job Qualifications continued:
Excellent writing and communication skills
Experience in public speaking
Computer skills to include Sales Force, Constant Contact, Microsoft Office, Office 365, Word Press, and related software platforms
Possess, or the ability to obtain, passport as international travel required
Strong attention to detail and proven problem-solving skills
Company health insurance, paid time off, life, vision, and dental insurance programs
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Provide resume, business references, with your application.
Send your application to; firstname.lastname@example.org