Job Details

Development Director

Open Date:

2020-06-10


Close Date:

2020-07-10


Organization:

National Indian Child Welfare Association


Location:

Portland, OR


Skills And Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree required with emphasis in communications, economics, business, or related field; Master’s degree in nonprofit management, public administration, or related field is preferred
  • Five to eight years of relevant work experience in business administration/management, public administration, nonprofit management, or other relevant work experience required
  • Strong knowledge of Native culture and social service systems with demonstrated working experience with tribal organizations, tribal service systems, and tribal government structures
  • At least three years of supervisory experience
  • Required knowledge in fundraising, all types (generalist)
  • Preferred knowledge in organizational development and market trends
  • Knowledge of personnel management and coaching, including senior positions
  • Has ability to speak, especially unplanned, during presentations and events
  • Has ability to organize workload and prioritize projects for position, team, and organization
  • Must demonstrate ease in making personal funding requests/asks
  • Knowledge of NICWA’s program work
  • Advanced analytical and reasoning skills to develop case statements for fundraising solicitations, including proposal development
  • Advanced project management capacity and organizational skill

·        Demonstrated knowledge, experience, and ability to actively cooperate in a team environment, both in leadership and peer relations, and motivate others to do the same

·        Excellent interpersonal, communication (including listening, writing, speaking), customer service, and time management skills essential

·        Proficiency with operating a variety of office equipment and computer hardware/software applications, specifically Microsoft Office products is required

·        Possesses strong proofreading and grammatical skills with attention to detail

·        Ability to analyze and problem-solve


Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required with emphasis in communications, economics, business, or related field; Master’s degree in nonprofit management, public administration, or related field is preferred


Duties And Responsibilities:

 

The development director for the National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) leads the overall fundraising and membership relations efforts including, but not limited to, personal gift solicitation, corporate and foundation programming, annual fund development, membership relations, tribal solicitations, fundraising event activities, and development communications. The development director works closely with key organizational partners including the management team, board of directors, and board of trustees in building a culture of philanthropy across the organization and NICWA's stakeholders.


Additional Info:

Please visit the careers section of our website for the full job description and instructions on how to apply.

https://www.nicwa.org/employment/


Contact Info:

Nicole Stewart


Contact Email:

nstewart@nicwa.org


Organization Web Site:

nicwa.org

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