Bok Tower Gardens, a National Historic Landmark in Lake Wales, Fl, seeks an experienced Director of Development to oversee existing programs of membership, grants, corporate sponsorships, donor cultivation, stewardship, events, and recognition. The position will work with a Development Committee, Board of Directors and President/CEO to develop, implement, manage and evaluate a strategic plan to set and achieve major gift, capital, endowment, annual giving and planned giving goals. This position supervises a support staff and volunteer team. Competitive compensation and benefits package.
Candidates must have: strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal); with a proven track record (5-10 years) in researching, cultivating, soliciting and closing major gift prospects in the $10,000+ range; demonstrate success in a variety of fundraising venues; and be able to manage multiple tasks , mentor staff (direct report and others), problem solve, analyze data, and manage a budget. An understanding of fundraising trends with a proclivity to technology is a must. Must have a Bachelor’s Degree with CFRE certification; an advanced degree is a plus. Working knowledge of Altru software a plus. Knowledge and appreciation of gardens, music, and nature desired.
- Lake Wales, Florida, 33853, United States
- June 25, 2016
- Director of Development
- Bok Tower Gardens
- 5-7 Years