Assistant Development Director - #8079104

National Inventors Hall of Fame

Date: Jul 22, 2021
City: Wilmot, OH
Contract type: Full time
National Inventors Hall of Fame
The Assistant Development Director is a key member of the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) Development team, responsible for implementing a comprehensive plan for identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors to support NIHF’s programs
Position Responsibilities
  • Increase the fundraising ability and public visibility of NIHF, its programs, and mission

  • Implement strategies to cultivate new and maintain established foundation and corporate partners for NIHF’s PreK-12 programs, Collegiate Inventors Competition, NIHF Induction events, and NIHF Museum

  • Work in collaboration with the Sales team to increase children’s education fundraising in strategic areas of the country

  • Conduct prospect research and submit LOIs, proposals, and final reports for fundraising in assigned regions

  • Cultivate relationships with donors and ensure regular communication

  • Work with Sales team to transition field-identified funding opportunities into donors

  • Maintain comprehensive, accurate grant and donor files through Salesforce

  • Travel as required to develop relationships and follow through on qualified prospects

  • Effectively communicate NIHF’s mission and programs to broad audiences

  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong verbal, writing, and presentation skills

  • Self-directed, performance-oriented individual who has demonstrated initiative and achievement of goals

  • Proficiency with Salesforce or other donor-related databases is preferred

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and respond to changing priorities, while adhering to deadlines

  • Adept communicator who can effectively represent NIHF

  • Proven prospect research capabilities

  • Strong computer skills and proficiency with Office 365

Credentials and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years’ successful track record in nonprofit development

  • Demonstrated success in meeting fundraising goals and projects

Benefits of working for the National Inventors Hall of Fame include:
  • Competitive benefit offerings, including; medical, dental, vision, life, flexible spending, disability

  • 401K plan and up to a 4% employer match

  • Paid time off, paid holidays, paid year-end closure (12/24-1/1)

  • Critical Illness/Hospital/Accident Supplemental Income plans available

  • Pet Insurance plans available

  • On-site workout facility

  • Flexible workday scheduling, work from home time

  • Great team environment, opportunities for growth, and culture focused on professional development

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