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Director of Philanthropy

Company: River Edge Behavioral Health
Location: Macon
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Director of Philanthropy
About River Edge Behavioral Health
Serving more than 10,000 Georgians, River Edge Behavioral Health continues to be one of the state's leading resources for mental health and substance use disorder treatment and support, as well as services for individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. The full continuum of River Edge Behavioral Health services includes state-of-the-art treatment and support services for more than 13,000 children, youth, families and adults annually, who experience mental illness, addiction, co-occurring disorders, and developmental disabilities.

Benefits Offered:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • 401k with an employer match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short and Long-term disability coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Discount Program

    River Edge Behavioral Health is looking to fill the position of Director of Philanthropy to secure financial support for our organization and build lasting relationships with donors and keep them informed on how their financial input is making the world a better place. The Director of Philanthropy will set and achieve fundraising goals, maintain knowledge of fundraisers' interests, and cultivate relationships with fellow employees and volunteers. This role will oversee the River Edge Foundation's REACH (River Edge Achieving Community Health) campaign to ensure services are available to individuals we serve. This role will utilize community resources to identify and build relationships with new donors as well as maintain relationships with existing sponsors. The perfect candidate for this role will also be responsible for preparing letters, grant proposals, and other reports or materials needed for funding opportunities. The Director of Philanthropy will be an active participant in fundraising events, undertake vision trips, and maintain a social media presence.

    In this role you will:

    • Provide overall leadership for fundraising and development programs; Designs, Implements, and Evaluates all campaign development activities including annual and capital campaigns, major gifts, special events i.e., Golf Tournaments, planned giving, prospect research, grant writing, volunteer management, and donor cultivation
    • Work closely with the Foundation Board of Trustees and donors at all levels to develop both long-term and immediate strategies and programs
    • Build relationships with key stakeholders such as corporations, foundations, and individuals while expanding and diversifying the donor base through an ongoing cultivation and stewardship program
    • Writes or oversees grant proposals and grant evaluation reports.
    • Collaborate with River Edge leadership and key stakeholders to cultivate with new donors while maintaining relationships with existing sponsors
    • Generate campaign, marketing, community education, and outreach materials.

      You will need:

      • Bachelors' degree in business administration, non-profit management, public policy or related field from an accredited college.
      • Four (4) years of experience in fundraising, marketing, event planning, and public relations
      • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals and build upon existing campaign success.
      • Excellent communication skills, including verbal and non-verbal communication, active listening, negotiating, problem-solving, and decision-making.
      • Ability to work outside of standard hours which may include some evenings and/or weekends.
      • Valid Georgia Driver's license
      • Ability to pass an extensive background check
      • Must be able to pass a drug screen
      • Fully Covid-19 vaccinated

        Additional Information:

        The Application Process

        • All qualified applicants will be considered
        • This position is subject to close once a satisfactory candidate pool has been identified.
        • The hiring managers will contact only those selected for an interview.
        • Applicants who are not selected will receive notification via email.
        • Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or email.

          Safe Working Environment
          We at River Edge believe every employee has a right to a safe work environment. Therefore, we require full vaccination of all employees. Getting the vaccine, frequently washing your hands, sanitizing common areas, and wearing your mask continues to be the most effective way to fight COVID-19.

          Diversity and Inclusion
          River Edge Behavioral Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nationality, genetic make-up, disability, age, or veteran status.

          Drug-Free Workplace
          River Edge Behavioral Health is a drug-free workplace with a longstanding commitment to providing a safe, quality-oriented, and productive work environment. In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1998, all applicants must pass a satisfactory background clearance and pre-employment drug screen.

          At Will Workplace
          Employment with River Edge Behavioral Health is at will. At-will means your employment relationship with River Edge Behavioral Health or Affordable Business Solution is for an indefinite period of time and is subject to termination by you or River Edge Behavioral Health, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time.

Keywords: River Edge Behavioral Health, Macon , Director of Philanthropy, Executive , Macon, Georgia

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