Senior Director, Development
The New Leaders Network
Arlington, Virginia 22201

Job Description

Bringing people together with the causes that best advance their desire to do the most good in this world is your calling. You have a drive to take the top tier of next-gen business leaders to the next level in their business, philanthropy, leadership, and impact. Well, we're glad this unique, non-traditional fundraising role is in front of you. This is a chance to work with each New Leaders partner to develop a tailored engagement plan that charts a course for total value creation leveraging their time, talents, networks, and resources.

The New Leaders Network is an extraordinary group of principled, next-generation entrepreneurs and philanthropists committed to unleashing the potential of a free and open society and helping others improve their lives. This group is part of The Seminar Network which builds mission-driven partnerships with individuals, companies, and foundations to drive change in education, communities, business, public policy, and politics that empowers people to improve their lives. Our organizational role is to empower our members as visionaries and match their life goals and priorities with our network strategies and capabilities to achieve an outsized return. A helpful video on our network can be found here.

We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do. This is a unique opportunity for a candidate with a demonstrated track record of developing key stakeholder relationships to advance important social change efforts with a high value and unique group of business and philanthropic leaders.

Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage New Leader Network donor relations initiatives, ensuring we have the resources necessary to advance our vision
  • Develop customized member impact opportunities that best align with member goals and priorities
  • Build credibility and act independently to cultivate relationships to increase membership
  • Liaison with internal and external partners to optimize across a portfolio of opportunities
  • Collaborate with the internal communications and marketing team to create and execute personalized communications and engagement plans for each donor and prospect
  • Manage projects with multiple stakeholders to drive the donor relations objectives and seek out innovative ways to improve and grow the initiative
  • Build and oversee a system to develop opportunities and to identify new prospective partners interested in investments
  • Responsible for scaling member opportunities with growth in capacity
  • Develop membership evaluation measurements and maintain the quality of the membership portfolio
  • Plan and manage introductions to other New Leaders and key Seminar Network partners

The Qualifications You Bring:

  • High level of humility and integrity
  • Understanding of, and passion for, economic freedom and individual liberty
  • 7+ years' experience in a professional environment required
  • 5+ years of major gifts fundraising experience preferred
  • Ability to drive multiple concurrent projects to completion
  • Adaptable to changing circumstances
  • Proactive, entrepreneurial, and a high sense of urgency
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, professionalism, and ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders
  • Familiarity with concepts of Moves Management preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 50% within the United States
  • Computer literacy, including MS Office; proficiency with donor databases, such as Salesforce

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/F/D/V

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Preferred Years Of Experience:

7 Year(s)

Employment/Position Type:

Full Time
Date Posted : 10/01/2018