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Development Director

Greer Relief
February 1, 2022
Greer, South Carolina

PRIMARY
 Help develop, coordinate, maintain and implement the annual fundraising plan in accordance to budgeted goals.
 Develop and maintain the schedule for donor relations and special events including fundraising, benefits, and campaigns.
 Solicitation of sponsorships for monetary and in-kind support of events and operations.
 Orchestrate and execute event marketing and outreach.
 Manage volunteer event planning committees.
 Coordinate and participate in post event de-briefing.
 Implement and direct the event, associated staff, and volunteer activities to insure the event is on time and meets high standards
 Plan, schedule and execute individual events.
 Production, oversight, and distribution of all event materials (letters, invitations, posters, flyers, etc.).
 Manage all event venue(s) and vendor relationships.
 Supervise the AmeriCorps VISTA, “Marketing & Media Specialist”
Fundraising Events
 Help develop and plan the fundraising budget with committee prior to organization budgeting for next FY.
 Track revenue, expenses and budgeted forecast for all events (including hours spent on each event).
 Plan and implement fundraising campaigns and events (mailings, social media posts, e-mails, phone calls, virtual / in-person
events, etc)
 Work with marketing committee to promote fundraising events and engage donors
 Responsible for keeping Social Media & email database content up-to-date with all event information
 Responsible for sending press releases and keeping all media updated on upcoming events.
Donor Relations
 Build and maintain strong relationships with current and potential individual donors
 Build relationships with corporations, small businesses, and other partners to build corporate revenue streams
 Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations
 Develop and improve processes for ongoing donor communication and stewardship
 Track donor information, activities, and engagement in donor database
 Network and attend civic, business and social events to promote Greer Relief events and support of mission.
 Organize donor appreciation events

SECONDARY
 Research grant funding opportunities
 Assist with grant proposals and track status and workflow of grant funding, including the management of reporting and timelines
 Work with program staff to ensure funding being sought accurately reflects current programmatic needs and strategic direction
 Work with program staff to ensure accurate data is captured and tracked as needed by funders
 Assist with planning the volunteer appreciation event

GENERAL
 Work with the Team to better the programs of Greer Relief
 Participate in bi-monthly staff meetings
 Attend and participate in several monthly and quarterly board meetings
 Submit donor reports to Executive Director for presentation to Board of Directors
 Engage and inform the Greer Relief Team of donor activities & events
 Adheres to the “Ethical Standards for Human Service Professionals”
 Complete other tasks as needed and/or assigned

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE / EXPERTISE:
TRANSPORTATION: Must have a valid driver’s license and personal vehicle for work-related travel.
SCHEDULE: Traditional work week with occasional evening and weekend hours
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis or concentration in business, non-profit management, marketing, public relations or
related field

SKILLS:
o Demonstrated experience and comfort in fundraising, soliciting for donations, and/or planning major events
o Demonstrated ability to meet or exceed fundraising and development goals
o Strong oral and written communication skills with diverse groups and individuals
o Ability to identify and tell compelling stories of need
o Strong public speaking skills that can communicate warmth, engagement, and a passion for the mission of Greer Relief
o Excellent critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
o Comfortable managing multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment
o Organized, efficient, and self-motivated with strong attention to detail, follow-through and ability to execute complex processes
accurately
o Highly ethical, personally and professionally, particularly in working with confidential or sensitive information
o Mission and values-driven with a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:
o Comfortable with using office equipment, i.e. scanner, copier, fax machine, printer, etc.
o Proficient with various software: Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel;
o Proficient with social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn;
o A Plus if you have experience using CRMs, Canva, & WordPress. A big plus if you have experience using CharityProud.

PHYSICAL: Must be able to lift up to thirty (30) lbs.
All Staff of Greer Relief and Resources Agency must successfully complete a criminal and financial background investigation.
Greer Relief & Resources Agency is an equal opportunity employer & a drug-free workplace.

EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of comparable work experience in human services and/or marketing, events or a closely related field
January 28, 2022
Please apply by sending an introduction email & resume to Greer Relief HR, info@greerrelief.org – No phone calls, please.
Greer Relief Human Resources
(864) 848-5355