The California Long-Term Care Education Center (CLTCEC) is a dynamic nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities as tools of empowerment for long-term care workers to build better lives, provide quality care and meet and invest in the critical needs of the long-term care workforce. With the wave of the baby boomers in or approaching retirement age, 10,000 people will turn 65 every day for the next 15 years which creates systemic pressures and the need for growth of the long-term care workforce. CLTCEC’s mission is to enhance the skills of direct care workers that are needed to support this diverse aging population.
Reports to: Executive Director
Position Summary: The Director of Philanthropy, a key member of CLTCEC’s leadership team, will design and drive CLTCEC’s fund development efforts. He/she will engage in high level strategy and decision making processes to advance the organization’s strategic direction and raise financial support for CLTCEC programs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Works in collaboration with Executive Director to develop and carry out long-range revenue plans and overall fundraising strategy.
Assists Executive Director in managing, leveraging and developing the Board of Directors’ capacity to raise funds and cultivate relationships that advance CLTCEC’s funding prospects.
Builds and manages organization’s fundraising pipeline by identifying, cultivating, and soliciting prospective funding sources; create a donor management database to track proposals and report on status of development activities to leadership team monthly.
Lead the preparation of high-quality materials to support development efforts, including writing grant proposals, developing business plans, and funder reports; ensuring consistency and accurate reflection and presentation of the organization.
Creates and maintains systems to support development goals and efforts; strengthening processes relative to retrieving information needed for grant applications, reports, and record keeping.
Builds and manages relationships with foundations, government entities and corporations by keeping in close contact with representatives, responding to their requests and presenting additional ideas and opportunities to partner as appropriate.
Monitors trends, laws and new approaches to philanthropy, refining CLTCEC’s fundraising plan accordingly.
Other duties as assigned by Executive Director or designee
Physical Requirements: Employees must recognize that working in the non-profit environment is demanding work, which sometimes requires working long or irregular hours.
Salary and Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits.
To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
The CLTCEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No applicant for employment shall be subjected to discrimination because of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, disability, age, reprisal for engaging in anti-discrimination activities, protected genetic information, sexual orientation or parental status.
Bachelors’ degree in Business Management, Public Administration, Nonprofit Management or related field; master’s degree preferred.
At least five years of relevant experience in nonprofit fundraising with at least three years in the role of Director of Philanthropy.
Knowledge and experience with long-term care, educational funding streams for community-based organizations, funding for limited English proficiency populations, workforce development, and healthcare environment strongly preferred.
Proven track record in building and interfacing with a robust donor base especially from a variety of donor channels and raising and delivering funding.
Proven access to foundations and capital.
Excellent communication skills with the capacity to utilize verbal and writing skills to accurately and effectively communicate a message particular to an audience and to meet relevant goals, using a clear, concise, and compelling style.
Strong project management skills, extremely organized and detail-oriented with the ability to prioritized, multi-task, and meet deadlines.
Possess excellent analytical and research skills.
Ability to work independently and exhibit collegiality and diplomacy within a team environment, display good work ethics and a mature understanding of cultural diversity.
Demonstrate compassion, competency, and professional accountability for interactions with consumers, stakeholders, colleagues, and others.
Proficient in MS Office applications and familiar with database programs.
Flexibility to work long and irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, as needed.
Ability to travel within California; reliable transportation required.
CLTCEC is dedicated to providing educational opportunities as tools of empowerment for long-term care workers to build better lives, provide quality care and meet and invest in the critical needs of the long-term care workforce.