Director Of Development And Communications
Company: Old Mission Santa Barbara
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: January 11, 2022
The Director of Development and Communications will be expected
to develop and execute an annual fund development strategy that
grows and maximizes contributed revenue and incorporates external
communications into all aspects of the fundraising plan.
This position oversees the development programs of Old Mission
Santa Barbara, including the Restore and Renew Capital Campaign and
associated fundraising events including the annual Gala, Drinks at
Dusk, and Sip and Stroll; cultivating and maintaining donor
relations ; coordinating and managing major on-going fundraising
for long-term sustainability and annual operations .
Additionally, the Director of Development and Communications
oversees, develops, and implements marketing and public relations,
external and internal communications of the Mission, and as chair
of the Communications Committee, coordinates messaging and
marketing among the Greater Mission entities so that communications
are mutually beneficial and in line with the Mission's mission and
our Franciscan values.
Fundraising and Donor Relations
Coordinate the Restore and Renew Capital campaign to meet annual
campaign goals by September 2023.
- - - - - - - - -Oversee ongoing giving programs and fundraising
initiatives to meet annual fundraising goals for operations.
- - - - - - - - -Cultivate legacy gifts to support long-term
sustainability of the Mission.
- - - - - - - - -Cultivate, maintain, and retain donors through
regular communications, gratitude events, and other means of
acknowledging philanthropic gifts.
- - - - - - - - -Maintain donor database, ensure overall data
integrity, and ensure timely gift acknowledgement and
- - - - - - - - -Oversee fundraising events and working
collaborative with other Mission staff on these events, including
the annual Gala, Drinks at Dusk, and Sip & Stroll. Oversight
includes keeping these events within budget, accounting for event
revenue and expenses, and meeting fundraising goals. Duties also
include securing individual and corporate sponsorships and event
volunteers as necessary.
- - - - - - - - -Research foundation prospects for capital and core
operations, build relationships with institutional donors, oversee
grant-writing efforts, manage the grants calendar, and ensure
- - - - - - - - -Develop and produce development reports to improve
fund operations and manage the regular distribution of fundraising
Mission Marketing and Communications
As chair of the Communications Committee, oversee and coordinate
the overall marketing and communication plans; the production of
advertisements, promotional materials, and social media posts; the
updating and maintenance of the website; the production of press
releases and media kits.
Oversee the preparation of OMSB's publications, such as employee
newsletters for internal audiences, communications for external
stakeholders and the public, and the creation and publication of an
Hire and supervise support staff to assist with marketing and
At least 5 years direct experience in a nonprofit fundraising
environment with demonstrated success with nonprofit
Experience in maintaining and cultivating major donor
Familiarity with philanthropic community in Central Coast of
Experience with managing and using data and technology to improve
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- - - - - - - - -Strong written and verbal communication
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe, Google Suite, and
Bloomerang or similar donor database.
Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
Strong interpersonal skills and professional demeanor.
Ability to work well alone and as part of a team.
Ability to handle multiple concurrent assignments and meet
Ability to work within a Franciscan organizational culture.
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