Strategic Development Director - Belgium , Wisconsin, United States, 53004
The Strategic Development Director will sign contracts and other agreements on behalf of the Society.
The Strategic Development Director will perform all the duties and have all the powers commonly associated with a chief executive officer of a corporation, and such other duties and powers as the board of directors may designate. Establishes and adheres to operational objectives and achievement metrics while implementing the strategic vision of the Board of Directors for the future sustainability of the Center and Society. Essential Job Functions Leadership Activities Has ultimate responsibility for the operations of the Society & Center Collaborates with the Board of Directors and all committees Resolves conflicts at all levels, and troubleshoots challenges Serves as ex-officio member of Executive Committee, Finance Committee, and Membership & Development Committee. Fosters networking relationships with Luxembourg government officials, contacts, regional representatives, partner organizations, and collaborators Manages overall staff, volunteers and contractors in a collegial and teamwork manner through the Director of Operations. One of the key duties is to establish operational objectives and achievement metrics, including a timetable, regarding implementation of the major recommendations in the Strategic Collaboration/Revenue Task Force Report approved by the Board of Directors on December 1, 2018. Comply with Memorandum's of Understanding with whom the LACS works toward mutual goals. Day-to-Day Operations of Society and Center Ultimately responsible for the supervision and evaluation of all staff, interns and volunteers by reviewing and approving annual performance appraisals. Formulates annual budget for review by Finance & Executive Committees. Oversees preparation and submission of annual tax forms and audit in conjunction with the Director of Operations and financial consultant. Prepares BOD agendas in collaboration with Board Chair and Director of Operations In conjunction with the Director of Operations, coordinates Board Meetings including transmission of agendas, minutes and other relevant documents. May write or approve Newsletter pieces, proposals, solicitations, and general materials Plans and leads tours of Luxembourg with assistance of Luxembourg counterparts. Funding Development Formulates and implements fundraising plan annually Identifies and cultivates donor prospects, prepares report of contacts made for BOD Personally solicits gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations, prepares report of first time donors and recurring donors for BOD Creates and prepares report monthly for BOD including names of those solicited and follow up action necessary to secure donation. Report needs to include metrics for first-time and repeat donors as well as donors who are no longer giving. Organizes and implements Annual Fund Appeal and other fund appeals with assistance of staff & volunteers. Drives and evaluates all fundraising events. Evaluation includes report to the Board of a specific events financial success or failure. Fosters planned giving program. Staff Liaison along with Director of Operations for Heritage Weekend & Luxembourg Fest. Competencies Demonstrates business professionalism in all interactions with public & staff Organizational and multi-tasking skills Ability to think and act creatively Outstanding interpersonal skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills Excellent public speaking & presentation skills Ability to interact with media Supervisory Responsibility
Supervises Director of Operations and backs-up the DO when necessary.
Required Education and Experience Degree in philanthropy, non-profit administration, or commensurate experience Minimum of 7 years of experience in non-profit fundraising with achievement metrics Minimum of 5 years as non-profit museum director a plus Substantial experience in organizational supervision and administration Knowledge of Luxembourg and Luxembourg-American relations Ability to work collaboratively with Board of Directors, Luxembourg contacts, donors, and members Ability to speak Luxembourgish, French and/or German a plus. Other Duties (include if any travel is required in this section) Ability to travel locally, nationally, and internationally as needed. Ability to lead tours to Luxembourg. YourMembership.Category: Marketing & Biz Dev, Keywords: Fundraising Director