Chief Development Officer
Company: Utah Pride Center
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: January 15, 2022
The Utah Pride Center (UPC) has been part of the fabric of Utah
LGBTQ+ life for over 29 years. The vision of the Center is " to
ensure a thriving LGBTQ+ community in Utah". - -Utah Pride Center
services include mental health resources, adult focused
programming, senior programs, resources for youth, an annual Pride
celebration, and community space. Utah Pride Center opened its
doors in a beautiful new space in 2018. UPC is governed by a
17-person Board of Directors and a dedicated staff of 16.
Research shows that members of marginalized groups - including
women, LGBTQIA+ identified people, Black, Indigenous, and other
people of color (BIPOC) - tend to apply for jobs only if they meet
every single requirement listed. Here at Utah Pride Center, we want
the best candidates for the job, and those candidates don't always
meet 100% of the qualifications listed. If you are passionate about
-uniting, empowering, and celebrating diverse LGBTQ+ communities
-for all and breaking down barriers for equity, we encourage you to
apply - especially if you're a member of a structurally
marginalized group. We look forward to your application.
The Chief Development Officer (CDO) is a new and exciting full-time
position for UPC. -In partnership with the CEO and Board of
Directors, the CDO will lead efforts to design and implement a
comprehensive resource development program that focuses on building
donor relationships, major gift development, public and private
grants, and special events. The CDO will play a unique role in
assisting the CEO and board in building out a long-term development
staffing structure, supervising the work of staff with
responsibility for development functions, and [DMC1] -creating
cohesion and synergy between all fundraising activities, events,
The CDO will plan and execute all external communications to create
a strong organizational image and communicate the impact of the UPC
DEVELOPMENT & DONOR RELATIONS
Establish robust resource development capability by creating
systems and processes that prioritize identification, cultivation,
and stewardship of existing and potential donors.
Cultivate new individual donors by identifying, evaluating and
cultivating prospects and expanding the sustaining membership
Increase giving of existing donors by establishing personal
relationships, soliciting major gifts, and providing new
opportunities for institutional donors to invest in UPC.
Maximize CRM capability to ensure proper accounting,
acknowledgement of gifts and stewardship of donors.
Develop relationships with institutional donors (foundations and
corporations) focused on major gifts and donor retention.
Support grant writer to ensure seamless preparation, submission and
reporting of grants.
Support the engagement of the board of directors in fundraising
Inspire and model a culture of philanthropy among staff, the board
of directors and volunteers.
EVENT LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT
Oversee planning and execution of fundraising and public awareness
events to improve efficiency and increase return on investment.
Lead and carry out fundraising strategy for all events (Pride
Festival, Road Rally, Gala, etc.) focused on cultivation and
solicitation of sponsors, cash and in-kind contributions.
Supervise event planning and logistics.
MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
Plan and implement external communications across all platforms and
communication channels that supports the UPC brand and elevates the
organization's profile in the community.
Establish and manage a regular timeline for publications including
annual report, newsletters, social media, etc.
Support media relations activities.
TEAMWORK & LEADERSHIP
Work collaboratively with CEO to establish and carry out annual
resource development goals and objectives.
Oversee and support the work of other external relations staff to
create efficiency and effectiveness.
Manage timeline and work processes of all external relations
Provide coaching to team members focused on clear expectations,
accountability, and skill building.
[DMC1]As mentioned, they do not have a team right now and accurate
expectation setting will be crucial. Their infrastructure is really
weak so this person needs to be hands on. To be clear there isn't a
team right now. Not in development.
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