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Senior Director of Philanthropy

Updated: Jan 17

Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont

Greensboro, NC



The Senior Director of Philanthropy works with and under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer to develop and execute a culture of philanthropy that meets or exceeds revenue targets, upholds the integrity of the mission, and ensures sound fund-raising best practices.  S/he continuously cultivates and maintains positive relationships between the council, board members, membership, and the community to increase public awareness and increase support of the Girl Scouts program; implements an effective comprehensive fund development program for contributed and in-kind resources for the council, ensuring that the goals for all fundraising activities are met. The incumbent ensures effective communication with all donors, both internal and external, and the collection of meaningful data in the measurement of outcomes.

What you will do:

-Identify potential sources and raise philanthropic funds from individuals, corporations, foundations, planned giving and major gifts; maintain relationships with current and past donors.

Develop a cultivation strategy for existing donors and implement to drive increased giving.

-Ensure compliance with fund development policies, procedures, plans, goals and budgets; interpret and implement policies.

-Serve as a member of the leadership team, working with team members to implement strategic plan, the fund-raising plan, and the budget; takes responsibility for the overall health of the council.

-Stay current with philanthropy trends and best practices in CRM software.

-Engage in networking opportunities and community involvement that will create a greater awareness of Girl Scouts and strengthen the council’s and Movement’s reputation in the community.

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