The Northeast Region of Canine Companions for Independence was founded in 1989 and was located on the SUNY Farmingdale Campus in Farmingdale, NY. The Northeast Region serves New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, West Virginia, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
This position is responsible for the region’s fund development and donor centered special events functions. This position will meet specific annual revenue, donor cultivation and stewardship goals that includes individual giving, corporate development, foundation giving and special events. This position manages and solicits an active portfolio of prospects for Canine Companions targeting, soliciting and stewarding gifts from $5,000+. They also develop strategic fund-raising events, assist with grant research and proposals, and identify, cultivate, and solicit corporations and foundations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned as needed:
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of five years’ successful experience in nonprofit fundraising with a proven track record of cultivating, soliciting, closing and stewarding a donor portfolio. Demonstrated ability to develop, advance and sustain positive relationships with donors and colleagues. Proven ability to represent a mission and its interests to a diverse group of people, including community, corporate/foundation leaders, individual donors, and volunteers. Must be comfortable with collaborative, team-based work. Computer, research and analysis and public speaking experience required.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
LICENSES: Accreditation in fundraising (CFRE) desired.
This position is currently accepting applications.