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Development Director

Company: Special Olympics Texas
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

This position is responsible for the Resource Development in the North Texas Region. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES --- Seek new corporate sponsors, foundations and individuals to support area and regional competitions and events --- Manage merchandise sales and inventory for the region --- Integrate development opportunities into existing programs and events --- Work with program staff to recruit volunteers for competitions and events. --- Plan and execute fundraising events --- Assist with Unified Champion Schools-- development --- Communication of organizational goals to regional team which must include, but are not limited to, best practices, innovation, retention and recruitment. QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIRED SKILLS: Passion for Special Olympics Texas Screening: Must pass Criminal and National Sex Offender Registry background screening (Required for all staff) Education: College degree or equitable experience in non-profit fundraising; emphasis on recreation, disability issues, business a plus. Experience: Non-profit experience, development, event planning; budgeting and grant tracking, previous experience with Unified Sports--, Special Olympics a plus. Knowledge: Microsoft Office with emphasis on Excel; Outlook; Database programs, event planning; Raiser's Edge experience a plus. Skills: Strong organizational skill with the ability to manage multiple projects; effective time management, verbal and written skills, public speaking and customer service Special Olympics Texas Development Director Page 2 of 2 Work Schedule: Full time 40+ hours per week; This position's work schedule will be determined by the demands of the position and may include evenings and weekends. Flexible time is available with prior approval of supervisor. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to sit or stand for extended periods of time; occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 20lbs, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; frequently required to stand, reach with hands and arms through full range of motion. Transportation: Must have own reliable transportation with good driving history, valid Texas driver's license and current insurance. Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Keywords: Special Olympics Texas, Austin , Development Director, Executive , Austin, Texas

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