Camber Outdoors
Date Posted: 3/29/2017

Development Director

  • Company: Camber Outdoors
  • Country:United States
  • State:Colorado
  • Location: Boulder, CO
  • Required Exp: 3 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Camber Outdoors is looking to add a Development Director to its growing team in Boulder, Colorado.

POSITION OBJECTIVE:

The Development Director (DD) is an external facing, senior level position reporting to the Executive Director (ED). The DD works closely with the ED to develop and implement a comprehensive funding strategy to expand philanthropic support for Camber Outdoors. The DD oversees and executes an aggressive annual revenue plan that includes existing revenue streams: corporate and individual membership; corporate event/program contributions; unrestricted corporate contributions, while building a newly launched major donor program and launching a foundation strategy.
Camber Outdoors is seeking a unique professional who is experienced in asking for financial support and building systems to support new funding opportunities as the organization enters into an exciting period of expansion.

This role will be responsible for:

• New lead development and relationship building. Interact with some of the most thoughtful and forward- looking companies and leaders in the active-outdoor industries to substantially grow Camber Outdoors's funding above and beyond membership.
• Cultivating existing partnerships and donor relationships. The foundation of Camber Outdoors’s funding is built upon nurturing and developing strategic partnerships with thought-leaders and thought-leading companies served by Camber Outdoors, crafted around objectives that align with Camber Outdoors’s long-term strategy.
• Key spokesperson for/to Camber Outdoors partners. Camber Outdoors is increasingly contributing to national discussions around workplace gender diversity, inclusion, and innovation, and the DD will serve as a key spokesperson for the organization with key donors and industry leaders.
• In collaboration with members of Camber Outdoors’s senior management team, the DD has overall responsibility for Camber Outdoors's philanthropic fundraising strategies and activities.
• The DD personally manages a portfolio of current and prospective corporate and individual funders and clients with an emphasis on large-scale, multi-year partnerships that support the organization's plans for strategic growth and expansion. He/she is also responsible for strategically engaging the ED and Board of Directors in support of those key relationships, and is responsible for the coordination and strategic deployment of all staff to support growth objectives.
• As a member of the organization's senior team, the DD also helps identify strategic opportunities for the organization, including sharing their perspectives on the fundability of various strategies, plans and programs. This individual collaborates with Camber Outdoors's Marketing, Membership Engagement, and Programs teams to identify and implement new approaches to securing and expanding relationships with key donors, prospects, and members.
• The DD will develop and oversee all aspects of philanthropic giving including: major gifts annual giving, and planned gifts.
o The DD develops strategies and goals to increase fundraising effectiveness including: identifying and contacting potential individual and major donors; setting up meetings and outings for major donor prospects; organizing specific major donor events; maintaining relationships and correspondence with individual and major donors; increasing gifts and gift frequency; and maintaining confidential records for all donors.
o The DD monitors and administers the Board Giving Program, working with Board members to set annual giving goals and ensuring Board members meet those goals.
• The ideal candidate possess excellent proposal writing skills and experience responding to complex RFPs. Candidates must demonstrate a strong track record fundraising or sales to achieve revenue goals and have experience personally identifying and securing $100,000+ grants/asks.
• Strong interpersonal skills, solid and persuasive written communication skills, and the ability to effectively articulate Camber Outdoors's mission are necessary.
• The individual selected for this position must work effectively in a collaborative, team environment; possess an optimistic, flexible outlook, and a supportive management style.
• This position requires up to 40% travel.

The Development Director reports to the Executive Director.

Founded in 1996, Camber Outdoors’ mission is to achieve equality for all women in the outdoors, from backcountry to boardroom. We seek team members who are willing to jump in with both feet, bring an entrepreneurial spirit and attitude, have fun, and say yes to hard work toward a vision of “Everyone’s Outdoors.”

Our values:

We>Me. We are and bring extraordinary, diverse individuals and perspectives together in collaboration and with respect. We celebrate bright spots and prioritize the organization over our own interests.

Life = Life outdoors. We shape our lives around the outdoors. We believe a life outdoors makes us better world citizens.

Active pursuit of better. Whether it's in our activities, passions, or at work, we seek to always be better for it. We push for open communication even when it’s tough. We value play and laughter; we fail forward, sweat the details, and strive to sweat (not the just the details) everyday.

Bold and audacious. We disrupt current conceptions of what is possible and are not willing to settle for the status quo. We think outside the box. We believe making big bets will make history.

Impact Driven. We are business-minded, enterprising, and solution-oriented, fueled by creativity and innovation.

If this sounds like you- we would love to hear from you.

Job Requirements

The Development Director position will play a key role in executing Camber Outdoors’ strategic plan. As such, a person with the following experiences and outlook would excel in this role:

• 3-5 years of fundraising experience; proven track record of achieving revenue targets of over &1.5 million annually• Likes (loves) to ask for money and build relationships for a cause they believe in
• Embodies Camber Outdoors’ organizational values
• Ability to walk into a room of strangers and engage in
conversation
• Prioritizes organization’s brand above personal brand
• Comfortable with ambiguity and change
• “Git ‘er done” attitude and willing to “clean the toilet,” i.e.
do whatever it takes to contribute to organization’s
success
• Love and passion for being outside and active
• Passion for non-profit work
• Writes well
• Likes dogs
• Thinks strategically and understands when details
matter
• Communicates effectively - both written and verbal and
can appropriately “speak to the audience”
• Comfortable communicating with C- and Executive-
level leaders in a manner that inspires confidence
• Database management experience (currently using Civi
CRM)
• Proven experience implementing, evaluating, and
improving multiple programs or systems
• High-level organizational skills, with ability to create
and monitor plans and timelines
• Ability to work professionally and respectfully with
people from diverse backgrounds and skills in a team environment
Physical Requirements:
• Must be able to sit and stand for extended periods of time
• Superior listening and presentation skills
• Ability to safely lift boxes and other items up to 25 lbs.
• Ability to look at a computer screen for extended
periods of time
• Must be able to travel using various transportation
methods
• Able to work in a home or office environment

COMPENSATION:

Camber Outdoors is committed to finding the right person. This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position. Camber Outdoors is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. All employees are expected to work in the office at least 3 days/week. Camber Outdoors offers a competitive salary based on organizational size that is commensurate with experience ($50-65K/annually).

Additional benefits include health insurance, flexible work schedule, and some telecommuting. Opportunities for advancement are available.

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit cover letter and resume through Malakye.com, or apply via email with DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR in the subject line to: Employment@camberoutdoors.org

No phone calls, please.

Perks

Date Posted: 3/29/2017

Development Director

  • Company: Camber Outdoors
  • Country:United States
  • State:Colorado
  • Location:Boulder, CO
  • Required Exp:3 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Camber Outdoors is looking to add a Development Director to its growing team in Boulder, Colorado.

POSITION OBJECTIVE:

The Development Director (DD) is an external facing, senior level position reporting to the Executive Director (ED). The DD works closely with the ED to develop and implement a comprehensive funding strategy to expand philanthropic support for Camber Outdoors. The DD oversees and executes an aggressive annual revenue plan that includes existing revenue streams: corporate and individual membership; corporate event/program contributions; unrestricted corporate contributions, while building a newly launched major donor program and launching a foundation strategy.
Camber Outdoors is seeking a unique professional who is experienced in asking for financial support and building systems to support new funding opportunities as the organization enters into an exciting period of expansion.

This role will be responsible for:

• New lead development and relationship building. Interact with some of the most thoughtful and forward- looking companies and leaders in the active-outdoor industries to substantially grow Camber Outdoors's funding above and beyond membership.
• Cultivating existing partnerships and donor relationships. The foundation of Camber Outdoors’s funding is built upon nurturing and developing strategic partnerships with thought-leaders and thought-leading companies served by Camber Outdoors, crafted around objectives that align with Camber Outdoors’s long-term strategy.
• Key spokesperson for/to Camber Outdoors partners. Camber Outdoors is increasingly contributing to national discussions around workplace gender diversity, inclusion, and innovation, and the DD will serve as a key spokesperson for the organization with key donors and industry leaders.
• In collaboration with members of Camber Outdoors’s senior management team, the DD has overall responsibility for Camber Outdoors's philanthropic fundraising strategies and activities.
• The DD personally manages a portfolio of current and prospective corporate and individual funders and clients with an emphasis on large-scale, multi-year partnerships that support the organization's plans for strategic growth and expansion. He/she is also responsible for strategically engaging the ED and Board of Directors in support of those key relationships, and is responsible for the coordination and strategic deployment of all staff to support growth objectives.
• As a member of the organization's senior team, the DD also helps identify strategic opportunities for the organization, including sharing their perspectives on the fundability of various strategies, plans and programs. This individual collaborates with Camber Outdoors's Marketing, Membership Engagement, and Programs teams to identify and implement new approaches to securing and expanding relationships with key donors, prospects, and members.
• The DD will develop and oversee all aspects of philanthropic giving including: major gifts annual giving, and planned gifts.
o The DD develops strategies and goals to increase fundraising effectiveness including: identifying and contacting potential individual and major donors; setting up meetings and outings for major donor prospects; organizing specific major donor events; maintaining relationships and correspondence with individual and major donors; increasing gifts and gift frequency; and maintaining confidential records for all donors.
o The DD monitors and administers the Board Giving Program, working with Board members to set annual giving goals and ensuring Board members meet those goals.
• The ideal candidate possess excellent proposal writing skills and experience responding to complex RFPs. Candidates must demonstrate a strong track record fundraising or sales to achieve revenue goals and have experience personally identifying and securing $100,000+ grants/asks.
• Strong interpersonal skills, solid and persuasive written communication skills, and the ability to effectively articulate Camber Outdoors's mission are necessary.
• The individual selected for this position must work effectively in a collaborative, team environment; possess an optimistic, flexible outlook, and a supportive management style.
• This position requires up to 40% travel.

The Development Director reports to the Executive Director.

Founded in 1996, Camber Outdoors’ mission is to achieve equality for all women in the outdoors, from backcountry to boardroom. We seek team members who are willing to jump in with both feet, bring an entrepreneurial spirit and attitude, have fun, and say yes to hard work toward a vision of “Everyone’s Outdoors.”

Our values:

We>Me. We are and bring extraordinary, diverse individuals and perspectives together in collaboration and with respect. We celebrate bright spots and prioritize the organization over our own interests.

Life = Life outdoors. We shape our lives around the outdoors. We believe a life outdoors makes us better world citizens.

Active pursuit of better. Whether it's in our activities, passions, or at work, we seek to always be better for it. We push for open communication even when it’s tough. We value play and laughter; we fail forward, sweat the details, and strive to sweat (not the just the details) everyday.

Bold and audacious. We disrupt current conceptions of what is possible and are not willing to settle for the status quo. We think outside the box. We believe making big bets will make history.

Impact Driven. We are business-minded, enterprising, and solution-oriented, fueled by creativity and innovation.

If this sounds like you- we would love to hear from you.

Job Requirements

The Development Director position will play a key role in executing Camber Outdoors’ strategic plan. As such, a person with the following experiences and outlook would excel in this role:

• 3-5 years of fundraising experience; proven track record of achieving revenue targets of over &1.5 million annually• Likes (loves) to ask for money and build relationships for a cause they believe in
• Embodies Camber Outdoors’ organizational values
• Ability to walk into a room of strangers and engage in
conversation
• Prioritizes organization’s brand above personal brand
• Comfortable with ambiguity and change
• “Git ‘er done” attitude and willing to “clean the toilet,” i.e.
do whatever it takes to contribute to organization’s
success
• Love and passion for being outside and active
• Passion for non-profit work
• Writes well
• Likes dogs
• Thinks strategically and understands when details
matter
• Communicates effectively - both written and verbal and
can appropriately “speak to the audience”
• Comfortable communicating with C- and Executive-
level leaders in a manner that inspires confidence
• Database management experience (currently using Civi
CRM)
• Proven experience implementing, evaluating, and
improving multiple programs or systems
• High-level organizational skills, with ability to create
and monitor plans and timelines
• Ability to work professionally and respectfully with
people from diverse backgrounds and skills in a team environment
Physical Requirements:
• Must be able to sit and stand for extended periods of time
• Superior listening and presentation skills
• Ability to safely lift boxes and other items up to 25 lbs.
• Ability to look at a computer screen for extended
periods of time
• Must be able to travel using various transportation
methods
• Able to work in a home or office environment

COMPENSATION:

Camber Outdoors is committed to finding the right person. This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position. Camber Outdoors is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. All employees are expected to work in the office at least 3 days/week. Camber Outdoors offers a competitive salary based on organizational size that is commensurate with experience ($50-65K/annually).

Additional benefits include health insurance, flexible work schedule, and some telecommuting. Opportunities for advancement are available.

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit cover letter and resume through Malakye.com, or apply via email with DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR in the subject line to: Employment@camberoutdoors.org

No phone calls, please.

Perks

Date Posted: 3/29/2017

Development Director

  • Company: Camber Outdoors
  • Country:United States
  • State:Colorado
  • Location:Boulder, CO
  • Required Exp:3 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available