To develop and implement the Texas Medical Association Foundation (TMAF) annual resource development plan to support specific Texas Medical Association (TMA) initiatives and TMAF - operations.
1. Develop and execute a resource development plan (RDP) consisting of annual, major and planned giving, supported by strategic stewardship, communications and donor recognition efforts. The primary goal of the plan is to ensure TMAF has the resources to fund TMA health improvement initiatives and meet TMAF operational and capacity building needs. To accomplish this, the Development Director will employ these and other activities as needed, to accomplish this responsibility:
• Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward donors and prospects;
• Oversee and/or execute research of corporate, foundation, institutional, and individual donors and prospects in preparation for solicitation;
• Work closely with volunteers, committees, board and executive director to achieve strategic organization and financial goals;
• Research, write and submit tailored funding proposals, solicitations and grants to meet program funding needs and RDP goals;
• Develop the budget and work plan to carry out the RDP including related stewardship, communications and recognition,
• Coordinate with the Executive Director (ED) on all Major Gift and Planned Gift components of the RDP to enable the ED and board members to carry out a systematic moves management effort to secure such gifts.
• Collaborate with Development Assistant and Data Manager to ensure accurate reporting, analysis, gift acknowledgement, gift follow up, fulfillment of donor requests and recognition, and campaign/appeal implementation; RDP.
2. Plan and supervise all elements of annual fundraising gala.
• Primary duties include successful solicitation of corporate and individual sponsorships to meet stated gala financial goals,
• Lead staff and volunteers to produce an event that includes various fundraising opportunities (e.g. silent, live and or online auction, raffle, etc.) in conjunction with a dinner and entertainment,
• Other duties include event promotion, volunteer recruitment and training, hotel and vendor contracts and logistics and onsite management.
3. Represent TMAF at official TMA, TMAA and TMAF functions as needed, including limited travel and overnight hotel stays (paid by TMAF)
4. Perform other related duties as directed or required.
None. Leads a team of staff and volunteers to plan and carry out the duties of the position.
Duties are performed independently to achieve assigned objectives; however, methods and procedures may not be specifically defined. Employee may be required to develop or research appropriate methods and procedures to be used.
GENERAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Knowledge and Experience
Required: Five to eight years of relevant experience in fundraising, relationship management, knowledge and experience using donor database software and other types of software that generate reports and data to achieve fundraising results and excellent communication skills with proven record of success. Bachelor’s degree. Experience working independently as well as in collaborative settings and in an accountable manner to coworkers, member leaders and donors. Experience and poise in working with high achieving individuals.
Skills and Abilities
Ability to positively engage with donors and prospects. Enthusiasm for the mission of TMA and TMAF and initiative needed to build on a successful development program and take it to the next level. Results driven with excellent time and project management skills.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to deal effectively with other TMA employees. Must be organized, able to work with interruptions and handle multiple tasks. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential, as is the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to plan work, evaluate facts, determine courses of action, apply best practices and deal effectively with members and the public.
Must be able to lift and carry at least 25 lbs. for short distances and duration.
About Texas Medical Association
The Texas Medical Association, the nation’s largest and one of the oldest and most powerful state medical societies, speaks out for more than 52,000 physician and medical student members across the state in our commitment to improve the health of all Texans. In partnership with our 112 county medical societies, we have been helping Texas physicians set high professional and ethical standards since 1853.