Director of Philanthropy

Director of Philanthropy

July 10, 2019

The Senior Director of Development is responsible for planning, managing and implementing all fundraising strategies and related activities at Franke Tobey Jones, including the Annual Fund drives, future Capital Campaigns, board related development activities, Fund Development Committee, special events and communications (in collaboration with the Senior Director of Marketing/Public Relations), planned giving endeavors, sponsorships/collaborations, funding for community programs, and Volunteer programs. The Senior Director of Development reports to the President/CEO, and serves as a member of the senior management team.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS – List the main/essential job functions. List only those functions that are at least 10% or more of the time and responsibilities of the job. It is recommended that no more than 10 job functions be listed.

Cultivates, solicits and secures major gifts from Franke Tobey Jones (FTJ) internal donor constituency

Builds, develops, and expands all Planned Giving and Major Gifts Programs

Directs FTJ’s Annual Fund drives

Facilitates and directs all grant work: funding research, proposals, acknowledgments, donor related events, and development computer information

Hires and supervises activities of the Assistant Director of Development and Volunteer Coordinator

Oversees the coordination of the following:
• Annual fundraiser, “Franke’s Follies”
• Annual Senior Art Show
• Annual Donor and Volunteer Appreciation event

Manages the Tribute and Memorial Gift Program

Designs and implements strategic plan for all development efforts

Manages donor recognition program

Plans and manages all donor-related special events to include educational and financial programs

Coordinates the President/CEO and board fundraising activities

Creates and manages a board and community member Fund Development Committee

Coordinates the quarterly allocations of the Employee Scholarship Committee

Coordinates yearly allocations of the FTJ Community Outreach Program fund

Seeks and manages collaborations, partnerships and sponsorships for the support of existing Community Programs and the expansion of Community Programs

Coordinates external funding requests for the expansion of community programs and the Pt. Defiance/Ruston Senior Center

Works with the Senior Director of Marketing/Public Relations to coordinate the development and production of various fundraising materials and communication – such as brochures, articles, video, presentations, reports, newsletters, invitations and announcements

Manages the development operating and income budgets, and creates reports to monitor budget goals

Other duties as assigned

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS – First indicate the absolute minimum qualifications that are required for the job and then, if applicable, indicate those qualifications that are “Preferred”. If there are no “Preferred” qualifications indicate N/A.

1. Minimum Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in related field
 Preferred Education: N/A

2. Minimum Required Experience: At least 5 years proven and documented success in all areas of fundraising
 Preferred Experience: N/A

3. Minimum Required Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated talent for interacting with a wide variety of people, particularly seniors. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Self-motivated with the ability to organize and coordinate multiple priorities, and supervise staff. Knowledge of marketing and public relations strategies. Available to work evenings and weekends, as needed. Knowledge of state and federal regulations concerning fundraising. Familiarity with MS Office programs and development software programs, particularly Raiser’s Edge.
 Preferred Skills: N/A

4. Required Licenses/Certifications: N/A
 Preferred Licenses/Certifications: N/A

Company Info

Company Name
Franke Tobey Jones

Company URL

Contact Name
Elle Smith


(253) 756-6226


5340 N. Bristol Street
Tacoma, WA 98407