Martha’s Village and Kitchen is currently hiring for the following positions.
For all questions about employment opportunities, please contact our Human Resources Department at RKerr-Pirbazari@marthasvillage.org.
Hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm Full time (Flexible to meet program needs to include some evenings, weekends and holidays)
Supervisor: Department Director
Job Summary: The Development Officer is an integral member of the Development Team and involved in fundraising, marketing, events, and donor management.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with major donors, current and prospective, to identify, cultivate and steward.
Manage the Adopt – A-Room program to encourage both individuals and corporations to get involved at a $5,000 level annually.
Help to manage the annual fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising drives.
Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about the Martha’s Village & Kitchen with the community.
Offer support in maintaining gift recognition programs.
Work to bring new donors in for tours/meetings and set up outside presentations to cultivate new gifts, increase individual annual giving and encourage corporate participation.
Support the Community Services Coordinator in efforts to engage in fundraising at local elementary, secondary and high schools throughout the Coachella Valley.
Attend monthly breakfast events with local chambers, business leaders and groups to increase awareness of the organization.
Support Development Team in sponsorship solicitations including in-kind requests for product donations.
Help manage individual and team registrations.
Work with team with merchandise, supply lists and signage needs.
Event Management for pre-event registration, packet pick up and event day functions.
Support new event activities including invitations, marketing, event management, etc.
Create social media graphics to advance the mission of the organization through Facebook, Instagram and twitter.
Support the development team by writing press releases, monthly appeals, blog posts and eblasts.
Work with management to help maintain the organization website and event websites.
Help to create printed marketing materials including: impact report, infographics, postcards, invitations, etc.
This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree and/or combination of education and experience that would provide candidate with the skills necessary to successfully perform the essential functions of the position.
Preferred Education and Experience: 4 years’ experience working in a business/fundraising office with donor management or equivalent work experience. Working knowledge with online donor management systems, such as Blackbaud’s eTapestry is highly desirable.
Other: Skill and political acumen in handling confidential information appropriately.
Self-starter who is able to work independently with minimal direction
Strong attention to detail accuracy and dependability and manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
o Proficiency in general computer skills and database operations o High level of typing accuracy and speed.
Must possess excellent communication skills (written and oral)
Must be able to meet strict deadlines
Proficient in Internet research/navigation and Microsoft Office suite
Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, and regularly required to stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with a high level of activity and competing demands for attention.