General DescriptionThe Associate Director will report to a senior development officer within the Office of External Affairs, Bloomberg School of Public Health (BSPH), with dotted-line reporting to the Director of the Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse. The Associate Director is primarily responsible for identifying, qualifying and engaging leadership/major/principal gift prospects and donors in support of the Moore Center (50%) and BSPH (50%) and, either independently or in partnership with other gift officers, cultivating, soliciting and closing major gifts.
The ideal candidate will work collaboratively to create a comprehensive fund-raising strategy, and execute that strategy, adjusting tactics as needed. This position will require regular interactions with faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the School, with special attention to unaffiliated prospects with philanthropic interests in public health. Must be able to succeed in a dynamic, team-centered, mission-based and results-driven environment. Travel is associated with this position.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Develop working knowledge of Moore Center research, teaching, and funding priorities, and serve as an effective Center ambassador.
Become familiar with BSPH priorities and effectively present the case for support of the Bloomberg School of Public Health primarily to individuals, and occasionally to foundation leaders and corporation representatives.
Utilize multiple creative methods to identify, qualify existing constituencies and penetrate new markets of currently-unaffiliated prospects with potential interest in both the Moore Center and BSPH at large.
In conjunction with the Moore Center Director and Communications Manager, develop the Moore Center Case for Support and accompanying 'menu' of funding opportunities at various levels, as well as other materials related to specific fundraising initiatives. Assist in managing Moore Center development-related events and projects.
Utilize all avenues available (e.g. event participants, volunteers, affinity groups, third party lists, etc.) to gather contact information and enter in JHU's constituent database.
Develop and manage a mixed (discovery/qualification through stewardship) portfolio of approximately 75 active prospects in first year, building over time to full portfolio of 125-150.
Conduct approximately 95 - 110 visits/meaningful contacts each year.
As productivity increases over time, will be expected to solicit 20 or more gift proposals of $100,000 or more annually with anticipated closures of $1M or more within 2-3 years.
In conjunction with colleagues in the Bloomberg School, in other divisions, and in central development, plan and execute strategies on behalf of the Bloomberg School and report progress on a regular basis.
Demonstrate commitment to the use of information technology and the management of database system.
In addition to Moore Center responsibilities, serve as the development office liaison to designated academic department in the Bloomberg School.