CURRENT POSITIONS

Director Of Development, Marketing and Communications
Posted 12 days ago
Post Date: January 26, 2023   Author: Human Resources
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Pasadena, CA

Director Of Development, Marketing and Communications

Communications and Marketing

Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, this position has responsibility for creating, implementing, and measuring the success of a comprehensive marketing and communications program that will enhance and support the Office of Development and increase community awareness for Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI).

Responsibilities

Planning and Strategy

  • Enhance HMRI’s image and position within the community, with the general public, and facilitate internal and external communications.
  • Ensure articulation of HMRI’s desired image and position, assure consistent communication of image and position throughout the organization, and assure communication of image and position to all constituencies, both internal and external.
  • Create and manage an annual marketing and communications strategy to maximize cohesive messaging between various platforms, including a communications calendar for digital platforms.
  • Create, edit, and produce emails, publications, videos, collateral, social media content, and other relevant digital and print materials.
  • Digital Media Specialist: update and maintain organization’s website, online publications, and social media.
  • Create and maintain brand guidelines and compliance across HMRI.
  • Establish, monitor, and assess Communication/Marketing KPIs across all platforms, adjusting strategy accordingly.
  • Communicate and collaborate with a range of people and organizations to advance the mission of HMRI.

Written Communications

Prepare copy including narratives and stories for fundraising and marketing related needs including, but not limited to the following:

  • Annual reports and newsletters (partner with consultants for graphic design and storytelling)
  • Email copy (2-3 times per month)
  • Fundraising appeals (12-15 times per year/partner with consultant-writer)
  • Media outlets (2-3 times per month/partner with PR firm)
  • Electronic donor cards and thank you letters (ongoing)
  • Marketing collateral (e.g., brochures, case statements, etc.)

Segmentation & Printer/Mailing House Coordination

  • Develop segmentation for relevant outreach (e.g., fundraising appeals) to create a personalized touch to mass communications, monitor results for effectiveness.
  • Serve as primary liaison with print/mailing house for large, segmented projects.

Other duties may be assigned as appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Key Qualifications, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or business highly preferred.
  • Master’s degree in marketing highly preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant non-profit development or marketing experience; or any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the work successfully.
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational and project management skills with attention to detail.
  • Excellent and prompt written and verbal communications skills.
  • Effective in managing timelines and project budgets.
  • Capacity to manage multiple projects simultaneously and successfully.
  • Motivated self-starter with growth and learning mindset.
  • Digital fluency in GSuite (Docs, Drive, etc.), MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, readily and strategically working with the infusion of technology to improve outcomes for HMRI.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Indesign software, Constant Contact, and social media platforms required.

EEO POLICY:

HMRI provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, reproductive health discrimination, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $110,000 - $125,000 annually.

HMRI is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range at HMRI reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, and relevant qualifications.

Director of Major Gifts
Posted 29 days ago
Post Date: January 9, 2023   Author: Human Resources
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Pasadena, CA

The Director of Major Gifts is an essential part of HMRI, providing leadership in the fundraising activities of the organization. HMRI seeks a dynamic individual who will be responsible for major gifts fundraising activities, ensuring that donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities are consistent with the organization’s mission and strategic plan. The primary responsibility is to engage key stakeholders in activities that increase philanthropic revenue and support to the organization. Under the supervision of the Chief Development Officer, the Director of Major Gifts is responsible for expanding and diversifying the donor base. The successful candidate will help cultivate and solicit new relationships to build HMRI’s philanthropic revenue streams; develop a revenue growth plan that builds out a robust major gifts program; engages current and prospective major donors; and is responsible for identifying and researching funding opportunities; writing and submitting gift proposals; and executes successful donor stewardship.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

 To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and maintain a high level of integrity and confidentiality. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university;
  • Experienced philanthropy professional with a minimum of 5 years demonstrated successful fundraising, particularly in major gifts preferably in a medical or academic environment;
  • Knowledge of fundraising principles and techniques;
  • Previous experience using Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge software or another donor database;
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with colleagues and prospects, building respect, consensus, and trust across reporting lines;
  • Knowledge of the Southern California philanthropic community and donors to scientific research a plus;
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders;
  • Proven track record of developing and closing new charitable contributions, and maintaining long-term major gift donors, meeting, and exceeding revenue goals and fundraising metrics;
  • Strong verbal and written presentation skills, including the ability to tell compelling stories and deliver persuasive presentations; and
  • The Director of Major Gifts also performs other duties as assigned.

 

  • SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

    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 regularly required to sit and speak or listen.  The employee frequently is required to use hands, fingers, and arms to operate personal computers, telephones, and other business-related equipment.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. Employee may be expected to drive to other locations/offsite meetings/events.

    EEO POLICY:

    HMRI provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

     

    VERIFICATION:  All higher education, academic degrees, and employment will be verified.

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • Minimum of five years of development/fundraising and non-profit experience required.
    • Performs philanthropy activities with discretion, integrity and confidentially.
    • Comfortable working in a scientific research and educational environment.
    • Knowledge of experience working with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT or another donor database.
    • Outstanding computer skills, proficient with MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook).
    • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Good judgment and decision-making ability.
    • Takes initiative, is a resourceful, reliable, and conscientious self-starter with excellent attention to detail and ability to coordinate multiple projects and deadlines.
    • Anticipates needs before others ask.
    • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with colleagues, building respect, consensus, and trust across reporting lines.
    • Comfortable working in an in-person office environment and wearing masks as appropriate.
    • Thrives in a collaborative team environment and has a collegial spirit in sharing ideas and receiving constructive feedback.

      Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $110,600 - $125,000 annually

      HMRI is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range at HMRI reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, and relevant qualifications.

       

     

     

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