Until June 2012, I worked as the Donor Services Director at Dallas Women’s Foundation, and had been with this foundation since 2005. My primary responsibilities included strategic planning and budget creation; donor database (Raiser’s Edge) maintenance and strategy; annual fund development and implementation; individual and corporate gift solicitation and processing; constituent relations and appreciation; grant research, proposal writing, and stewardship; provide leadership to Board of Directors’ Philanthropy Committee; and supervision of philanthropy staff.
In December 2004, I completed my Master’s of Public Affairs degree, with a concentration in Nonprofit Management, at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. The education and skills I learned in this Graduate program and through work experience, both as a social worker and fund development professional, give me an advantage over other candidates applying for this position.
I believe you will find my work experience and aptitude for learning new skills make me a great candidate. You will also find me to be in possession of the following qualities:
• Strong donor communication skills and an interest in working more closely with donors on a one-on-one basis
• Strong writing skills
• Skillful individual contributor, as well as team player
• In-depth knowledge of development strategies
• Detail-oriented with strong organization skills
• Strengths in strategic planning, processes development, and policy...
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