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Walk for PKD Specialist (Full-time, exempt)

Supervisor: Director of Special Events

Primary Function 
Responsible for leading strategic initiatives to drive revenue for the Walk for PKD, under the direction of the Special Events Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage approximately 15 emerging or mid to high-level Walk for PKD events, to include:
    • Strengthen the fundraiser pipeline through engagement and coaching.
    • Increase the volume of key fundraisers and team captains.
    • Achieve revenue and participation goals.
  • Manage Walk for PKD national and local sponsorship program, to include:
    • Implement a year-round sponsor retention and recognition program.
    • Create and deliver specialized sponsorship prospecting and solicitation training.
    • Provide solicitation tools for volunteer leaders.
    • Manage sponsor records in compliance with our data standards.
  • Comprehensive, national fundraiser portfolio management including; retaining, increasing and acquiring mid-level fundraisers.
  • Lead a comprehensive, national Team Captain program.
  • Promote and recognize Walk for PKD team divisions, leading to stronger multi-year participation retention.
  • Deliver coaching, training and troubleshooting after hours for volunteer leaders, as necessary.
  • Have a full understanding of the information/reports that can be pulled from Raiser’s Edge, Luminate Online, TeamRaiser and Financial Edge.
  • Provide excellent customer service to external and internal constituents.
  • Travel required most weekends in the fall (Sept-Oct).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience
Bachelor’s degree and volunteer management experience preferred. Two years experience in the not-for-profit field or minimum of three years professional experience.

Qualifications
Candidate must possess a commitment to the vision and mission of the PKD Foundation. Candidate Must:

  • Exhibit competency in organization & project management.
  • Possess strong interpersonal, public relations, written and oral communication skills, and strong public speaking skills.
  • Exhibit the ability to work cooperatively with volunteers.
  • Be a self-starter and possess the ability to prioritize workflow while performing a variety of duties at one time.
  • Possess a collaborative spirit and be skilled in problem solving and team-building.
  • Be able to meet deadlines, make accurate decisions, work independently and as a team player, and act in a professional and positive manner when dealing with the public.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good office (including computer) skills.

Job Requirement
This is a full-time, exempt position requiring some evening and weekend hours and travel. When this is necessary, flextime will be provided. Must be willing and able to travel as needed and exhibit good stewardship of PKD Foundation resources.

Benefits 
We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation (commensurate with experience) in addition to an extensive benefits package including:

  • Paid time off – 27 days
  • 11 Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 403(b) 7.5% of salary, no match required

We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees and strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

To Apply
Qualified candidates should forward their cover letter, resume and salary requirement to careers@pkdcure.org. Please reference “Walk for PKD Specialist” in the subject line. EOE


Director of Leadership Gifts (Exempt)

Supervisor: Sr. Director of Leadership Gifts

Primary Function
The Director of Leadership Gifts will report directly to and collaborate with the Sr. Director of Leadership Gifts. The successful candidate will live and work within the south Florida region where their prospects and major donors are located. The Director of Leadership Gifts will manage a portfolio of approximately 150-200 major gift donors to include cultivation and stewardship activities.

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in fundraising, communications or a related field.
  • A minimum of five years of increasing experience in a major gift role with a proven track record of cultivating, upgrading and closing six-figure gifts.
  • Highly effective interpersonal, conversational and presentation skills leading to developing and maintaining positive relationships with a broad spectrum of donors/prospects.
  • Salary and benefits are highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits
We offer highly competitive compensation in addition to an extensive benefits package including:

  • Paid time off – 27 days
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • 403(b) 7.5% of salary, no match required

We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees and strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

To Apply
Qualified candidates should forward their cover letter, resume and salary requirement to careers@pkdcure.org. Please reference “Director of Leadership Gifts” in the subject line. EOE


Director of Marketing

Supervisor: CEO/Chief Engagement Officer

Primary Function
Position the brand and message needed to create a clear, positive identity that displays the vision and mission’s impact. Lead a team of marketers to engage supporters, motivate donors and provide information to patients in a relevant and accessible way, across multiple platforms. Oversee strategy and production for all campaigns and communication. Collaborate with internal and external directors and teams to support the overall needs of the organization.

Primary Duties

  • Establish integrated marketing brand for multiple channels (including web, POS, mobile, and print), with special emphasis on making complex information easy to understand.
  • Develop staff to work collaboratively and be proactive to achieve results. Empower staff to take risks, create new ideas, and understand audience motivation.
  • Create campaigns and branded material that will support major initiatives including major gift case for support, Walk for PKD, and other educational services, such as PKD National Convention.
  • Manage projects and tasks to meet established expectations.
  • Assist with public and media relations.
  • Supervise four to five staff members (and consultants) responsible for all social, web, email, video and print publications along with reviewing and scheduling content.
  • Be an integral part of the leadership team that includes 3 C-suite and 5 other Directors, to help fulfill the Foundation’s mission of improving the lives of people impacted by PKD.

Skills/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, creative communications, public relations, or related field; at least five years’ experience in related work environments. Non-profit marketing background is strongly preferred.
  • Experience supervising/mentoring people and/or teams.
  • Strong creative and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong planning, organization, decision-making and analytic skills.
  • Experience with and/or strong understanding of social media, digital channels and email.
  • Self-disciplined and motivated in a marketing environment that requires creativity, strong attention to detail, and adaptability. (Non-profit experience a plus.)
  • Ability to meet deadlines while managing competing priorities.
  • Ability to manage multiple and diverse activities supporting marketing and communications initiatives under tight time constraints.

Benefits
We offer highly competitive compensation in addition to an extensive benefits package including:

  • Paid time off – 27 days
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • 403(b) 7.5% of salary, no match required

We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees and strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

To Apply
Qualified candidates should forward their cover letter, resume and salary requirement to careers@pkdcure.org. Please reference “Director of Marketing” in the subject line. EOE


Planned Giving Director (Exempt)

Supervisor: Chief Executive Officer

Primary Function 
The Planned Giving Director reports directly to and collaborates closely with the Chief Executive Officer of the PKD Foundation. This
position will play a vital role in planning, implementing and managing a comprehensive long-term planned giving program to support the vision and mission of the PKD Foundation.

The Planned Giving Director will serve as a resource to and partner with colleagues within the Foundation, as well as carry an individual portfolio of donors and donor prospects.  The Planned Giving Director is an experienced fundraiser with specific expertise in the area of planned giving. The successful candidate will cultivate, steward and solicit planned gifts on behalf of the PKD Foundation. Frequent travel is required. The Planned Giving Director will have no management responsibilities, but will be tasked with project-based responsibilities at the discretion of the Chief Executive Officer.

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s or JD degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 7 years of planned giving experience, including knowledge of best practices and relevant rules, regulations, and procedures relating to planned giving vehicles preferred.
  • Superior oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to engender confidence to PKD Foundation donors and prospects.

Benefits
We offer highly competitive compensation in addition to an extensive benefits package including:

  • Paid time off – 27 days
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • 403(b) 7.5% of salary, no match required

We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees and strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

To Apply
Qualified candidates should forward their cover letter, resume and salary requirement to careers@pkdcure.org. Please reference “Planned Giving Director” in the subject line.

EOE


Graphic Designer (Full-time, Non-exempt)

Supervisor: Chief Engagement Officer

Primary Function
The Graphic Designer will work with the marketing and communications team to create graphics, concepts and materials for the organization’s print and digital marketing efforts. Designer will serve as the internal brand manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design content for print materials such as flyers, brochures, promotional items, posters and signage.
  • Design content for digital channels including website, email, infographics and social media.
  • Think creatively and produce new ideas that promote the organization’s overall mission while following established guidelines and standards.
  • Develop and follow a consistent look and feel across all marketing materials to reflect PKD Foundation brand and identity.
  • Maintain high standards for design, layout, color and typography.
  • Participate in weekly meetings and develop creative design solutions for digital/web and print campaigns.
  • Present multiple solutions to internal teams and discuss the creative process.
  • Work with independent contractors as required to meet assigned deadlines.
  • Manage projects to meet production deadlines and provide excellent internal customer service.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • 2-3 years of graphic design experience preferably in a nonprofit setting.
  • Expert in digital illustration and layout software including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
  • Understanding of digital/web and print processes, photography, illustration and typography
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines through effective project and time management
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

Preferred

  • Video production experience

Education
Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or a related field.

Qualifications – Candidate must:

  • Possess a commitment to the vision and mission of the PKD Foundation.
  • Be a self-starter and possess the ability to prioritize workflow while performing a variety of duties at one time.
  • Possess a collaborative spirit and be skilled in problem solving and team-building.
  • Have a basic understanding of not-for-profit fund-raising and structure, volunteer, advocacy and marketing concepts.
  • Be able to meet deadlines, make accurate decisions, work independently and as a team player, and act in a professional and positive manner when dealing with the public.
  • Be creative, adaptable, and able to provide unique approaches to design needs.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good office (including computer) skills.

Benefits
We offer highly competitive compensation in addition to an extensive benefits package including:

  • Paid time off – 27 days
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • 403(b) 7.5% of salary, no match required

We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, and strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

To Apply
Qualified candidates should forward their cover letter, resume and salary requirement to careers@pkdcure.org. Please reference “Graphic Designer” in the subject line.

EOE