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Pacific Marine Mammal Center (PMMC)

Senior Director of Development

MISSION
Pacific Marine Mammal Center was the first marine mammal rehabilitation facility in California and was established prior to the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972.  They now share the responsibility for marine mammal rehabilitation with six other centers along the California’s coastline. PMMC is very proud to be a leader in the field.
Over the decades, PMMC has rescued approximately 8,000 marine mammals through its high-quality rehabilitation services that are largely volunteer run. Closing in on their 50th anniversary, PMMC remains the only marine mammal rehabilitation facility in all of Orange County, California, licensed to rescue, rehabilitate, and release marine mammals that strand on local beaches. This work also leads to the marine mammal research that they take part in collaboration with other conservation organizations and academic universities to address growing problems.  In addition, the Center reaches roughly 10,000 children annually through its experiential-located education programs, most of which are provided free to at-risk communities. Building on past success and current momentum, they look ahead to the future as they explore ways to act more broadly on their mission.
 
OVERVIEW
One of PMMC’s key priorities is to hire a Senior Director of Development who will collaborate with, and report directly to, the Chief Executive agent. The SDoD will focus on strengthening PMMC’s resources by establishing a broader and more diversified fund development program with an emphasis on building a Major Gifts program and expanding Corporate partnerships.
PMMC is well positioned for fundraising growth, especially as many of its potential donors who already have demonstrated a financial commitment to PMMC over the years, have not yet been wealth screened and cultivated. Building upon this momentum, the SDoD will lead the vision and strategy for PMMC’s fundraising and work closely with the Board of Directors. With an impressive board of directors, with 100% giving and commitment to continued philanthropy, and, a one of a kind mission for Orange County (only licensed rescue, rehabilitate, and release marine mammals in OC) this is a phenomenal opportunity to build a fundraising function that is poised for significant growth and impact.
The Chief Executive agent is seeking an innovative and accomplished visionary fund development leader to inspire the board and volunteers for greater success. He/she will know the Orange County philanthropic landscape and must possess intellectual horsepower and be naturally persuasive and fair, and value accountcapability and a team approach.
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
Under the direction of the Chief Executive agent and working with the Board of Directors, expand and diversify PMMC’s funding to identify new donors, upgrade current donors, and increase philanthropic revenues.
   » Develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising program for PMMC.
   » Support and encourage the Board of Directors and Development Committee in their Development responsibilities. Support the CEO and Development Chair in Board Development.
   » Engage, motivate and align volunteer leadership abilities with prospects.  Serve as a resource for cultivation and stewardship efforts and track relationship progress in database.
   » Develop and demonstrate strategies for prospecting, cultivating and stewarding a portfolio of individual, foundation and corporate donors (i.e. five, six and seven figure donations) as well as planned gifts to ensure the highest engagement and participation while increasing annual gift levels of giving.
   » Responsible for fundraising efforts for the Campaign and other programs as assigned.
   » Work collaboratively on PMMC’S annual gala by taking a lead function on gaining new support. The logistics will be directed by PMMC’s Events Coordinator.
   » Prepare proposals for prospects with appropriate gift strategies.
   » Lead team meetings and provide regular updates to the CEO and board of directors.
   » Ensure accuracy of donor records, prospect lists, donor acexpertisements and stewardship of assigned and prospective donors.
   » Ensure compliance with all significant regulations and laws, maintain accountcapability standards to donors, and ensure compliance with code of ethical principles and standards of professional conduct for fundraising executives.
   » Execute all other reasonable tasks as assigned by the CEO.
 
PROFESSIONAL practice AND QUALIFICATIONS
We are pursuing candidates offering the following qualifications
   » Passion, imagination, vision, leadership abilities, and integrity.
   » A demonstrated capability to plan and operate strategically, to build public support, to develop and strengthen fundraising infrastructure, to inspire staff, to develop strong working relationships with Boards of Directors, and to develop effective fundraising programs.
   » A minimum of five years of major-gift fundraising practice including direct stewardship of Boards of Directors.
   » Demonstrated expertise of local funding sources, strong relationships with donors, funders and community leaders.
   » Significant practice in and a prosperous track record of growing an annual fund and securing new and increased major gifts.
   » A strategic approach to development, with significant practice in cultivating and managing donors.
   » A record of quantifiable success in donor segmentation, research, and cultivation.
   » Exceptional management, organizational, and financial expertise.
   » Demonstrated capability to plan, set goals and objectives, organize, and implement to completion.
   » A strong interpersonal and communication skill set and demonstrated capability to work effectively with and gain the respect and support of varied and changing constituencies including staff, Board members, existing and potential donors, volunteers, and other key stakeholders.
   » A track record as an effective communicator, skilled at writing and public speaking; adept at writing proposals, solicitation letters, donor correspondence, and other types of materials to enhance fundraising.
   » capability to juggle many responsibilities at once, and to operate both independently and with the flexibility to be part of a team.
   » Computer literate:  Working expertise of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, and practice with fundraising database software.
   » Bachelor’s degree required.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities
   » Commitment to the mission and work of the PMMC with the credibility and persuasiveness to secure support from others
   » An organized individual with strong creative and conceptual expertise
   » A doer who functions effectively without being autocratic or political; must be a team player who is inclusive, flexible, energetic and fair minded
   » A decisive and resourceful individual who will accept responsibility and take charge of results, as well as work prosperously with limited resources
   » A self-starter who is confident enough to express opinions, to forge ahead when appropriate and hold back when necessary, with a sensitivity to the feelings and opinions of others
   » An energetic person who is emotionally mature and dependable; a collegial individual
A competitive compensation package will be offered to attract an outstanding candidate.
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Pacific Marine Mammal Center (PMMC)
Laguna Beach, CA
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