Seeking Director of Business Development to develop and execute a comprehensive vision and plan to strategically grow corporate and foundation relationships and financial support to advance NACUFS’s vision, mission and strategic plan. Responsible for cultivating, stewarding and soliciting current and prospective businesses, proactively advancing and negotiating funding opportunities, and maximizing engagement of, and value for, corporate entities.
BA in business, sales and marketing or related field required. MBA or CFRE a plus. 7-10 years experience in development and/or marketing and sales required. Experience in association environment, food service industry and higher education a plus. Proven results in design and execution of cultivation and solicitation strategies needed. Experience with association management system, donor relations or customer relationship management software preferred.
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About National Association of College and University Food Services
Since 1958, NACUFS has supported the college and university foodservice market by providing members with the programs and resources they need to excel, from benchmarking and best practices to educational programming and professional networking.
NACUFS was founded by a group of college and university foodservice professionals from across the United States. The brainchild of Richard Lichtenfelt, then director of dormitory food services at Central Michigan University, NACUFS became the first association solely focused on foodservice in colleges and universities.
The NACUFS institution members span across the U.S. and Canada who partner with industry members from the food, equipment, and consulting market segments. Institutional members include 4-year and 2-year colleges; self-operated, contract and hybrid schools; small and large campuses. Industry members represent a wide spectrum of international, national and regional companies.
Since its inception, NACUFS has focused on its mission: to support and promote excellence in collegiate dining.