The purpose of this position is to plan, direct and implement a development and fundraising strategy to achieve the funding goals of the Association and its subsidiaries.
Works with the Executive Director and staff to set the Association’s annual and long-term fundraising goals and creates strategies to achieve those goals.
Collaborates with appropriate staff to create and implement fundraising strategies for Georgia City Solutions, Georgia Forward/Young Gamechangers and the Georgia Cities Foundation.
Creates and maintains a list of potential financial donors including corporations, foundations, and individuals.
Recruits members for the Association’s Business Alliance Program and maintains relationships with program members.
Produces relevant and informative fundraising literature for distribution.
Researches potential sources of, and applies for as necessary, grants and other funding streams.
Plans fundraising events that effectively communicate the mission and programs of the Association and its subsidiaries.
Builds upon existing donor relationships and forms new donor relationships on a regular basis.
Collaborate with other organizations and groups to build partnerships and enhance fundraising activities.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (Master's degree preferred) in public relations, journalism, communications, English, or business, or similar field or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Minimum 7 years of experience in fundraising with a strong track record of success. CFRE certification preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Defined Benefit Plan, Defined Contribution and Differed Compensation Plan, Health, Dental, Vision
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About Ga Municipal Association
Created in 1933, the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) is the only state organization that represents municipal governments in Georgia. Based in Atlanta, GMA is a voluntary, non-profit organization that provides legislative advocacy, educational, employee benefit and technical consulting services to its members. GMA currently represents 537 cities in Georgia.