Assoc Dir of Development, Peace Players International (Wash DC or NYC)

Open Position: Associate Director of Development
Applications are due September 20, 2017.
PPI is looking for a leader who can execute fundraising strategies that produce long term impact and allow for continued organizational growth. The Associate Director of Development will support and manage PPI’s major gift, foundation, government and individual fundraising, while being responsible for grant writing and database administration.

The Associate Director of Development position provides an individual with superior communication, writing and inter-personal skills an opportunity to serve as a key champion of PPI’s mission in the US and around the globe. The right candidate will have a track record of successfully reaching fundraising goals and developing new partnerships. The right candidate is a proven leader, one who has demonstrated the ability to work effectively across contexts, write well, manage multiple streams of work simultaneously and proactively prioritize. This individual will ideally work out of and be based in Washington DC, but the right candidate could also be based in New York, NY, as deemed appropriate by PPI’s Executive Director. The candidate will report to PPI’s Head of Growth Strategy and Development.

PeacePlayers International (PPI) is a global, non-profit organization that uses the sport of basketball as a vehicle to unite, educate, and inspire children in divided communities. Since its inception in 2001, PPI’s year-round, integrated youth basketball programs have reached more than 75,000 young people from around the globe. Informed by a decade of experience in diverse settings, PPI has developed a consistent methodology for using sport to empower young people to help their communities bridge divides and develop leaders.

PPI has launched a new partnership with Nike to bring PPI’s proven model of uniting communities through sport to the U.S. This partnership will help mobilize young people across the United States who will show that if you can play together, you can live together.

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Please send additional questions to Applications are due September 20, 2017.
Compensation and benefits package commensurate with experience.

Key Responsibilities for Associate Director of Development Position

Support and manage major gift, foundation, government, individual and corporate fundraising efforts.
Work directly with PPI Executive Director and Head of Growth Strategy and Development to execute the organization’s resource development with an eye towards stakeholder engagement.
Manage fundraising calendar, grant writing, database, and grass root fundraising campaigns.
Support and help manage special-events and social media campaigns

Ideal Candidate Profile
Bachelor’s Degree
5 plus years’ experience in fundraising
Demonstrated success in leading and managing development teams
Experience identifying prospects, cultivating relationships, and driving processes to a close
Ability to travel nationally and internationally
Strong interpersonal, speaking, and writing skills
Experience with sport and conflict transformation a plus
A proven ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

This material is cross-posted from the Peace and Collaborative Development Network, and appears to be an interesting opportunity for the Humphrey community.   This is meant for information sharing purposes only. 
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