This position contributes to the success of ENA by ensuring the financial sustainability of the ENA Foundation through the development and execution of fundraising, stewardship and annual giving strategies. This position will focus on leading the individual giving program, cultivating a portfolio of significant donor accounts, special event oversight, and the development of special giving societies. This person will work closely with the Foundation Board of Trustees, Foundation committees and ENA Staff to create a strategy to cultivate and steward donors and corporate partners towards significant gift prospects.
Position responsibilities include:
Develop, implement and evaluate key fundraising strategies to support the mission of the ENA Foundation successfully.
Work with ENA Foundation Board of Trustees and ENA Governance Staff to successfully conduct Foundation business; including the execution of board meetings, recruitment, and support of Foundation committees and board elections processes.
Develop a stewardship plan to maintain personal, regular communication with annual giving donors through effective donor communications and cultivation activities. Ensure successful implementation of the plan through support and engagement from the Foundation Coordinator. This includes writing general and personalized acknowledgment letters and leading offsite events where required.
Oversees the annual appeal program including memorial gifts and bequests, as well as the employee giving program increasing participation in annual giving.
Develop an annual giving budget in conjunction with the Finance team. Prepare regular, reconciled financial reports on, individual, foundation, and corporate fundraising activities coordinated with the ENA Finance Department
Oversee the application and disbursement process of scholarship and research funds.
Create and evaluate ENA Foundation outreach programs and fundraising activities with the goal of maximizing support for the ENA Foundation.
Utilize databases and CRM tools to track and manage donor activity.
The ideal candidate will have the following requirements and demonstrated experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum of 5 years of leadership experience with non-profit, philanthropic or corporate giving and managing donor contributions and recognition.
Donor Database experience.
Demonstrated commitment to the mission, values, and work of a foundation and relevant personal leadership skills.
Knowledge of fundraising concepts, principles, and practices required, with emphasis on donor support.
Excellent collaborative communication and interpersonal skills, including negotiation skills.
Excellent organizational skills, i.e., ability to prioritize multiple and varied tasks within established deadlines.
Team oriented with the ability to work independently.
Ability to exercise a high level of discretion, creativity, and independent judgment.
Ability to effectively manage organizational development and change by critical thinking, short and long-term planning, business, and strategic planning skills.
Demonstrated influence with BODs, officers, and other political leaders, leading to progress toward the mission and/or specific strategic initiatives.
Ability to assimilate and role model the association’s collaborative culture.
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint.
About Emergency Nurses Association
About Emergency Nurses Association
The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) is the premier professional nursing association dedicated to defining the future of emergency nursing through advocacy, education, research, innovation, and leadership. Founded in 1970, ENA has proven to be an indispensable resource to the global emergency nursing community. With more than 43,000 members worldwide, ENA advocates for patient safety develops industry-leading practice standards and guidelines and guides emergency healthcare public policy. ENA members have expertise in triage, patient care, disaster preparedness, and all aspects of emergency care. Additional information is available at www.ena.org