Resource Development Specialist

Classification: Staff
Status: Full Time
Minimum Salary: $45,000

Experience and other Qualifications Required:

  • Detail-Oriented
  • Strong Communication skills, orally, and in writing
  • Experience in marketing and/or public relations is a plus
  • Strong social media skills
  • Set priorities, meet deadlines, and multi-task with minimal supervision
  • Work independently and as a member of a team
  • Think critically and apply appropriate problem-solving skills
  • strong customer service skills
  • Initiative to engage in continuous learning of new concepts, skills, and experiences
  • Demonstrated time-management skills
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information
  • Working knowledge of fundraising processes and procedures including systems and software programs
  • Working knowledge of funding sources for higher education
  • Working knowledge of data retrieval 
  • Working knowledge of strategic planning and implementation 

Description of Job Duties:

The Resource Development Specialist will work closely with the Work4College Program Director along with NTCC Advancement staff to support all areas of private fundraising including: Implementing marketing/communications strategies for targeting prospects, donors, businesses, community partners, and private foundations; Identifying funding sources to support and grow and help sustain the Work4College Program; working closely with the Advancement Office to assist with development and implementation strategies for individual giving, annual/year-end giving, online giving, employee campaigns, major gifts, corporate and foundation giving. 

  • Develops and maintains contacts within the public and private sectors to broaden the community's awareness of the Work4College Program along with other college programs in order to increase private contributions. 
  • Develops revenues for the Work4College Program along with other programs through timely submission of well-researched and well written high-quality proposals.
  • Develops revenues for the Work4College Program along with other programs through the use of digital fundraising, crowdsourcing, and use of social media platforms.
  • Develops and implements an annual calendar of strategic donor communications to convey stewardship and impact of gifts made to the Work4College Program and other NTCC programs. 
  • Works with the Work4College Program Director along with faculty and staff to determine goals, objectives, scope, feasibility, and funding needs for NTCC programs. 
  • Works with appropriate personnel to research, develop, write, and submit letters of inquiry, concept papers and proposals to donors;
  • Supports the planning and growth of alumni relations and career/job placement office and helps with planning on other developmental related events. 
  • Assist with collecting and maintaining records of giving by donors to the Work4College Program.
  • Helps design and assist with donor recognition.
  • Some evening and weekend work required. 
  • Some travel required. 
  • Requires the kind of teamwork, supervision, and personal interaction that cannot be had in a home office situation; therefore, on-site attendance is a job requirement. 
  • Light Work; Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. 
  • Other duties as assigned