The OTA Director of Individual Giving and Corporate Relations will serve as the lead staff member responsible for oversight of society fund development. Responsibilities will include execution and enhancements to existing fund development initiatives, as well as collaborating the Board and Leadership to set annual and long-term strategic goals and fundraising expectations.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
General oversight of society fund development initiatives
Serve as liaison to the Fund Development Committee; support and guide the Board and Leadership in fund development strategy, execution and growth.
Collaborate with the Board and Leadership to set annual and long-term strategic goals and fundraising expectations.
Set agendas for fund development committee and industry meetings. Schedule, arrange and communicate meeting details. Draft meeting minutes/official business and conduct follow-up on actionable items.
Schedule annual fund development training of BOD and Committee Members.
Ensure proper and transparent record keeping of individual and corporate giving.
Ensure Fund Development information is well communicated and updated in all print, electronic, and website communications.
Evaluate and/or maintain procedures, descriptions, announcements, statistical reports and history.
Oversee the OTA Individual Giving Program
Oversee and execute the OTA existing individual giving programs. Create campaign messaging, identify key prospects, and incorporate technology to increase and enhance fund development campaigns.
Collaborate and guide the Board and Leadership in continued development and ongoing donor relationship building.
Ensure ongoing recognition and acknowledgement of donors; seek improvements with a goal of increased/continue giving.
Maintain, enhance, and grow the charitable/planned gifting program.
Manage Corporate Relations including grant applications and sponsor management
Maintain positive and consistent communications with industry representatives in regards to grants and sponsorships. This includes maintaining positive relationships with current industry donors and sponsors as well as collaborating with leadership and staff in identifying new funding opportunities.
Manage and execute the grant submission and budget reconciliation process. Track and monitor giving history. Create, evaluate and disseminate appropriate reporting.
Manage and grow OTA sponsorship of OTA initiatives including the online learning portal, and other sponsor and ad opportunities. Oversee and collaborate with the exhibit’s manager in annual meeting sponsorship opportunities.
Expand OTA’s donor and sponsor base by identifying new contacts (industry, government, etc.) Facilitate and develop relationships between company contacts and OTA Leadership, Fund Development Committee Members and OTA Staff.
Maintain database with current sponsor contacts throughout the year.
TRAVEL: Approximately 10-15 days per year
Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
5 years fundraising/nonprofit experience
Demonstrated knowledge of fundraising principles, practices, techniques, and current trends
Strong relationship building abilities; maintain integrity and credibility with leaders, members, industry representatives, and staff
Ability to create, forecast and evaluate the potential of fund-raising campaigns and activities
Experience in industry relations including donor and sponsor management
Effective verbal and written communications
Ability to both contribute strategically to fund development direction, and also execute detailed administrative duties
Able to multi-task, prioritize and organize work in a fast-paced environment
Able to function well in a small team environment, and also work independently
Proficient in Microsoft Office; experience with association database and/or fund development
Desired: CFRE or CAE Certification
Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefit package, flexible work environment, generous retirement program
About Orthopaedic Trauma Association
The mission of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) is to promote excellence in care for the injured patient, through provision of scientific forums and support of musculoskeletal research and education of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the public.
The OTA will be the authoritative source for the optimum treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal injury, will effectively communicate this information to the Orthopaedic and medical community and will seek to influence health care policy that impacts care and prevention of injury.
The OTA is adaptable, forward thinking and fiscally responsible and is composed of a diverse world-wide membership who provide care and improve the knowledge base for the treatment of injured patients. OTA members provide worldwide leadership through education, research and patient advocacy.