TITLE: Director of Philanthropy
TEAM: Development & Marketing and Leadership Team
REPORTS TO: General Manager
WORKS WITH: Fundraising advisory group
SUPERVISES: Development assistant
LOCATION: Bozeman, MT
HOURS PER WEEK: Full-Time
BENEFITS: Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Employer Sponsored Health Insurance
ABOUT GALLATIN ICE FOUNDATION: The mission of the Gallatin Ice Foundation is to fund the expansion and continued operations of refrigerated ice facilities for the health and wellness of our communities. The vision of the GIF is to provide the Gallatin Valley with a year-round refrigerated ice rink and support the growth of ice programing for youth and adults of our community.
Bozeman and its surrounding communities in southwest Montana are defined in large part by long, cold winters and the enthusiastic embrace of an active lifestyle. Home to iconic places like Yellowstone National Park, Big Sky, and Bridger Bowl, the area is renowned for winter sports like world-class alpine, Nordic, and backcountry skiing, ice climbing, wildlife viewing, and snowmobiling. The region is also increasingly popular for ice skating – an affordable lifetime sport that is enjoyed by people of all ages.
THE POSITION: In this newly established role, the Director of Philanthropy will work to expand upon the Gallatin Ice Foundation’s successful philanthropic efforts and complete the final phase of the Raise the Ice Barn, a campaign to raise several million dollars to create a year-round ice facility in the heart of the Gallatin Valley. The Director of Philanthropy will help sustain and grow a culture of philanthropy and build a sustainable development organization able to fund GIF’s short- and long-term strategic goals.
The Director of Philanthropy will serve as a strategic partner to both the General Manager and the Board of Directors. S/he will join an exceptionally committed, passionate group dedicated to GIF’s continued and expanded impact and success.
The Director of Philanthropy has overall responsibility for designing and executing fundraising strategies. The Director provides inspirational and competent management to foster and develop a high performing team able to grow annual revenue year over year. S/he designs and implements both short- and long-term engagement strategies to maximize relationships with existing donors and identify new donors.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the employee. All employees are required to be responsible for and assist with additional tasks and responsibilities as needed.
MEASURES OF SUCCESS: Eighty percent of time is spent doing, twenty percent is spent learning about the ice community.
Within the first 3-6 months, the Director of Philanthropy will achieve the following:
Within the first 6-12 months, the Director of Philanthropy will achieve the following:
Staff & Program Management (15%).
The following specific skills, experience, knowledge and attributes are needed for high performance and are desired for the Director of Philanthropy: