The Chief Development Officer provides executive leadership, strategy development, planning, execution and accountability for Metro United Way’s revenue generation and donor relations activities. The CDO oversees a diverse portfolio including donations from corporate, individual and foundation sources, including planned and endowment gifts. Success requires a commitment to high functioning partnerships with all areas of the organization including community impact, operations, data analytics, marketing, and volunteer engagement. The person selected must exhibit a professional presence and encourage collaboration at all levels of the organization and must demonstrate a commitment to being data driven in developing and executing strategies, with clear metrics and measurements identified.
The Chief Development Officer manages the Development Committee and Endowment Committee. This position provides prominent leadership in developing, promoting and maintaining solid collaborations with corporations, foundations, and individual donors to raise the revenue required for increased, sustainable community impact. Must have the presence, the depth and breadth of experience, and credibility to represent MUW in the corporate, foundation, and high net-worth sectors.