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Regional Devlopment Director


Nexus Family Healing | Plymouth, MN
Salary Range: $80,000

Nexus Family Healing is looking for a Regional Development Director to join our fantastic team!

Position Summary:
Our Regional Development Director will provide on-the-ground leadership and management to build connections and secure philanthropic gifts to support the national and local impact of Nexus, as well as the assigned affiliates. This person will also have the ability to play a key role in the creation of a national strategic development plan and to execute that plan within the targeted region with an eye to both the local and national impact. 

Primary responsibilities:
Fund Development
Lead the creation and execution of a regional development plan aligned with the Nexus national strategic development plan and supporting the needs of Nexus and assigned sites.

Strategy, Information and Metrics Management
Plan and document donor interactions and strategies for donor relationship management as well as grant proposals and results.
Retrieve, review and analyze donor data, providing reports on key metrics to inform leadership, board and development committee on development goals and progress.
Lead and develop assigned employees and develop a cohesive team through team building, communicating and advocating for the organization’s mission and communicating shared goals and objectives.

Relationship Building
Develop, maintain, and enhance relationships with donors, volunteers, community leaders and stakeholders. 
Identify and maintain a core portfolio of donors identified as major donors/prospects and develops specific strategies for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship
Work in conjunction with Nexus/site leadership local to engage the Board of Directors and/or Development Committee in philanthropic giving and to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors and prospects
Collaborate and work cross-functionally with leadership and colleagues at assigned sites and across Nexus

Events Planning and Management
Develop and execute events to enhance brand awareness, increase donor engagement/cultivation and build philanthropic support for Nexus/assigned sites.
Establish strategic plans and target goals for events to assess impact and cost effectiveness; remain adaptable and flexible with changing priorities and needs of the business.
Involve site leadership, employees, board and community members in the planning and execution of events to increase engagement and expand the reach of Nexus/assigned sites. 

Culture of Philanthropy
Develop and executes plans to promote a culture of philanthropy throughout Nexus home office and agency sites including communications, activities and internal relationship building.
Educate the leadership team and other employees on the role of philanthropy and their opportunities for involvement; serves as a champion and advocate for the Foundation internally and externally.
Demonstrate understanding and adherence to the AFP code of ethics; conduct oneself with integrity and ethically at all times while building trust, rapport and credibility with internal and external stakeholders.
Support Nexus mission and ICARE values; demonstrate knowledge and understanding of all Nexus policies and procedures and ability to apply policies as needed.

External Communications and Outreach
Create and implement an annual communications plan for the designated region in conjunction with the Development and Communications teams; communicate clearly, professionally and respectfully in all written and oral communications with internal and external partners.

Fiscal Responsibility
Set and monitor regional budget and expenses to ensure good stewardship of resources and appropriate tracking of expenses; demonstrate the ability to effective plan, organize and prioritize multiple priorities and perform functions in a manner that makes best use of company time, budget and resources.
Remain current on all Nexus training, certifications and maintain knowledge of all Nexus policies and procedures.

Required Education and Licensure:

  • Bachelor's degree and at least five years of experience in fund development in the nonprofit sector. In lieu of degree, may accept a combination of education (minimum of a high school diploma or GED) and 10 years of experience in fund development.
  • Experience and familiarity with the geographic area of Minnesota.
  • Ability to travel to donor and agency locations throughout Minnesota.
  • Experience with donor management software, preferably Raiser's Edge
  • Strong computer skills and the ability to use Microsoft Office software.

Valid driver’s license required. Must meet state regulating agency and Nexus Family Healing driving requirements

Nice to Have:

  • 2+ Years experience in leading funding and development for a non-profit


  • Full-Time hybrid opportunity
  • Monday through Friday
  • Starting Salary: $80,000+

Nexus’ Comprehensive Benefits Include:

  • Four weeks paid time off (PTO) in the first year of employment
  • Multiple options for health insurance coverage
  • No-cost life insurance
  • Short/long-term disability insurance
  • 401k match
  • NEW – Talkspace Therapy Benefit for the whole family
  • NEW – Hinge Health Benefit for the whole family
  • NEW – Carrot Fertility Benefit
  • Tuition assistance and training opportunities
  • Advancement pathways and internal promotion
  • And much more!

At Nexus Family Healing, our voices and actions are focused on recognizing, affirming and respecting people of every race, ethnic background, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, gender expression and faith.

ICARE Values & Behavioral Competencies:
Innovation: Leading the way and implementing creative, cutting-edge ideas and approaches
Compassion: Listening, honoring differences, and showing respect, kindness, empathy care, and concern
Agility: Exhibiting flexibility and adapting quickly
Responsiveness: Being quick, positive, and accurate
Excellence: Demonstrating quality results that surpass ordinary standards

APPLY TODAY TO BE CONTACTED BY OUR RECRUITING TEAM!  When you work at Nexus, you have the opportunity to change lives — including your own!

*Please apply to this role through our website at the link below*

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