• Director, Member Relations

    ID
    2017-2151
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Arlington
    Category
    Development
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Development team at The Seminar Network seeks a Director of Member Relations to join its team. A Director of Member Relations will work within a fast-paced and collaborative fundraising team to grow a portfolio of long-term supporters to further the Network’s mission.

     

    About Us

    The Seminar Network builds mission-driven partnerships with individuals, companies, and foundations to drive change in education, communities, business, public policy, and politics that empowers people to improve their lives. We are building a movement of principled business and philanthropic leaders who maximize the value of their contribution of time, talent, and resources to advance a free and open society.

    We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do.

     

    Our Values

    Working at The Seminar Network is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. Ten Guiding Principles that encourage principled thought and action form the MBM® culture: Integrity, Compliance, Value Creation, Principled Entrepreneurship, Customer Focus, Knowledge, Change, Humility, Respect, and Fulfillment.

    Responsibilities

    • Cultivate, solicit, and steward a portfolio of donors and prospects, using “Moves Management” techniques, to support The Seminar Network’s efforts to advance a free and open society.
    • Collaborate with the internal communications and marketing team to create and execute personalized communications and engagement plans for each donor and prospect.
    • Leverage existing events to recruit new prospects and retain current partners.
    • Utilize subject matter experts and organizational representatives to further relationships with supporters and prospects.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree or relevant years of work experience required.
    • 7+ years’ experience in a professional environment is required.
    • Past experience in major gift fundraising and a familiarity with concepts of Moves Management preferred.
    • A passion for and commitment to free-market principles.
    • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, and high degree of discretion.
    • Ability to travel up to 50% within the United States.
    • Computer literacy, including MS Office; proficiency with donor databases, such as Salesforce.
    • Humility, integrity, passion, motivation, and an entrepreneurial attitude.

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