Chief Development Officer (CDO)
Leadership Partner: President & CEO
Team Members: Philanthropy, Marketing and Advocacy Teams
What you'll do in your role:
This is an exciting new opportunity for a visionary leader, compelling communicator, strategic advisor, and innovative thinker who gains energy from building and strengthening relationships across a large and diverse geographic area. As the Chief Development Officer (CDO), you'll have an opportunity to lead all philanthropic and marketing activities including but not limited to major gifts, individual giving, planned giving, corporate relations, government and private foundation grants, and marketing and communications. You will report to the President and CEO and serve as an integral member of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT). Here's a closer look at the position:
The experience you'll bring:
So, what do you need to be successful in this role? We seek a leader with exemplary leadership history, a high degree of personal and professional integrity, strong emotional intelligence, and a deep knowledge of all aspects of Philanthropy AND Marketing. You should have:
The impact you'll make:
Building stronger communities by empowering people with food and hope.
At the St. Louis Area Foodbank, we are working to create a stronger, healthier bi-state region where no one goes to bed hungry. With the dedicated partnership of over 600 hunger-relief programs and local agencies - including soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters, and residential programs - we are responding to hunger in communities across 26 counties in Missouri and Illinois by distributing food to more than 400,000 people every year.
Since opening in 1975, and with the tremendous support and generosity of this community, the St. Louis Area Foodbank has grown to become our region's largest food distribution charity dedicated to feeding those in need. Together, we are feeding people and working to address the root causes of hunger for lasting impact every day.
What we can offer you...
Beyond a great mission, dedicated team members and an incredible opportunity to truly make a difference in our community, you will be generously rewarded for your contributions including:
We work hard, play hard and change lives - so apply to join our Foodbank Family!
This job description does not list all the duties of the job. Performance of other duties may be requested. Evaluations will be in part based upon performance of the tasks listed in this job description. St. Louis Area Foodbank has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment.