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Director of Development

Company: Westminster Woods on Julington Creek
Date Posted: June 11, 2018

Westminster Communities of Florida is seeking to fill a full-time Director of Development position located at our beautiful community in Jacksonville, FL. This position is the primary source of funds development in the interest of the mission of Westminster Retirement Communities Foundation (WRCF).

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Develop an extensive knowledge of Westminster Communities of Florida (WCOF) and its ministry. Possess or gain a complete knowledge and understanding of all Life Income Plans. Maintain a proficient skill level in the area of Planned Giving, Charitable Gift Annuities and all other plans offered by WCOF to our residents. Focus on and promote Charitable Gift Annuities, Wills and Bequests. Greet every new resident sharing the purpose and benefit of WCOF and the various plans offered through personal visits and New Resident events. Maintain a high profile with residents in the communities through workshops, seminars, presentations and face-to-face meetings. Interface regularly with residents by attending campus Town Meetings and providing written articles for community publications. Host Annual/Semi-Annual Legacy and Special Donor events. Identify major donors, critical fundraising opportunities and community philanthropic developments. Establish and maintain a close working relationship with the Administrator/s of assigned communities. At a minimum, meet quarterly with the Administrator/s to review activities at their respective community. Keep informed of tax law changes, charitable giving and other refinements in this highly technical field through attendance to appropriate training conferences and events; must continue with professional development in the area of charitable giving.  Maintain a high profile with residents in the communities through workshops, seminars, presentations and face-to-face meetings. Interface regularly with residents by attending campus Town Meetings, Events and providing written articles for community publications. Host Annual/Semi-Annual Community Open House, Legacy and Special Donor events.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  A Bachelor's degree with supplemental education and or work experience in marketing, public relations, finance accounting or humanities (equivalent degrees for clergy) is required. Must have the ability to communicate with older adults and speak effectively before groups. Ability to use and apply math necessary to check models for annuities and illustrations for presentation and utilization by residents.

To Apply:  Select the link to apply on our website or visit www.westminsterRetirementFL.org