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Requisition Number 20-2402- Partnership Dev. Director
Post Date 7/31/2020
Title Partnership Development Director
City Honolulu
State HI

Partnership Development Director: Board development, branch development liaison, grants coordination, oversight of general development coordination.

DEPARTMENT: Development

POSITION TITLE: Partnership Development Director
DIRECT SUPERVISOR: Executive Director of Development
FLSA STATUS: Exempt, 40 Hours a Week

DATE: July 2020

GENERAL STATEMENT: The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church, and the ultimate goal of all programs is a spiritual regeneration of all people.

MISSION STATEMENT: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by love for God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

JOB SUMMARY: Working under the direct supervision of the Executive Director of Development, the Partnership Development Director works to ensure the success of our boards, branch relationships, and continuously advancing fundraising efforts. The Partnership Development Director should have a passion for being the conduit between our branches, boards, and development efforts. The Partnership Development Director will provide outstanding customer service, be an enthusiastic professional, and be able to build, direct, and advance relationships with internal and external constituents, and manage assigned personnel. The candidate must be able to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines with little supervision, and be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends.

Board Development - (40%)
The successful candidate will provide expertise and support in board development across all branches within the Division.

1) Plan, coordinate, and help to facilitate all board meetings comprehensively: Including but not limited to coordinating agendas, schedules, presenters/presentations, locations/meals/events, follow up, recording and distributing minutes, and additional required communication or follow through.
2) Help with coordination and facilitation of board committee meetings as assigned/required.
3) Help to develop quality advisory boards across the HIPAC division locations.
4) Help to care for and serve TSA HIPAC board members as the development liaison.
5) Responsible for keeping Board Directories, Board Orientation Materials, and Induction process organized and updated and producing biannual report cards for Advisory Board Members.

Branch Liaison – 30%
Corps/Programs: Successfully develop and oversee a continuous and up-to-date communication system for identifying specific needs at the branch level and distribute the resulting communication output regularly (i.e. monthly) Serve as the representative between Development staff/contractors and Corps/Program department for this process, which will be critical support for crafting major gift asks for individuals, foundations, and grant opportunities.
Grant administration including attending grant team meetings as well as helping to facilitate/oversee any additional meetings that may be necessary between the branch (i.e. officers/program directors) and grant writers to complete a proposal on time and in process. Other facilitation including:
• Assist with coordinating all documents for submittal of grants.
• Help obtain signatures on documents.
• Follow up on questions re: submittal and get info to re-do budgets when necessary.
Partner Development – 30%
Oversight of Volunteer Communication system: This candidate will oversee the strategic development and direction of our volunteer communications system.
Oversight of strategic involvement in key development events: These will be events assigned by the EDD. Responsibilities may include managerial oversight and direction, board member and volunteer strategies, operational help, and oversight of coordinator and other staff as assigned.
Direction for development coordinator: Responsible for providing clear guidance to the development coordinator for the facilitation of board or partner development related activities (i.e., event activities, facilitate the volunteer process and support follow up volunteer communication to ensure successful connection, etc.)
• Ensuring volunteer communication strategy is implemented properly.
• Ensuring strategic development events are managed to TSA quality standards in a timely fashion.
• Performs other duties as assigned.


• Bachelor's Degree (*Advanced degree preferred)
• 5+ years related work experience
• Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Lotus Notes
• Works well with spreadsheets and Excel
• Maintain confidentiality
• Must have exceptionally strong oral and written English communication skills.
• Must be proactive and able to show initiative as well as wisdom and diplomacy
• Must have strong organizational skills and pay close attention to detail with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines
• Must provide consistent and reliable follow through
• Must exhibit a positive, professional attitude and enjoy working both independently and in teams
• Ability to work evening and weekends as needed
• Ability to follow instructions and work with limited supervision
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize
• Self-starter, positive attitude, energetic
• Strong ability to engage community via different channels and platforms

• Work under stressful conditions
• Interact with others with courtesy and tact
• Respond to crisis situations in a calm and effective manner
• Complete projects on schedule
• Maintain regular and punctual work attendance

The position requires sitting; climbing and/or balancing; stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching. crouching and/or crawling; standing; walking; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; use of vision; driving a vehicle; pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying 25-50 pounds and occasionally more than 50 pounds; traveling by airplane.

The position requires talking to co-workers, clients, vendors; requires written communication to and from co-workers, clients, vendor; talking on the telephones; requires responding to written or verbal requests of co-workers, clients, and vendors; requires training/giving verbal and written instructions; requires receiving verbal and written instructions; requires writing/composing written language; requires reading; requires visiting/working at other worksites; requires communication via the latest technologies.

• Valid Hawaii Driver's License and
• Travel off-island as necessary

Use office equipment such as computers, camera, photocopiers, scanners, calculators, etc.

The information in this job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in chis classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory, or all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Employee will

be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will"
employment relationship.
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