Sharon Towers is pleased to announce its search for a full-time Director of Philanthropy as part of an exciting vision of growth for Charlotte’s premier retirement living community. Sharon Towers seeks an energetic and visionary Director of Philanthropy to leverage growing philanthropic engagement, grow an established annual giving program and expand major and planned gifts.
For over 50 years, Sharon Towers has been a leading not-for-profit retirement living community on a wooded, 28-acre campus in the heart of beautiful SouthPark, one of Charlotte’s most prestigious, upscale neighborhoods. Sharon Towers is a Life Plan Community offering independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing care. Sharon Towers is home to approximately 380 residents and has been recognized nationally as among the best in North Carolina.
The Position | Director of Philanthropy
The Director of Philanthropy will work with the Sharon Towers Leadership Staff, Board of Directors, and volunteers to engage residents, families, and the community in the case for philanthropy at Sharon Towers and leverage the significant support that fueled the successful capital campaign.
The ideal candidate will thrive on working independently as a member of a committed leadership team with limited administrative support. The Director of Philanthropy will lead the board, leadership, and staff in leveraging major gift relationships that were established during the campaign and expand residents’ understanding for the need and impact of ongoing philanthropy.
The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree, a minimum of five years of experience in philanthropy with a focus on individual major gifts, and a track record of building and managing relationships with people of influence and supporting their needs. Experience with planned giving is preferred and a general understanding of it is required. Experience with databases is essential, as are exemplary written and communication skills. The successful candidate will be a self-managing, self-starter with a high level of self-confidence, strong presentation skills, and an eagerness to establish personal relationships with residents and major supporters of Sharon Towers.
To learn more about this exciting opportunity, read the full position details and apply or refer a friend here.
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