Chief Growth Officer


Job Description

Company is looking for a Chief Growth Officer to join their team! The CGO is charged with building a robust, comprehensive and sustainable revenue generation program for the organization and creating a marketing and communications strategy that increases brand awareness among potential donors and potential advocates to match Company ' ambitious goals. The CGO provides leadership and coaching for the Marketing and Development Team while also providing strategic direction to the organization on fundraising, marketing, and communications activities across Company. As part of Company Executive Team, the CGO also provides strategic input, ensuring that all relevant activities and decisions benefit from revenue generation insights and consideration. The CGO is the main point of contact from the Executive Team with the Resource Development Committee of the Board of Directors.

Overview of Responsibilities:
' Develop and execute plans to drive revenue growth.
' Lead a team of 6 marketing and development specialists, providing strategic direction and hands-on coaching and mentorship to drive performance.
' Collaborate, measure, and provide c-level support for growth initiatives, all in the name of expansion and results.
' Deliver the revenue plan aligned with our AFHK 2025 Target Goal that 8 million kids in underserved districts are educated in a healthier school environment
' Expand revenue streams to include new donors and increased giving from institutions (corporations, foundations, government agencies, etc.) and individuals.

' Prior experience with a non-profit organization
' 10 years in development, fundraising, sales or sales-related field, with increasing levels of leadership and responsibilities
' Strong network and trusted relationships with customers, leaders, decision makers, and industry partners
' Demonstrated experience in conceptualizing corporate partnerships and cause-marketing campaigns
' Exemplary development writing expertise, such as: grant proposals, concept presentations and pitches for both corporate and foundation audiences
' Advanced proficiency in using technology for fund development, including fluency in videoconferencing, CRM (specifically Salesforce), and Microsoft Office Suite
' Corporate and foundation stewardship with a proven track record of success in securing six- and seven-figure gifts
' Competitive work ethic to pursue new business, customers, and partners
' Ability to mobilize resources to translate ideas into action
' Diplomacy, strategy, and decision-making skills
' Proven ability to manage and lead a team
' Bachelor 's degree in related discipline (advanced degree a plus)

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