Are you considering hiring a fundraising professional?
In fact, one of the most commonly searched questions within the nonprofit sector is: “What is the role of a chief development officer?”
The answer is simple: a chief development officer oversees the strategic development and fundraising success of an organization. Additionally, this position plays an important role within a not-for-profit organization. But, you may be wondering: is it time for my nonprofit to hire a chief development officer or a fundraising professional?
Thus, hiring a chief development officer might seem intimidating. You don’t know whether your nonprofit needs one, but you are looking for opportunities to increase fundraising and donor engagement. But, that is why you need to listen to the latest episode of A Modern Nonprofit Podcast.
What to Look for when Hiring a Fundraising Professional
In this episode of A Modern Nonprofit Podcast, Tosha Anderson of The Charity CFO sits down to chat with Linda B. Haley of Let’s Build Hope, an organization that teaches and mentors development professionals and nonprofits to raise more money through hands-on, real-world training and collaboration.
Tosha and Linda discuss:
- Responsibilities of a fundraising professional
- Duties of a chief development officer
- Red flags in the development sector
- How nonprofits can use social media, marketing and organizational development
- Thinking strategically as a nonprofit
- Connecting with donors
- Tips within the development hiring process
- Differences in nonprofit consulting services
- And more!
It’s a great episode. If you want to learn more about having a presence, connecting with donors and making the most of your nonprofit organization, you must listen and subscribe.
Virtual Resources for Listeners
So, if want to learn more about Linda, or pick her brain, check out her website here. She offers mentoring and shares soft skills to help you make the most of your nonprofit. Additionally, if you want to partner with an expert accountant for charities, or if you are wondering if your budget has the bandwidth to take on another key leadership position, our team of skilled, certified public accountants is at your service. Let’s connect to help maximize your mission. Request a meeting with us here.