*Primary relationship builder with the nonprofit, philanthropic, governmental and civic communities in the Southern Region with the primary purpose of leading business development efforts in the region. Develops relationships with the nonprofit sector broadly to build loan and real estate consulting business and help identify development opportunities.
*Continuously conducts outreach to the nonprofit, philanthropic, governmental and civic sectors to understand nonprofit and community needs and present IFF. Develops working relationships throughout the sectors.
*Through relationship building and research, understands opportunities for IFF products, services, and research to meet nonprofit and community needs. Works with the various sectors to develop programmatic responses to assist nonprofits and communities needs using IFF products, services, and research.
*Works with IFF Social Impact Accelerator Group to respond and evaluate community facility development needs in the region.
*Manages the development of Southern Region Annual Plans and works with Core Business Solutions and IFF Social Impact Accelerator Group to develop lending, RES, Vital Services, place-based, and marketing and business development strategies and establish and meet goals for Southern Region and implement plans. Works with Senior Management Team to trouble shoot local challenges.
*Provides recommendations on new and improved lending programs, policies and procedures; marketing materials; application forms; tracking procedures; and general communications.
*In collaboration with Managing Director, Regional RES and the Social Impact Accelerator Group, identifies strategic opportunities for RES and development across Southern Region.
*Represents Southern Region as part of IFF Senior Management team.
*Coordinates with and supports VPs of Resource Development and Corporate Communications and Public Policy around issues affecting the Southern Region.
*Supports IFF capital development activities in Southern Region.
*Works with CEO, CFO, and Presidents to establish plan for Southern Region fund and debt raising and set goals. Contributes quantitative and written materials for capital raising applications.
*Meets with IFF investors and funders as appropriate; helps identify potential new investors and funders.
*Works with CEO to identify members for the St. Louis and Kansas City Region Local Market Advisory Committees and acts as senior staff for the Committees.
*Directly responsible for managing the Southern Region Office including supervision of staff, developing and administering the Southern Region budget, and reporting Southern Region sales, business development and lending activities to the Chicago Office.
*Maintains required job knowledge and skills and core professional competencies. Attends and participates in required educational programs and staff meetings.
*Performs other duties as assigned.
*Achievement of lending and RES goals in Southern Region.
*High level of customer satisfaction with IFF products and services.
*Leadership in establishing IFF as a full partner to the nonprofit sector.
*Recommends solutions to identify issues and problems relating to Capital Solutions, RES and Community Strategies program implementation and role of IFF throughout Southern Region.
*Full participation and cooperation with Public Policy and Research and Evaluation divisions to support implementation of IFF work in Southern Region.
*Full participation and cooperation with Business Development staff and implementation of Business Development/Loan shared procedures.
*Full participation and cooperation with Resource Development staff and implementation of Resource Development plan.
*Cultivates a culture of openness in information sharing. Encourages open communication, cooperation, and the sharing of knowledge.
*Models personal accountability that promotes ownership and engagement.
*Builds and maintains effective working relationships with colleagues, peers and team members.
*Values and supports differences in others, contributing to an inclusive work environment. Demonstrates the ability and willingness to communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to create a collaborative, collegial, and caring community.
*High level of satisfaction with both internal colleagues and external contacts.