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Director of Development

Responsibilities include:

  • Works with the CEO to determine the organization’s mission, purpose, and priorities.
  • Has 5+ years fundraising for mid-large size organizations; non-profit experience is a plus
  • Has proven fundraising results: meeting and exceeding fundraising goals
  • Sets annual monetary goals and budgets according to short- and long-term goals.
  • Develops a balanced fundraising strategy including individual, corporate, and private foundations, and events.
  • Establishes fundraising plan and objectives for the organization, setting one-year, five-year, and longer-term goals.
  • Plans fundraising events that effectively communicate the purposes of the organization
  • Identifies and engages potential financial donors, including corporations, foundations, and individuals.
  • Develops a fundraising communication plan to meet revenue goals 
  • Oversees the fundraising process and maintains records of receipts and disbursements of funds.


  • Superb written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer skills: Efficient in Word, Excel, and databases
  • Expertise in fundraising software and tools, such as Salesforce NPSP
  • A college degree is required; a master’s degree is a plus
  • References required
  • Writing samples will be requested, and a writing assignment will be given.

Salary Range:

$80,000- 90,000 with bonus potential based on performance goals.