Development director

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Our organization is currently exploring a Development Director to command our donor relations plans and maintain our fundraising initiatives. Additionally, a development director will engage with important business partners and coordinate events. A development director examines reports and details the effectiveness of campaigns/operations. You will be an active participant in different activities performed and organized.

Development director responsibilities:

  • Cooperating with the board of directors to organize and implement fundraising programs.
  • Recognize prospective individual and corporate contributors and generate strategies to cultivate those relationships.
  • Analysis of donation programs and opportunities accessible through local, state, and federal programs.
  • Support in the creation of print, digital, and social media content.
  • Overseeing the company’s budget and fundraising income programs.
  • Developing and tracking proposals and reports for all organizations and corporate fundraising.
  • Guide and strategize with other superior leadership on overall fundraising policies, processes, and methods, and on specific grant‐seeking and funder‐relations issues and potentialities.
  • Act as the initial point of contact within the organization for funders
  • Interact with them on elements related to proposed or current grants.
  • Manage database of current and prospective funders.

Development director requirements and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in industry, non-profit management, communications, or related field. Practical knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Ability to work well in a diverse group and culture.
  • Database and spreadsheet knowledge.
  • Notable experience with funder databases, CRMs, and Web 2.0 technologies.
  • Honest and high integrity leadership and a style that motivates people to work hard while having enjoyment.
  • Highly‐prepared, attentive to particulars, goal‐oriented, and capable of multi‐tasking.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills and appropriate self-confidence and maturity.
  • Strong organizational skills including collaborating, outlining, delegating, program development, and task facilitation.

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