10 Best Chief Development Officer Job Descriptions

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Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Development Officer (CDO) provides the leadership, strategy, and management for all components of the Company’s fundraising efforts. They will develop and execute the strategy for increasing contributed revenue by 40% over the next three years. In addition to a high-touch stewardship and donor recognition program, the CDO will provide leadership on an institutional, corporate and legacy giving strategy, and manage a small major gifts portfolio. The CDO should be the institution’s chief ambassador imbuing staff and lay leadership with inspiration and training to help create a culture of philanthropy. It is expected that within three years the Company will embark on a comprehensive campaign including endowment and capital segments.

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The ideal candidate is able to provide the company a balanced point of view based on acquisition and development experience and business acumen. They are adept to collaborating with team members and publicly influence decision making. They act with sense of urgency and accountability in a fast-paced environment. The Chief Development Officer leads the sourcing and conceptualization, planning and design, permitting, market and financial analysis, financing, retail leasing, construction and community impact for all development and acquisition transactions.

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The incoming Chief Development Officer (CDO) will have the high-impact opportunity to join a world-class team that is a driving force for change on the global stage. Working closely with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and reporting to the Chief Strategy and Operations Officer (CSOO), the incoming CDO will bring an energetic passion for the mission of the Center alongside a proven track record of fundraising success. The CDO will guide the vision and strategy for this new era of global fundraising growth, manage a robust development team of 30, and foster a culture of philanthropy within the organization that supports this critical work. As a member of the Center’s Executive Team, the CDO will provide strategic input on key organizational decisions, and partner with leaders from across the organization to ensure a continued path for evolution, growth, and impact.

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Chief Development Officer Job summary 4

Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Development Officer (CDO) sets vision, leads strategy and ensures alignment of Company's development and grants teams to maximize revenue generation. The CDO serves as an integral member of the Leadership Team. The mission of the Leadership Team is to cultivate a culture of innovation, compassion, and mutual respect where patients, clients, employees, and volunteers thrive, resulting in the greater well-being of our community. It sets the priorities and direction that keep the agency committed to fulfilling its mission and vision.

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You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Chief Development Officer like you to be a part of our team.

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The Chief Development Officer is a member of the executive management team, which along with the Executive Director and Board sets the direction and provides overall management for the organization.

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Chief Development Officer Job summary 7

The Chief Development Officer ensures the development and success of organization by overseeing the financial stability, fundraising and growth of the organization.

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Chief Development Officer Job summary 8

Reporting to the President & CEO, the Chief Development Officer will be instrumental in developing and implementing strategy that encourages continued support of Company's mission and programs and promotes a culture of philanthropy. The Chief Development Officer will define the organization's vision and direction to achieve philanthropic goals, ensuring Company's growth and success; establish and cultivate relationships with core funding partners and prospects; lead an expanding team of development professionals; and serve as an ambassador of the organization.

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Chief Development Officer Job summary 9

The Foundation seeks an experienced, mission- and results-driven Chief Development Officer to lead its Development efforts. The ideal candidate has ambitious strategic vision for fundraising, superior communication skills, and experience managing change in a growing organization.

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The new Chief Development Officer (CDO) will serve on the senior leadership team of organization and is a highly visible, externally facing role. The CDO will be responsible for increasing fundraising success, including the design and implementation of a comprehensive development plan to support the mission and strategic goals of organization. The CDO will also sustain and elevate the philanthropic support of current donors and develop a network of new prospects, particularly influential individuals and institutional prospects from the area’s biotech community and other area corporations who share organization’s commitment to serving underserved and vulnerable people and families. This position serves as the chief fundraising officer for organization and its subsidiaries. The CDO will manage a team of three staff and will work closely with President and CEO, the Foundation Board, and clinical leadership to identify and engage prospects and solicit gifts.

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