Development Director Job Description

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The Development Director is responsible for developing and implementing state events, securing foundation and/or grant opportunities, and managing local advisory boards and associated committees.

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The Development Director creates the strategic development plan and executes the tactical fundraising results for our organization. This individual sets goals achieves fundraising goals, monitors progress, and adapts action plans to ensure that program objectives, operating requirements, and fundraising goals are met. This individual is responsible for achieving all annual and operating revenue streams which allows to achieve the organization’s mission and maximize impact in the communities served.

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Reporting to the President and CEO, the Development Director is responsible for achieving the organization's fundraising goals and plans. The Director manages all aspects of the development program: annual fund direct mail; donor relations and databases; special events; donor recognition and stewardship; corporate support and planned to give. Works to identify, cultivate and solicit annual gift support.

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The Development Director leads all fundraising activities for the organization. Under the direction of the Executive Editor, the Development Director secures grants, solicits donations from individuals, and develops fundraising campaigns. Key responsibilities include strategic planning, prospecting, cultivating and retaining funders, and grant compliance and reporting.

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The Development Director will be responsible for helping the CEO and other staff to maintain and expand the organization’s funding from private foundations, as well as to develop new sources of income from individuals, events, and governmental grants, among others.

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The Development Director assists the organization to alleviate the social, economic, and environmental problems by recommending locations and development methods for new and existing structures by forecasting the future needs of our organization through the application of specialized knowledge and technical and administrative skills that contribute to the formulation, implementation and updating of existing growth plans for the organization's development.

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The Development Director fulfills a critical role in developing new strategic partnerships, fundraising, and communicating with external stakeholders including elected officials, public agencies, foundations, corporations, and our community. The Development Director position is a key part of the management team and works collaboratively with the Executive Director to ensure the fundraising and development needs of the organization are met.

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The incumbent carries out a variety of duties to spearhead and coordinate the fundraising and development efforts to support the programmatic vision and operations of the organization.

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Job summary 9

The Development Director is responsible for the implementation of fundraising efforts targeted to major gift individuals.

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Job summary 10

We seek a seasoned Development Director to join its leadership team. This position is a direct report to the CEO and is the senior executive responsible for major donor fundraising elements of the agency. This includes providing guidance and strategic direction for the fundraising program. This Development Director defines the strategy, implementation, and execution of the major donor fundraising program, in conjunction with the President & CEO.

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