Director of Development


: $192,290.00 - $192,290.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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The Director of Development will oversee our donor relations program and manage major fundraising initiatives. In collaboration with the Director of Foundations and Corporate Giving and the Marketing and Communications Director, this person will lead development efforts as DOROT continues to grow.
The successful candidate will be responsible for developing DOROT's fundraising campaigns, communicating with current and prospective donors, and building a strong development team for our organization. This position involves managing individual gifts as well as the planned and annual giving campaign.Primary Responsibilities:Develop, oversee, and execute DOROT's annual fundraising campaignCreate and execute a strategy for digital fundraisingSolicitation of major giftsPlan and execute all cultivation and fundraising events, including Annual Spring BenefitOversee Direct Mail strategy and work with consultantCreate and execute a strategy to identify and cultivate major donorsMaintain ongoing communications and relationships with donorsTake the lead on the management and planning of donor cultivation and fundraising eventsCollaborate with the Director of Marketing and Communications to develop print marketing collateral related to fundraisingSupervise the Development AssociateOther duties as assigned by CAORequired Qualifications:7-10 years of experience in DevelopmentBachelor's degreeMaster's degree (a plus)Constituent relationship and cultivation experienceAbility to identify mutually beneficial partnershipsExperience with major donors a mustExperience with online donations, use of direct mail, and event planning are essentialExcellent written, interpersonal, and verbal communication skillsDemonstrated supervisory skillsDemonstrated track record of positioning an organization to achieve measurable outcomes in a competitive environmentCommand of the fundamentals of business communication, planning, and budgetingAbility to simultaneously lead multiple, complex projects in varying stages of development under time pressure with minimal supervisionStrong collaboration, time management, and organizational skillsExcellent judgement and creative problem solving skillsFamiliarity with the field of aging, social isolation, volunteerism and/or intergenerational programming is a plusKnowledge of Raiser's EdgeExtensive knowledge of Microsoft Office software is essential (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Associated topics: alumni, analyst, cmo, event, hospital, market, marketing, relationship, solicitation, stewardship * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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