Development Director- NYC!

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22 Jul 2009


Seeking a dedicated and highly motivated Development Director. The ideal candidate has extensive experience and a proven record of success in either political or non- profit fundraising, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

This person will play a critical role in organization’s success, and will work closely with the Executive Director and other departments to set and meet all fundraising goals.


Continue to build network of major donors

Oversee donor management

Seek new and creative sources of revenue

Write and manage fundraising plans

Coordinate direct mail and email campaigns

Organize fundraising events throughout the year

Produce  annual report

Oversee the research, writing and reporting of grant proposals

Work with Board members who have pledged to write checks or raise money

Stay knowledgeable on best practices in fundraising, both offline and online

Manage at least one Development Associate; possibility for department growth


Experience in all levels of individual donor fundraising, including direct mail, online, grassroots fundraising techniques, and special events

Proven track record soliciting major gifts

Working knowledge of grant process, including research tools

Proven track record of soliciting foundation grants

Experience in developing and managing fundraising plans

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Highly organized with an attention to detail

Commitment to supporting the nation’s newest generation clean master of troops and veterans

Strong facility with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

Start Date: Immediate
Salary and Benefits: Competitive salary, commensurate with experience, a range of benefit packages and three weeks paid vacation per year.

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