Director of Development
Davis Street

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Post Date: Dec 07, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $125,000-$150,000 + benefits
Location: US - California - San Leandro
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The Director of Development is responsible for planning and successfully executing on a comprehensive
fundraising plan, including leading fundraising vision, grants oversight, events, individual major gifts fundraising, planned giving, communications, and is an important and strategic thought partner and leader of the organization. The ideal candidate will be a consummate professional, highly collaborative, and a strategic thinker who has a proven track record in raising contributed income from comparable nonprofit organizations and a passion for social service work.
• Work closely with the CEO, Director of Operations, Leadership Team, Board of Directors and
development staff to design and fulfill annual and major gift fundraising strategy and goals
• Design strategies and tactics for growth and success across all areas of fundraising, including major gifts, planned giving, annual fund, and corporate and foundation grants
• Work closely and collaboratively with the CEO, Director of Operations, Senior Management Team, Board President, and the Board Fundraising Committee to build and empower the Board’s capacity, capability, consistency, and confidence in fundraising
• Report and monitor progress and share fundraising results to the, CEO and the Board of Directors
• Work with financial officer, Director of Operations and senior staff to develop budgets, monitor and
forecast revenue and expenses, and drive financial results
• Personally solicit gifts and solicit gifts in collaboration with the CEO, the leadership team, Board
Members, and other volunteers
• Staff the Fundraising Committee of the Board
• Oversee donor and prospect management systems
• Manage and empower the development team and contractors in designing and fulfilling their goals
• Lead quantitative and qualitative evaluation of fundraising outcomes, resulting in informed, data-driven,
and donor-centric strategies
• Provide regular fundraising training to board members and the Board Fundraising Committee.
• Empower development team in executing the fundraising plan through innovative and creative
• Create and implement a planned giving program including marketing and solicitation of planned gifts and blended gifts
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A minimum of seven years of progressively challenging fundraising experience, with experience and
understanding of all general fundraising methods. Proven track record directly soliciting and securing gifts from high-net-worth individuals, and the ability to develop effective cultivation and solicitation strategies with Senior Management and board members.
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