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Director Development in Philadelphia, PA at Resources For Human Development, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

RHD is seeking a Development Director to join its Marketing, Communications & Development team to grow individual/major donor giving; research, cultivate and solicit corporate support.

Duties and responsibilities
  • Develop, implement, and oversee a comprehensive development plan for RHD and its programs.
  • Coordinate individual giving efforts, including stewardship efforts, as well as direct mail, online and other appeals.
  • Cultivate major donors, including opportunities for greater corporate giving and develop and direct planned giving efforts.
  • Ensure integrity, accuracy of Raiser's Edge database. Manage and ensure integrity of fundraising database and expand donor/supporter list. Develop and segment governmental prospect list.
  • Lead, plan and execute fundraising events.
  • Manage all aspects of annual fund, including written appeals and e-mail blasts.
  • Expand the organization's individual donor base at all levels by creating a continuum of philanthropic giving opportunities (in-kind drives, annual fund appeals, major donor opportunities, and planned giving vehicles).
  • Coordinate production of donor and sponsor recognition in print materials, the website, and electronic communications as needed.
  • Coordinate and oversee mailings/emailings to donors, including appeals, tax acknowledgement letters, event thank-you's, and other fundraising communications.
  • Research, cultivate and solicit corporate sponsorships for various events and activities.
  • Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent work experience) with at least five years of experience in fundraising and development experience
  • Excellent verbal and presentation skills
  • Ability to problem solve and set priorities
  • Professional and positive manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of fundraising databases, i.e., Raiser's Edge
  • This position includes working on evenings and weekends.

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.