Director of Development

Houston , TX 77027

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Sales & Marketing Job ID:: 130871 Pay Range: $120,000-150,000 / year

Job Description

Director of Development- Houston, TX 77027 Responsibilities:
  • Identify and develop new funding opportunities that align with the company’s overall strategy.
  • Establish and monitor annual development plan with President & CEO, Funding Co-Chairs, and Board of Directors.
  • Engage new annual donors and will work closely with the Director of Donor Development to stewarded existing donors to increase giving year-over-year.
  • Prioritize funding needs and develop a case for support aimed to educate and inspire others to give to the company.
  • Identify and work directly with organizations/ prospects with major gift potential and produce accurate documentation in regard to the company’s grant requests.
  • Draft and edit proposals, grant applications, program reports and acknowledgement letters to generate revenue, community impact, and attract and retain donors.
  • Create and maintain a database and portfolios of potential donors and prospects including corporations, foundations, and individuals to ensure accurate tracking of donors, giving history, and donor recognition.
  • Secure corporate and individual sponsorships for annual the company Gala with the Special Events Director.
  • Extra support on all fundraising events, especially the annual Gala, is expected.
  • Prepare routine correspondence and responses to requests for information from sponsors, agencies, and institutions.
  • Oversees the fundraising process and maintains records of receipts and disbursements of funds.
  • Construct graphs and reports to convey strategies and needs of the organization.
  • All of the above duties and responsibilities are under the guidance and complete under sight of the President and CEO.
  • Extensive knowledge of fundraising strategies and principles.
  • Must have experience using Donor databases and portfolios such as Donor Perfect.
  • Experience designing and managing fundraising events – will work with the Special Events Director.
  • Knowledge of tax planning principles and techniques that favor charitable giving.
  • Proven ability to think strategically, problem-solve and manage multiple projects.
  • Well-organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks with attention to detail.
  • Ability to approach tasks creatively and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Donor and volunteer service mentality.
  • Superb written and oral communications skills.
  • Energetic, flexible, and a team player.
  • Excellent time management and supervisory skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

Meet The Recruiter

Brandy Falcon
Sr. Direct-Hire Recruiter

Once I started my recruiting career, I knew I would never turn back. I treat my candidates and clients with the same respect, transparency, and compassion that I give to my loved ones. It can be easy to find a job but challenging to find the right fit, so my focus is listening to the wants and needs of those I work with to identify an excellent match for both parties.

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