Director of Development

Job Type

Full Time

Published

07/09/2018

Address

1828 L Street, NW
Suite 660
Washington
DC
20036
United States

Description

The Director of Development is the chief development officer for PFLAG National. The Director of Development directs the development department in establishing and conducting programs to ensure both the short-term and long-term financial health of PFLAG. The Director of Development serves as a leader in the organization, working closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors to fulfill the mission of PFLAG National.


Specific Duties And Responsibilities:


  • Take responsibility for achieving annual and multi-year fundraising goals, while strategically increasing PFLAG National’s fundraising capacity.
  • Design, implement, and manage all fundraising activities, including individual giving and membership dues; major gifts; planned giving; corporate grants and sponsorships; foundation grants; and events
  • Supervise development staff and oversee work performed by development-related vendors.
  • Manage strategies and activities for donor cultivation, solicitation, and acknowledgement, for all categories of gifts.
  • Integrate digital strategy with overall fundraising plan.
  • Manage cultivation process for the engagement of major donors and other prospects by the executive director and board members.
  • Develop and maintain systems to track progress on revenue goals.
  • Regularly assess return on investment for various fundraising activities.
  • Maintain an annual development calendar with relevant dates for appeals, asks, and applications; renewals; and funder reports of all kinds.
  • Work with Executive Director and Board Development Committee to prepare development budget for the organization.
  • Enhance and create business processes and systems to support development work.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience in nonprofit development work
  • Demonstrated success in managing a substantial fundraising portfolio
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong applied computer skills, with solid understanding of donor database management software
  • Enthusiastic support of PFLAG’s strategic vision, mission, and goals
  • Willingness to travel, as needed


To apply, please send a resume and thoughtful cover letter to Kathlyn Taylor Gaubatz, Interim Executive Director. These items can be emailed, as PDFs, to Joellen Shiffman, Executive Office Administrator, at jshiffman@pflag.org

Benefits

Competitive salary and generous employee benefits.

Level of Language Proficiency

None

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

jshiffman@pflag.org

To apply, please send a resume and thoughtful cover letter to Kathlyn Taylor Gaubatz, Interim Executive Director. These items can be emailed, as PDFs, to Joellen Shiffman, Executive Office Administrator, at jshiffman@pflag.org


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