Development Director

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $50,700
Maximum: $71,000




3630 Aviation Way
United States


We are looking for a fundraising superstar! Interested in leading a development team for a $16m organization (fundraising goals of $1.5m and 4 major events per year)? Have new ideas? Enjoy doing things differently? Consider joining ACCESS, Jackson County’s Community Action Agency celebrating its 42nd year. ACCESS has come a long way in those 42 years, but we always want to do more. Your fundraising expertise, great connections, abilities to increase major giving, planned gifts, strategic and effective fundraising efforts might just be what we need – and just the challenge you’re looking for.


Position Summary

Under the guidance of the Executive Director, this position is responsible for individual major gift fund raising and related activity on behalf of ACCESS. The Development Director will have responsibility for identifying, cultivating and soliciting major gift prospects, as well as developing a fund-raising planning process to accomplish development goals. The successful candidate for this position should expect to be out of the office visiting with prospects and donors approximately 25% of the work week. In addition, this position will be responsible for overseeing events, endowment, planned giving, and donor recognition.

Position Requirements

·Belief in ACCESS’ mission to help people help themselves.

·Bachelor’s degree with relevant experience; or equivalent experience in related field. Equivalent experience in major or planned gift fund raising may be substituted for the educational requirement.

·Minimum three years successful experience in major or planned gift fund raising. 

·Successful experience in making cold calls as well as developing cultivation and solicitation strategies.

·Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated record of accomplishment in these areas.

·Excellent computer skills, including thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office.

·This position is required to have a work issued cell phone (in lieu of a cell phone other similar options are available per the agency Cell Phone Election Form).

·Valid Oregon driver’s license with record that is acceptable under ACCESS’ insurance policies.


Health, Dental, RX, Vision, FSA, Vacation, Sick, Holidays, 403B Plan

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

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