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Development Director

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Hagars’ Sisters
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Acton, MA
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Published 2 days ago

Work Location: Hybrid – must be able to come into the Acton, MA office most days 

Visa Sponsorships – No.  We are not able to sponsor work visas for this position opening 

 

Position Overview: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Director will lead Hagar’s Sisters’ efforts to obtain the financial support critical to sustaining, enlarging and enhancing its work – with an emphasis on faith in the Christian tradition.   

About Hagar’s Sisters: Our mission is to cultivate the emotional and spiritual healing of women impacted by intimate partner abuse, empowering them through care planning, education, and compassionate community.  But enough about us – is this YOU

Key responsibilities: In collaboration with the Executive Director, the Director will be responsible for developing and implementing our fundraising strategies with an emphasis on major gifts cultivation.  In addition, the Director oversees and is responsible for grant-writing and fund-raising events.   

Develop an annual fund-raising strategy in collaboration with the Executive Director to meet short- and long-term fundraising goals in alignment with HS’s strategic plan. 

  • Partner with the Executive Director to establish timetables, benchmarks, plans and budgets for all fund-raising activities 
  • Introduce and maintain development and fund-raising best practices and educate/train the staff and the Board 

Broaden, deepen, and diversify HS’s base of major donors and philanthropic profile in partnership with the Executive Director and the Board 

  • Ensure a pipeline of new donors through identification and qualification for prospects, networking, and devising creative strategies to leverage current donors’ networks 
  • Create and deftly execute meetings with new and key donors, including the Executive Director and Board  
  • Ensure participants are thoroughly informed and prepared and execute positive meeting follow-up and ongoing connection and relationships 

Manage the grant application process to secure substantial funding 

  • Research and identify funding opportunities, submitting letters of inquiry and writing grants 
  • Create and monitor grant budgets, ensuring compliance with support agreements, outcomes reporting, and budget reconciliation as needed 

Manage data creation, management, and ongoing fund-raising administration 

  • Oversee the solicitation and acknowledgment process, creation and maintenance of records and database of funder information, history, and relationships 

Collaborate with the Marketing and Communications Manager to ensure HS’s positive image and outreach 

  • Design and implement fundraising events 
  • Assess the financial impact of events 
  • Work with Marketing Manager to engage social media, local and national media outlets 
  • Support event programming through identifying potential sponsors and evaluating onsite attendee experience 
  • Ensure alignment across fund-raising activities, programs, and operations. 

Qualification Requirements 

  • Proven track record of success with major donor development and grant awards  
  • Ability to create effective annual fund development plans based on HS’ Organizational and Strategic Plan  
  • Strong organizational skills  
  • High accuracy and attention to detail 
  • Ready ability to relate to people from diverse cultures  
  • Experience in fostering a culture of collaboration, cooperation, and accountability 
  • Self-motivation and ability to manage diverse activities and meet multiple deadlines 
  • A deep heart for and commitment to alleviating domestic abuse 

To apply, please send your resume to ReneA@HagarsSisters.org. 

 

Work Location: Hybrid – must be able to come into the Acton, MA office most days 

Visa Sponsorships – No.  We are not able to sponsor work visas for this position opening 

 

Position Overview: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 11, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 8, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Salary

Commensurate with experience.

Benefits

Health insurance and 401(k) participation is available for this role.

Health insurance and 401(k) participation is available for this role.

Level of Language Proficiency

Must be fluent in English reading, writing and speaking with near neutral accent.

Must be fluent in English reading, writing and speaking with near neutral accent.

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Acton, MA, USA

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