Director of Development

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline



4501 Ford Avenue
United States


Description: 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 Mil Mujeres. He/She serves as a leader in the organization, working closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors to fulfill our mission.

Specific Duties And Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for achieving annual and multi-year fundraising goals, while strategically increasing Mil Mujeres National’s fundraising capacity.
  • Design, implement, and manage all fundraising activities, including individual giving and membership dues; corporate grants and sponsorships; foundation grants; and  coordinating fundraising events all over the nation; 
  • Supervise and oversee work performed by staff in development-related matters.
  • Manage strategies and activities for donor cultivation, solicitation, and acknowledgement, for all categories of gifts.
  • Integrate digital and an effective social media strategy with overall fundraising plan.
  • Manage the cultivation process for the engagement of donors, partners 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, Executive Team and Board of Directors 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
  • Enthusiastic support of Mil Mujeres' strategic vision, mission, and goals



Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree