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Director of Development

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Service to School
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Washington, D.C., DC
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Published 27 days ago

About Service to School

Service to School (S2S) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit whose mission is to prepare transitioning military veterans for their next chapter of leadership by helping them gain admission to the best college or graduate school possible. We are transforming the path to and through higher education as we light the way for the next great generation of military veterans. We support over 2,500 military veterans per year and work with 30+ partner institutions. 


Job Description – Fundraising & Development- Director of Development

Service to School seeks a Director of Development to implement and manage our multi-year fundraising plan, cultivate and grow current donors and foundation relationships, and develop and execute a major gifts strategy for S2S. A qualified candidate will have 5+years of development or major gifts experience, strong leadership and interpersonal skills, written and oral communication abilities, and a demonstrated ability to manage multiple responsibilities. The Director of Development will report directly to the CEO and collaborate often with our staff and Board of Directors. 


Location: Remote/Telework. 


Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the CEO to drive donor relationships, ensuring we have the resources necessary to advance our mission
  • Manage and grow a diverse portfolio of major donors including individuals, family foundations, and corporations
  • Design and execute on short-term fundraising campaigns to meet annual fundraising goals as needed
  • Ensure effective development operations and fundraising best practices by building and/or refining the appropriate systems, tools, and processes to support your work
  • Create briefs and materials to ensure relevant information is available and appropriately disseminated to current, prospective, and lapsed donors.
  • Work with the Director of Communications to develop fundraising-related marketing materials and email and text campaigns

Travel: Up to 10%


Qualifications

  • 5+ years of related work experience
  • Major gifts experience preferred
  • Strong oral and written communication 
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to prioritize, manage processes, coordinate efforts across various departments, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to enthusiastically articulate the mission, objectives and vision Service to School
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Experience with commercial-off-the-shelf technologies (Mailchimp, Google Suite, Microsoft Office)
  • Familiarity with the Military preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred


Benefits

  • Remote work
  • Flexible working hours
  • 30 days vacation per year


Service to School (S2S) is deeply committed to diversity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. 


Please send resume and cover letter (optional) to careers@service2school.org

About Service to School

Service to School (S2S) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit whose mission is to prepare transitioning military veterans for their next chapter of leadership by helping them gain admission to the best college or graduate school…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    June 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 22, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

Up to $80,000

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Washington, D.C., DC, USA

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