Director of Development




P.O. Box 5096
United States


National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP)

     This is a Virtual Volunteer Opportunity

Position Title: Director of Development

Department: Development

Reports to: Executive Vice President

Open Position/s: 1



The National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP) is looking for a self starter, experienced to serve as Director of Development and oversee fundraising efforts. 


The Director of Development serves a key role in the planning, implementation, supervision, and evaluation of the organization’s development programs. As a member of the Management Team, the Director of Development will report to and work in concert with the Executive VP and have access to a passionate Board of Directors. NAAHP's Director of Development will provide leadership in all areas of fundraising and ensure significant funding growth leading to a corresponding deeper program impact.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute NAAHP’s annual fundraising plan
  • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations
  • Manage the implementation donor software and oversee staff responsible for data entry and gift processing
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors through:
  • Acknowledgement/thanks
  • Appeal letters
  • Recurrent grant writing
  • Reporting to foundations
  • Meeting and developing relationships with donors
  • Arranging meetings between donors and the Executive Vice President and President
  • Create and execute a strategy for building/maintaining a large sustained base of individual donors
  • Oversee organization of special events
  • Develop and track proposals and reports for foundation and corporate fundraising


Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field (required), Master’s Degree (preferred)
  • Minimum of four years’ experience in fundraising
  • Demonstrated diplomacy in professional settings
  • Ability to work as a team member with others from other disciplines
  • Ability to communicate, coordinate, and build relationships with volunteers, investors/donors, and partner organizations
  • Proven ability to solve problems
  • Ability to develop a genuine passion for NAAHP
  • A winsome and personable team player
  • Professional demeanor
  • Superior written and verbal communications skills
  • Must be comfortable working within a startup environment subject to ambiguity and change.



How To Apply

We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose qualifications seem to meet our needs. Nevertheless, we need your resume and cover letter to consider you for an interview. After emailing those two documents we will need two recommendation letters before we bring you to our team if you qualify for the position. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you if you are selected to continue in the recruitment process. We wish you much success. Thank you for your interest in our organization.