The North Carolina Center for Nonprofits is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status.
Position: Development Director
Reports to: President and CEO (Chief Executive Officer)
Job type: Full time (40 hours/week), exempt. Some travel is required.
Salary Range: $60,000 – $70,000
The Development Director is responsible for leading, managing, and securing the contributed revenue required to support and sustain the operations of the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits. Reporting to the President and CEO, this position’s responsibility areas include corporate, foundation, and individual fund development, and special business development projects. For FY 2023, the Development Director will set goals of contributed and earned revenue with the CEO.
Skills, Qualifications, and Attributes
- Demonstrated success in a nonprofit development function expanding, cultivating, and managing existing donor relationships over time and forging relationships with donors and prospects.
- Experience identifying and successfully executing new development strategies and alternative revenue streams.
- Excellent communicator with strong oral and written skills, with the ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and nonprofits to build long-term relationships.
- Proficient in the use of databases, Salesforce or other similar CRM, Microsoft Office applications, and the internet.
- Ability and willingness to travel.
- Experience in basics of nonprofit operations including knowledge of fundraising principles and best practices.
- Ability to prioritize work successfully and complete multiple tasks within expected time frames.
- Commitment to adaptability, problem-solving, honesty, and teamwork.
- Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively.
- Design, recommend, and implement a comprehensive annual corporate, foundation, and individual fund development plan with financial goals.
- Engage and collaborate with staff, board, donors, and key stakeholders to achieve contributed revenue goals.
- Renew annual foundation grants, foundation and corporate sustainers, and individual donors.
- Employ stewardship practices to assure meaningful and lasting relationships with the Center’s entire portfolio of donors.
- Manage a prospect strategy and pipeline using moves management principles in the cultivation and solicitation of new corporate and foundation donors.
- Analyze and present reports that track and forecast fund development results; make recommendations for course corrections.
- Collaborate with the Chief Learning Officer and Vice President for Public Policy and Advocacy to secure foundation or corporate grant or sponsorship support for continuing and new learning programs.
- Collaborate with the President and CEO to create a corporate cultivation and networking group to advance the Center’s mission.
- Manage business-related earned revenue programs, implemented by the Sustainability & Data Manager (currently Business Finder, Exhibit Halls).
- Provide support to the President & CEO, in collaboration with the Membership Director, in managing the board Sustainability & Membership Committee to achieve annual committee goals. Includes creating an annual plan of action, writing committee correspondence, follow-up work, and preparing board reports.
- Supervise the Sustainability & Data Manager.
- Participate on the board Finance and Investment Committee with the CFOO.
- Participate in interdepartmental committees as appropriate.
How to Apply
To apply, send your cover letter and resume to email@example.com and include Development Director in the subject line. Diverse and BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, & People of Color) candidates are encouraged to apply.