Director of Development, Fundraising, Charities

Job Details
Posted Date:
January 22, 2024
Job ID:
St. Louis , MO
5 years
Job Description
  • Location: St. Louis, MO
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #10471

Technology Partners is currently seeking a talented Director of Development (148722). Do you have experience leading fundraising efforts and charities? Let us help you make your next big career move a reality!

What You Will Be Doing:

As the Director of Development, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining and strategically expanding the financial resources necessary to support the anticipated growth of the Company. Working closely with the President/CEO, staff, and Board leadership, your primary responsibility will be to lead the annual nonprofit fundraising efforts with a focus on achieving a budget of $12 million.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Expand the current donor base and increase annual giving, identifying new individual and corporate sponsors.
  • Collaborate with the Chief Financial Officer to ensure monthly reconciliations are complete and accurate.
  • Develop meaningful relationships with prospective and current donors.
  • Research public and private grant sources to identify funding opportunities.
  • Compose and submit funding proposals, preparing impact and grant reports as needed.
  • Design and implement a comprehensive development funding plan, including strategies for diversifying and growing funding sources.
  • Oversee staff to manage grants, gift acknowledgment, recognition, and tracking.
  • Design, implement, and manage all aspects of annual appeal campaigns to increase donor retention and acquisition.
  • Analyze donor reports monthly, providing a summary report to the President/CEO related to development progress and action plans.
  • Develop and implement plans for special event fundraisers.
  • Perform all other duties as deemed necessary.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or a related field with 3-5 years of nonprofit development experience, or a combination of education and documented sales success.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively.
  • Experience with high net-worth donors, corporate giving, and donor stewardship, with a proven ability and willingness to solicit and secure gifts.
  • Knowledge of St. Louis’ philanthropic culture is a plus.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, community, board, and donors using superb written and verbal communication, as well as excellent listening skills.
  • Solid planning, organizational, time management, and project management skills.

Pay: $70,000 – $100,000 /yr.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to provide sponsorship at this time or accept candidates who would require a corp-to-corp agreement.

If this position sounds like you, WE SHOULD TALK!

Your better future is ready, and we want to put the right tools in your hands to get you there. Let’s go!

Keywords: Director of Development, Nonprofit, Fundraising, Donor Relations, Grant Writing, Annual Giving, Special Events, Philanthropy, High Net-Worth Donors, Corporate Giving, Stewardship, Communication, Project Management

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All offers of employment at Technology Partners are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and drug screening that meet corresponding laws and regulations at the city, state and federal level.

Pay ranges are influenced by candidate qualifications, experience, and role specifics, with the actual rate determined considering skills, market conditions, and are subject to change by the employer; pay negotiations follow all state and federal legal guidelines.

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