Development Officer

Posting ID : A1068347167
Date Posted : 2015-08-17
Category : Nonprofit

National minority youth services organization, seeks a stable executive for the position of Development Officer. This person will work directly with the Executive Director as the organization's sole development and fundraising professional, and will lead all fundraising efforts. This is a part time contractual position.

The successful candidate will have the following experience:

1.) Prior development or fundraising experience in the nonprofit field;
2.) Prior fundraising experience in the corporate, foundation and private sectors.
3.) Investigate and develop new business opportunities for the organization via existing services and offerings
4.) Significant experience in writing grants on behalf of agencies serving youth and families residing in underserved communities;
5.) Strong writing and planning skills; you must be able to write very well;
6.) Experience in applying for governmental grants;
7.) Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations
8.) Relationships in the foundation and business community;
9.) Developing and tracking proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising
10.) Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors
11.) Creating and executing a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors
12.) The ability to meet deadlines under pressure.

Only experienced fundraising and development professionals need apply.

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