Director of Development Pacific Northwest Region
Medical Teams International - Washington

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This position contributes to the mission of the organization by prospecting, cultivating, and stewarding major donor relationships in the Pacific Northwest and leading the Oregon and Washington development staff in their work in encouraging donors to give major gifts to Medical Teams International.


Design and implement a comprehensive major donor development strategy including key goals, objectives and activities for cultivating and raising funds from individual major donors, estate donors, foundations and corporations in OR and WA.

Identify, cultivate, and solicit gifts from assigned major gift donors.

Develop strategies to identify, cultivate, and solicit gifts from new major gift donors.

Involve executive team and development staff, board members and others in the solicitation of major gifts.

Maintain current, accessible information on major donors.

Coordinate and monitor the progress of all major gift contacts.

Research and analyze donor giving patterns to improve performance of development activities.

Collaborate with staff in other departments to achieve organizational fundraising objectives and goals.

With assistance from communications staff, develop materials (digital and print) needed to support major donor gift solicitation programs.

Secure, and assist development staff in securing, special event sponsorships.

Represent the organization in major speaking opportunities.

Develop and manage an annual revenue and expense budget for the OR and WA Development teams.

Recruit, supervise, develop, and evaluate development staff in all Medical Teams International Pacific Northwest offices

Meet regularly with direct reports.

Manage time sheets.

Conduct annual Performance Reviews.

When appropriate, incorporate the use of volunteers in daily job functions.

Other duties as assigned.


BA in public relations, business management, marketing, or closely related field, or

Any equivalent combination of education and progressively responsible experience, with additional work experience substituting for the required education on a year for year basis.

Ten (10) years of related experience; or

Any equivalent combination of education and progressively responsible experience, with additional work experience substituting for the required education on a year for year basis.

Valid passport

Commitment to Medical Teams International mission statement.

Experience in raising funds from major donors.

Demonstrated ability to create strong, positive relationships with major donors, church leaders, volunteers, and other key organizational stakeholders.

Must be a team player, a detail-oriented, highly organized individual who can work independently with minimal supervision.

Understanding of international humanitarian issues, Christian NGOs, and relief and development programs.

Demonstrated experience in hiring, evaluating and supervising development staff.

Effective team leader able to communicate vision and directives to other staff.

Transparent, open, empowering management style.

Willing and able to travel in the U.S. and overseas up to 20% of the time.

Strong analytical skills.

Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously; flexible.

Ability to operate well in a fast-paced work environment.

Ability to work flexible schedule and weekends as needed.

Able to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally. Excellent oral presentation skills required.

Must have the ability to consistently communicate professionally and effectively with all constituents.

Strong interpersonal skills

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