Director of Development
Resources for Human Development 151 reviews - Philadelphia, PA

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RHD is seeking a Director of Development to join its Marketing, Communications & Development team to grow individual/major donor giving; research, cultivate and solicit corporate support; and market RHD’s services to governmental entities.

Overall Development Responsibilities
  • Develop, implement, and oversee a comprehensive annual development and governmental marketing plan.
  • Coordinate individual giving efforts, including stewardship efforts, as well as direct mail, online and other appeals.
  • Cultivate major donors, including opportunities for greater corporate giving and develop and direct planned giving efforts.
  • Ensure integrity, accuracy of Raiser’s Edge database. Manage and ensure integrity of fundraising database and expand donor/supporter list. Develop and segment governmental prospect list.
  • Lead, plan and execute fundraising events.
  • Manage all aspects of annual fund, including written appeals and e-mail blasts.
  • Expand the organization’s individual donor base at all levels by creating a continuum of philanthropic giving opportunities (in-kind drives, annual fund appeals, major donor opportunities, and planned giving vehicles).
  • Coordinate production of donor and sponsor recognition in print materials, the website, and electronic communications as needed.
  • Coordinate and oversee mailings/emailings to donors, including appeals, tax acknowledgement letters, event thank-you’s, and other fundraising communications.
  • Research, cultivate and solicit corporate sponsorships for various events and activities.

• Bachelor’s Degree
• Minimum of three to five years of experience in fundraising and/or relevant experience.
• Excellent verbal and presentation skills
• Ability to problem solve and set priorities
• Professional and positive manner
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Knowledge of fundraising databases, i.e., Raiser’s Edge

Please attach your resume along with a cover letter that also includes two separate writing samples.


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Resources For Human Development, Inc. (RHD) is a large, diversified nonprofit social service organization. Headquartered in Philadelphia,...