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Development Director

Lafayette Urban Ministry
420 North 4th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901
$55,000 - $75,000 a year - Full-time


420 North 4th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901

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  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance

Full job description

Development Director

Are you a dynamic, passionate, purpose-driven individual who possesses exceptional fundraising expertise, thrives on community engagement, and is committed to restoring human dignity in our community? If you have demonstrated success in major-gift fundraising, a knack for building meaningful relationships, and a desire to lead transformative change, we want to hear from you! Do you have a strong moral compass and a heart to serve and support families in need? If this sounds like you, then allow us to introduce ourselves.

We are Lafayette Urban Ministry. We are a Christian Ministry who welcomes congregations and people of all faiths to join us in our commitment to tackling basic human needs and uplifting the people of Greater Lafayette. At LUM, we are driven by a deep commitment to loving our neighbors, seeking justice, empowering the least among us, and renewing the social ministry of our churches. As a non-profit organization uniting over 46 churches, we serve as a vital social safety net for individuals, children, and families in Lafayette, Indiana. Our core values are woven into the fabric of our work, guiding us in providing essential services such as food programs, financial assistance, youth initiatives, immigration services, and emergency shelter.

Join us in making a lasting impact as the Development Director at Lafayette Urban Ministry. In this pivotal role, you will be the driving force behind our fundraising strategy, fostering community relationships, and advocating for social justice. Your responsibilities will include developing and executing comprehensive fundraising plans, engaging with major donors, collaborating with the board, and ensuring the alignment of our communication strategies with our mission. If you are a strategic thinker, adept communicator, and passionate advocate for positive community change, this position is tailor-made for you.

Ready to Make a Difference? Apply Today: If you are excited about the prospect of championing transformative initiatives, building lasting community partnerships, and contributing to a cause that aligns with your values, we invite you to apply for the Development Director position at LUM today. Join us in our mission to create a more just and compassionate community. Together, let's make a lasting impact!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year


  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Lafayette, IN 47901: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Fundraising: 5 years (Required)
  • Microsoft Office: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Development Planning: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Major Philanthropic Gifts: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Spanish (Preferred)

Work Location: In person