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The Philanthropic Staffing Group is pleased to notify you of a new search  we are conducting.  If you think this opportunity may interest a qualified colleague, please forward posting.  If you are interested in pursuing this career opportunity, please send a cover letter and resume to

TITLE:   Development Director

ORG. TYPE: Family Support Services


SALARY:   $80K – $100K + Excellent Benefits


Development Director 

We are looking for a Development Director who is willing to take on new challenges, bring passion to their work, and wants to become part of a dynamic team working to improve the lives of those in the mental disorders community.

Position Summary: The Development Director will report to and work closely with the executive director, and will be responsible for writing and executing a strategic revenue growth plan for the organization.  The primary role of the Director will be to increase revenue sourced from major gifts, grants (corporations, foundations) sponsorships, and fundraising events. The individual will secure new donors and cultivate donor relationships. 

This a full time hybrid position with the flexibility to work from home. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Write and execute an annual strategic revenue growth plan that includes new prospects, corporations, foundations, individual donors, sponsors

  • Secure funding from corporations, foundations, individual donors, sponsors

  • Develop new individual donor contacts and cultivate relationships with donors

  • Plan and execute fundraising events that make a profit, and offset the cost for having events

  • Effectively use a CRM tool for donor management, communications and marketing

  • Research, write and submit grant proposals

  • Work with the programming team to identify funding needs, and secure money for programming and events

  • Assist communication manager with the creation of print, digital or social media content for materials targeted toward donors

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree preferred in Business, Non-Profit Administration, Communications or related field 

  • At least 5 years proven experience in development, fundraising, and grant writing 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, organizational and marketing skills

  • Demonstrated experience in identifying strong prospects and cultivating donor relationships

  • Proficiency in using CRM software, and Microsoft Office Excel, Word

  • Fluency in the use of social media

Other Requirements

Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification preferred.

Interested candidates, please submit a cover letter with resume by email to:​ with “Development Director” in the subject line.