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Director of Development

Company: Vera Lloyd Presbyterian Family Services
Date Posted: September 15, 2017

The Director of Development has the overall responsibility for planning and implementing the agency's development efforts, including publications and public relations, fundraising for annual support, deferred and planned giving, capital projects and endowments, the timber initiative, as well as supervision of the church constituency program. Because of the nature of the work, there will be times when the responsibilities of the job require night and weekend work. 

Professional Skills and Personal Characteristics:

  • Dedication to confidentiality in all areas
  • Be a person of high morals and integrity
  • Team player
  • Highly organized with an attention to detail
  • Effective communicator

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree 
  2. Five years of experience in fundraising
  3. Passion for the Vera Lloyd mission
  4. Working knowledge of Raiser's Edge or similar fundraising software
  5. Basic knowledge of office equipment
  6. Arkansas driver's license
  7. Ability to supervise and train

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Master's degree
  2. More than five years of experience in all areas of fundraising, including annual giving, planned giving, grant writing, special events and relationship building
  3. Proven success in fundraising
  4. Nonprofit experience
  5. Member of Arkansas chapter of AFP
  6. CFRE
  7. Supervisory experience

Complete job description available at: Excellent salary and benefits. Send letter of interest and resume to: Applications accepted through October 16, 2017.