Director of Development

Summary

The Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of The American River Parkway Foundation’s fundraising including the membership program, annual fund, planned giving, special events and special campaigns. The Director works closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors in all development and fund raising endeavors.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute the Parkway Foundation’s annual fundraising plan.
  • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations.
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors.
  • Create and execute a strategy for fundraising initiatives in the Foundation’s Strategic Plan.
  • Author Foundation, Corporate and Government grants.
  • Execute organizations special events.
  • Develop and track proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising.
  • Manage board development-marketing committee meetings.
  • Create public relations materials.

 

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and writing skills.
  • Have knowledge and experience in fund raising techniques.
  • Possess the skills to work with and motivate staff, board members and other volunteers.
  • Be organized and exhibit “follow through” on tasks and goals.
  • A bachelor’s degree.
  • 5-7 years minimum experience in professional fundraising.

Salary and Benefits

Competitive/commensurate with experience and other qualifications. Benefits package includes health, dental, life insurance, 403B and vacation package.

Salary and Benefits

Competitive/commensurate with experience and other qualifications. Benefits package includes health, dental, life insurance, 403B and vacation package.
If interested, e-mail resume and cover letter to dpoggetto@arpf.org or send to ARPF, 5700 Arden Way, Carmichael CA 95608.