Director of Development

Website Bridges Outreach, Inc.

Director of Development

Reporting to and in partnership with the President, the Director of Development will spearhead development efforts as Bridges Outreach, Inc. continues to grow. A relatively new position for the organization, the Director of Development will have the opportunity to work with a growing team and build the Development engine of this business.
• Develop and execute Bridges’ annual fundraising plan
• Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations
• Manage the utilization of Raiser’s Edge and oversee staff responsible for data entry and gift processing
• Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors
• Creating and executing a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors
• Creating and executing a strategy for sustaining, monthly donors
• Overseeing organization of special events
• Developing and tracking proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising
• Engage with the greater Summit community as we build our base of support – and expand beyond that historical base
• Represent Bridges at speaking engagements throughout the areas we serve
• Lead the expansion of volunteer relationship cultivation
BA (required), MA (a plus)
Three-plus years’ experience in Development and/or sales, PR, Advertising, Project Management, Relationship Management, Business Development
Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills
Experience with Raiser’s Edge

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