The Development Director is a department of one at this time. The position reports to the Executive Director and closely collaborates with the Community Programs Manager and the Marketing Director and team. This is a full time, salaried position. We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated, responsible, and optimistic person who is comfortable building a network of support for our mission. The overarching goal will be to establish a multi-faceted revenue stream for Knowbility’s Community Programs.
Clearly articulate and promote a strong case for support of Knowbility
community programs and events.
Develop a comprehensive Resource Development Plan, and a database to track and maintain the Plan. Elements will include the following revenue streams , including a stewardship plan for each:
Individual donor program including:
Crowd funding / peer to peer campaigns
Monthly Giving Program
Planned Giving / Bequests
Major Gifts Campaign
Grant Program including
Grant Program including
Research grant opportunities
Work with staff to identify appropriate funding sources.
Develop grant writing calendar
Submit grant applications in timely fashion
Administer grant funds, including submitting final reports
Corporate underwriting and sponsorships
Establish and maintain a donor database to support the Resource Development Plan
Develop a volunteer fundraising committee and set quarterly goals.
Other duties that may arise and are agreed upon to serve
Bachelor’s Degree preferred (in a related field such as Marketing, Public or Community Relations, Event Planning)
Excellent communication, organizational and creative thinking skills.
Proven fundraising experience.
Software proficiency in standard office software, including Microsoft and Google
Excellent written and oral interpersonal communication with marketing and communications skills.
Strong initiative and customer service orientation.
Demonstrated high energy level and flexibility, pleasant persona coupled with sound judgment.
Interest and basic knowledge about digital accessibility preferred but not required.
Compensation and Benefits
Salary range is $45 to $60K based on experience and success in fundraising for community programs.
Full health and benefits package. Health, vision, dental, and life insurance coverage is provided at no cost to the employee
Flexible working hours with a clear work from home policy after 3 months
401(k) contributions are matched up to 4% of salary
To submit please send a letter of interest, your resume and salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org 512-527-3138 x 102