Sr. Director of Individual Giving: Project HOME

Posted November 29th, 2017 at 12:51 pm.

Job Summary

The primary responsibilities of the Senior Director of Individual Giving are to oversee all operating solicitations to individuals, cultivation of new donors, and all donor relations, including managing a portfolio of major donors and prospects.

The position’s core focus is to build and strengthen individual donors’ relationship with the Project HOME community and to grow philanthropic support through the development, activations, and oversight of acquisition, retention, stewardship and upgrade strategies.

This position reports to Vice President of Development and Communications. The position supervises the Manager of Annual Giving and Special Events.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·         Plans, implements and manages effective and creative acquisition, retention, and stewardship strategies designed to engage donors at all levels and cultivate increased giving from current donors.

·         Manages a personal portfolio of approximately 150 major gift donors and visits approximately 50 percent of this portfolio each year

·         Secures $500,000 annually in outright gifts or new commitments from managed prospects.

·         Responsible for approximately $3 million in total fundraising annually.

·         Coordinates information tracking processes together with the Director of Database and Development Operations regarding acknowledgement, recognition, on-going communications and continued cultivation of past and current donors—particularly major donors—to enhance their relationship with the organization.

·         Oversees the creation and production of development communications materials including the annual report, appeals, newsletter articles, and other print materials.

·         Develops and assesses policies and procedures that are essential for comprehensive donor relations program.

·         Provides leadership for major donor recognition and fundraising events.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 5 years progressive development experience
  • 3 years management experience
  • Prior experience developing and managing budgets
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Ability to build relationships internally and externally
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously

Project HOME is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Project HOME offers a comprehensive benefit package, including paid time off (holiday, vacation, personal, sick time), health benefits (medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts), 401k with employer match, and sabbatical time off program.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Filed under: Executive Level by Margie DuBrow

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