Development Director: Children’s Village

Posted May 8th, 2019 at 9:22 am.

Position Summary

The Director of Development will lead fundraising, communications, and marketing functions for Children’s Village. The mission of Children’s Village it is to provide early childhood education and school-age academic enrichment distinguished by excellence and family diversity. We seek both full-time and part-time (approximately 25 hours per week) candidates.


– Writes and prioritizes grant proposals to foundations, corporations and government in conjunction with staff

– Maintains grant calendar for current and proposed grant proposals and reports

– Files all grant reports in a timely manner

– Researches potential funding sources to support needs identified by management team

– Cultivates and stewards foundation and corporate relationships

– Plans, manages and implements annual appeal

– Cultivates and maintains individual donor relationships and community partnerships

– Works with Executive Director and Board Development Committee to develop and meet annual fundraising plan and goals

– Plans and implements fundraising special events working with board committee, volunteers and parents

– Acknowledges all gifts and maintains database


– Requires a minimum of 5 years experience in the nonprofit sector raising funds and ability to plan, organize, and direct multiple projects

– Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, nonprofit management, fundraising or other relevant field required

– Computer skills – Microsoft Office and Gift Works

– Familiarity and experience with social networking tools

– Excellent writing, communication, people and time management skills

Children’s Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive compensation package. To apply please send cover letter (including preferred schedule of full-time or part-time), resume detailing specific funds raised and through what means, and three writing samples including one grant proposal writing sample to by May 30, 2019.

Filed under: Management Level by Margie DuBrow

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