Director of Development Job Description
The Fund for Women and Girls leads and unites the community through philanthropy and advocacy to ensure that women and girls have opportunities and resources to thrive in Chester County, PA. Since 1996, we have supported women and girls through fundraising, grantmaking, and educational opportunities. Since our inception, we have awarded more than $4 million in grants to 86 nonprofit organizations addressing critical needs.
To contribute to the mission, the Director of Development plans and executes the implementation of a strategic and comprehensive approach to fundraising, which includes but is not limited to: major and individual gifts, corporate contributions, grant writing and events. Working with all constituencies within The Fund, including staff, board, volunteers and donors, this position works closely with the Executive Director and Development Committee Chair to increase the organization’s financial and organizational growth. Respect, knowledge, and passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion are also important, as we are an organization that champions these initiatives and embeds DEI into our everyday practices.
This is a full-time flexible position requiring a regular presence throughout Chester County. This staff member will be in our West Chester office a minimum of two days each week, attending in-person stakeholder meetings, events, and activities throughout Chester County as needed, and participating in occasional evening and weekend hours for advance-scheduled special events and board meetings.