Seeking Development Director
Organization: Founded in 1975, Pro Seniors is an innovative and diverse nonprofit organization dedicated to helping seniors maximize their independence and quality of life. Pro Seniors’ experienced staff understands the complex issues seniors face. Our expertise allows us to take a comprehensive approach to promoting seniors’ legal rights, access to health care and financial security. To learn if Pro Seniors is a great fit for you, please visit www.proseniors.org
Position: Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with the Resource Development Committee (RDC), the Development Director is responsible for planning and implementing a multi-faceted development program, currently an annual fund, grants, wills and bequests program, and orchestrating development and fundraising activities and events. This is a growing program raising about $250,000 in gift support in FY 18.
Expectations: The successful candidate will bring at least five years of demonstrable nonprofit development and fundraising experience in raising friends and building gift and grant revenue with creative and diverse strategies.
Qualifications: A baccalaureate degree or applicable paid staff experience; an articulate communicator who can develop and deliver compelling cases for gift support; exemplary presentation, listening and communications skills; strong time-management skills; superior interpersonal skills; proficiency in Microsoft Suite, donor database, and social media platforms; strong administrative and organizational skills; ability to demonstrate assertively to staff, leadership volunteers and donors the essential traits of knowledge, confidence, warmth, and sincerity. Definite pluses – familiarity with legal and seniors issues and a sense of humor and curiosity.
Application: Confidential nominations and applications are encouraged on or before COB Monday, 24 June 2019. Preference will be given to candidates who write a compelling cover letter describing why they are ideally suited for this position plus resume, salary expectations, and three professional references with contact details. Confidentiality is assured to all parties; no listed references will be contacted without prior approval by the nominee/applicant. Pro Seniors is an equal opportunity employer.
By electronic mail: (preferred)
By U.S. Mail:
Pro Seniors, Inc. Development Director Search
The Yunker Group, Inc.
Post Office Box 54556
Cincinnati, Ohio 45254-0556