Director of Development

Job Details

Director of Development

Fort Lauderdale, Florida




Job Description

CareersUSA, a leader in the staffing industry with over 42 years of experience, has another job opportunity for you:


Our Client is seeking a Director of Development.

Earn an salaried rate at this full-time position.


Job Description

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising strategy to meet the organization's financial goals, including major gifts, grants, corporate sponsorships, and annual giving campaigns.
  • Identify potential donors who may be interested in supporting the cause.
  • Develop a compelling case for support.
  • Build relationships with potential donors and sponsors through personalized communications, including emails, phone calls, and in-person meetings
  • Engage volunteers and ambassadors
  • Host fundraising events to engage donors and sponsors, such as galas, auctions, and other social gatherings
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with donors, sponsors, and stakeholders to secure financial support for the organization
  • Manage a portfolio of major gift prospects and donors
  • Research and identify new funding sources and opportunities, including grant opportunities from private foundations, government agencies, and other organizations.
  • Collaborate with staff across the organization to ensure that fundraising efforts are aligned with the organization's mission and priorities
  • Develop and maintain accurate records of donor activity and communications using the organization's donor management software
  • Utilize social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to promote the organization and engage with potential donors and sponsors
  • Research and seek out grant opportunities from private foundations, government agencies, and other organizations
  • Develop a major gifts program that focuses on securing significant donations from individual donors
  • Recognize donors and sponsors for their support through personalized thank-you letters, plaques, and other forms of recognition
  • Prepare regular reports on fundraising progress and results for senior leadership and the Board of Directors

Contact Information:

  • CareersUSA - Fort Lauderdale
  • Ph: 954-423-3333
  • E-mail:
  • Please submit your resume through this posting or call for alternatives

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