Director of Development

Employer: 
Sojourner Family Peace Center

Director of Developement

Full Time

Sojourner Family Peace Center, the largest non-profit provider of domestic violence intervention and prevention services in Wisconsin, is seeking a Director of Development to oversee the fundraising programs and development and public relations activities of the agency.

The Director of Development, under the direction of the Executive Director, will work closely with the board to maximize the agency financial resource development programs and to ensure that they are consistent with the future direction of the agency.  This position will be responsible for ensuring the raising of adequate funds to operate the agency, the cultivating of major donor prospects and management of special events. This will include the development and execution of strategies concerning donor prospecting, cultivation and management, as well as ensuring excellence in positive relationship amongst donors, sponsors, and volunteers. This position will be responsible for ensuring high quality and consistent public awareness of the agency.

This position will also create strategies and implement best practices to build on the agency’s current development programs.  Responsibilities include the design, implementation and management of annual fund campaign activities that include but are not limited to identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major and planned gifts.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a job related major and five to seven years of related professional experience; or equivalent combination of education or experience. Requires at least three years annual and major gift fund raising experience. Must have demonstrated success in meeting annual fundraising goals and significant track-record of developing and implementing strategies for growth, closing gifts and managing relationships. Familiarity with range of development strategies to secure individual, foundation and corporate annual gifts required. Experience with fundraising/donor database Raiser’s Edge is required.

Sojourner Family Peace Center

Attn: Human Resources

135 W. Wells St., 4th Floor

Milwaukee, WI  53203

Or email: hr@familypeacecenter.org

Sojourner Family Peace Center is an Equal Opportunity employer and service provider operating under an Affirmative Action and Civil Rights Plan.

Deadline for applications: 
06/01/13
Contact: 
hr@familypeacencenter.org