The Director of Development is the chief development officer for PFLAG National. The Director of Development directs the development department in establishing and conducting programs to ensure both the short-term and long-term financial health of PFLAG. The Director of Development serves as a leader in the organization, working closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors to fulfill the mission of PFLAG National.
Specific Duties And Responsibilities:
Take responsibility for achieving annual and multi-year fundraising goals, while strategically increasing PFLAG National’s fundraising capacity.
Design, implement, and manage all fundraising activities, including:
individual giving and membership dues
corporate grants and sponsorships
Supervise development staff and oversee work performed by development-related vendors.
Manage strategies and activities for donor cultivation, solicitation, and acknowledgement, for all categories of gifts.
Integrate digital strategy with overall fundraising plan.
Manage cultivation process for the engagement of major donors and other prospects by the executive director and board members.
Develop and maintain systems to track progress on revenue goals.
Regularly assess return on investment for various fundraising activities.
Maintain an annual development calendar with relevant dates for appeals, asks, and applications; renewals; and funder reports of all kinds.
Work with Executive Director and Board Development Committee to prepare development budget for the organization.
Enhance and create business processes and systems to support development work.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Five years of progressively responsible experience in nonprofit development work
Demonstrated success in managing a substantial fundraising portfolio
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and management skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong applied computer skills, with solid understanding of donor database management software
Enthusiastic support of PFLAG’s strategic vision, mission, and goals
Willingness to travel, as needed
To apply, please send a resume and thoughtful cover letter to Kathlyn Taylor Gaubatz, Interim Executive Director. These items can be emailed, as PDFs, to Joellen Shiffman, Executive Office Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org
About PFLAG National
PFLAG is a national non-profit organization uniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies. PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education, and advocacy. PFLAG has 400 chapters and 200,000 supporters crossing multiple generations of American families in major urban centers, small cities, and rural areas in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. This vast grassroots network is cultivated, resourced, and serviced by PFLAG National, located in Washington, D.C., the National Board of Directors and 13 volunteer Regional Directors.