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Director of Development


Newark, NJ, USA

Currently seeking a Director of Development and Community Relations who will serve as a member of the senior management team. The Director of Development will report directly to the CEO and will be responsible for implementing a development strategy, direct fundraising and related development activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create a strategic approach to current and potential donor relationships to maximize fundraising and achieve annual defined goals.
  • Demonstrate ability to cultivate new corporate and individual donor relationships to diversify revenue streams from sources outside the traditional donor base.
  • Analyze patterns of donations and develop plan to encourage new gifts and increase contributions from established donors.
  • Collaborate with the CEO and the Resource Development Committee of the Board directing the implementation of long and short term plans to meet the Center’s goals.
  • Responsible for periodic and annual reporting on the progress of all fundraising activities.
  • Plan, organize and execute fundraising and special events. Organize event committee meetings, mentor event chairs and co-chairs, and coordinate event programs.
  • Conduct research to identify grant opportunities and coordinate application process to apply for grants.
  • Oversee activities of the volunteer committee, recruit and train volunteers, develop work plans and provide professional support.
  • Provide supportive leadership and supervision to the staff of the Development Office and volunteer committee.


  • Strategic and adaptable planner able to develop and implement strategies to support the Center’s goals.
  • At least five years of experience fundraising, event planning and grant writing in a not for profit environment preferred.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in related field.


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