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Director of Development in Princeton, NJ at Community Options

Date Posted: 5/2/2018

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Job Description

Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states. We are seeking an experienced Director of Development (DOD) to oversee a multi-stage management team for fundraising and special events.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the DOD is a member of the senior leadership team. As such, the DOD plays an active role in making strategic decisions that impact the organization.

  • Responsible for All Fundraising Development:
    • Individual major gift harvesting, marketing and development, grant and special event oversight and implementation.
    • Bring an entrepreneurial style to build an effective advancement and communications function within the organization. The DOD will place a strong emphasis on developing individual and philanthropic support, with a focus on major gift and individual fundraising and using special events as a fulcrum for leveraging individual giving. 

  • Oversee Media Communication Functions and Special Events:
    • Indigenous runs and national gala events
    • Interacting with local Executive Directors to ensure successful committee and event operations. 
  • Build and Manage Relationships:
    • Within the Organization: the CEO, development and communication staff, special events, members of the senior leadership team, and Executive Directors.
    • Outside of the Organization: Board of Directors of Community Options Enterprises, volunteers, business advisory committees, donors and funding sources.
  • Establish Philanthropic Culture:
    • Provide both strategic direction and tactical oversight to all aspects of fundraising and communications.
    • Engage local professionals to become members of the local committees. 

We offer a Comprehensive Benefits Package: medical/dental/vision insurance options, generous paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, a 403b retirement savings plan with an employer match, management training, and various employee discount programs and perks. 

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Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer