In agreement with the mission, strategic focus and vision of Meals on Wheels, the Director of Development will lead and coordinate all efforts to raise funds through a combination of grants, sponsorships, events, direct mail and private donations and will work with the Executive Director, Staff, Board Members and Community volunteers to identify opportunities for support. The Director of Development is responsible for developing and implementing a fundraising plan that will be used by the staff and board to successfully achieve annual fundraising goals.
Strategize and execute an annual fundraising plan that includes prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship through major gift individual giving, involvement with fundraising efforts through annual giving and special event programs.
Work with the Executive Director and Development Committee to prepare and implement the annual development plan, including special events, direct mail, grants and other fundraising efforts
Supervise the Development staff and the specific areas of fundraising to which they are assigned. Perform performance reviews and provide opportunities for staff’s individual professional development.
Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years’ experience in non-profit fundraising required
CFRE certification a plus
Experience with donor management software
Some experience in major gift and planned giving development
Proficient in Microsoft Office - particularly Word, Excel and Outlook