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Development DirectorZeiders American Dream Theater
Job Start Date:Type of Position:Non-Profit Fundraising
Number of Openings:1Wage/Salary:$55,000Per Year
Job Location & Contact:
4509 Commerce St
Virginia Beach, VA23462
Job Description:
The Development Director is the fundraising leader for The Z. They are responsible for planning, implementing, and managing a comprehensive development program and in promoting our mission throughout Hampton Roads. Working with the Chairman, Board of Directors, and executive leadership, the Development Director leads the effort to establish and increase The Z’s reputation as a philanthropic destination with donors, corporations, foundations, and community leaders. The director is responsible for shaping and increasing fundraising programs including individual giving, corporate sponsorships, foundation and government grants, and in-kind trade partnerships to meet the budgeted annual contributed income goals. Additionally, working with staff and volunteers, the director will plan and lead the organization’s fundraising special events and upcoming naming opportunities campaign.
Experience Required:
Education and/or Experience Qualifications 3-5 years’ experience in not-for-profit development or equivalent fundraising. Bachelor’s degree in related field or additional equivalent experience in a similar position. Experience cultivating and maintaining productive working relationships with board members, volunteers, donors, community members, and community organizations. Knowledge of current fundraising, grant tracking, event and donor management software. Demonstrated fundraising success with donors, corporations, and grantors. Excellent verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal skills. An understanding of arts administration and budgeting principles. High levels of motivation and perseverance with a strong sense of belief in The Z’s mission, plus skills and confidence to express them.
How to Apply:
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Application Deadline:
Jan 01, 1900
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