Development Director

Development Director (Full-time)


PTV has a full-time opportunity for a passionate and seasoned nonprofit development professional to lead, coordinate and grow a successful comprehensive fundraising program. The Development Director will oversee all private-sector fundraising and communications planning and efforts including foundation and business grant proposals, major gifts solicitation, individual donor cultivation and recognition, direct mail, special events, planned giving, and internet-based fundraising. Major responsibilities include identifying, cultivating and stewarding institutional and individual donors, writing grant proposals, elevating PTV’s visibility and brand, and managing events. Future growth objectives will be to increase individual support through major gifts and bequests and to grow PTV’s annual gala. PTV has an experienced Executive Director, an active fundraising board, and engaged staff and volunteers to help the new Development Director take the organization to the next level.


Please see Job Description for a complete list of position responsibilities and requirements.


 Requirements include:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, communications, nonprofit management, public policy, public administration or a related field and have a passion for human rights or social justice.
  • 3-5 years comparable experience in nonprofit development, preferably as a Development Director at a small or medium size nonprofit, or as an Assistant Development Director at a larger organization.
  • A strong track record of positioning an organization to achieve tangible outcomes in a competitive fundraising environment. Demonstrated skill and comfort in proactively building relationships with individual and institutional donors.
  • Knowledge of the local foundation landscape, with at least 2 years of experience building relationships with local foundations and writing grant proposals, preferably for a social service or health organization.
  • Experience and knowledge of planning large fundraising events of more than 200 attendees.
  • Outstanding computer and internet skills, including Microsoft Office and experience working with fundraising/CRM databases.
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to manage competing priorities while following through with the important small details.
  • Project a professional demeanor and possess exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to build rapport and effectively interface with donors, board members, senior management, staff, and volunteers.
  • Ability to work some weeknights and weekends as job demands.

Salary range is $65-85K DOE. Benefits package includes generous vacation, health, dental, and parking.

Position beginning February 2017.

To be considered complete, applications must include a cover letter describing your interest in the position, specific qualifications that match the above requirements, résumé, 4 year salary history, and three professional references.

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